Jake Braun, the former director of White House and public liaison for the Department of Homeland Security, has joined public affairs firm Resolute Consulting as EVP.

He will lead the firm’s sister company, Central Strategies, which works with political candidates here and abroad, and focus on advocacy and public affairs campaigns.

In addition to his aforementioned work in the White House, Braun was also the national deputy field director for President Obama’s election campaign and organized outreach efforts forthe Department of Homeland Security, including domestic terrorism policy and border security issues outreach after the Gulf oil spill.