Brian Flynn

Senior Vice President and Director, State Government Relations

Columbia, SC

+1 803 251 2304


Brian is a senior vice president and director with McGuireWoods Consulting, assisting a diverse group of clients with government affairs strategies across the country. Through his national practice, Brian works with S&P 500 companies to resolve regulatory and legislative issues impacting their business operations. In addition, he represents clients before the legislature, local governments and executive branch agencies in South Carolina.

With experience on a range of issues including energy, healthcare, transportation, pharmaceutical, alcohol, retail and non-profit advocacy, Brian has helped pass legislation related to emerging transportation, alcoholic beverage control laws and the energy industry. He has extensive experience in developing and implementing comprehensive government, grassroots and public affairs strategies for his clients.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, Brian worked on a number of political and grassroots campaigns, and worked for Congressman Joe Wilson. Upon graduation from The Citadel, Brian took a commission in the Army as a Military Intelligence Officer. In 2010, he was deployed to Afghanistan with the 1-178th Field Artillery Battalion and served as the unit’s Tactical Intelligence Officer. He is currently a Captain in the South Carolina Army National Guard and serves as the legislative liaison.

Brian lives in Columbia with his wife, where they are raising their two daughters.

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Executive and Legislative Affairs

Brian Flynn