Global Strategy Group (GSG) is one of the nation’s go-to public affairs firms distinguished by its depth of talent, influential clients and winning track record. Battle-tested in the trenches of corporate reputation management and political campaigns, we bring unrivaled commitment to every assignment.

Our clients—which include Fortune 100 companies, national political leaders, associations and nonprofits—rely on GSG for candid guidance and fast, effective execution. We provide a combination of critical thinking and on-the-ground results that many other firms talk about, but few deliver.

Mayors & County Executives

Bill de Blasio, New York City Mayor
Martin Walsh, Boston Mayor-elect
Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Mayor
Sly James, Kansas City Mayor
Andy Berke, Chattanooga Mayor
Jonathan Rothschild, Tucson Mayor
Byron Brown, Buffalo Mayor
Chris Abele, Milwaukee Co. Exec (WI)
Steve Bellone, Suffolk Co. Exec (NY)
Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheney Co. Exec (PA)

IEs & Committees

Priorities USA Action
Democratic Governors Association (DGA)
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC)
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC)
Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA)

Senators & Governors

Joe Donnelly (IN-SEN)
Kirsten Gillibrand (NY-SEN)
Joe Manchin (WV-SEN)
Tom Carper (DE-SEN)
Dan Malloy (CT-GOV)
Earl Ray Tomblin (WV-GOV)
Steve Bullock (MT-GOV)
Maggie Hassan (NH-GOV)

U.S. House of Representatives

Steve Israel (NY)
Tim Bishop (NY)
John Carney (DE)
Bill Foster (IL)
Brian Higgins (NY)
Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ)
Nita Lowey (NY)
Dan Maffei (NY)
Sean Patrick Maloney (NY)
Carolyn McCarthy (NY)
Mike McIntyre (NC)
Bill Owens (NY)
Collin Peterson (MN)
Linda Sanchez (CA)
Loretta Sanchez (CA)
Carol Shea-Porter (NH)
Paul Tonko (NY)

Attorneys General & District Attorneys

Jack Conway (KY-AG)
Peter Kilmartin (RI-AG)
George Jepsen (CT-AG)
Anita Alvarez, Cook County State’s Attorney
Cy Vance, Manhattan District Attorney
Kathleen Rice, Nassau County District Attorney

New York City

Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator
Bill de Blasio, NYC Mayor
Letitia “Tish” James, NYC Public Advocate
Cy Vance, Manhattan DA
Melinda Katz, Queens Borough President
Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President
Greg Meeks, U.S. House
Grace Meng, U.S. House
Nydia Velazquez, U.S. House
Joe Crowley, U.S. House

Consumer Products + Services

American Express
Lexis Nexis
Ting Mobile

Energy + Utilities

BNE Energy
Con Edison
First Wind
National Grid
Northeast Utilities

Financial Services

Aurelius Capital
Blue Ridge Capital
Pershing Square Capital Management

Health + Insurance

Empire BCBS
Purdue Pharma

Media + Entertainment

A&E Networks
Time Warner Cable
Time Warner, Inc.
YES Network

Real Estate Development

Howard Hughes Corporation
Lenox Terrace
Silverstein Properties
SL Green
Trinity Real Estate


Chicago White Sox
Dallas Cowboys
Grand Prix America
Major League Soccer
Mandalay Baseball
Ultimate Fighting Championship


Global Foundries

Major Nonprofits + Foundations

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Environmental Defense Fund
League of Conservation Voters
National Democratic Institute
Office of Gordon and Sarah Brown
Oxfam America
Partnership for New York City
Rockefeller Foundation
Share Our Strength
United Way of NYC

Labor + Professional Associations

1199 SEIU
32 BJ
American Bar Association
Change to Win
Council of School Supervisors and Administrators
CT Community Providers Association
CT Dental Association


Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities
City University of New York
Columbia University
Educators 4 Excellence
Learn NY

Government Agencies

Export Import Bank of the United States
NYC Department of Consumer Affairs
NYC Department of Education
NYC Department of Health
NYC Office of Emergency Management
Metropolitan Transit Authority

Choice + Human Rights

CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Empire State Pride Agenda
Love Makes a Family
NARAL Pro-Choice NY
Planned Parenthood of NYC
Sanctuary for Families
Scouts for Equality

Chris Allen

Vice President and Director, Competitive Intelligence

Judah Asimov

Associate, Research

Lauren Amaio

Associate, Digital Communications

Ari Baruch

Finance Manager

Meira Bernstein

Associate, Communications

Lauren Bierman

Director, Public Affairs

Khristyn Brimmeier

Vice President, Communications

Anna Brower

Senior Associate, Communications

Jonathan Brown

Vice President and West Coast Research Director

Allison Bryan

Senior Associate, Communications

Adam Carlson

Associate, Research

Quiana Cooper

Senior Associate, Field Management

James Delorey

Vice President, Research

Kristie Denton

Junior Biller, Finance

Andrew DiSanto

Business Manager, Finance

Eric Egan

Manager, Office Services

Joseph Ferris

Associate, Public Affairs

Alex Flores

Vice President, Communications

Rick Fromberg

Vice President, Public Affairs

Mark Gersh

Senior Adviser

Theresa Gilbert

Manager, Communications

David Gold

Senior Associate, Research

Caroline Graham

Senior Associate, Competitive Intelligence

Jason Green

Director, Communications

Lara Helm

Associate, Research

Joe Hickerson

Vice President, Research

Carter Johnson

Vice President, Communications

Andrew Kirtzman

Vice President, Communications

Liana Klippel

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Erin Kohr

Associate, Office Services

Kelsey Labrot

Associate, Communications

Jonathan Lesser

Senior Associate, Communications

Shira Levy

Director, Communications

Scott Lowenstein

Manager, Research

Ann Madden


Caleshia Marson

Junior Staff Accountant, Finance

Marcia Maxwell

Director, Public Affairs

Lizzy McCourt

Senior Associate, Research

Hugh McMullen

Director, Digital Communications

Melissa McNamara

Vice President, Communications

Dan Miller

Senior Associate, Research

Ben Novak

Manager, Research

Luke Partridge

Associate, Digital Communications

Kyle Pursell

Senior Associate, Human Resources

Tim Roberts

Director, Public Affairs

Victoria Rupeka

Director, Marketing and Business Development

Chloe Sarnoff

Associate, Communications

Beth Schoenbach

Administrative Assistant

Stephen Sigmund

Senior Advisor

Michael G. Smith, PhD

Manager, Research

Ryan Styrk

Associate, Competitive Intelligence

Shannon (Thornton) Susko

Vice President, Communications

Amanda Thayer

Associate, Communications

Maura Tracy

Associate, Public Affairs

Sarah Vazquez

Administrative Assistant

Michelle Woodruff

Director, Corporate and Advocacy Research

Sophia Yeres

Associate, Research

McKenzie Young

Associate, Research

Mary-Knox Zealy

Administrative Assistant

Emily Williams

Director, Digital Communications

Yi Wu

Associate, Research

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