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Brandi Colander

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Brandi Colander is a Principal at The Raben Group, a public affairs and strategic communications firm in Washington, DC.  Prior to joining Raben, Brandi was the Head of External Relations for Charter Communications, supporting their Diversity & Inclusion team advancing partnerships and investments in diverse broadband and media.

Brandi served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of the Interior where she advanced regulations for the nation’s four energy development bureaus, managed government relations and stakeholder engagement. Her career in public service began as the Deputy General Counsel for the White House Council on Environmental Quality where she provided counsel, led strategic initiatives and assisted with the judicial nominations process. Before joining the Executive Office of the President, Brandi was an attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council.