FTI Consulting Appoints Brian Papp as Managing Director in Government Affairs Practice
Veteran Congressional Staffer Brings 10-Plus Years of Capitol Hill Experience
Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 2021 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced that Brian Papp has been named a Managing Director within its Strategic Communications segment. Mr. Papp will use his extensive experience in public policy and government relations to advise clients when navigating key legislative issues. He will be based in Washington, D.C., and report to Bryan Zumwalt, a Senior Managing Director and Head of Government Affairs for the Americas.
“Brian brings an impressive, well-rounded resume to FTI Consulting’s growing Government Affairs practice,” Mr. Zumwalt said. “Brian has a clear passion for his work on issues ranging from technology to trade, and through his work in Congress he has cultivated trusted relationships with the Biden administration and senior staff in both the House and Senate. We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome him to the FTI Consulting team to provide guidance and insights for our clients.”
Mr. Papp joins FTI Consulting from Capitol Hill, most recently serving as Staff Director on the Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness. Mr. Papp’s tenure in the Senate also included serving as a Senior Policy Advisor and Professional Staff Member on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and as a Senior Policy Advisor in Sen. Thomas R. Carper’s (D-Del.) personal office. Mr. Papp was responsible for all trade and customs-related issues before the Senate Finance Committee and developed and executed a trade agenda on behalf of Sen. Carper as Chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Trade. He also served as the Senator’s Senior Policy Advisor for labor and agriculture issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Papp added, “I am honored to join FTI Consulting’s team of seasoned professionals in supporting our clients as they work to navigate today’s complex issues across a variety of highly regulated industries.”
Mr. Papp holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with minors in history and philosophy from the University of Delaware. His appointment is the most recent in a series of senior hires for FTI Consulting’s Government Affairs practice, including John Steitz and Russ Kelley.
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