Sean O’Hollaren is vice president for Government and Public Affairs at Nike. He has served in a number of positions in government, including the White House Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, the principal liaison between the White House and the US Senate, and Special Assistant to the President in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs. He served as Assistant Secretary of Transportation, heading up the Office of Governmental Affairs at the U.S. DOT. He served during the creation of the Transportation Security Administration and its transition to the Department of Homeland Security. Mr. O’Hollaren served former Oregon Senator Mark Hatfield in a number of capacities, before joining the Senate Appropriations Committee as a member of the Professional Staff.
An Oregon native, Mr. O’Hollaren grew up in Portland and Bend. He holds a degree in Political Science and Psychology from Willamette University, and completed the Certificate program in Business Management at Georgetown University. Mr. O’Hollaren serves on the Board of Trustees at Willamette University; the Board of Directors of Jobs for American Graduates, and the Board of the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry.
He and his wife Hilary live in Portland, Oregon with their three children. Mr. O'Hollaren is an automobile enthusiast and also enjoys cycling, running, skiing and sailing.
Commission term: 5/22/2015 to 6/30/2016