G. William Hoagland joined the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) in September 2012 as senior vice president. He helps direct and manage fiscal, health and economic policy analyses for BPC.
Before joining BPC, he served as CIGNA Corporation’s vice president of public policy beginning in 2007.
Prior to joining CIGNA, Hoagland completed 33 years of federal government service, 25 spent as staff in the U.S. Senate. From January 2003 to January 2007, he served as the director of budget and appropriations in the office of Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.
From 1982 until 2003, Hoagland was a staff member of the Senate Budget Committee, serving as that committee’s staff director from 1986 to 2003, reporting to Senator Pete V. Domenici, chairman and ranking member during this period.
In 1981 he served as the administrator of the Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service and as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture. He was one of the first employees of the then newly created Congressional Budget Office in 1975, working with its first director, Alice Rivlin.
Born in Covington, Indiana, he attended the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and holds degrees from Purdue University and the Pennsylvania State University. His family’s Indiana family farm was awarded by that State as a “Hoosier Homestead” for having remained in the family for over a century.