Bob Paduchik – Senior Vice President for State Affairs and Outreach

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Bob Paduchik – Senior Vice President for State Affairs and Outreach

Bob Paduchik is ACCCE’s senior vice president for state affairs and outreach. Bob served as campaign manager for Rob Portman’s successful campaign in Ohio for the United States Senate and was recognized by many in the political world as one of the outstanding campaign managers in America.

Previously, Bob served as a vice president for client services with DCI Group, a global public affairs firm, where he provided public affairs and campaign management counsel to DCI’s corporate clients. Prior to joining DCI, he was president and founder of Agincourt Consultants–a political campaign and government affairs consulting firm.

Over the last 20 years, Bob has earned extensive experience in Ohio politics. Most notably he served as the Ohio campaign manager for President George W. Bush’s re-election in 2004, playing a key role in delivering this critical battleground state. He has also worked in two campaigns for Ohio governors, a U.S. Senate race in the Buckeye State, and he was the executive director for the Ohio Bush-Cheney 2000 campaign.

Bob was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as deputy assistant secretary of Office of Intergovernmental, External and Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy in 2001. In addition to managing the office, he coordinated the department’s efforts to educate members of Congress and other elected officials regarding the Yucca Mountain Project resolution, which passed the House and Senate with overwhelming majorities. 

Bob earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Akron and he resides in Alexandria, Virginia.