Erick MullenManaging Director
With a strong elite-level personal and professional network, Erick has provided his wide range of clients with award-winning political advertising, grasstops action against legislative and regulatory threats, crisis communications, and online reputation management.
Worked for several senior policymakers in the U.S. Congress, beginning with then-Congressman Leon Panetta, followed by Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Congressman John D. Dingell, and Senator Chuck Schumer
Consultant to Bill Bradley’s presidential campaign and Hillary Clinton’s first campaign for the Senate
Worked in Montenegro to help the country’s first president, Milo Djukanovic, manage his media and message
Represented General Wesley K. Clark and his political action committee WesPAC since 2004
Selected by the bipartisan and bicameral Congressional leadership to help produce the historic Joint Session of Congress at Ground Zero commemorating the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
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With more than two decades of experience in public service and consulting, Erick has developed a one of a kind value proposition by providing clients a tactically agnostic 360-degree perspective. Erick offers unique value opportunity with his strong elite-level personal and professional network. His commitment to candor, loyalty, accountability and results means Erick is an insider who doesn’t waste time guessing.
Crisis management, litigation support, reputation management and government relations are the backbone of Erick’s practice at Mercury with clients ranging from Forbes 20 companies and high net worth individuals to foreign governments, royalty, family offices and heads of state.
Erick was selected by House and Senate leaders from both parties to produce the historic Joint Session of Congress at Ground Zero commemorating the first anniversary of the attacks of 9/11. Erick has appeared on TV news and been quoted in newspapers around the world.
Erick lives with his wife, Kelly Craighead, in Washington, D.C. with their children and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Lowell School. He is a member of the John Carroll Society.