Current Employer & Position Title: Altria Group, Senior Assistant General Counsel and Managing Director of Political Law and Ethics Programs
Years Served on Governing Board: 2019-2022
Wesley Bizzell serves as Senior Assistant General Counsel and Managing Director of Political Law and Ethics Programs for Altria Group and its companies.
Wes chairs the Conference Board’s Committee on Corporate Political Spending and serves as a faculty member for PLI’s annual Corporate Political Activities conference. In 2018, the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws awarded him its highest honor for making a “demonstrable and positive contribution” to the field of political law.
Wes is committed to inclusion and was named by London’s Financial Times as one of the 100 worldwide OUTstanding Leading LGBT+ Executives in 2017 and 2018. He also previously served as President of the National LGBT Bar Association.
Wes received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as an editor for the Georgetown Law Journal. He was a member of Stanford’s inaugural LGBTQ Executive Leadership Program.