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Courtney Cauthen


Courtney Cauthen

Life at FGS Global

Director of Strategic Communications in the firm’s D.C. office. Executes thoughtful and effective communications solutions for clients across industries.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Led policy and advocacy communications for the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network. Senior Associate for Latin America at Gerson Lehrman Group. Communications for non-profits and political campaigns.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Bookworm and coffee lover. Landscape architecture and urban planning enthusiast.

Courtney Cauthen is a Director in the Strategic Communications Division in FGS Global’s Washington, D.C. office.

Courtney has contributed writing, messaging, and research expertise to a wide range of domestic and international organizations, including non-profits and political campaigns. Prior to joining FGS Global, she led policy and advocacy communications for the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN), a coalition of global development organizations and experts. She helped successfully reach congressional, executive branch, and other decision-making audiences through crafted messaging and engagement.

Courtney also spent time as a Senior Associate at Gerson Lehrman Group, managing client projects throughout Latin America, leading primary research efforts with a focus on trade, manufacturing, and consumer goods. She is a fluent Spanish speaker and has lived and worked in Madrid, Spain.

Courtney has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy and Economics from New York University and a Master’s in Library and Digital Information Studies from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. She lives in Washington, D.C. where she is an active member of the League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.

Courtney Cauthen
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