Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading global search and leadership advisory firm, today announced that T.R. Straub has joined the firm as a member of the Corporate Affairs Officers Practice, based in Washington, D.C. With over a decade of executive search experience, Straub focuses on search and leadership advisory support for clients across the corporate communications, public affairs and government relations functions.

"With increasing political volatility globally, many large organizations are looking for best-in-class communications, public relations and government affairs executives. T.R.'s work in this space will serve to further strengthen our capabilities for clients seeking to ensure that they have and are developing the talent with the highest potential in these critical C-suite roles," said Constantine Alexandrakis, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' U.S. Region. "We are incredibly excited to have T.R. join our firm with his deep industry experience and connections."

Straub was most recently at another executive search firm, where he was a Senior Vice President, leading their government relations and public affairs practice in New York and Washington, D.C. He has managed searches in public affairs, government relations, internal communications and media relations for consumer goods, healthcare, energy, nonprofit and higher education clients. Previously, Straub worked in recruitment at Teach for America.

Straub holds a B.A. in leadership studies from the University of Richmond and an M.A. in teaching and social studies from Johns Hopkins University.

SOURCE: Press release