WASHINGTON, D.C.— Carolyn Tieger, Porter Novelli partner and global public affairs leader, has been named managing director of the agency’s Washington, D.C. office.
Tieger joined Porter Novelli in 1999 when the agency acquired California-based public affairs firm Goddard Claussen, where she was a partner and general manager of the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Prior to joining Goddard Claussen, Tieger spent more than a decade at Burson-Marsteller, rising to executive vice president and co-chair of the company’s worldwide environmental practice group.
Earlier, Tieger directed communications and special projects for the White House Office of Private Sector Initiatives and served as director of communications for President Reagan’s Task Force on Private Sector Initiatives, which encouraged private sector involvement in community development. Early in her career, Tieger spent nine years with the maritime industry, primarily in marketing positions with the U.S. Maritime Administration.