Cory Combs joined Issue One in 2021 as Senior Communications Manager. Before joining Issue One, Cory was an Account Manager with Sunshine Sachs, a full service communications firm. While there, he worked with clients across the nonprofit, lifestyle, and social impact spaces, including the nation’s leading HIV/AIDS advocacy organizations and one of DC’s newest hospitality brands, Eaton Workshop. Earlier in his career, Cory was an Associate at CLS Strategies where he represented thousands of former NFL players who sued the League over concussion-related injuries, which resulted in an historic settlement valued at over $1 billion. Cory earned his bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and Political Science from James Madison University.