WASHINGTON, D.C.—Lisa Carr, co-founder of communication consulting firm Nine Dot Strategies, has joined APCO Worldwide’s Washington, D.C., office as a vice president in the firm’s issues management practice. Carr was co-founder and executive vice president at Nine Dot, an independent firm representing corporate, trade association and nonprofit clients.
Prior to her work at Nine Dot Strategies, Carr was at Atlantic Media Company, where she served as the chief of staff for Atlantic Live, the company’s live events division, supervising the development and execution of more than 100 events per year. She was also a senior vice president at Powell Tate|Weber Shandwick, where she co-managed many of the office’s largest accounts.
Carr began her career as a legislative director for Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich).