RALEIGH—Bob Gillcash has joined Capstrat as part of the company’s Washington, D.C. government relations team. Prior to joining Capstrat, Gillcash was a senior advisor in the government affairs practice of McKenna Long and Aldridge. Earlier, he served as the interim vice president for corporate communications at American Management Systems where he oversaw all aspects of international public relations, government relations, marketing communications and elements of investor relations.
Gillcash served as senior vice president for the defense and corporate communications practice at award-winning public affairs firm Powell Tate. In 2002 he acted as the lead communications counsel for the $4 billion merger between United Technologies Corporation’s Hamilton Standard division and Sundstrand Aerospace.
Earlier in his career, Gillcash served as a senior legislative aide to Senator Christopher Dodd and began his public career began as an Air Force intelligence officer.