A founding partner of ATA Entertainment, LLC., Mr. Davenport is a Washington, DC based public affairs professional and business entrepreneur with strong bi-partisan relationships across all levels of federal and state government. His professional career spans 25 years of public policy, public affairs, and political advocacy campaigns inside Washington and across the 50 states.
More than a decade ago, Mr. Davenport began to launch several new business ventures that combined his public affairs experience with his love of music and entertainment. These ventures include an event management and live concert production business that raises funds for Veteran Service Organizations; a 501c3 aimed at increasing voter participation amongst motorsports fans in America; clean energy and water projects with the National Hockey League and participation in restaurant, live music, and luxury transportation projects and investments.
Prior to founding ATA Entertainment, Mr. Davenport served as the founding partner of DCI Associates, the government affairs division of DCI Group, one of the largest independently owned and successful public affairs companies in the United States. In the 1990’s, Mr. Davenport served as Director of Government Relations for GTECH Corporation (now IGT Corporation), the largest manufacturer and supplier of government run lottery systems in more than 80 jurisdictions worldwide.
Mr. Davenport holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and History from the University of Vermont. He currently resides in Arlington, VA with his wife, Kelley, and twin children, Keegan and Finnegan.