William Rhyne joined The McManus Group in 2019 and serves as Manager of Federal Affairs. Mr. Rhyne advocates on behalf of clients before Members of Congress and their staff, provides health policy research, as well as written and quantitative analysis for the firm, and assists with operational support.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Rhyne worked for a public affairs firm in Washington, D.C., where he helped manage campaigns for clients in the telecommunications and energy sectors, which included experience in securing regulatory approval for mergers and acquisitions, as well as grassroots and grasstops coalition building. Previously, Mr. Rhyne served as an intern for both Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and Congressman Richard Hudson (R-NC).
Mr. Rhyne graduated with Honors from Washington and Lee University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. His honors thesis in Politics examined the outcome of the 2016 Governor’s election in North Carolina.