Ryan Cunningham

Senior Advisor

Ryan serves as a Senior Advisor to Waxman Strategies, with a focus on clean energy and climate.

Ryan’s expertise includes integrated campaign design, US and international energy politics, and strategic development. Ryan is the Founder & Principal of Cunningham Strategic Communications. He previously led the Energy & Sustainability Practice at the Glover Park Group and the Climate and Energy Practice at Fenton Communications, and he served as Executive Director of the Kerry-Edwards Presidential Transition Planning Team.  

Ryan earned a master’s degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a B.A. in Government from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a former high school teacher and serves on the Board of Directors of several education-focused nonprofits.

  • Founder and Principal of Cunningham Strategic Communications, LLC
  • Senior Vice President, Fenton Communications
  • Senior Vice President, The Glover Park Group