Charles Faulkner, a veteran Washington lobbyist in defense and international affairs, has joined BGR Government Affairs as a vice president.
Most recently, Charles worked as an Associate for Booz Allen Hamilton supporting the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. He advocated for programs and technical systems data within the Department of Defense, other U.S. government agencies and foreign governments.
Previously, Charles assisted the Department of Defense and U.S. Strategic Command as a Senior Analyst for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Prior to joining SAIC, Charles was a Legislative Liaison to the Commander of U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command. Charles represented both commands before the House and Senate Armed Services and Appropriations Committees.
From 2003-2009, Charles served under President George W. Bush as a Senior Advisor for Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. He regularly worked with officials in the State Department, the Department of Defense, the Department of Commerce and the Department of Energy.
Before joining the State Department, Charles was a Legislative Assistant to U.S. Representative Jim McCrery of Louisiana. From 2000-2002, Charles supported the daily operations of House Republican leadership in the Office of the Majority Whip. Prior to his work in Washington, Charles served in the Virginia House of Delegates as the Committee Clerk for the Appropriations Committee.
According to Faulkner, “I am thrilled to bring my experience to a firm that has such a solid reputation for effectively representing clients before Congress and the Administration.”
With offices in Washington, D.C., and London, BGR Group is a global leader in government affairs, strategic communications, and investment banking. BGR Government Affairs is part of BGR Group, which also includes BGR Public Relations and BGR Capital and Trade.
For more information/interviews contact:
Loren L. Monroe, Principal, State & Local Practice Head, BGR Government Relations