From 2005 through to early 2007 McVey was President of Grow America Project (GAP), a food industry funded group "brought to you by Nexpointe".  In March 2006 GAP merged with Best Food Nation to create the Center for Food Integrity.
A biographical note for GAP stated that McVey is a "consultant to numerous corporations, state government agencies and non-profit organizations, McVey has been active in economic development, public policy, issue advocacy and strategic planning efforts involving energy, agriculture, transportation and communications policy at the state and federal level." 
"In 2002, McVey was the Republic Nominee for Congress in Indiana’s 7th Congressional District. His challenge to a long-time incumbent attracted national attention, and visits by Vice President Cheney, numerous cabinet secretaries and members of Congress," it states. 
"From 1999 to 2001, McVey served as Executive Vice President of the National Oilseed Processors Association in Washington, D.C., where he led the organization’s approach to the 1990 Farm Bill. His effort to organize and execute a national grassroots and media relations effort in support of the association’s policies earned the organization recognition from the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA)," it states. 
"In 1991, McVey returned to Indiana to manage the successful reelection campaign of U.S. Senator Dan Coats. Following that effort, McVey began his consulting career and served Executive Director of the Indiana Corn Growers Association and President of the Indiana Institute of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, where he founded the Commodity Club of Indianapolis. 
"From 1985 through 1989, McVey served as a Legislative and Press Aide to U.S. Senator Dan Quayle of Indiana, where he worked on the 1985 Farm Bill, international trade, GATT and export matters, as well as media and communications issues." While attending Purdue University McVey "interned in the Washington offices of U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar". 
- Grow America Project, "The Grow America Project: Frequently Asked Questions: Draft 1.0", (cached file), accessed March 2007.
- Grow America Project, "Brose McVey: President", (Cached file), accessed March 2007.
- Nexpointe Strategies, "Team Leaders: Brose A. McVey", accessed March 2007.