Eric Stewart, President
Eric Stewart a Partner with the Washington, DC firm of Williams & Jensen, PLLC. Mr. Stewart represents clients before the Administration, Congress and select foreign governments on a range of international and domestic policy matters. Mr. Stewart also serves as President of the following five business groups:
• American-Central European Business Association (ACEBA)
• American-Lithuanian Business Council (ALBC)
• American-Romanian Business Council (AMRO)
• U.S. – Poland Business Council (USPBC)
• U.S. – Turkmenistan Business Council (USTBC)
Prior to joining Williams & Jensen, Mr. Stewart served as the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe/Eurasia at the Department of Commerce and as a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
In 2006, Mr. Stewart was awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary by the President of Hungary for his outstanding contributions to fostering Hungarian-American economic relations. In 2012, Mr. Stewart was awarded the Knights Cross of the Order of Merit by the President of the Republic of Poland for Mr. Stewart’s formation of the US-Poland Business Council. He is also a member of the Atlantic Council.
Mr. Stewart, who holds a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University, also served three years on the University’s National Alumni Board of Directors as well as received the Ohio University 2002 Outstanding Recent Graduate Award.
Mr. Stewart is often called upon by Members of Congress for his views on bilateral and regional economic relations with foreign countries.
Luke Myers, Senior Vice President
Luke Myers is an International Government Affairs Manager at Williams & Jensen, and the Senior Vice President of AMRO and USHBC. He also serves as the Vice President of the ALBC and the USPBC. He works closely with Congress, the U.S. Administration, and select foreign governments to promote American trade and commercial relationships abroad. Mr. Myers has organized international policy conferences with participation from cabinet-level officials of the U.S. and overseas governments. Previously, Mr. Myers worked in the office of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown on a variety of issues, including education, labor, and international trade.
Jennifer Wanandi, Vice President
Jennifer Wanandi is a Government Affairs Manager at Williams & Jensen. Prior to her arrival at Williams & Jensen, she served as a Government Relations Assistant at Jones Walker LLP in their Washington DC office, where she worked on international issues. In 2012, she worked on Mitt Romney’s Presidential Campaign. Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA.
Alex Hopkins, Research Director
Alex Hopkins is a Legislative Analyst at Williams & Jensen. He serves as Research Director for ACEBA, ALBC, AMRO, USHBC, and USPBC, and as Policy Director for the USTBC. Prior to his arrival at Williams & Jensen, he gained experience on Capitol Hill working for a U.S. Representative. He also completed an Institute for the International Education of Students program in France focused on European Union history, politics, and economics. Alex holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the College of Wooster in Ohio and speaks French.