Peter Madigan has been an Executive and Legislative Branch strategist for Fortune 100 companies, non-profit organizations, small business and foreign heads of state for the past 25 years. Peter’s efforts have resulted in the expansion of trade and business opportunities within the United States and abroad, the reduction of Congressional barriers for corporate mergers and acquisitions and the elimination of redundant and burdensome regulation. Among other things, Peter:
- Worked for Business Roundtable to secure passage of Trade Promotion Authority “Fast Track.”
- Worked for the Government of Bolivia to secure passage of the Andean Trade Promotion Act.
- Represented the Trade Ministry of El Salvador, assisting in negotiation with the US Government and securing passage of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).
- Represented the Trade Ministry of Colombia to secure passage of the US/Colombia FTA.
- Represented the Trade Ministry of Panama to launch and negotiate the Panama/US Free Trade Agreement.
Prior to joining Peck Madigan Jones, Peter served in the Bush/Cheney Transition Team as the Chief of Staff to United States Trade Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick. During the Bush Administration, he was the principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs for Secretary James A. Baker III and his Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Legislative Affairs. In the Reagan Administration, Peter was a Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services as well as the Legislative Assistant to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, David A. Stockman. Peter served in the Legislative Branch as the Floor Assistant to the House Republican Chief Deputy Whip.
Peter has a BA from the University of Maine in Political Science, Broadcasting/Film. He is on the Board of Directors of the International Republican Institute (past Vice Chairman), the School of Policy and International Affairs, University of Maine and the William S. Cohen Institute for Leadership and Public Service. He has lectured at Miami University in Ohio, University of Maine and American University.