Joe Lockhart, a founding partner and managing director of The Glover Park Group and former White House press secretary in the Bill Clinton administration, is joining the National Football League as executive vice president of communications.
Lockhart was White House press secretary and senior adviser to President Clinton from 1998-2000. Most recently, he’s been running the D.C.-based communications and government affairs firm.
According to Wikipedia, Lockhart worked as press secretary for several Democratic politicians, including Walter Mondale, Paul Simon, and Michael Dukakis; he was an advisor to John Kerry during his 2004 presidential campaign. He subsequently founded and became managing director of the communications consulting firm Glover Park Group, a position he held until June 2011, when Facebook recruited him to become its company spokesman. In 2013, he rejoined Glover Park Group.