Patrick T. Henry is Senior Vice President for Federal Government Programs, Delta Dental of California, and President of the Henry Consulting Group based in Burke, Virginia, a sole proprietorship specializing in personnel, healthcare, and marketing/advertising.
In 1992, Mr. Henry retired from the Marine Corps and became the Chief of Staff of the American Red Cross, a position he held until joining the professional staff of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services in 1993. In this position, he was charged with responsibilities for Department of Defense manpower, personnel and health affairs. Mr. Henry served on the Armed Services Committee staff until he was nominated by President Clinton to be the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs on July 7, 1998, confirmed by the United States Senate on July 30, 1998, and appointed as Assistant Secretary on August 6, 1998. His principal responsibility was the overall supervision of the functions of the Department of the Army relating to manpower, personnel, and health affairs for the active, reserve and civilian components of the Army. Mr. Henry served in that capacity until January 20, 2001. During this period he also served as a Commissioner on the Presidential Commission on Holocaust Assets in the United States.