Tres Bailey is the director of agriculture and food in the federal government relations and corporate affairs division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Since 2005, Bailey has represented Wal-Mart on all legislative and regulatory issues related to the company’s grocery division, with particular emphasis on food safety and nutrition.

A gaucho rides a wild horse during the annual celebration of Criolla Week in Montevideo, April 15, 2014. Throughout Easter Week, 'gauchos', the Latin American equivalent of the North American cowboy, from all over Uruguay and neighboring Argentina and Brazil will visit Montevideo to participate in the Criolla Week to win the best rider award. The competition is held from April 13 to April 20 this year. REUTERS/Andres Stapff (URUGUAY - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY)

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In addition, Bailey has worked on international trade issues, including the WTO, bilateral trade agreements, preference programs and foreign direct investment. 

Prior to joining Walmart, Bailey worked for Congressman Charlie Stenholm (D-Texas) on energy, agriculture and transportation issues. He moved to Washington to intern for the House Agriculture Committee after graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in Agriculture Economics.

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