- Posted by Shannon Lanier
- On March 24, 2022
Fiayo Agbaje has managed crisis and litigation communications, advocacy communications, and strategic public and media relations for a broad range of organizational clients and high-profile individuals. She has handled scores of diverse crisis and public affairs accounts, helping to shore up reputations, mitigate reputational challenges, and navigate policy and regulatory battles.
Fiayo understands well the power of the right message delivered to the right audience at the right time and is known to provide a calm voice to clients amid public relations storms. In her prior role at a Boston-based public relations firm, she helped protect and enhance reputations for clients involved in litigation in industries spanning real estate, manufacturing, energy, insurance and more. She managed communications functions for crises such as product recalls, workplace incidents, data breaches, regulatory investigations and boycott movements, immunizing corporate and high-profile entities against existing threats and ensuring they could respond to issues appropriately, both in the press and on social media.
Fiayo began her career in public relations at a Washington, D.C., strategy and public affairs firm and then gained additional experience in a marketing and communications role at a Capitol Hill tech company.
Experienced in both proactive, campaign-driven releases and responsive communications, Fiayo holds a Corporate Communications professional certification from Cornell University and authors a crisis management blog. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in politics and international relations from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom.
In her spare time, Fiayo enjoys dance classes and walks through her NoMa, Washington, D.C. neighborhood. On weekends, you can find her enjoying neo-soul concerts, taking in art at local museums or getting away to experience various cultures throughout the world.