Event Details

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE: Briefing with Mr. W. Patrick Wilson, Director of the Office of Business Liaison

Event Information

Date & time

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location

Washington, DC

Contact

Matthew Calardo at +1-202-595-2669 or m-calardo@bciu.org

This is an off-the-record briefing for members of BCIU.

For more information, please contact Matthew Calardo at m-calardo@bciu.org or +1-202-595-2669.

 

Biographical Information

Patrick Wilson is the Director of the Office of Business Liaison at the U.S. Department of Commerce. 

From January 2016 to October 2018, Mr. Wilson worked as the Director of Government Relations at Cummins Inc. He previously worked as the Director of Federal and Congressional Affairs at Babcock & Wilcox, where he was the Energy Policy Lead. From January 2006 to February 2013, Mr. Wilson worked as the Director of Government Affairs at the Semiconductor Industry Association. Before this, he served as Coalitions Director and Senior Counsel of the House Committee on Small Business at the U.S. House of Representatives. He also worked in the U.S. Senate as a Legislative Counsel in the Office of Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS). Prior to that, Mr. Wilson served as the Legislative Director in the Office of Representative Mike Pence (R-IN) and as a Legislative Assistant and Counsel in the Office of Representative Vince Snowbarger (R-KS) in the U.S. House of Representatives. Since 2004, he has served as an officer in both the Virginia Army National Guard and in the U.S. Army Reserve, and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal while on active duty in Iraq.

Mr. Wilson is a graduate of the University Of Denver College Of Law. He received a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Economics at the University of Denver.