John F. Kelly, Jr. brings more than twenty-five years of public and
private sector tax policy experience to Cornerstone Government
Affairs. Prior to joining Cornerstone, John served as Director of Federal
Government Relations for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. where he was
responsible for all development, coordination and implementation
of legislative strategies in various policy areas including tax,
financial services and corporate finance for Wal-Mart and all domestic
and foreign subsidiaries.
John also served as the Tax Legislative Advisor to the Assistant
Secretary for Tax Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department, where he led
the Office of Tax Policy legislative efforts pertaining to the
design, enactment, and implementation of tax policy priorities. Prior to his tenure at Treasury, John worked as a member of the public policy group for a leading government relations firm, representing clients’ tax interests, including estate tax, capital gains, tax reform, and budget issues.
John received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Wheeling Jesuit University. He resides in Alexandria with his wife Debbi and their two children Jack and Julia.more » « less