John Runyan is President of Runyan Public Affairs (RPA), an independent government relations consulting firm assisting clients with a full range of federal affairs services. John opened RPA in 2009 after more than 25 years in the government relations profession.
Prior to opening RPA, John managed the federal government relations team for International Paper, a Fortune 100 global corporation. Before joining International Paper, John served as the Senior Government Relations Advisor to the firm of McGuiness & Williams where his clients included the R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., and the HR Policy Association. He also spent more than a decade with the Printing Industries of America, the nation's largest graphic arts trade association, where his positions included Senior Director, Government Affairs. John started his career in Washington on the staff of former US Senator Donald Stewart (D-AL).