Eric Hollister Williams
Eric Hollister Williams

Eric Hollister Williams, managing principal at Precision Strategies, has joined Patagonia, the outdoor apparel company with a long record of social responsibility and environmental activism.

He will focus on brand, equity and justice issues.

At Precision Strategies, Williams focused on healthcare, energy innovation, climate change and gun violence prevention issues.

He joined the DC firm from Fenton, where he was VP-communications, handling education, global health, human rights and child welfare matters.

Williams also was special projects director at the Hillary for America campaign, foreign policy advisor to California Congresswoman Karen Bass, senior policy associate at Physicians for Human Rights and began his career at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Patagonia, which says it is in the business “to save our home planet,” has donated more than $110M in grants and in-kind donations to activist causes and groups since 1973.

Jen O’Malley Dillion, president Joe Biden’s deputy chief of staff, is a co-founder of Precision.