Heart+Mind Strategies Expands Strategic Offerings

Michael Hillegass Joins Heart+Mind Strategies as Head of Government Practice

Jul 23, 2015, 05:00 ET from Heart+Mind Strategies

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart+Mind Strategies, a rapidly growing, research-led consulting firm announced today that Michael Hillegass has joined the firm as the Government Practice Lead.

"Mike is a sharp communication strategist, proven to create results for clients in the US and international markets," said Dee Allsop, CEO and Managing Partner of Heart + Mind.  "His government affairs and communication prowess will make him a key member of our team." 

Michael boasts more than a decade of communications strategy leadership on high profile government campaigns including award-winning work for USAID and the government of Mexico.

"As a communications strategist, I know the impact that a research-based strategy can create for clients," said Michael Hillegass.  "Heart + Mind's ability to reveal core decision drivers for different types of stakeholders makes them an ideal partner for the diverse Washington, DC marketplace.  I am very excited to be a part of this team."

Prior to joining Heart + Mind, Michael served as Vice President, Managing Director of Qorvis MSLGROUP where he led federal sector business development and expanded their government practice to more than one dozen agencies and over $2M in new revenue in two years.  Michael has also led communications and consulting programs for a broad range of non-profit and Fortune 100 clients.

About Heart + Mind
Heart+Mind Strategies is a research-led consulting firm that uncovers how people think, feel and make decisions, and uses that to help clients apply these insights to achieve their specific goals. Our scientific approach to understanding how individual and societal values influence decision-making is why many leading global brands and organizations work with us.

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Michael Hillegass, Senior Solutions Consultant, Government Practice Leader 

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