Qorvis' Matt J. Lauer Named as One of Washington's Most Influential People Under 40

Feb 17, 2011, 10:43 ET from Qorvis Communications

Partner Leads Communication Firm's Geopolitical Solutions

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qorvis' partner-in-charge of international and sovereign strategies and public diplomacy, Matt J. Lauer, was named by Washington Life magazine as one of the most influential people under the age of 40 in the nation's capital.

Washington Life magazine states: "Its Young & The Guest List feature is known for containing the names of accomplished, dynamic, and successful Washingtonians, all under 40 and devoted to making the nation's capital a place that attracts (and keeps) the best and the brightest." The magazine listed Matt J. Lauer in its 2011 February edition.

Since joining Qorvis in 2004, Matt J. Lauer has worked to bring this spirit to Qorvis by dramatically expanding its public diplomacy operations. Qorvis has used the highest-end and most contemporary means to get the truth about its clients told. The company has invested heavily in the technology and talent necessary to tell a nation's story to the audiences it needs to reach.

"Qorvis is simply the most competent at providing nations and high-profile individuals with reputation management. Our staff of experts delivers real results for countries and other foreign sovereign organizations. Qorvis is not about bringing in the big names who talk a lot and do little," said Matt J. Lauer. "What we have done at Qorvis is develop an agile and nimble force of public diplomacy practitioners to provide demonstratable progress and geopolitical solutions for our clients. We are loyal to our clients and our clients are loyal to us. This because our clients can actually witness the progress we make for them."

Prior to joining Qorvis, Matt J. Lauer was the executive director of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy at the Department of State. The commission, a bipartisan panel appointed by the president, analyzes and evaluates the U.S. government's international public relations capabilities. Lauer brought some of the most cutting edge tactics of public diplomacy with him to Qorvis.

Through Qorvis, Matt J. Lauer has represented the interests of Sri Lanka, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia, the Brunei Investment Agency, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Equatorial Guinea, the Dubai International Financial Center, Bahrain, and Mexico among many others.

SOURCE Qorvis Communications