Joe Gollehon Becomes New Partner and Vice President at TSG Consulting

Move Follows Long Career at Charles Ryan Associates

Dec 09, 2010, 10:55 ET from TSG Consulting

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Joe W. Gollehon has joined TSG Consulting, LLC, as senior vice president and director of governmental affairs, bringing more than 35 years of legislative and public relations experience to the agency.

"I'm pleased that TSG and CRA have worked together to make the transition as seamless as possible for our clients," Gollehon said.

Gollehon, who previously served as senior vice president and senior counsel as well as in various other ownership and management positions over 27 years at Charles Ryan Associates, has become an equity partner at TSG. He continues to serve his current clients and manage their government affairs in West Virginia. The transaction, through which TSG acquired CRA's government relations business, was completed on Dec. 1, 2010.

"We are thrilled to have Joe Gollehon join our team," TSG President Tom Susman said. "Our goal is to provide our clients with a stronger and more strategic government relations platform."

Gollehon, who also worked previously for Union Carbide Corp. and Columbia Gas Corp., is a graduate of the Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University and Ripley High School. He is chairman of the East Central District of the Public Relations Society of America and past president of the West Virginia chapter of PRSA. He serves on the executive committee and board of the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research and Innovation Center (MATRIC). Recently, he was elected to the Marshall University Lewis College of Business Advisory Board.

For the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Gollehon serves on the Government Relations Committee. For the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, he serves on the Government Affairs Committee. He also is a former board member of each of those organizations.

TSG Consulting is a government affairs and public relations firm with offices in Charleston and Beckley.

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