Preston Wise advises Chairman Pai on rural broadband issues. Wise joined the chairman's office from the Wireline Competition Bureau, where he has served as an attorney-advisor in the Telecommunications Access Policy Division.
Prior to joining the commission in January 2017, he worked as an attorney for Smith Porsborg Schweigert Armstrong Moldenhauer & Smith in Bismarck, N.D.
He earned his J.D. from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University and his B.S. in economics from North Dakota State University.