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.

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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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