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R.C. Hammond

R.C. Hammond

Managing Director

R.C. Hammond is a Managing Director in Mercury’s Washington, DC office.

R.C. Hammond is a skilled communicator who applies his business, policy and international affairs knowledge to provide strategic and crisis communication counsel to corporations, trade associations, and non-profit organizations.

Public Affairs leader with experience working in all 50 states

Trusted crisis manager

Former senior advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State

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R.C. Hammond is a Managing Director in Mercury’s Washington, DC office. He is the designer of communication strategies that use compelling stories and cutting-edge tactics to engage stakeholders on Main Street, Wall Street, in foreign capitals and among top-level U.S. government officials. At Mercury, R.C. leads issue campaigns and provides strategic media relations and crisis communication counsel for leading companies, trade associations, and political advocacy groups that achieve positive policy outcomes and improve the environment in which organizations operate.

R.C. has been a spokesperson and senior advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State, Members of Congress and a presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. He graduated from The George Washington University with a BA in Political Communication.