David Wilezol is the founder and president of Seventh Floor Strategies, a Washington, D.C. writing and strategic communications firm specializing in national security, international business, defense, and other issues of international significance. His work on behalf of clients has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, USA Today, Fox News, the Hill, and the Washington Times, among other outlets.
From 2017-2021, David served as Chief Speechwriter to the Secretary at the U.S. State Department. He also previously wrote for former Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus and former Secretary of Education Bill Bennett.
David is also currently a Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy at the American Foreign Policy Council. He graduated from American University (B.A., History) and The Catholic University of America (M.A., Latin; Graduate Certificate, Ancient Greek).