Ellen Moran Joins Hill+Knowlton Strategies To Lead Washington Office

by H+K United States

March 12, 2015

Ellen Moran Joins Hill+Knowlton Strategies To Lead Washington Office

Ellen Moran

WASHINGTON – Hill+Knowlton Strategies has named Ellen Moran, former White House communications director for President Obama and former executive director of EMILY’s List, an executive vice president and the general manager of the global public relations firm’s office in Washington, D.C. She begins March 23. “A constantly changing political culture, active regulatory climate, and rapidly evolving … Read more

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