Wendy L. Wysong
Wendy L. Wysong "is Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement in the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). Ms. Wysong serves as the senior career executive in the Export Enforcement arm of BIS.
"Ms. Wysong helps lead BIS’s activities to protect U.S. national security and foreign policy interests by vigorously enforcing the export control and antiboycott provisions of the Export Administration Regulations. BIS conducts its enforcement activities through eight field offices, one resident office, and five overseas attaches, as well as headquarters staff in Washington , DC .
"Prior to joining BIS, Ms. Wysong served in the Justice Department for 16 years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia . Working in the Transnational/Major Crimes Section, she was responsible for overseeing the investigation, indictment, and trial of international crimes, including export fraud cases, terrorism and immigration. Before working in the international area, she also prosecuted public corruption cases.
"Ms. Wysong graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1981 and received her law degree in 1984 from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a member of the law review. She clerked for U.S. District Judge Stanley S. Harris of the District of Columbia and later worked at the law firm of Hogan & Hartson, before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 1989."