Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications announced that energy industry PR veteran Loretta Prencipe has joined the agency’s D.C. office. Prencipe, pictured above, is an attorney and former journalist who worked in energy, sustainability and technology public relations. will advise the agency’s growing portfolio of companies that are applying innovation to design our future world. Prencipe’s previous experience also includes working on advanced materials, solar and sustainability for MSLGroup; opening new markets in solar energy for SunEdison; representing the Energy Storage Association; and advancing the leadership position of the world’s largest computing association. She also was at the Department of Energy during the Obama Administration, working to tell the story of how the Recovery Act investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency improved the lives for Americans across the country. Prencipe won the 2020 SABRE award for developing a campaign to secure a global trade policy solution for the U.S. hardwoods industry. Most recently, Prencipe led Makovsky Communications’ D.C. office and its Energy, Manufacturing and Sustainability Practice.
Avisa Partners, a global firm specialized in managing “sensitive matters”, added communications executive John Procter to its growing U.S. operations. Based in Washington, Procter joins the firm as a partner and adds international brand management, policy communications, and transnational dispute expertise to the firm. Procter formerly was managing director at Signal Group DC. Avisa offers consulting services across several verticals, including risk management, public affairs, and global strategic communications, in addition to core Avisa Partners services such as international affairs, digital advocacy, cybersecurity and anti-counterfeiting operations. Avisa Partners, founded in France in 2010, has offices in Paris, Brussels, London, Berlin and now Washington.
Bluetext reports a “partnership” with AEgis Technologies Group. AEgis provides advanced engineering solutions across the space superiority, directed energy, missile defense, electronic warfare & cyber, C4ISR, and intelligence markets.
Karbo Communications, an agency based in San Francisco, announced a “new presence” in D.C. Last year, Karbo Communications expanded its presence in growing tech hubs Seattle and Los Angeles.