WASHINGTON, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Furman Group, Inc., an advocacy firm representing public agencies and private interests in the specialized areas of water and infrastructure, today announced the promotion of Mallika S. Vastare to Vice President, Government Relations. She will have primary responsibility for the firm's work with Congress, the Federal agencies and the Administration.
"Mallika has been a key part of our success and we are thrilled to promote her to this important position," said Hal Furman, Chairman of The Furman Group. "Mallika's work on the California drought bill last year was instrumental in passing that critical legislation," Furman added.
Ms. Vastare joined the firm in 2014 as a Government Relations Advisor and quickly enhanced the firm's presence on Capitol Hill and in political fundraising networks. She was previously with National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU), where she specialized in banking and tax issues.
Ms. Vastare received a Bachelors' degree from American University. She is a member of the Board of Women in Government Relations.
The Furman Group, Inc. provides government relations and specialized consulting services to public agencies and private entities in the target areas of water and infrastructure. Now in its twenty fifth year of operation, the company is recognized for its successful implementation of government relationship strategies which yield meaningful results for its clients.
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