Dennis Whitfield brings more than thirty years of experience working within the highest levels of the Washington, D.C. business, political and government circles to his new role as Executive Vice President at the American Conservative Union. Whitfield served in both of President Ronald Reagan’s administrations, initially as Chief of Staff for the United States Trade Representative, and then as the Deputy Secretary of Labor. Over the course of his career, Whitfield 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 focuses on new business development and strategic planning. His extensive experience in international trade, public policy issues and grassroots communications enables him to be a highly effective advocate for public and private entities.