Lance D. Mangum
Lance Mangum is the Staff Vice President for Government Affairs at FedEx Corporation. As Staff Vice President, he is responsible for managing the department and strategy that advances the federal legislative, political, public policy, and diplomatic interests of FedEx Corporation and all its operating companies.
Mangum and his team engage with members of Congress, White House and Administration officials, and industry associations to advance the domestic and international transportation, tax, trade, and security issues important to FedEx. He is a three-time recipient of the FedEx Five Star Award, the company’s highest employee achievement award.
Mangum currently serves on the board of directors of the U.S. Congressional Award Foundation (Audit Committee) and the Franklin Center for Global Policy Exchange. He also serves on the Meridian International Center’s Corporate Council (Executive Committee). He was named a “Top Lobbyist” by the Hill Newspaper in 2019 and 2020, and an “Emerging Leader” by the Economic Club of Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining FedEx in 2010, Mangum was the Senior Manager of U.S. Government Affairs for Capital One, a diversified financial services company. He began his political and public affairs career in North Carolina, eventually advising or working on more than 20 political and corporate issue campaigns at the federal, state, and local levels spanning 10 states. In 2006, he was recognized for his work and named a “Rising Star of Politics” by Campaigns and Elections magazine.
Mangum received his Master of Arts in Political Management from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C.
A native of Yanceyville, N.C., Mangum resides in Washington, D.C.