Beau Schuyler joined Capitol Hill Strategies in March 2009 bringing more than 15 years of political experience to the firm. Prior to joining Capitol Hill Strategies, he served as senior director, federal government relations for UST Public Affairs Inc. In that role, he worked on a variety of federal legislative issues facing UST’s core businesses.
Previously, he served as a founding partner of the Washington lobbying firm Parven, Pomper, Schuyler, Inc. where he worked on corporate tax issues, FDA regulatory issues, energy and transportation policy, international trade and broad based democratic legislative strategy.
Beau also has extensive legislative experience obtained from his years of service on Capitol Hill and political campaigns. Prior to lobbying, he served as Legislative Director to Congressman John Tanner who served on the House Ways and Means Committee and was a founder of the Blue Dog Coalition, a group of moderate Democrats in Congress. He worked closely with Congressman Tanner on policy issues before the Ways and Means Committee and the Blue Dog Coalition. Beau was responsible for advising the Congressman on all aspects of the Ways and Means Committee’s trade and tax agenda, including trade negotiations, tax policy and federal budgeting.
Beau also served as Legislative Director for Congressman Mike McIntyre handling Agriculture and Defense issues and worked on the Gore 2000 and Clinton-Gore ’96 campaigns. He started his career on Capitol Hill working for Congressman Charlie Rose of North Carolina.
Since joining Capitol Hill Strategies, Beau has worked on many important legislative issues important to the firm’s corporate and trade association clients including federal tax issues, international trade and health care.