Wes Huffman currently serves as director of research and communications at Washington Partners. In this role, Wes assists clients in development and implementation of advocacy and communication strategies and identifying the relevant research necessary to support their public policy or marketplace goals.
Since joining Washington Partners, he has helped multiple clients in the federal student aid and K-12 arena with their legislative and regulatory strategies through research, message development, direct advocacy, coalition building, organizing and implementing grassroots campaigns, association management and conference planning. Wes also serves as the editor of many of the firm’s publications that keep clients apprised of relevant developments in education policy.
Before joining Washington Partners, he held positions in a variety of fields with trade associations. Wes worked in marketing and membership at the Coalition for Government Procurement and government relations for the National Club Association.
Wes holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Virginia Tech University.