Lars Anderson is the founding partner of BlueDot Strategies. A longtime communications professional, Lars has an extensive background in crisis, strategic, international, and political communications. Lars has worked with multiple leading agencies of the U.S. government, elected officials, and a wide variety of corporate and nonproﬁt clients. He launched the ﬁrm after holding several senior-level appointments in the Obama Administration, most recently as the deputy chief of staff and counselor to the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Lars earned a Master’s Degree from George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy. Lars has also participated in Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government’s Senior Leaders in National and International Security Policy. Lars is a longtime D.C. resident.