William R. Sweeney, Jr.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at International Foundation for Electoral Systems

William R. Sweeney, Jr.

William R. Sweeney, Jr.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at International Foundation for Electoral Systems

Overview
Career Highlights

Electronic Data Systems Corp.
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Washington Resources & Strategy, Inc.

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1223

Number of Boards

15

Number of Awards

2

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Executive Chairman at El Pomar Foundation

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Deputy Director-General at The World Trade Organization

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Chief Executive Officer at British-American Business Council

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Director at White Rose Credit Union

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President at Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

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Founder & Principal at Vivezza

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Former Vice President, Government Affairs at ABB, Inc.

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Former Head-Communications at Electronic Data Systems Corp.

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Associate Director at American University - Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at the School of Public Affairs

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Former Governor at Virginia Office of the Governor, Terry McAuliffe

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William R. Sweeney, Jr.
Former President & Chief Executive Officer at International Foundation for Electoral Systems
Education
BA in Political Science

The American University School of Public Affairs (SPA) is an institution of higher education and research located in Washington, D.C. that grants academic degrees in political science, public administration, public policy, and justice, law and criminology. Established in 1934 as part of American University, the school houses three academic departments - Public Administration & Policy, Government, and Justice, Law, & Society - as well as ten centers and institutes.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2009 - 2018

International Foundation for Election Systems provides support and services to electoral democracy. It provides technical assistance to election officials, empowering the underrepresented to participate in the political process and applying field-based research to improve the electoral cycle. The company was founded by Clifton White in 1987 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Executive Director
1991 - 2009

EDS provides a broad portfolio of business and technology solutions to help its clients worldwide improve their business performance. EDS’ core portfolio comprises information-technology, applications and business process services, as well as information-technology transformation services. EDS’ A.T. Kearney subsidiary is one of the world’s leading high-value management consultancies

Director, Campaign Management Institute
1988 - 1992

The American University School of Public Affairs (SPA) is an institution of higher education and research located in Washington, D.C. that grants academic degrees in political science, public administration, public policy, and justice, law and criminology. Established in 1934 as part of American University, the school houses three academic departments - Public Administration & Policy, Government, and Justice, Law, & Society - as well as ten centers and institutes.

Boards & Committees
Member, Executive Board
Current

Established in 1979, the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies (CCPS) has a history of leading scholarly research and practical training. CCPS capitalizes on its Washington, D.C., location by bringing together public policy practitioners and academics to share their research, knowledge, and experiences in a series of advanced institutes, conferences, and workshops on applied politics.

Chairman, Advisory Board
2000 - 2007

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) is a United States environmental research and educational facility operated by the Smithsonian Institution. It is located on the Rhode and West Rivers near Edgewater in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, near the western shore of Chesapeake Bay. The center's focus of study is the ecosystems of coastal zones, particularly in the Chesapeake Bay estuary and nearby wetlands.

Member, Board of Directors
Tenure Unconfirmed
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Incorporated in 1979, the National Foreign Trade Council Foundation is the educational arm of the NFTC. It is a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated under the laws of the state of New York. Its office is in New York City.

Chairman, Board of Directors
1993 - Prior

International Foundation for Election Systems provides support and services to electoral democracy. It provides technical assistance to election officials, empowering the underrepresented to participate in the political process and applying field-based research to improve the electoral cycle. The company was founded by Clifton White in 1987 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Deputy Chairman
1981 - 1985

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

Member, Advisory Committee on International Communications
1993 - 2008

The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive department responsible for international relations of the United States. The Department was created in 1789 and was the first executive department established.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100 - $499
2011

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$2,000 - $4,999
2008

The Phillips Collection operates as an art museum that provides a collection of French impressionism and American modernism to contemporary art. The museum's collection includes works by American and European masters such as Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Winslow Homer, Henri Matisse, Georgia O'Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko, and Vincent van Gogh. The company was founded by Duncan Phillips and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Up to $999
2006

A division of The Johns Hopkins University, the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students a truly international perspective on today’s critical issues. A presence on three continents sets SAIS apart and is one of our greatest strengths. We not only teach about the world, we are in the world. For seven decades, SAIS students have distinguished themselves by pursuing academic excellence in international relations. The school was established in Washington, D.C., in 1943, opened its campus in Europe, Italy, in 1955 and in 1986 initiated one of the ?rst Western university programs in the People’s Republic of China in Nanjing. A SAIS education combines the academic depth of a graduate school with the practical policy focus of a professional school. SAIS graduates are known for their interdisciplinary breadth and solid foundation in economics—prerequisites for a successful career in international relations. The result: innovative thinkers and problem-solvers with the economic and cultural expertise to confront complex global challenges.

Political Donations
$500
2013

Former Senator from Colorado

$500
2012

Former Representative from New York's 18th Congressional District

$500
2010
Awards & Honors
2009
Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
Isaac Hull Medal
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