Sam Patten has spent two decades tackling complex problems so that his clients, causes and friends stand a better chance of success. As an international political consultant based in Washington, DC, he works extensively in the United States as well as in the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He has built a business that is unique in its ability to help people tell their stories and persuade others that there is a better way of doing things.
Having worked with many of the best in the business – Republicans and Democrats, and political leaders in more than a dozen countries – Patten has crafted bespoke solutions for clients and employers. From the cutting-edge of strategic communications to those inter-personal connections that change minds and win hearts, he has built a background of experience that can help you reach the next level in your own journey.
In the United States, Patten was appointed in 2008 as a senior advisor to the Undersecretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs. He has worked as a legislative advisor and speechwriter to two U.S. senators and as a key aide on congressional, gubernatorial and presidential campaigns in four states.
Internationally, Patten has counseled Fortune 500 corporations, Ultra-High Net Worth Individuals, elected officials, opposition leaders, and human rights activists in Albania, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Nigeria, Romania, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom, and elsewhere. He has spoken about his work at universities across the United States and Eurasia, and his writing has been published in The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Newsweek, POLITICO, The Hill, Roll Call, and multiple publications in multiple languages around the world.