As Senior Vice President in the Strategies 360 Washington D.C office, Tyler Wilson brings nearly two decades of public policy expertise to the firm’s federal relations practice. He has worked in federal policy, campaigns, government relations, communications, and national association and coalition management.
Tyler recently served as Chief of Staff and Campaign Advisor to Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (D-IA). He led a team in Washington D.C. and in three offices in the state. In Congress, he spearheaded the introduction of over 25 bipartisan bills (including four that became law), executed a 20-county communications strategy, and organized bipartisan congressional hearings for the Rural Development, Agriculture, Trade and Entrepreneurship Subcommittee chaired by Rep. Finkenauer. He also supported Finkenauer as she served as Vice Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Highways and Transit Subcommittee and as an Assistant Majority Whip.
He has served as a Senior Advisor to America’s Service Commissions, a bipartisan national association of governor-appointed State and Territorial Service Commissions. While there, he created the group’s policy advocacy and communications strategy for the $30 billion investment in climate resilience and clean energy career pathways passed in the Build Back Better Act.
Previously Tyler served with Congressman Loebsack (D-IA) as a Senior Legislative Assistant where he managed the Education and Labor Committee and a diverse portfolio of other policy issues including, agriculture, energy, environment and public lands, financial services, disaster response, and transportation and infrastructure issues. He was also the Director of Government Relations for The Corps Network – the national association of conservation corps – that provides young adults and veterans the opportunity to serve the country and gain workforce skills through projects conserving public lands and natural resources, in clean energy, and developing infrastructure.
Tyler has been involved in numerous successful campaigns for federal office. He served as the Policy and Field Director for Congressman Loebsack’s first campaign in 2006, returning to Iowa in 2008, 2010, and 2012 to help secure Rep. Loebsack’s reelection while also supporting former President Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns, and most recently for President Joe Biden in 2020.
A native Iowan, Tyler graduated from the University of Iowa with a double major in Political Science and Communication Studies. He lives with his wife, twin son and daughter, and dog in Washington, DC.