Holmes Report 08 Jan 2017 // 8:52AM GMT
DALLAS—Luke Marchant, a political campaign operative and public affairs expert, has joined the Dallas public affairs practice of Hill+Knowlton Strategies as a vice president. Having started his career with US Sen. John Cornyn and worked on campaigns for US Rep. Pete Olson, US Sen. Marco Rubio, Attorney General Greg Abbott, Marchant returned home to Texas in 2011 to start a boutique public affairs and political consulting firm. and later joined Mammoth Marketing Group, where he focused on grassroots organization, voter contact and digital messaging
WASHINGTON, DC—Former Treasury Department spokesman and Democratic National Committee communications director Adam Hodge has joined SKDKnickerbocker’s public affairs team as a vice president to support the firm's advocacy, corporate and crisis communications clients.
NASHVILLE—ReviveHealth, a Weber Shandwick company, has hired Sarah Lodholz as creative director, based in the firm’s Nashville headquarters. She was previously group creative director for Digitas Health LifeBrands. In addition, Chris Bearg joins ReviveHealth in Minneapolis as senior vice president and the agency's strategic planning lead, and Paul Ratzky and Rich Sharp join the agency as senior vice presidents based in Minneapolis. And Kristen Berry will serve as vice president with a focus in health technology in Chicago.
LOS ANGELES—Rally, a communications firm specializing in issue advocacy, has hired Shayna Englin as a principal. Englin comes to Rally from Change.org, where she served as managing director, North America. In addition, Latia Curry, a veteran strategist and director in Rally's Los Angeles office, has been promoted to principal after three years with the firm.
ANNAPOLIS, MD—Crosby Marketing Communications has added Daniel Campbell as associate digital program manager. His work will support web publishing, digital advertising, analytics and reporting functions for clients, including Military OneSource, the Department of Defense’s flagship digital services platform, and OrganDonor.gov, a program of the Health Resources & Services Administration. Campbell joins from PricewaterhouseCoopers in San Francisco.
NEW YORK—Forefront Communications Group, a firm focused on the capital markets and finance ial tech, has added Eric Soderberg as a managing partner. Soderberg’s past experience includes chief marketing and communications officer roles at Macgregor, ClariFI, NYFIX, Trepp, BondDesk Group and Convergex.