, the savvy strategist who led Barack Obama’s Florida campaign last year, is helping lead a new public relations/lobbying firm as Floridian Partners (Rodney Barreto, Brian May,Charlie Dudley, Pat Maloy, Robert Reyes, Gary Guzzo and Jorge Chamizo) start a joint venture with with the national firm Mercury. Mercury Florida will be led by Walker and veteran Republican strategist . Also, Republican National Committee political director is joining Mercury. Mercury and Floridian Partners will continue providing their clients with services as always.
For more, visit the Tampa Bay Times.
National public affairs firm Mercury and its Washington lobbying unit, Mercury are on a mission to diversify.
For a firm known for its ties to national Republican politicians John McCain and Mitt Romney, that means two things: More Democrats, and more state-level lobbying. Both initiatives are part of co-Chairmanstrategy to make the firm more bipartisan and full-service.
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