RELEASE: Leading Democratic Strategist Cindy Brown Joins Forbes Tate Partners

May 22, 2018

Former House Chief of Staff & VP of Legislative Strategies Joins FTP as Partner

WASHINGTON – Forbes Tate Partners (FTP) today announced that Cindy Brown, former Chief of Staff to Representative Ron Kind (D-WI), has joined its team as a Partner, bringing with her a reputation as a leading legislative and political advisor to moderate Democrats. At FTP, Cindy will provide strategic policy advice on a variety of critical issues, including healthcare, tax, and trade policy.

“I am thrilled to be joining the ranks of this proven, successful, and rapidly-expanding team. Forbes Tate Partners is dedicated to solving problems for their clients and committed to working in a bipartisan way to achieve their goals. I share those same values and look forward to getting to work,” Brown said.

The Hill has praised Brown for her numerous accomplishments, describing her as a “staffer turned star” with a “resume worth boasting about.”

Following her time on Capitol Hill, Cindy served as Vice President of Legislative Strategies for The Campaign to Fix the Debt, where she worked to raise awareness of one of America’s most pressing issues with policymakers on the Hill and in the Administration.

“FTP is known for its solution-oriented professionals, bringing members from both sides of the aisle to address our nation’s and our clients’ challenges. Cindy has been a friend for nearly 20 years and her track record of success at every level is impressive. Our clients deserve to work with great people and professionals, so Cindy is a perfect fit for FTP,” said Dan Tate, Jr., Founding Partner at Forbes Tate.

As a veteran of Capitol Hill, Cindy will craft winning strategies with the help of her legislative knowledge and long-time bipartisan relationships. As Chief of Staff to Rep. Kind, she helped the New Democratic Coalition launch its first successful Political Action Committee and worked closely with both the House Ways and Means Committee and House Leadership.

About Forbes Tate Partners:

Forbes Tate Partners is a bipartisan, full-service public affairs consultancy specializing in government relations, grassroots advocacy, strategic communications, fundraising, and business development. The firm’s primary areas of specialty are the development and implementation of bipartisan lobbying and advocacy strategies related to tax, health care, natural resource management, trade, energy, telecommunications, outdoor recreation, appropriations, and agriculture. Jeff Forbes and Dan Tate, Jr. founded the firm in 2012.