Edelman today announced that former Senators Kent Conrad and Judd Gregg will join the firm as strategic advisors. In the newly created roles, the former senators will provide public policy advice and communications counsel to on a per client basis.
“This opportunity enables us to provide Edelman’s clients with a better understanding of Congress and how best to communicate on a wealth of complex public policy issues,” said Sen. Gregg, who represented New Hampshire in the U.S. Senate from 1993 – 2011, and prior to that, served two terms as governor of New Hampshire and four terms as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The news comes days after an announcement that White House director of broadcast media Dag Vega is set to join Burson-Marsteller as managing director of its Washington office. Vega’s last day with the White House is Friday, June 25 and he’ll join Burson in early August.
Vega is succeeded by Andrea Purse, coming to the White House from American Progress, where she served as vice president of communications.