Navigators Global Announces Brian Darling to Join Strategic Communications Arm of Firm
WASHINGTON, DC – Navigators Global, a government relations, strategic communications, and issues management D.C.-based firm, today announces that Brian Darling of Liberty Government Affairs is joining Navigators as Senior Advisor for Communications and Strategic Partner.
Navigators Global is well known in Washington with lobbyists and staff who have decades of experience in the White House and Congress. The company advises Fortune 500 companies, governmental agencies, and political candidates, including some of the nation’s most prominent elected officials. Navigators Global is supplementing a top tier lobbying team including Founding Principals Anderson, Jim Pitts, Cesar Conda, and Christopher Cox. Darling joins Navigators as the firm enters 2022 with a team that operates like a campaign, from messaging to coalition building to lobbying, to effectuating the client’s short- and long-term government relations goals.
“Strategic communications is even more important today to get Congress and the Executive Branch to take notice and act,” said Navigators President Phil Anderson, “Brian Darling’s addition to our experienced team will allow Navigators to expand our government relations and strategic communications capabilities.”
“I am excited to join a firm with the stellar reputation of Navigators Global,” said Darling, “Washington has changed over the years and targeted messaging has become almost as important as lobbying in terms of impacting federal policy. I believe that Navigators is best suited to aid clients in crafting and delivering a message to federal politicians that will help the client accomplish specific government relations goals.”
Darling is former Counsel and Sr. Communications Director for Senator Rand Paul (R-KY). He followed up that position with two years at a small public relations firm before establishing Liberty Government Affairs in July 2018. Darling worked a year and a half with the Senate Judiciary Committee for Sen. Bob Smith (R- NH), then served as the Senator’s counsel until 2002. He also worked was a seven-year staffer of The Heritage Foundation where he authored three Heritage reports. Darling has appeared in the past on MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, Fox Business, and Newsmax TV.