Forbes Tate Partners added Robert Mathias, pictured above, as Managing Partner. Previously, Mathias was Chief of External Affairs at the National Park Foundation. At NPF he was responsible for the government relations, marketing and communications functions; and was also responsible for the Foundation’s advocacy, advertising, marketing and PR programming, including digital strategy and brand development. Mathias also served in various roles at Ogilvy from 1995 – 2017, including CEO of Ogilvy PR North America. In addition, Mathias was founder and president of Channel Rock Strategic Advisory.
Seven Letter promoted five employees in its D.C. office. Kara O’Connell, who manages media planning and creative production at Seven Letter Labs, Holly Jackson, who helps to lead the firm’s grassroots & grasstops advocacy practice and Liza Crawford Joenler, who oversees the firm’s new business development process, have all been promoted to Senior Director. Benji Englander has been promoted to Director, and Madison Bentil has been promoted to Manager.