Matt Mowers is a respected national public affairs strategist and former diplomat who serves as President of Valcour, a global strategy firm.
Matt served as a Senior White House Advisor at the U.S. Department of State, where he advised the Secretary of State and was engaged on issues including North Korea, immigration reform, and The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS. Later he helped lead the $6 billion United States’ global HIV program (PEPFAR) which has saved over 15 million lives and led to 2.6 million babies being born HIV-free. In that role, he engaged world leaders, faith-based organizations and the private sector to enhance outcomes, while working to secure unanimous, bi-partisan support in Congress to re-authorize this life-saving program. Matt also spearheaded efforts to bring humanitarian assistance to the people suffering under the socialist regime in Venezuela.
He also served as an adviser to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations General Assembly.
Politico named Mowers one of Washington, DC’s “Power Players” for his role shaping American foreign policy.
Prior to Matt’s diplomatic experience, he served as a senior official on the historic Trump-Pence Presidential campaign and the subsequent transition team, capping a ten-year career of advising political leaders including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and helping lead the New Hampshire Republican Party as its Executive Director. He also served on the “whip team” for the 2016 Republican National Convention, one of four that he has attended.
Matt was the Republican nominee for U.S. Congress in New Hampshire’s First Congressional District in 2020, the results of which were one of the closest in the country. He subsequently ran in 2022, receiving the support of House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise.
Matt has been featured on television networks including Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, and in print in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.