WASHINGTON, D.C.—Seven veterans of public affairs and government relations, located in Washington, Houston and San Francisco, have launched Artemis Strategies, which will offer strategic communications as well as government affairs services.
Serving as co-chairmen of the new firm are Timothy Powers, former deputy director of the Republican National Committee’s congressional affairs and strategic planning operation and more recently principal of a solo government and public affairs practice, PowerStrategies; and Ari Storch, previously of Rhoads/Weber Shandwick Government Relations and a senior consultant to Cassidy and Associates.
Other partners include Brian Ettinger, a specialist in civil litigation, business litigation, and international business contracts and negotiations; Major General Lincoln Jones III (Ret.); Frank Howard, a strategic communications and public affairs executive; Stephen Payne, a former campaign aide to both President George W. Bush and U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison; and Richard Heideman, senior counsel of Heideman Nudelman & Kalik.
Clients include GE Capital Mortgage, e-Bay, Government of Pakistan, Public Service Enterprise Group, Pakistan Human Development Fund, Heinz Food, National Environmental Strategies, and TMP/Monster Government Solutions.