Brian Bartlett is a Republican communications strategist whose experience stretches across the highest levels of politics, government and business. In addition to his work on the Romney 2012 presidential campaign, Bartlett worked for Romney’s Free and Strong America political action committee and as the senior advance representative for Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign. Bartlett’s campaign experience also includes positions with Scott Brown’s 2010 U.S. Senate campaign and Bob McDonnell’s 2009 gubernatorial campaign.
Bartlett has also held a number of public service positions, having worked in The White House for both President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, in the U.S. Senate for Senator Scott Brown, and in the U.S. Department of Labor under Secretary Elaine Chao. Most recently, Bartlett worked as an account supervisor with Ketchum’s Public and Corporate Affairs practice, where he advised C-suite executives and managed public affairs, crisis and litigation communications efforts for Fortune 500 companies, leading industry trade groups and other organizations.
An Illinois native, Bartlett received his Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs with Honors from Indiana University, and Master of Public Policy at Georgetown University.