Failure is an opportunity to learn, a chance to grow and a necessary step on the path to success.

Wes Coulam

Washington Council Ernst & Young LLP Managing Director

Passionate about helping clients succeed in engaging with the government. Enjoys sports, nature and family outings with his wife and children.

Wes represents clients before Congress and the Administration. He provides services related to a broad range of policy areas, including corporate taxation, financial services, tax-exempt organizations, employee benefits, pass-through taxation and energy tax issues.

Wes previously worked at a major financial services institution and served in the U.S. Senate as a legislative aide to Senator Orrin Hatch and Senator Olympia Snowe.

Wes holds a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland University College and an MBA from The George Washington University.

How Wes is building a better working world 

Wes is helping clients, both individually and as part of broader coalitions, succeed in their efforts to engage with government at several levels, including the US Congress and Executive Administration/ He also helps provide education and information that improve policy proposals that enhance the business community, the non-profit sector and others.

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