Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Michele Davis Joins Brunswick Group as...
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Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Michele Davis Joins Brunswick Group as Partner Julie Andreeff Jensen hired as Director to focus on coalitions and issue campaigns WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Brunswick Group LLC, a leading strategic communications consultancy, today announced that Michele Davis, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Public Affairs and Director of Policy Planning, has joined the firm's Washington, DC office as Partner. Also today, Brunswick announced that Julie Andreeff Jensen, who most recently served as Pennsylvania's Get-Out-the-Vote Director for Barack Obama, has joined the firm as Director. "With her communications and policy leadership at Treasury, Michele will provide our clients with expert counsel during this time of market upheaval and significant government action. We're a global firm, and she'll offer an international perspective to companies facing what are clearly international challenges," said Hilary Rosen, Managing Partner of Brunswick's Washington office. "Julie has been a key field organizer in some of the most important Democratic campaigns of the last several years," added Ms. Rosen. "Her successful work as the GOTV Director for the Obama campaign in Pennsylvania is an example of her coalition building skills and her ability to bring diverse parties to the table on behalf of a cause. We are thrilled Michele and Julie are joining our growing team in Washington." "Michele and Julie bolster the high-level advice and communications solutions we can offer clients with corporate reputation and policy issue needs," said Steve Lipin, Senior U.S. Partner. Michele Davis has served in several vital roles in government. She was appointed as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Public Affairs in 2001 and in 2005 as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Communications. In 2006, Michele rejoined Treasury as Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and added the responsibility of Director of Policy Planning. In those roles, she served as a top advisor to Secretary Henry Paulson as he formulated his policy agenda that included reforming the financial regulatory system and corporate tax structure, strengthening the economic relationship with China, and advancing open trade and investment policies. Michele began her government career in 1994 working for the leadership of the House of Representatives as an economist on the Joint Economic Committee. From 1995 to 2000, she served as Press Secretary and Communications Director in the Office of the Majority Leader. She graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Foreign Service, specializing in International Economics. She earned her master's in Economics from American University. As Get-Out-the-Vote Director of Pennsylvania for the Obama/Biden campaign, Julie Andreeff Jensen helped President Obama achieve the largest Democratic margin of victory in decades, carrying the battleground state by 11 points. Before joining the Obama campaign, she served as Deputy Political Director, National Field Director and Iowa State Director for Senator Chris Dodd's presidential campaign. In 2004, Julie assisted in the Democratic nomination and campaign of John Kerry. She worked in five primary states including Iowa, where she eventually returned to serve as Kerry's Political Director during the general election. Toward the end of the campaign, she served as Regional Field Director in Ohio, managing Get-Out-the-Vote efforts in Cleveland and the suburbs of Cuyahoga County. She earned both her undergraduate and law degrees from American University and has worked as a strategy advisor at America Votes, Law Media Group, the Atlas Project, Independent Strategies and various non-profit organizations. About Brunswick Group LLC Brunswick Group is a leading corporate relations and communications consultancy with offices in major financial and regulatory centers around the globe. Founded in 1987, the firm is a private partnership with 15 offices in 11 countries. We offer a global network to address the most complex and critical public affairs needs, especially those surrounding corporate transactions and public policy initiatives. In addition to public affairs and M&A, Brunswick specializes in media and investor relations programs, corporate reputation management and crisis communications. A full list of capabilities and communications professionals is available at www.brunswickgroup.com. Contact: Washington, DC Jake Sargent (202) 393-7337 firstname.lastname@example.org New York Gemma Hart (212) 333-3810 email@example.com SOURCE Brunswick Group LLC Washington, DC, Jake Sargent, +1-202-393-7337, firstname.lastname@example.org, or New York, Gemma Hart, +1-212-333-3810, email@example.com
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