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Posts Tagged ‘Behan Communications’

Roll Call: Penton, Behan Communications, MEC and More

Veteran sales and marketing executive Peggy Schecter has joined Penton as strategic sales director, a new position created to develop multi-platform marketing programs targeting small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB). Schecter brings more than 20 years of experience in media and business information management and sales to the position, with specific expertise developing business and custom integrated marketing solutions for leading technology companies. She most recently served as advertising sales manager, east, for Synacor Portal Group, a leading multi-platform multimedia technology company. (Release)

Dan Fitzgerald, a leader in the development and siting of renewable energy projects in the Northeast, has joined the public affairs firm Behan Communications, Inc. as a senior project manager. Fitzgerald previously worked for EDP Renewables, formerly Horizon Wind Energy, where he managed a cross-disciplinary team of environmental, legal, meteorological, engineering and finance professionals in the development of wind farm projects in Maine and New York. He oversaw development of the 215 MW Marble River Wind Farm in Clinton County, New York. At Behan Communications, he will provide strategic communications, public affairs strategy and crisis communications support to the firm’s energy and environmental clients and will be based in Behan’s Albany, N.Y., office. (Release) Read more

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Roll Call: Glover Park Group, VOX Global, Behan Communications and More

The Glover Park Group announced that John Hughes joined the firm as a senior vice president in the Government Affairs practice. Hughes will be based in GPG’s Washington, D.C. office and will work on a broad range of the firm’s clients. John was most recently senior policy advisor to House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer on financial services, trade, manufacturing, small business, housing, and consumer protection issues. Previously, John served as counsel to the House Financial Services Committee and, prior to joining the Committee’s majority staff in 2007, was managing director of tax advocacy at the National Council of State Housing Agencies. (Release)

VOX Global announced its recent hire of John Dunagan, who will join the VOX leadership team as a senior vice president. Most recently, Dunagan served as senior vice president at DDC Advocacy. Prior to DDC, Dunagan co-founded CrossLink Strategy Group (later Mercury) where he pioneered unique issue advocacy techniques including Media Where it Matters and RootsTube. Dunagan will work out of the firm’s Washington, DC office location. (Release)

Jonathan Cohen has been named chief operating officer at Behan Communications. Cohen joined Behan Communications in 2012 to help lead the firm’s expansion. He has an extensive background in journalism, government and public affairs and has led a number of strategic communications firms to success and played a leading role in the turnaround of two technology companies. Formerly a publisher of Commentary Magazine and an advisor to New York City Mayor Ed Koch, Jon also has served as president of The Weiser Group, a global public relations firm, and of Cohen Strategic LLC, an international consulting group. (Website)

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