Republican Candidate, NY State Comptroller
Wilson was the Republican candidate for New York State Comptroller in 2010. In 2009, Wilson became a member of the White House Auto Task Force, a cabinet-level group that facilitates public spending on the auto industry. Prior to his work with the White House, Wilson served as a senior member of the investment team at Silver Point Capital, a credit-oriented investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, for over five years. At Silver Point, Wilson oversaw the firm’s investments in a broad range of industries, including health care, media, paper and forest products, building products and several other sectors. In addition to his professional work, Wilson has been involved in a variety of charitable organizations, primarily focused on education and youth issues.