Candida “Candi” P. Wolff serves on BPC Action’s board of directors.
Wolff is the executive vice president and head of global government affairs at Citigroup. She is responsible for the company’s government affairs globally, including U.S. federal and state government relations and international government relations.
Prior to joining Citigroup, Wolff was a partner in the legislative and policy practice at the law firm of Hogan Lovells where she represented clients in legislative matters before Congress and the administration.
Wolff has more than 20 years of government relations experience in key public and private sector positions. Most notably from 2005 to 2007, Wolff served in the White House as the assistant to the president for legislative affairs. As President George W. Bush’s principal liaison to Congress, Wolff had the primary responsibility for formulating and advocating the president’s agenda in Congress. She advised the president and his cabinet on legislative strategy regarding economic, domestic, international, and national security issues.
Wolff also worked for Vice President Dick Cheney as his head of legislative affairs, and she worked for eight years in the U.S. Senate serving in senior staff positions in the Republican leadership and as tax counsel to former Senator Malcolm Wallop of Wyoming.
Wolff’s private sector experience includes time as a partner at Washington Council Ernst & Young and as an associate in the public policy and law section of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld.
Wolff earned her B.A in mathematics and political science from Mount Holyoke College and her J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association.