Birmingham, AL-headquartered Markstein has named Sheila McLean to lead its new Washington, D.C. office as president, Mid Atlantic.
McLean comes to Markstein from MSL, where she served as the North America social purpose and sustainability practice director and managing director of its Detroit office.
She has also led safety and environmental affairs at Chrysler Corp., served as a communications officer for the C.S. Mott Foundation and was a senior policy and external affairs advisor to Michigan Gov. John Engler.
In her new post, McLean will spearhead Markstein’s expansion in the D.C. market to serve the firm’s issues/crisis, public affairs and advocacy work.