We work with clients who make an impact.

Businesses and their leaders have never faced heavier scrutiny or more public pressure. Organizations are constantly under the microscope, facing an uncertain regulatory environment, torn between competing demands from key stakeholders in an increasingly polarized world.

About us

CLYDE was built for impact. We’re a full-service agency with collective experience at the highest ranks on Capitol Hill and both Houses of Congress, both political parties, state capitals, and leading corporations and advocacy organizations across the country. 

We’ve worked with businesses in the crosshairs of regulators, engaged in ballot initiatives, seeking to change public policy in state capitals and Washington D.C., preserving their ability to operate and more.

Organizations making an impact with us.


  • TechNet
    Brand & Issues Advocacy


  • Yes on 22
    Brand & Issues Advocacy

    Yes on 22


CLYDE is more than full service, we provide a dependable and bold approach to your public affairs strategy that drives impact. Count on us to understand your needs, seamlessly integrate with your team, and deliver your message, no matter the obstacle.

  • Brand Building.
  • Issues Advocacy.
  • Reputation Management.
  • Litigation Support.
  • Media Relations.
  • Crisis Management & Risk Mitigation.
  • Executive Thought Leadership.
  • Digital & Paid Media.


Group Strategic Lead and Managing Director


A veteran of numerous House and Senate races, Matt has over a decade of experience, including work as Press Secretary for Joint Congressional Committee Inaugural Ceremonies and as a Communications Director for Democratic Leader Senator Chuck Schumer. 

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs


A leader of CLYDE’s democracy practice and winner of PRNews’ 2023 People of the Year in Public Affairs, Lilia has over ten year’s of experience, including work as a Communications Aide for the Arizona Republican Party and a Republican Congressman from Arizona.

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs

Geoff Vetter

With experience as a Communications Director for Democratic gubernatorial nominee in Arizona, and a winner of Ragan’s PR Daily 2021 Spokesperson of the Year for Yes on Prop 22 Campaign in California, Geoff has over ten years of experience, leading executive and crisis communications for high-profile clients in various industries.

Account Director


A skilled communicator with experience coordinating public policy efforts at an Insurtech startup, Cassidy has completed the Coro Fellows program in Public Affairs and served as a sustainability fellow for Bloomberg Associates and Central Atlanta Progress.

Account Director


As a cross-cutting communications pro, Caitlin started her career in the office of Congresswoman Kay Granger, served as Communications Director for a decision intelligence company focused on public sector policy and procurement, and worked as a Public Affairs Specialist for Mathematica.

Account Director


As a subject matter expert on energy, trade, and agricultural regulations, Riley has led grassroots and voter outreach efforts for Rob Portman’s Senate re-election campaign, and nearly a decade of experience running advocacy and reputation management campaigns at a variety of public affairs agencies.

Account Director


An accomplished tactician, Austin started his career in the office of Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III and went on to serve as opposition researcher on Jon Tester’s 2018 Senate re-election campaign. Before joining CLYDE, he led tech policy communications for New America.

Our Approach

Our Collision Model
is designed to make
maximum impact.

At CLYDE, our unique understanding of human behavior, blended with our deep expertise in communications and media guides everything we do. We call this approach our Collision Model, a combination of message and meaning that helps clients hit home with their audience.

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