Clyde Group Continues Growth Trajectory With Launch Of Agriculture Practice, Round of New Hires.
D.C.-based firm has expanded its leadership team, grown its diversified client base and added new key hires across practice areasWASHINGTON – April 10, 2019 – Clyde Group, a Washington D.C.-based communications and public relations firm, today announced a significant quarter of growth, including a number of key hires, the launch of a new practice area and recent additions to its growing list of clients. In Q1 2019, Clyde Group made strategic employee hires at every level, including Anthony LaFauce as a senior vice president and Kate Greer as a senior director. The firm also enhanced its operational capacities with the addition of Amy Fox as its new accounting manager. “The growth we’ve enjoyed since our firm’s founding a mere five years ago has allowed us to continue engaging bright, creative individuals who drive our success,” said Aubrey Quinn, Clyde Group managing director. “We look forward to continuing on this impressive trajectory. As we welcome new industries to our client base and offer new services, we are excited for what the future will bring.” LaFauce comes to Clyde Group equipped with a deep understanding of computer logic, digital theory and search engine optimization. He has more than 15 years of experience in communications, servicing clients including top pharmaceutical companies, trade associations, consumer packaged goods, quick service restaurants and government agencies. He also brings years of experience supporting public affairs and grassroots campaigns in the agricultural sector from his time as vice president and head of Porter Novelli's agriculture and digital communications groups. LaFauce is leading the launch and development of Clyde Group’s new agricultural practice; his in-depth knowledge of the industry will enable the practice area to grow and thrive. Outside of the office, LaFauce teaches digital media in the School of Communication at The American University in Washington, D.C. “In this new chapter at Clyde Group, we’re excited about the opportunity to provide high quality communications and public relations strategy to the agriculture space in D.C. and beyond,” said LaFauce. “We anticipate that Clyde Group will grow significantly in this new business practice and I can’t wait to really dig into the new client work.” Kate Greer is an established D.C. communicator, bringing a decade of professional experience to Clyde Group. She previously served as chief communications lead on policy issues such as Brexit, trade, economy, technology, science and innovation for the British Embassy in Washington and served at the Consulate in Atlanta. She also brings experience from state government, including in the offices of the Georgia governor, lieutenant governor and state senators. “Year after year, Clyde Group has succeeded in attracting top-level talent that enables our business to grow and ensures our agency continues to be an amazing place to work,” noted Alex Slater, Clyde Group founder and Chief Strategy Officer. The firm also hired new Associates Serena Gleklen, Connor McLean and Sasha Galbreath, bringing additional experience in media relations, public affairs and political advocacy. So far in 2019, Clyde Group has grown existing accounts and welcomed multiple new clients representing a variety of industries, including Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), Diversity Travel, Manor and Open for Business. About Clyde Group Clyde Group is a Washington-based and globally minded communications and public relations agency advising global corporations, major nonprofits, advocacy groups, governments, associations and exciting start-ups. Clyde Group aspires to be the best agency to work with and the best agency to work for. Our team’s experience encompasses expertise and careers in journalism, politics, consumer affairs, government relations, diplomacy, crisis communications and more. Driven by strategy, creativity and experience, we are communications partners who are ready to roll up our sleeves and deliver great work.