DDC Advocacy Welcomes Veteran of Operations

Oct 20, 2009, 09:00 ET from DDC Advocacy

Newfield Tapped to Manage Growing Teams

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DDC Advocacy, a leading issue advocacy firm formerly known as Democracy Data & Communications, announced today that it has added Mathew Newfield as Senior Vice President of Operations. Newfield will lead the company's Professional Services teams, including Account Management, Creative Services, Customer Care, Legislative Research, PAC Services, and Solutions Consulting.

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"The current political environment has heightened advocacy activity across the board, increased our client base, and made winning on issues more critical than ever," said B.R. McConnon, DDC Advocacy's CEO. "Mat's keen focus on clients and his record of strong performance in complex operational environments ensures that we can continue to maintain excellent service as we deliver programs and campaigns that help clients succeed."

Newfield joins DDC Advocacy after spending the last decade leading a variety of services teams performing mission-critical functions for a diverse set of companies. Most recently, he was Senior Director, Global Operations for RSA, the security division of the EMC Corporation with 1,000 people. In this position, he was responsible for the delivery of all of their hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) products, which execute high volumes of real-time financial transactions for a client base that included 90 percent of the Fortune 500.

"DDC Advocacy's full-service model means that clients can easily conduct high-impact campaigns of any scale through a single partner," said Newfield. "I look forward to consistently delivering key elements of these programs while providing a premier level of service, giving our clients peace of mind and the ability to focus their energy on the bigger picture."

About DDC Advocacy

DDC Advocacy is a full-service issue advocacy firm that offers complete program strategy, development, and execution services to corporate, association, and non-profit clients. Public affairs leaders from these organizations count on DDC Advocacy to empower constituent advocates to participate in the public policy process and help them win on issues. Founded in 1996 as Democracy Data & Communications, DDC Advocacy works with 50 percent of the Fortune 100 and many of the largest associations.

For additional information, visit: www.ddcadvocacy.com or call (703) 684-9690.