Patrick Henning is a highly accomplished executive with extensive experience in communications and government affairs. Henning is widely recognized for his outstanding leadership in developing and implementing a broad range of communication strategies across different media channels. He has served in numerous top policy positions in state and federal government, including as Congressional Liaison and Special Advisor to the President of the United States.
Henning's competencies include strategic leadership, government relations, and crisis communications. He has a unique ability to define complex issues in compelling terms and shape the debate around organizational and policy goals. Henning has a keen ability to establish confidence in civic, business, and community leaders through commitment, hands-on work, cultivating relationships, and forging alliances.
Before his current role as Director of Legislative Advocacy for the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas, Henning served as Managing Director at Mercury and held executive positions at several state and federal government agencies. Some of his past roles include Chief Deputy Appointments Secretary for the Governor at the California Governor's Office, Legislative Assistant at U.S. House of Representatives, and Deputy Director for Legislation at California Department of Industrial Relations.