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People on the move

by | Jun 8, 2022

Sean Murphy, former EVP of ecommerce for CustomInk, one of the most successful and most well known tshirt merchandising companies in the D.C.-area, former VP of ECommerce at Target and a former keynote speaker at Capitol Communicator’s Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit recently departed his corporate job to address the problems associated with hybrid work.

As he noted, “Hybrid work is here to stay, but it has a critical flaw. I sensed this flaw as a leader of hundreds. I heard it from my co-workers and my team. And now I’ve confirmed it over and over again in dozens of interviews with executives and employees across a wide range of companies and industries. The flaw is that hybrid work doesn’t build both types of relationships that a healthy organization requires. Today’s general purpose remote work tech only builds one of them.”

With the forthcoming launch of Sean Murphy’s new company HyThere his aim is to build the other. This will be a company to watch given the explosive move to hybrid work.


Alix Bortnick, has joined The Brand Guild as Associate Vice President of Growth. She brings extensive experience as a strategic lead and interdepartmental project manager, and in the last 10 years as a growth executive for large and mid-size agencies has led winning pitches for Fortune 500 companies. Early in her career, she helped launch a high-end jewelry company, thus kickstarting her love for the art of branding. Alix holds a B.A. from Syracuse University.


Chris Lisi, Principal of Lisi Communications has joined Google as Director, Strategic Campaigns, Strategic Response for Emerging Regulations. She is part of a team responsible for developing strategies that uphold our values around user trust in response to emerging regulations.

Angela Greiling Keane will join Bloomberg as a news director for Bloomberg Government. Currently, she is managing editor, States at Politico. Before that, she has held the posts of Politico Pro deputy technology editor, deputy editor – Politico States, deputy managing editor – States, and editorial director – States and Canada. Before that, she was at Bloomberg, where she worked as a reporter and White House correspondent. She was also a Washington correspondent at Small Newspaper Group. Keane is a former president of the National Press Club and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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