Neil Dhillon has pursued a long and successful career in the political sector. Interested in public policy, history and political science from an early age, he initially got a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the American University in Washington D.C. With his degree, he was able to break into the political scene and started by working in Congress for US Congressman Bob Matsui. He quickly rose to become the congressman’s Chief of Staff. His exceptional skill and work demonstrated in this position led to an appointment at the White House. In 1993, he made the short trip from Capitol Hill to the White House. He was appointed by President Bill Clinton as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the United States Department of Transportation. In this position, he managed a diverse and large policy staff. With his experience working in Congress, he also directed daily communication with the White House and Congress. He also provided senior counsel to the Secretary of Government Affairs at the United States Department of Transportation on all congressional legislation, initiatives and policies. His duties also included briefing White House Chief of Staff and Office of Legislative Affairs on all transportation/crisis issues. Finally, during his time at the White House he also assisted in writing and passaging the first Airline Safety Commission in the Congress. Neil Dhillon’s dedication, hard work and success soon caught the eye of President Bill Clinton. Later that same year, he publically recognized him as one of his best Asian American political appointees. His service as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the United States Department of Transportation gave him extensive experience in the executive branch as well as even more experience working with Congress. After his term had concluded, he moved into the private sector, taking his extensive knowledge and experience with him to apply to a new career. Though he left the political sector for a career in the private sector, he continues to maintain strong beliefs in public service. He believes that public service is an effective interment of representative democracy that can be used to change the country. With this fundamental notion, he has served as a lobbyist for a range of private clients including foreign governments, Fortune 500 countries and more. His experience in the White House has prepared him for a successful career as a lobbyist, giving him the knowledge, skills and exposure he needs to be effective. Today, he continues to maintain strong, bi-partisan relations with Obama White House officials, State Governments, congressional leaders and the media. He is considered a strategic driver of winning public affairs, political campaigns and advocacy. He also enjoys strong expertise in regulatory reform, issues management, crisis and strategic communication, public policy issues, and even coalition building. These many skills and areas of expertise have resulted from Neil Dhillon’s thirty years in the political field, especially his service to President Bill Clinton as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the United States Department of Transportation. A Great Many Accomplishments Neil Dhillon is a successfully political advisor and lobbyist, with an extensive background in public policy and service. His successful career began after he graduated from the American University in Washington D.C. with a Bachelors degree in Political Science. With this background in politics, he was able to successfully serve on US Congressman Bob Matsui’s staff, eventually becoming the congressman’s Chief of Staff. His success in this position led to a new position in the White House. The move from Capitol Hill to the White House was important in his life, giving him a chance to work with a new set of individuals and issues. He was appointed to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the United States Department of Transportation. In this position he managed a diverse and large policy staff. He also oversaw and directed daily communication between his department and Congress and the White House. His dedication and hard work paid off. Eventually President Bill Clinton took notice of his many accomplishments and named him as one of his best Asian American political appointees in a special White House ceremony in 1993. Once his term at the White House was completed, he went on to start a career in the private sector. Using his talents, skills and experience, he served as the Director of Media and Public Affairs at the American Academy of Actuaries. He eventually moved to become the Senior Vice President of Hill & Knowlton International Public Relations, serving in this position from 1998-2004. While working at this illustrious company, he was able to provide a number of high-profile clients with highly skilled and experienced representation. During his time at Hill & Knowlton International Public Relations, the company received “Agency of the Year” honors for six consecutive years. After successfully building a career in the private sector, Neil Dhillon decided to return to the political scene in Washington D.C. Currently, he is utilizing his extensive experience and education to serve as a lobbyist and insider at NA Consulting Services firm. This role allows him to use his specialized skills in advocacy, public affairs, strategic management and crisis management. He can offer his clients specialized and expert insight into long-term legislative processes as well as how to use changes in public opinion to influence policy leaders and reform. One of the key areas he helps clients is crisis communication. Because he is considered an expert in his field, he is able to use his skill to protect organizations who may face reputation damage or degradation. He utilizes his experience and skill in politics to predict how public policy changes may affect his clients and work to resolve any issues they face. Neil Dhillon is a visionary leader who, through leadership positions during his long and illustrious professional career, has brought about change. Dhillon is thoroughly established as an expert in his field and has enjoyed successful careers in the public and private sectors. These many successes have led to his stellar reputation as a skilled manager and effective representative.