Speaker Profile

Bill Wong

Bill Wong
Bill Wong LLC

Bill Wong is a political strategist and expert in legislative strategy with over 25 years of experience. Bill played a key role in the effort to pass legislation to put a critical $7.5 billion water bond on the California ballot in 2014 that will fund the preservation of coasts and wetlands while providing clean drinking water to disadvantaged communities. Bill devised a successful strategy that led to the passage of a California ban on the sale of shark fin that contributed to a 70% decline in shark fin consumption. He also overcame intense opposition from the gun lobby and passed legislation protecting condors from lead ammunition poisoning and he is currently working on passing a ban on ivory trafficking. Bill previously served as Chief of Staff to State Assembly Member Anthony Rendon, Assembly Member Judy Chu, State Senator Hilda L. Solis, and Legislative Director to Assembly Member Mike Honda.

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