Former Congressman Stearns lands in private sector
By WOKV News Team
Jacksonville, FL —
We know where former Congressman Cliff Stearns will land now that he's out of Washington.
Stearns has joined APCO Worldwide as a senior advisor and member of the company's International Advisory Council.
According to its website, APCO is a public affairs and strategic communication firm with more than 30 offices worldwide offering integrated services with local experience and global perspective.
"Cliff adds extensive expertise in telecommunications and international trade to APCO and I am delighted to welcome him to our dynamic team, where I know he will be a great resource for our clients," found and CEO Margery Kraus said.
Stearns was defeated in the Republican primary by Ted Yoho, who was just sworn into the 113th Congress Thursday.
Stearns was chair of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, and also served as the Republican leader on the Communications, Technology and Internet Subcommittee.