Brian W. Steel is currently Senior Vice President, Public Relations. Steel joined CNBC in September 2007 as Vice President, Public Relations. He is responsible for media relations, corporate communications and community affairs for CNBC.
Steel joined CNBC from Citigroup, where he served as a Director and the Global Head of Corporate Affairs for Citigroup’s Global Transaction Services business.
Before joining Citi in 2002, Steel held multiple positions with the United States Department of Justice including Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Policy Development and Associate Director for the Office of Public Affairs. Steel was also assigned to the White House for one year where he served as a domestic policy advisor to Vice President Gore.
Before working in Washington, DC, Steel spent five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.
Steel has a bachelor’s degree in arts from Boston College and juris doctorate from New York Law School. He lives in lower Manhattan with his wife Eileen and their two children.