Named one of Washington 's top lobbyists by The Hill, Bill
Spencer is known as a tenacious and effective advocate for
industry at the local, state and national levels. Bill has
a solid reputation on Capitol Hill, with federal agencies
and in the political arena as an aggressive leader and innovative
strategist in addressing the legislative process, public policy
issues, regulations and political campaigns. Bill's issue
expertise includes: tax and fiscal policy; immigration reform;
health care and benefits; energy and environment; public works
and transportation; procurement, and labor-management relations.
Through Billís leadership in these areas many companies have
expanded their businesses nationally and internationally.
Many company leaders credit Billís business creativity and
acumen for their development. Bill has been a guest speaker
to thousands of business leaders throughout the country on
issues important to their bottom line.
Prior to joining Potomac Strategic, Bill was the vice president
of government affairs at Associated Builders and Contractors
(ABC). With almost 25,000 members, ABC is one of the leading
national organizations representing America 's business community
and the U.S. construction industry. At ABC, Bill led a team
of 23 professionals in federal, state and local government
activities: legislative; legal and regulatory; grassroots;
and political action. He also founded and chaired, as well
as served on the management committees of a number of major
national business coalitions.
Bill has held high-level positions on presidential, U.S. Senate
and gubernatorial campaigns. In addition, he worked for the
Secretary of Commerce in the Reagan administration and for
a California Senate leader in Sacramento.
A graduate of the University of Southern California with a
degree in International Relations, he received his Juris Doctor
from the University of the Pacificís McGeorge School of Law.
Bill is married with two children and is very active in the
community as "Cubmaster" and Little League coach.