Team Member

Christopher Maloney

As a Partner at Black Rock Group, Chris Maloney works as a trusted advisor and strategist to a range of political, business and international nonprofit leaders on public policy and communications. His experience spans two decades in public affairs.

In addition to serving as a general consultant on numerous successful political and advocacy campaigns, Chris helps to lead the firm’s integration of strategic communications and management capabilities. Prior to joining Black Rock Group, Chris served as a Communications Director for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, leading rapid response and messaging in the Midwest. His career also includes senior-level positions in U.S. House Leadership and the Ohio Republican Party.

Chris has been nationally recognized as a Campaigns & Elections Magazine Rising Star and was named to the American Association of Political Consultants’ “40 Under 40” list. In 2023, he earned accolades from AAPC for managing the 2022 Public Affairs Campaign of the Year, successfully securing federal passage of the Respect for Marriage Act. Chris holds a B.A. in Public Policy from George Washington University and a M.P.A in Public Administration from Harvard University. A native New Yorker, Chris is a Committee Member of the New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Benefit Fund. He resides in Virginia with his wife and children.