Meredith Griffanti | Managing Director | FTI Consulting
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Meredith Griffanti

  • Managing Director
  • Strategic Communications
  • T: +1 202 346 8823
  • M: +1 571 275 1495
  • F: +1 202 312 9101
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    • Washington, DC, 20004
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Meredith Griffanti is a Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting and is based in Washington, DC. Focused on crisis and issues management, she also has expertise in media and government relations, cybersecurity communications, as well as financial and corporate communications. Ms. Griffanti has more than ten years of experience serving as a trusted, global communications advisor to business executives and government officials.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Griffanti spent six years as a spokesperson for Equifax, a $3+ billion revenue, NYSE-listed company. As the Strategy & Communications Leader for the company’s Office of Transformation, she was responsible for managing crisis communications and driving enterprise messaging around the response to one of the largest cyberattacks in history. Post-breach, she worked closely with the company’s Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Transformation Officer to rebuild trust with the public and communicate remediation efforts and program enhancements to other key stakeholders including clients, investors, media and regulators. Ms. Griffanti also helped to revamp Equifax’s crisis management protocols and processes post-breach and advised executive leadership in advance of critical public appearances such as U.S. Congressional hearings and media interviews.

Previously, Ms. Griffanti was Equifax’s International Public Affairs Leader, where she spearheaded the company’s external engagement program across 10 Latin America countries to impact public opinion, shape favorable policy and mitigate regulatory risk to the company. A fluent Spanish speaker, Ms. Griffanti was responsible for driving the response to various crises across the region, as well as the integration strategies for several multi-million-dollar acquisitions. She joined Equifax in 2013 as the Senior Director of Public Relations & Corporate Communications and managed communications strategies for the company’s two largest businesses, helping to improve its reputation with consumers, regulators and clients.

Ms. Griffanti began her career on Capitol Hill, where she served as a communications advisor, spokesperson and speechwriter to U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss, U.S. Congressman Phil Gingrey and U.S. Congressman Paul Broun.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Georgia and furthered her international studies abroad at the Universität Innsbruck in Innsbruck, Austria.

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