WASHINGTON, D.C.—Dittus Communications has added six senior executives, providing leadership for the public affairs firm’s technology, telecommunications and broadcast practice, strengthening its multicultural outreach capabilities, and expanding the financial services, food and agriculture, energy and public affairs practices.
Steve Clawson joins as vice president and will head Dittus’ technology, telecommunications and broadcast practice. He is a former vice president of public relations for AT&T Corp., where he led U.S. and international programs supporting AT&T’s marketing, business and government affairs objectives. Earlier, he was a career public affairs officer and captain in the U.S. Navy.
Lorenzo Lopez joins as director with expertise in the financial services arena and the burgeoning Hispanic market. He was a vice president of international business development with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Gina Screen will be a senior director, and brings expertise in various niche markets, particularly the African-American market. Before Dittus, she was a vice president at Matthews Media Group. Also joining as senior director is Ellen Dickson, formerly communications manager for Ford Motor Company.
In addition Brian Bogle and Jack Jacobson join as senior account executives.