Vice President and Senior Director

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“Your personal commitment and professional dedication was indispensable to establishing the Transportation Security Administration. As a direct result of your tireless work ethic and leadership of TSA’s Office of Transportation Security Policy, you have contributed greatly to improving the security measures which protect our nation’s transportation systems while ensuring the continued freedom of movement for people and commerce.” - TSA Award Citation (October 2005)

Chad Wolf has over 12 years of public policy experience, having previously served both on Capitol Hill and in the Executive Branch. Mr. Wolf is a key advisor to homeland security and defense contractors providing security equipment to America’s warfighters and civilian agencies.  He offers clients advice, strategic planning and lobbying services on matters relating to defense and homeland security policies and programs. 


In addition to legislative and policy services, Wolf provides extensive business development advice, competitor intelligence, market penetration strategies and a thorough knowledge of defense and homeland security budgets and priorities.  His work with defense and homeland security contractors, major system integrators and businesses large and small is targeted to advancing emerging and proven products and services to support national defense and security needs. 


Mr. Wolf has appeared on CNN and FOX News Radio to discuss aviation security policies, focusing on security technology developments.


Mr. Wolf joined Wexler | Walker in 2005 from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), where he served as the Assistant Administrator for Security Policy during the last year of his TSA service.  In addition to leading that office in the top job, he served as Deputy Assistant Administrator and Chief of Staff.  


During his service at TSA, Mr. Wolf was involved in developing regulations and Security Directives to implement the agency's programs.  In this capacity he worked closely with airline executives, airport directors and trade association leaders.  He regularly appeared before industry leaders whose operations are regulated by TSA to explain policies and procedures.  At TSA, Mr. Wolf was the recipient of the United States Secretary of Transportations' September 11th Service Medal and the TSA Transportation Security Silver Medal.


Prior to his service at TSA, Mr. Wolf served over two and half years on the staff of U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE). He was responsible for the full range of transportation issues and worked closely with the Senator on campaign finance reform. Mr. Wolf also worked for Senator Phil Gramm (R-TX) early in his career.


Mr. Wolf graduated magna cum laude from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and lives in Alexandria, VA with his wife and two sons.