Dennis Whitfield - Senior Advisor
has more than thirty-five years of experience working within the highest levels of the Washington, DC business, political and government circles.
Over the course of his
has worked extensively with members of Congress, senior executive branch officials and private sector companies on a wide range of legislative, regulatory and political issues.
Whitfield served in both of President Ronald Reagan's Administrations, initially as Chief of Staff for the United States Trade Representative and then as Deputy Secretary of Labor.
As Deputy Secretary of Labor, Whitfield served as the chief operating officer for a department with ten major agencies, 19,000 employees and ten regional offices.
After leaving the Administration in March of 1989, Whitfield co-founded The Brock Group, an international consulting and government affairs firm.
As managing partner, Whitfield provided global strategic advice and counseling on trade, political, legislative and investment matters for U.S. and foreign companies.
From 1998 to 2003, Whitfield was Senior Vice-President at the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation's largest business advocacy group dedicated to supporting small and independent businesses.
was later a director with BKSH and Associates
provided strategic communications and government relations counseling to private sector clients in need of political, issue advocacy, grassroots and media strategies to support business and legislative objectives.
He then served as Chairman of Direct Impact, a grassroots communications firm based in Alexandria, Virginia.
Most recently Whitfield was Executive Vice-President of the American Conservative Union (ACU), America's oldest and largest conservative grassroots organization.
annually organizes and hosts the American Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, DC.
currently lives in Alexandria, VA.