A true native to D.C, George is a Partner with Brunswick Group, specializing in crisis communications, cybersecurity, reputational and public affairs matters. He also co-chairs the global Cybersecurity, Data & Privacy practice, helping clients prepare for and respond to cybersecurity incidents.
Prior to joining Brunswick, George was head of Marketing and Communications at Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading provider of management consulting, technology and engineering services to the U.S. government, corporates and non-profits. He brings extensive expertise from the highest levels of the national security and defense community, as well as the private sector. Before joining Booz Allen Hamilton, he served as Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs and Pentagon Press Secretary, and as Director of Public Affairs and Chief of Media Relations for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). In these roles, he worked closely with counterparts from other governments to address the full range of security challenges facing the U.S., its allies and partners around the world. He also spent five years at IBM advising corporate and government clients on business and technology strategy.
In addition to his work at Brunswick, George is on the Board of Advisors for the University of Chicago’s Project on Security and Terrorism, the Board of Advisors for the Masters of Science in Foreign Service Program at Georgetown University, as well as the Board of Imagination Stage, a children’s theater and arts education center serving youth of all ages in the Washington area.