Our Firm

Blakey & Agnew, LLC is a public affairs and communications consulting firm based in Washington, DC. Founded as Blakey & Associates, Inc. in 1993 by Marion Blakey, the former Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, the firm specializes in transportation and education but serves a variety of industries. Two senior consultants, Jeff Agnew and Leslie Blakey, took over the firm in 2001, when President Bush tapped Marion Blakey to be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board.

Blakey & Agnew is known for delivering creative, customized communications strategies – we invest the time to understand our clients, their goals and their businesses. That knowledge, combined with the experience and expertise of our staff, becomes the foundation of a product carefully crafted by one of our firm’s principal partners.

With more than 80 years combined experience in both the public and private sectors, Jeff, Leslie and the Blakey & Agnew staff have distinguished themselves by using their insights into the issues, institutions and personalities of our nation’s capital to promote our clients’ interests. The firm is best characterized as a public affairs firm with demonstrated success in developing communications strategies that make complex regulatory, engineering and legal issues more easily understood by broader audiences.