Wesley Bizzell

Senior Assistant General Counsel & Managing Director, Altria Client Services

Wesley Bizzell serves as Senior Assistant General Counsel and Managing Director of Political Law and Ethics Programs for Altria Group and its companies. He is active in the compliance community, chairing the Conference Board’s Committee on Corporate Political Spending and serving as a faculty member for PLI’s annual Corporate Political Activities conference. In 2018, the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws awarded him its highest honor for making a “demonstrable and positive contribution” to the field of political law.

Wes is extremely committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and was named by London’s Financial Times as one of the 100 worldwide OUTstanding Leading LGBT+ Executives in 2017 and 2018. Currently, he also serves as President of the National LGBT Bar Association and is involved in several other diversity-related organizations. Wes received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as an editor for the Georgetown Law Journal. He was a member of the inaugural class of the Stanford’s LGBTQ Executive Leadership Program.