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Brenda J. Bacon

WASHINGTON, D.C.—FTI Consulting, Inc. announced that Brenda J. Bacon, president and CEO of Brandywine Living, has been named to Savoy magazine’s 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list, which recognizes the achievements of directors of Fortune 1000 companies.

Bacon founded Brandywine in 1996. In addition to serving as past chairman (2013-2015) and current member of the Argentum board of directors, she joined the board of FTI Consulting in 2006 and serves as a member of the Compensation Committee and as chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She also serves as a member of the board of directors for Hilton Grand Vacations, where she sits on both the Audit and Governance Committees.

“As a member of our board of directors, Brenda brings invaluable experience and a practical, incisive quality of thought that has helped us build an extraordinarily bright future for the firm,” said Steven H. Gunby, president and CEO of FTI Consulting.

“My colleagues and I have so enjoyed the engagement while being inspired by her leadership and achievements. Congratulations, Brenda, on this well-deserved honor.”

From 1989 to 1993, Bacon served as chief of management and planning, a cabinet-level position under New Jersey Gov. James J. Florio, where she oversaw all healthcare and human services reform efforts and departments and served as a senior advisor to the governor. In 1993, Ms. Bacon served as co-chair for the transition of the Department of Health and Human Services during President Clinton’s first term.

“I am honored to be recognized by Savoy magazine among so many other accomplished and deserving corporate directors,” Bacon said. “This recognition is a reflection of the commitment of FTI Consulting’s professionals to bring together a depth of capabilities and diversity of thought, backgrounds and expertise globally to advise clients on their most complex, high-stakes challenges and opportunities.”

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 6,600 employees located in 29 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate, and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The company generated $2.46 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2020. In certain jurisdictions, FTI Consulting’s services are provided through distinct legal entities that are separately capitalized and independently managed. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting)Facebook and LinkedIn.

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