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Advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary – Fish and Wildlife, and Parks

Marshall Critchfield is an advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary – Fish and Wildlife, and Parks. The Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, and Parks “provides policy guidance and direction for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service” and “has the direct responsibility for programs associated with the management and conservation of natural resources.”

After graduating from Florida Atlantic University, Marshall Critchfield briefly worked on Capitol Hill, and then moved on to work for property and real estate companies, including working in “consumer operations” at Wells Fargo. Then, in 2015, Critchfield, who was the Chairman of the Jasper County Republican Party, stepped down to work as Rick Perry’s Super PAC’s Iowa state director briefly, before becoming “Director of Special Projects” on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

Sources: [Department of the Interior, Press Release, 05/26/17, “Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Department of the Interior,” Our Public Service, accessed 06/07/17,  LinkedIn Profile for Marshall Critchfield, accessed 05/24/17, “Trump 2016 General Election Campaign Organization, Iowa,” p2016.org, accessed 05/24/17, Legistorm Profile for Marshall Critchfield, accessed 05/24/17, “Critchfield elected chair of local GOP Central committee,” Newton Daily News, 10/30/13, and William Petroski, “Iowa man takes Perry Super PAC role,” Des Moines Register, 09/03/15]

Background Information

Previous Employers

Additional Background on Employers of Note:

After attending college, Marshall Critchfield briefly worked on Capitol Hill, then worked at property and real estate companies and in “U.S. consumer operations at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.”

From 1999 to 2000, Marshall Critchfield worked for Florida Congressman John Mica.

[“Trump 2016 General Election Campaign Organization, Iowa,” p2016.org, accessed 05/24/17 and Legistorm Profile for Marshall Critchfield, accessed 05/24/17]

Marshall Critchfield worked as a “Project manager at Osprey” from 2000 to 2005, as a development manager at K. Hovnanian Homes from 2005 to 2006, and on “U.S. consumer operations at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage” from 2009 to 2015.

[“Trump 2016 General Election Campaign Organization, Iowa,” p2016.org, accessed 05/24/17]

Marshall Critchfield has been entrenched in Iowa politics for some time.

In 2013, he was elected chairman of the Jasper County Republican Central Committee in Jasper County, Iowa, and in 2014 he ran for County Recorder. In 2015, Critchfield briefly worked as the Iowa state director for Rick Perry’s Super PAC before beginning his position as “Director of Special Projects” on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

[“Critchfield elected chair of local GOP Central committee,” Newton Daily News, 10/30/13, Ty Rushing, “Allan, Critchfield clash in quest for county recorder seat,” Newton Daily News, 10/24/14, William Petroski, “Iowa man takes Perry Super PAC role,” Des Moines Register, 09/03/15, and LinkedIn Profile for Marshall Critchfield, accessed 05/24/17]

Political Connections

Marshall Critchfield worked for:

Financials

Financial Disclosure

[Office of Government Ethics]

Department of the Interior Salary: $94,796

[Marshall Critchfield, ProPublica’s Trump Town, accessed 03/13/18]