WASHINGTON, DC—Qorvis Communications has added four new partners: government and corporate communications strategist Gregory Lagana; Republican communications specialist John Reid; former Washington Times editor Sam Dealey; and Ron Faucheux, who is being elevated to partner while retaining his position as president of the firm’s Clarus Research Group.
Lagana was formerly senior vice-president for communications and marketing at DynCorp International, a services provider for the United States government, prior to which he spent four years in the Bush White House, as a member of the Coalition Information Center staff and then as associate director of the office of global communications.
Reid is the former communications director for U.S. Senator George Allen (R-Va.) before moving to serve in a strategic communications role at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Reid has also served as president of the U.S. Senate Press Secretaries Association.
Dealey most recently served as editor of The Washington Times and is a contributing editor to Reader's Digest and U.S. News & World Report. Dealey has also worked for The Wall Street Journal, The American Spectator and The Hill newspaper.
Faucheux, president of Clarus Research Group, is a former state legislator and Secretary of Commerce in Louisiana, and edited and published Campaigns & Elections magazine. He also served as a U.S. Senate chief of staff and headed government affairs for the American Institute of Architects.