WASHINGTON, D.C.—Ruder Finn has named Jessica Berk Ross executive vice president and managing director of its Washington, DC office. Ross brings over two decades of public/legislative affairs, marketing and corporate communications experience to Ruder Finn. She replaces Neil Dhillon, who left for a similar position at Manning Selvage & Lee last month.
Ross has led her own consulting firm since 2001, and had previously served as public affairs practice director for Hill & Knowlton for three years. She will play a role in expanding the health and wellness practice in the Washington office, as well as expanding the agency’s work in corporate and public trust, technology and legislative affairs.
Ross will report to Richard Funess, president, Ruder Finn/ Americas.