Nicole Harburger, John Gundlach and Aimee Freund have launched Mighty Good, a boutique social impact branding and communications agency based in Washington, D.C. The trio joined forces after working together for more than a decade at cause communications and advertising agency, GMMB. There, they led brand, creative and strategic communications engagements for a myriad of mission-driven clients, including AARP, Conservation International and Chemonics. The new agency said it will offer services related to brand research, development and activation.
David Tamasi, who was finance chair for the Trump Victory Fund, is launching a bipartisan government relations and public affairs firm, Chartwell Strategy Group, reports Politico, which added that until December, Tamasi was a managing director at Rasky Partners. Tamasi is starting Chartwell Strategy Group with Matt Epperly and Oswaldo Palomo. Previously, Epperly was vice president and director at the Harbour Group, and Palomo was a principal at Public Sphere. The firm will have offices in D.C., New York and Boston.
Emily Schillinger, who was press secretary for former House Speaker John Boehner, is now VP-PA at the American Investment Council, reports O’Dwyer’s, which added that she will promote AIC’s message about how private equity investment creates jobs, grows the economy and strengthens retirement security for the American public. Most recently, Schillinger was communications director at the House Ways & Means Committee, where she handled messaging for the tax cut measure.