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T.R. Straub

Executive Director, Russell Reynolds Associates

T.R. Straub advises clients as a member of the Corporate Officers Sector, based in Washington, D.C. With over a decade of recruitment experience, he focuses on searches in corporate communications, public affairs and government relations. Recent work has included Chief Communications Officer and Chief Government Relations Officer roles for corporations, nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions.

T.R. joined Russell Reynolds Associates after seven years with Heyman Associates, where he most recently was a Senior Vice President, leading corporate communications and government relations assignments out of both New York and Washington, D.C. Previously, T.R. worked with Teach for America, first as a Corps Member in the Baltimore City Public Schools, then as a Recruitment Director, organizing the strategy for college recruitment and awareness campaigns.

T.R. graduated from the University of Richmond with a dual degree in Leadership Studies and Political Science and then earned a master’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Education. 


B.A., leadership studies and political science, University of Richmond

M.A.T., teaching social studies, The Johns Hopkins University School of Education