Ashley Walker, 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 Ashley Walker 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 Kieran Mahoney. Also, Republican National Committee political director Rick Wiley is joining Mercury. Mercury and Floridian Partners will continue providing their clients with services as always.
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