Director, Office of Materials Industries
U.S. Department of Commerce
Mr. Stanley is the Director of the Office of Materials Industries (OMI) in the Industry & Analysis (I&A) unit of the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA). Mr. Stanley oversees an office of 10 industry and trade specialists that monitor a wide range of sectors, including critical minerals, building products, chemicals, forest products and ferrous and nonferrous metals. The office undertakes industry trade analysis, shapes U.S. trade policy, participates in trade negotiations, and organizes trade promotion and facilitation programs to improve the global competitiveness of the U.S. materials industries. The office works with other U.S. agencies in developing a public policy environment that advances U.S. competitiveness at home and abroad. Mr. Stanley joined the Commerce Department in 1983, after graduating from North Carolina State University.