WASHINGTON, DC—Ankit Desai has joined MWW Group as a senior vice president. Desai, who brings expertise in finance and government relations, had previously served as managing director at leading venture capital firm Third Security, and is a former finance director for Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and political director for Vice President (then-Senator) Joseph Biden (D-DE).
With expertise in campaign finance, corporate communications and fundraising, he will provide strategic counsel and guidance to the agency's existing clients, focusing on business development, government relations and advancing the firm's overall work with the public sector.
Before joining MWW Group, Desai had served as finance director at the Health Information Center, an organization created to support the Affordable Care Act, responsible for the development of the organization's fundraising plan and successful implementation of its board of directors. Prior to his tenure at the Health Information Act, Desai worked with Third Security as a managing director, responsible for leading the marketing efforts of two venture capital funds, and managing government relations and political affairs relationships.