Patrick Delaney is a director of federal government affairs at Walmart, where he leads the company’s work on federal food, agriculture, and nutrition policy. He joined Walmart in 2022 from the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry under Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow of Michigan, where he worked on legislation including the Inflation Reduction Act and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Before that Patrick was a senior staff member for House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota and worked on passage of the 2018 Farm Bill and numerous COVID-19 response packages. Prior to his service on Capitol Hill, Delaney spent 10 years leading communications for the American Soybean Association and the United Fresh Produce Association. He holds degrees from West Virginia University and George Mason University. A native of Kansas City, Patrick lives in Maryland with his wife, Katie, and their kids Lucy and Abby.