NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC Advocacy (DDCA), the leader in issue advocacy, continues to experience significant growth in their core business; and exponential growth in campaign business, including international consulting, public and media relations, and government services. This growth establishes DDCA as a major player in campaign management across industries in the U.S. and around the world.
To support continued growth, DDCA has announced two key executive appointments. Partner, Tom Benjamin, will now spearhead DDCA's new business initiatives. Benjamin will work with DDCA's executive leadership to foster new clients, partnerships and offerings that will expand DDCA's reach in the marketplace.
Partner Michael Shue will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Campaign Services, wherein he will continue to grow and lead the industry's most seasoned team of campaign strategists on behalf of DDCA's wide range of clients.
"As DDCA expands and serves our clients, I am certain Tom and Michael will extend the consultative approach and leadership that has made us a respected top of the line, full-service advocacy firm that delivers the greatest value and winning results for our clients," said DDCA CEO, B.R. McConnon III.
For the past seven years Benjamin has overseen the rapid growth of DDCA's campaign division and provided consulting services to a wide array of clients. He has previously served in executive roles in some of the largest campaign firms in the nation.
Shue has served as one of DDCA's principal campaign strategists, partnering with Fortune 500 and trade association clients to design campaigns at the state, local, national, and international levels. Additionally, he developed DDC Advocacy's industry-leading high-touch phone outreach capability, the Advocacy Center.
DDCA was established in 1996 to design, implement and manage advocacy campaigns utilizing cutting-edge technology. Today DDCA offers strategy, campaign management, social media and Internet technology to its corporate, association and non-profit clients to impact the views and actions of public officials, consumers and corporate audiences. DDCA's clients include many of the Fortune 500, major trade associations and non-profit organizations, all of which count on DDC Advocacy to engage and guide communities of advocates to impact policy and win public debates.