Patrick Dorton is a public affairs communications expert with extensive experience in corporate, financial, public policy, and political strategy and messaging. He is currently a Partner at Rational 360, a full service strategic communications firm in Washington, DC. He is an experienced spokesperson who has been quoted in more than 2,000 news stories during the past several years. Mr. Dorton served as a senior strategic advisor in the White House and for U.S. Senators, Congressmen, and the Senate Agriculture Committee and has directed fully integrated communications campaigns on behalf of companies and non-profits. Mr. Dorton has provided high-level counsel to companies and organizations such as RR Donnelley, Arthur Andersen, and KPMG; advised numerous Washington trade associations on sensitive PR situations; and worked on a wide variety of issues, including financial services, health care and medical research, business transactions, agriculture policy and education, human resources, tax policy, international trade, land use, privacy, aviation, and military defense.