Chris Canning
Chris Canning

Chris Canning, who did a five-year stint at DKC Public Affairs, has returned to the Office of Personnel Management as chief of staff.

As executive VP at the New York firm, Canning handled corporate and non-profit clients in policy communications, advocacy, community engagement and crisis management.

At OPM, will be responsible for day-to-day management of its workforce, operations and external affairs.

Prior to joining DKC, he was a senior advisor at the OPM, focusing on human capital management policy, background investigations, and the administration of employee benefits for the federal government.

Earlier, he held senior roles at the Democratic National Committee, worked on president Barack Obama’s reelection campaign and served as director of scheduling for former DC mayor Anthony Williams.