Clyde Group Grows Healthcare Practice With Key Hires.
Senior Leadership Joins Firm to Bring Deep Expertise and Support Rapid Business Growth
WASHINGTON, D.C.—April 22, 2021—Today, Clyde Group announced the hiring of two seasoned communications executives to lead and further bolster its expanding healthcare practice. Lisa Josephy, a 20-year veteran of healthcare communications, will be the practice lead of healthcare for Clyde Group. She is joined by Dominic Hawkins as vice president. Lisa and Dominic will leverage their decades of health communications experience to provide strategic support for Clyde Group’s growing roster of healthcare clients. Lisa Josephy - practice lead, healthcare. Lisa brings her experience leading award-winning communications campaigns on behalf of a wide variety of pharmaceutical and biotech brands, including prescription medications, OTC treatments, and medical devices. Lisa’s expertise spans product launches, large-scale patient education initiatives, HCP engagement campaigns, data and regulatory milestones, issues management, advocacy relations, celebrity and influencer partnerships, and more. In her prior role at GCI Health, Lisa led national and global campaigns for some of the world’s leading companies including Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Novo Nordisk, Amgen, Celgene, and AbbVie. Prior to her career in communications, Lisa was a healthcare policy consultant working with the federal government to help develop patient communication and relationship-building strategies.Dominic Hawkins - vice president. Dominic is a communications strategist experienced in creating and implementing public affairs campaigns, high-profile events, and media relations strategies for top corporate and consumer brands. Prior to Clyde Group, Dominic led external communications for Deloitte’s priority regions and advised executive visibility on topics such as diversity, equity and inclusion, life sciences, and healthcare. Dominic is an ANA Certified Marketing Professional. Previously, Dominic spent 5 years as a director at SKDK, providing strategic communications counsel to clients such as Al Sharpton & National Action Network, NAACP, The Nelson Mandela Foundation, Audible, Mercedes-Benz, and more. His work led him to be named a Rising Star by PR News in 2018.“The experience and expertise that Lisa and Dominic will be able to share with our clients and teams will further realize Clyde Group’s vision to be the best agency to work with, and the best agency to work for,” said Alex Slater, Clyde Group’s founding partner. “Our healthcare and DE&I practices will benefit exponentially, but I am excited to see how their contributions move all of our clients’ work, and the world, forward.”“The caliber of talent that is joining our senior leadership is thrilling and humbling, and will help guide our continued growth while delivering the client service that is our cornerstone,” added Aubrey Quinn, partner and managing director at Clyde Group. “I have no doubt that Lisa and Dominic will exceed our clients’ unique needs and become trusted partners in their strategic communications.”For more information about Clyde Group, visit clydegroup.com. About Clyde GroupClyde Group is a D.C.-based communications and public affairs agency that advises organizations seeking to elevate issues and drive change. It is guided by its mission to create and connect to move the world forward and its vision to be the best agency to work with and the best agency to work for. Clyde Group has repeatedly been named a top boutique agency in the U.S. and offers media relations, public affairs, content and creative support, paid media, and social media services that all deliver on larger strategic objectives. The firm is staffed by an experienced, diverse, and bipartisan team, coming from careers in journalism, politics, consumer affairs, government relations, crisis communications, and more.