TFAS is pleased to welcome alumnus Michael Krempasky ’97 as a newly elected member of its Board of Regents.
TFAS was, simply, the most important and effective springboard in my entire career.” – Michael Krempasky ’97
Krempasky is a 1997 alumnus of TFAS’s Public Policy and Economics program track. A longtime supporter and volunteer, he points back to his experience in the TFAS classroom as a launching point for his career.
“TFAS was, simply, the most important and effective springboard in my entire career,” he said. “My summer at TFAS gave me the opportunity, direction and confidence to pursue policy and communications as a vocation.”
Currently, Krempasky serves as the global lead for Brunswick Group’s digital specialty where he advises clients on a wide range of critical communications issues, and has led digital strategy for some of the largest cross-border mergers and acquisitions at the firm.
Krempasky is a proven expert in digital and social strategy, public affairs and crisis communications. Before he joined Brunswick in 2014, he was managing director for Digital Corporate and Public Affairs at Edelman. Prior to that, he was the political director for American Target Advertising, where he focused on coalition development.
He has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and is a frequent speaker and lecturer on technology and communications. In that capacity, he has testified before both the Federal Election Commission and the U.S. House of Representatives regarding the regulation of speech on the internet. He is a co-founder of redstate.com, one of the most widely read political blogs in the U.S.
Krempasky has worked across a range of sectors, with particular expertise in energy, healthcare and manufacturing. His clients have included Stanford University, Bayer, McDonald’s, ViacomCBS, United Airlines, and the American College of Surgeons.
For several years, he has volunteered as a mentor to students in the Washington, D.C. academic internship programs, sharing his time and advice with rising young TFAS leaders.
I can think of no organization more worthy of the investment of my time and resources than TFAS, and I can think of no mission more critical today than the development of the next generation of leaders in a free society.” – Michael Krempasky ’97
Upon his election to the TFAS Board of Regents, Krempasky remarked: “I can think of no organization more worthy of the investment of my time and resources than TFAS, and I can think of no mission more critical today than the development of the next generation of leaders in a free society.”