Chris Battle is a partner at Adfero Group, a public relations firm in Washington, D.C. He was a former political reporter and editorial writer at daily newspapers before entering politics and government. He has worked as a campaign manager, communications strategist, and chief of staff on Capitol Hill. Off the Hill, Battle has served as chief of staff at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and head of congressional and public affairs at the DEA. He is also the editor of Security Debrief, a blog focused on homeland and national security issues.