Direct Impact (DI) announced that Brian Noyes will join the firm as executive vice president. “Brian is a tremendous addition to our leadership team,” said Connie Partoyan, CEO of DI. “His recent position with the RNC, working at the forefront of politics during this unique election cycle, has provided Brian with valuable insight and connections that will fuel our growth strategy.” Before joining the GOP Convention, Noyes was executive director of strategy and communication at the U.S. Chamber’s Global Intellectual Property Center.
Arianna Jones, deputy communications director for Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid, shifts to Revolution Messaging as senior VP of PR for the D.C.-based progressive digital shop, reports O’Dwyer’s, which added that the hire marks the firm’s foray into media services, alongside its grassroots and online organizing base. Jones was a booking and segment producer for MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” and started in NBC’s page and communications units.
Reset Public Affairs announced that Lisa Camooso Miller has joined the firm as partner. Miller previously served as a partner in another DC-based public affairs firm. She also served as head of media affairs for the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) and was previously communications director for the Republican National Committee and served as deputy communications director for both the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Don Evans and the U.S. Speaker of the House.