International Association of Political Consultants Taps Cygnal CEO for Board of Directors and Treasurer  

WASHINGTON – During the 54th Annual Conference of the International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC) last week, Cygnal CEO Brent Buchanan was elected Treasurer and will serve on the Board of Directors.  

With this role, he will oversee the finances of the association and help the Board of Directors allocate funds and advance the organization’s mission.  

Buchanan previously served as the 2020 IAPC Conference Program Co-Chair and hosted the 2021 IAPC Annual Conference. With this role, he will oversee the finances of the association and help the Board of Directors allocate funds and advance the organization’s mission.  

“The IAPC serves as a beacon for democracy and creates learning opportunities for the best political consultants in the world,” said Buchanan. “It was an honor serve as the conference’s program co-chair and I’m excited to help grow the association and our members in this new role.” 

Under Buchanan’s leadership, Cygnal recently earned a top ranking on the 2021 Inc. 5000 list after a 301% three-year increase in revenue. 


The IAPC is a worldwide professional association of Political Consultants dedicated to fostering democracy all throughout the globe. The organization has over 180 members, all from various political backgrounds around the world. The diversity of this group fosters the growth of democratic elections, as well as professional development amongst its members. Each year, the IAPC hosts an Annual Conference event, where individuals exchange knowledge, views, and information regarding political developments, campaign techniques, and networking. For over four decades, the organization has continued to remain true to its original mission at its founding in 1968, to promote the growth and diversity of the political consulting profession.