Peter Madigan ’81 is currently an adjunct lecturer in Leadership Studies at the UMaine. Previously, he has been an Executive and Legislative Branch strategist for Fortune 100 companies, non-profit organizations, small business and foreign heads of state for the past 21 years. Peter’s efforts have resulted in the expansion of trade and business opportunities within the United States and abroad, the reduction of Congressional barriers for corporate mergers and acquisitions, and the elimination of redundant and burdensome regulation.
Prior to joining Peck Madigan Jones, Peter served in the Bush/Cheney Transition Team as the Chief of Staff to United States Trade Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick. During the Bush Administration, he was the principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs for Secretary James A. Baker III and his Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Legislative Affairs. In the Reagan Administration, Peter was a Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services as well as the Legislative Assistant to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, David A. Stockman. Peter served in the Legislative Branch as the Floor Assistant to the House Republican Chief Deputy Whip.
Peter has a BA from the University of Maine in Political Science, Broadcasting/Film. He is on the Board of Directors of the International Republican Institute (past Vice Chairman), the Cohen Institute (Chair), the School of Policy and International Affairs, University of Maine, and The Faith & Politics Institute, Washington DC. He has also lectured at Miami University in Ohio and American University.