Edward Sanders, a seasoned policy and external affairs leader, joins Bass Public Affairs as a Senior Public Affairs Associate. Sanders will provide public affairs and government relations support to Bass Public Affairs clients.
A proud native of Mississippi, Sanders has worked in Washington, DC for the last 13 years. He began his career as a correspondence analyst at the White House. He then joined the U.S. Department of State as a legislative management officer and served as the Acting Director of the Congressional Liaison Office and House of Representative Affairs Office.
In addition to his government service, Sanders has worked as a political and fundraising consultant. Following his passion for empowering the next generation of leaders, he has most recently worked for two of the most prominent higher education non-profit organizations in the United States.
“Bass Public Affairs’ clients will benefit from Edwards’ successful track record in government relations and strategic communications,” said Dee Dee Bass Wilbon co-founder and partner at Bass Public Affairs. “His passion for advancing opportunities for underserved communities and creating avenues for honest dialogue is perfectly in line with BPA’s mission.”
"I am excited to join the team of Bass Public Affairs. Dee Dee and Deana are two of the top public relations professionals in Washington, D.C. Building upon the stellar reputation of BPA, I look forward to contributing to the team,” said Sanders.
About Bass Public Affairs:
Bass Public Affairs is a Washington, D.C. based public affairs firm founded in 2007 by sisters Dee Dee Bass Wilbon and Deana Bass Williams. BPA specializes in helping organizations impact public discourse by projecting a clear message in the crowded marketplace of ideas. To learn more visit, BassPublicAffairs.com.