William B. Inglee

William B. Inglee
Senior Partner

BioPhotoWIngleePrior to co-founding ISM Strategies, Bill held the position of Clerk and Staff Director of the Committee on Appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives. As Staff Director, Bill was responsible for supporting the Chairman of the Committee, the Honorable Hal Rogers (R-KY), directing the 120- plus staff of the committee, and working with the Members in the exercise of the Congress’ constitutional responsibility for the appropriation of the nation’s annual trillion-dollar budget for all discretionary programs and activities of the federal government. From February to June 2017, Bill served as a full-time Senior Adviser to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

From 2000 to 2010, Bill held several senior positions working for the Senior Vice President of Lockheed Martin Washington Operations, including Vice President, Global Security Policy; Vice President, Legislative Affairs; and Vice President, Plans and Policy. During his time with Lockheed Martin, Bill also worked closely with the senior corporate leadership, as well as the senior vice presidents responsible for International Business Development, Strategic Development, and the company’s various business sectors.

Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Bill served as policy adviser on national security and trade affairs to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Honorable J. Dennis Hastert. As a senior policy adviser to the Speaker, Bill coordinated defense, intelligence, foreign policy, and trade policy for the senior Republican leadership under Speaker Hastert.

From 1995 to 1998, Bill served on the Committee on Appropriations in the House of Representatives and was assigned to the Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs. From 1993 to 1995, Bill served as the Executive Director of the 40 Member House Wednesday Group in the U.S. House of Representatives.

From 1990 to 1993, Bill served at the Department of Defense. He held the positions of Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Conventional Forces and Arms Control Policy. From 1985 to his joining the Department of Defense, Bill was a senior professional staff member on the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives. Prior to 1985, he served as Legislative Director to Congressman Tom Coleman. He began his career as a technical information specialist at the Congressional Research Service.

Bill holds degrees from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C. and the Carleton University Center for Russian and European Affairs in Ottawa, Canada.

Bill’s awards include the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service and the Order of Merit Officer’s Cross, First Class, by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany for his contributions to German-American Relations.

Prior to joining the State Dept in his Senior Adviser capacity, Bill was a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the American University in Cairo, the Board of the American Research Center in Egypt, and as a Senior Adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

In the past, Bill has served on numerous boards, including: The Board of Directors of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, The Friends of the National Arboretum, the Washington Bach Consort, the Atlantic Council, the Asian Pacific Security Center, the Aspen Institute of Germany, the National Association of Manufacturers, and the Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

Bill has held the highest level of security clearances, including a TS/SCI security clearance.

Bill currently resides in Alexandria, VA. He is married to Mary Jane Madden, and they have two sons.