David Sutphen Joins Brunswick Group as Partner Focusing on Public Affairs
“David has been at the center of significant policy, public affairs and media issues for more than a decade. He understands the intersection of these worlds, and how to educate, influence and deliver results,” said
“Lane has pioneered the use of new media strategies to help clients affect policy change. He will add an important voice and perspective to our team of experienced advisors who know and understand this new environment in Washington,” said Rosen.
Before joining Viacom, David was the Senior Vice President of Government and Industry Relations for the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the trade association representing the major record labels. At RIAA, David was responsible for advocating on behalf of the music industry before Congress and various regulatory agencies. David joined the RIAA after a six year stint on Capitol Hill, including nearly four years as General Counsel to Senator
He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Reproductive Rights as well as LAYC, a community-based organization that provides over 4,000 multicultural, at-risk youth with comprehensive educational, work-related, advocacy and residential services.
Lane has an extensive background in politics, policy and communications, especially in the increasingly influential new media arena. Before joining Brunswick, Lane ran his own company offering strategic communications strategy to corporate and non-profit clients. He has also worked for former U.S. Senator
For his political blogging in 2006, Lane was profiled as a Time Magazine Person of the Year representing the power of average citizens in the Information Age. He was also named Advocate Person of the Year and a member of Out Magazine’s “Out 100″ list of influential gay Americans. He remains a contributor to Advocate.com, Huffington Post, and other major online sites. Major print outlets have covered his commentary and work. He has appeared on major national television and radio networks, including CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, ABC, National Public Radio, and CNN Radio. Lane also regularly serves on panels domestically and internationally discussing American politics and new media.
About Brunswick Group LLC
Brunswick Group is a leading corporate relations and communications consultancy with offices in major financial and regulatory centers around the globe. The firm is a 21-year-old partnership with 15 wholly owned offices in 11 countries. We offer a global network to address the most complex and critical public affairs needs, especially those surrounding corporate transactions and public policy initiatives. In addition to public affairs and M&A, Brunswick specializes in media and investor relations programs, corporate reputation management and crisis communications.
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