Nathan Barr serves as the Senior Director of Communications for Sam’s Club. Nathan leads the overall communications strategy for the business, including media relations, internal communications, social media and reputation management. He joined Walmart in 2010 and previously led the Executive Communications team. In that capacity, he led messaging and speechwriting for senior executives including CEO Doug McMillon.

Prior to Walmart, Nathan worked in politics and government for nearly a decade. Serving primarily as a speechwriter, he worked for a presidential campaign, a Cabinet Secretary, a U.S. Senator, and a member of the House of Representatives’ leadership.

Nathan has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the College of Wooster. He and his wife Elizabeth live in Bentonville with their two children.