Clyde Group Welcomes New Team Members to Drive Rapidly Expanding Healthcare Practice.

New Clients in Pharmaceutical and Nonprofit Global Health Spaces Spur Talent Acquisitions 

WASHINGTON, D.C.—March 18, 2021—Clyde Group announced today the addition of four new team members to its staff this week. The firm added 11 employees in March and doubled its staff number over the past year. The majority of these new hires will support the growing healthcare practice at Clyde Group, which has added several new clients to its roster in the first quarter of 2021. The wave of talent also includes a new director of people and culture to support the firm’s human resource needs, as well as key hires in creative, content, project management, and media relations to strengthen and expand client delivery efforts. 
  • Farah Farhat, people and culture director. Farah’s experience spans the defense, technology, and nonprofit sectors, where her thought leadership has created collaborative, adaptive cultures that drive workforce excellence and productivity. 
  • Rob Bartnichak, manager. Rob has honed his expertise in communications as a senior communications manager at the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, where he managed their digital communications program, which included advertising, website content, and strategy. 
  • Carolyn Crawford, manager. Carolyn brings years of strategic communications and public affairs experience across multiple sectors, including labor, healthcare, technology, and defense. She has significant experience in multi-channel communications efforts, social media, and digital strategy. 
  • Andie Babusik, media relations specialist. As a former television anchor, reporter, and producer, Andie brings a wealth of real-world experience in media relations to the clients of Clyde Group. Andie covered local and national news for WICZ-TV in upstate New York.
When I founded Clyde Group with one single client, one employee, in one rented room, I never guessed we'd be at 42 people in 2021,” said Alex Slater, Clyde Group’s founding partner. “Our source of growth, new business, is mission-driven: to create, connect, and move the world forward. I believe that we achieve that with clients when we can call each other partners” “Amid all of the challenges of the past year, we have stayed focused on our vision to be the best agency to work with and the best agency to work for,” said Aubrey Quinn, partner and managing director at Clyde Group. “As a result, our teams have delivered the highest levels of client service while supporting each other to do their best work. Those efforts have helped us attract a number of exciting clients in healthcare, with whom we’re excited to work with each and every day.” For more information about Clyde Group, visit About Clyde Group Clyde 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.


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