Clyde Group Welcomes New Senior Team Members.

Firm's Strategic Communications, Healthcare, DE&I, and Content Practices All Bolstered By New Senior Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C.—February 16, 2021—Today, Clyde Group announced the addition of six new team members to support rapid growth at the start of 2021. Several senior hires will bolster Clyde Group’s strategic communications, healthcare, and DE&I practices, and accompany a slate of other new team members dedicated to strengthening the firm’s content and media relations efforts. 
  • Contessa Kellogg-Winters, senior vice president. Contessa brings decades of consulting, public relations, and political expertise to Clyde Group, having run communications for Congresswoman Maxine Waters, led global communications for the Aquaculture Stewardship Council, and served as Speechwriter for Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo.  
  • Lauren Hovey, vice president. Lauren has over a decade of experience in media relations and communications strategy, most recently as a leader of a Manhattan-based public relations firm specializing in luxury residential and commercial real estate. There, she guided industry leaders, including Silverstein Properties, Related, and Taconic.  
  • Jenny Wang, vice president. Jenny is an agile and dynamic communications expert and agency veteran, serving as a vice president at kglobal and other roles at Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications, Ketchum, and The Harbour Group. Jenny was named a ‘2020 Top Women in PR’ by PR News. 
  • Richard Larimer, content director. Richard has more than 20 years of content experience. Over the course of his career, he was the director of digital for Make Room, where he led content creation for digital channels, a lead creative producer at Microsoft, and a vice president at Merrill Lynch.  
  • Daniel Pino, senior associate. For nearly a decade, Daniel has cultivated expertise in civil rights and public health, serving at the National Minority AIDS Council and the National LGBTQ Task Force.
  • Morgan Reese, senior associate. Morgan joins Clyde Group after supporting the communications efforts of several nonprofit organizations, including Easterseals and The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic.
“Contessa, Lauren, and Jenny will each be integral to furthering 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. “Their decades of combined expertise is exactly what we need to support our growing client roster, particularly our DE&I and healthcare practices. They have the expertise and character to truly move the world forward.” “These new team members will be essential to delivering the client service that defines us as an agency and has fueled our success,” added Aubrey Quinn, partner and managing director at Clyde Group. “I’m confident that this team will be trusted advisers and true counselors to our clients.” 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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