Dr. Christine Warnke Joins Capitol Hill Consulting Group
Capitol Hill Consulting Group is thrilled to welcome Dr. Christine Warnke to the firm as Senior Vice President. Prior to joining CHCG, Dr. Warnke served as Senior Governmental Affairs Advisor at international law firm Hogan Lovells. In this role, Dr. Warnke represented clients on legislative and regulatory matters before the federal government and spearheaded several initiatives that had both domestic and international impacts, particularly in the areas of banking, finance, health, economic development, medical research, and energy issues.
“With her years of experience on Capitol Hill and as a trusted advocate for her clients, Dr. Warnke is a welcome addition to Capitol Hill Consulting Group. We look forward to her wise counsel and wide ranging expertise,” said CHCG President and Co-Founder David Jory.
Dr. Warnke gained national recognition during the 2008 Presidential Election when she was appointed to serve as a superdelegate of the Democratic National Committee. She continues to maintain a leadership role within the organization as Vice Chair of the DNC Ethnic Coordinating Council, which aims to bring a diverse group of ethnic Americans into the Democratic Party.
A native Washingtonian, Dr. Warnke has written numerous articles on the District of Columbia’s immigrant population and history. She has traveled extensively throughout Africa delivering humanitarian aid and has been an outspoken advocate on HIV/AIDS initiatives.
Dr. Warnke serves on numerous boards related to the African continent and other developing world markets, including the Smithsonian National African Advisory Board and the University of the District of Columbia Foundation Board. Most recently, Dr. Warnke was elected to the Board of Sister Cities International, which touts over fourteen sister city relationships with capitals throughout the globe. Her commitment to local public service includes two Mayoral appointments to the DC Real Estate Commission.
In 1994, Dr. Warnke was nominated by then President William Jefferson Clinton to serve on the Board of the National Institute of Building Sciences and was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate. She earned her doctoral degree from the University of Maryland a year prior and was then bestowed the Alumni of the Year Award by the university.