Principal, Tieger Public Affairs
Carolyn Tieger, a Washington D.C. communications veteran, is considered one of the top public affairs strategists in the country when it comes to tough legislative issues, corporate and industry crises, litigation, and issues management. She spent four decades in the nation’s capital, serving Congress, the White House, international public relations firms (Burson-Marsteller and Porter Novelli), and as an owner of her own business. Carolyn moved to Naples in 2009 and after finding retirement boring she founded Tieger Public Affairs.
She currently serves as a member of the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Board of Trust. Carolyn has established a Public Affairs Communications chair at Grady and provides ongoing mentoring to students. Additionally, she has served on the national Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association and led major fundraising efforts for Alzheimer’s research nationally and locally. A former national Trustee for the Sigma Kappa Foundation, she co-chaired a highly-successful campaign for the organization.
Locally, she is a Trustee and Chairman of the Communications Committee for the Shelter for Abused Women and Children. She has also served on the boards of Greater Naples Leadership and Collier Child Care Resources and as a member of the Harry Chapin Food Bank Collier County Action Group. Additionally, she has held senior positions in a number of local political campaigns.
Carolyn is a journalism graduate of the University of Georgia. She lives with her husband Elliott Brown and their Welsh terrier, Miss Kirbie.
Member since July 2020