W. Craig Fugate
W. Craig Fugate is a senior advisor at BlueDot Strategies. In that role, he assists our clients with emergency management implementation strategies and crisis communications. Most recently, Craig served as President Obama’s FEMA Administrator for the majority of his two terms in office. Craig led FEMA through multiple record-breaking disaster years and oversaw the federal government’s response to multiple natural disasters, including devastating tornadoes in the Midwest and hurricanes Irene, Matthew, and Sandy, among others.
Prior to his time in the Obama Administration, Craig worked for more than a decade with Democratic and Republican governors at Florida’s Division of Emergency Management, serving as Director for more than seven years. During his time in Florida, he launched the largest mutual aid response to affected states in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
A lifelong University of Florida Gators fan, Craig resides in Gainesville, Florida, with his wife Sheree.