HACKENSACK, NJ—Beckerman, a fast-growing New Jersey public relations firm, is opening a Washington, D.C., office. The new office will be led by newly appointed senior vice president for crisis, litigation and legal services Naomi Decter, who brings to the position more than 15 years of experience in corporate crisis and litigation communications, public affairs, and media.
Most recently, Decter served as a partner in the D.C. office of Brunswick Group, an international financial and crisis public relations firm. Previously, she served as vice president of Powell Tate, a leading strategic communications and public affairs firm. At Brunswick and Powell Tate, Decter counseled CEOs and general counsels of Fortune 500 companies and designed and executed communications plans for corporate clients in crisis situations.
Before entering the PR field, Decter served for many years as an editorial writer for The Washington Times.