ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzanne Hammelman, President and COO of The Hawthorn Group, L.C., today announced the appointment of Steven Cohen as Vice President. Cohen, a political campaign, state policy and media relations expert, has more than 15 years of experience in public affairs.
"As Hawthorn continues to grow, we find our clients demand an ever more sophisticated and strategic approach to public affairs, advocacy and communications, particularly on state and local issues. Steve's background in the trenches of political and public affairs campaigns will provide enormous benefits to the firm and its clients," Hammelman said.
The Hawthorn Group is an international public affairs firm that provides strategic communications advice to Fortune 500 corporations, including investor-owned utilities, and trade associations.
Cohen most recently served as a consultant to DDC Advocacy and The Advocacy Group on energy, defense and tax issues. He also worked on the 2016 re-election effort of Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.). Cohen earlier worked with APCO Worldwide on legal reform issues. He graduated from Georgetown University and has master degrees from the University of Southern California and West Virginia University.
"I am excited to join The Hawthorn Group. It's a dynamic, thriving public affairs firm that represents some of America's most successful corporations and trade groups on top-tier policy issues," Cohen said. "I look forward to helping Hawthorn's clients navigate the increasingly complex public policy environment."
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