WASHINGTON, D.C.— Qorvis Communications has named three new partners: Don Goldberg, Rich Masters and Susan Murphy. In addition, Matt Lauer is promoted from director to managing director.
Goldberg joined Qorvis in 2003 and was previously a special assistant to President Clinton, responsible for developing strategic responses to investigations and helping to integrate communications and legal strategy. Masters, former top policy and communications advisor to U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu (D-LA), joined Qorvis in 2003. Murphy joined Qorvis as a managing director in 2003 from The National Association of Chain Drug Stores, where she served as senior vice president, strategic communications and external affairs.
Lauer, former executive director of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy at the Department of State, joined Qorvis in 2004. Other promotions included Halah Al-Jubeir, Al Black, Jim Clouse, Elissa Dodge, Kristin Perkins, Seth Thomas Pietras, and Jennifer Stoltz; Charissa Benjamin, Catherine Castro, Renate Geerlings, Layton Meng, and Lauren Poplawski to director; and Matt Gottlieb and Lauren (Ashley) Mason to senior associate.