William C. Lane
William C. Lane "is a leading business advocate for free trade and global engagement in Washington D.C. He has been with Caterpillar since 1975 and is currently the company's Washington Director for Governmental Affairs. Mr. Lane is a co-chair of the U.S. Andean Free Trade Coalition and Vice President of the U.S. Global Leadership Campaign, a group supporting a robust international affairs budget.
"Previously Mr. Lane founded and chaired the USA Engage Coalition and helped lead the business advocacy efforts in support of the Australia and Chile Free Trade Agreements, as well as Trade Promotion Authority.
"Bill is a member of the U.S. Industry Advisory Committee on Capital Goods and a Board Member of Partners for Democratic Change. He received his BA and MA degrees from the Pennsylvania State University and attended the University of Cologne in Germany. Mr. Lane is an Adjunct Professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and a Board Member of the Penn State Smeal College Alumni Society." 
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.