Hunter Faseler is a Special Advisor at the Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and is responsible for strategic outreach to industry associations and potential investors as well as legislative and executive branch contacts.
Prior to moving to ARPA-E, Faseler served as the Special Assistant to Secretary Rick Perry at the U.S. Department of Energy. In this role Faseler advised Secretary Perry on emerging energy policy issues and supported the Secretary for all meetings and events across the U.S. and abroad. Before being selected to be the Secretary’s Special Assistant, Faseler served in a policy role in Secretary Perry’s office where he worked with programs across the Department of Energy to formulate all of the Secretary’s materials and ensure their alignment with meeting purpose, trip objectives, and administration policy.
Before joining the Department of Energy, Faseler was a Policy Advisor for Congressman Sam Johnson of Texas, a senior member of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Ways and Means. Faseler advised the Congressman on energy, trade, agriculture, and financial services issues, among others.
Faseler graduated from Texas Tech University with a B.A. in Political Science.