Chris Ullman
Chris Ullman

Chris Ullman, who was director of communications at global investment firm Carlyle Group, has joined Narrative Strategies as a senior advisor.

During his 17-year run at Carlyle, Ullman worked with its private equity, hedge funds, private credit and real estate portfolios.

He led the PR effort behind taking the company public in 2012 and was a key advisor to Carlyle founders and portfolio company CEOs.

Prior to Carlyle, Ullman was director of communications at the Office of Management and Budget, and director of public affairs at the Securities and Exchange Communications.

In 2018, Ullman launched his own firm to counsel clients on crisis management, brand development, reputational matters and internal communications.

He will continue to run Ullman Communications.

Ken Spain, founding partners at Narrative Strategies called Ullman “an institution” in the world of communications and PA.

“He puts us in an even better position to provide clients with world-class strategic counsel, enhance their reputations, and execute winning public affairs campaigns,” said Spain. "Every member of our firm will learn from the valuable knowledge he brings.”