Anne Womack Kolton Joins Brunswick Group
Expands Firm's Public Affairs and Financial Communications Capabilities
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Brunswick Group LLC, a strategic communications consultancy, today announced that Anne Womack Kolton has joined the firm as a director. Ms. Kolton will be based in Brunswick's Washington DC office. Most recently, she served as the Director of Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy. At Brunswick, she will focus on high stakes communications surrounding public affairs issues and political risk management for domestic and global corporate clients. "Anne has broad communications experience at the highest levels of government and brings to Brunswick a deep understanding of the regulatory and political issues facing the private sector," said David Shapiro, a Brunswick partner in the D.C. office. "Actions in Washington increasingly affect the bottom lines of our clients, and Ms. Kolton is expert at communicating with policy makers and the media." At the Department of Energy, Ms. Kolton developed and implemented strategic communications for the Department's national energy policy on issues related to energy markets, nuclear power advancement, renewable energy promotion, and energy and science technology developments. She managed the Department's media relations and public relations campaigns promoting its activities, public education initiatives and legislative priorities. Before joining the Department of Energy, Ms. Kolton was Director of Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where she was the primary spokesperson on issues and policy related to financial markets, financial institutions and financial education. She has extensive on-the-record experience with the media, particularly those covering energy and finance. Ms. Kolton also served as an advisor to Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William Donaldson, as a White House spokesperson and on major state and national political campaigns. About Brunswick Group LLC Founded in 1987, Brunswick is a corporate communications partnership that has 70 partners and 300 professionals worldwide. We provide informed advice at a senior level to national and multinational corporations, private corporations and voluntary organizations around the world. Our experienced and senior communications consultants work together as one firm to leverage their respective backgrounds and industry expertise to help our clients address critical communications challenges that may affect their valuation, reputation or ability to achieve their business objectives. Brunswick Group LLC currently has wholly owned offices in Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, London, Milan, New York, Paris, Stockholm, Washington DC. For more information, please visit www.brunswickgroup.com. Contact: David Shapiro or Naomi Decter (202) 393-7337
SOURCE Brunswick Group LLC
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