Entries by Nicole Connolly

S-3 Group Brings on Appropriations Committee Veteran Jennifer Holmes and Expands Operations Team

Washington, DC – S-3 Group today announced that Jennifer Holmes and Aeyesha Farooqui have joined the firm’s newly expanded operations team to help manage continued growth at the firm. Jennifer will lead the team as Vice President of Operations and will draw on her 30-year career on the House Appropriations Committee to counsel clients. Aeyesha will support the firm’s principals, manage and coordinate schedules, and engage with external clients and […]

S-3 Group Promotes Gillan to VP of Public Affairs

WASHINGTON, DC – S-3 Group today announced the promotion of Zach Gillan to Vice President of Public Affairs. In his new role, Zach will lead client engagements with significant content and coalition management needs. He will also work to enhance the firm’s policy insights and analysis while continuing to play a central role on a […]

K Street Awakens to the Possibilities of TikTok

Over the weekend, the Trump re-election campaign was hit with a sleeper TikTok campaign that bruised their Tulsa rally. S-3 Group’s Head of Digital, Hastie Afkhami, gives a breakdown of the rally hack and implications for brands. As the S-3 Group wrote in a memo to clients on Monday, it’s not easy to run a stealth social media […]

S-3 Group Adds Digital and Communication Pros

Washington, DC (April 20, 2020) — S-3 Group today announced it has fortified its integrated government relations and public affairs consultancy with the addition of Jarad Geldner and Nicole Connolly. Geldner will provide communications, reputation, and public affairs counsel to clients and lead integrated campaigns and media relations for businesses, coalitions, and trade groups. Connolly will provide […]

Sanders’s Rise to K Street

The Vermont senator is in some ways a mystery to K Street. Sanders does not engage with lobbyists much and has few former top staffers on K Street. One, former chief of staff Michaeleen Crowell, is a principal at S-3 Group, a bipartisan public affairs and lobbying firm. Read the full article in The Hill.

Agenda: 9/24/17

By S-3 Public Affairs Fact of the Week: The Wall Street Journal reports on Mashable’s big bet on video, noting that Mashable is not alone in this shift. They note that the digital landscape has shifted in recent years, with initial excitement around new outlets leveling off and investors looking for clear returns. The solution: video. “Many companies […]

Agenda: 9/17/17

By: S-3 Public Affairs Fact of the Week: This week the House of Representatives passed all 12 appropriations bills prior to the start of the new fiscal year (October 1) for the first time since 2009. The last time all 12 appropriations bills were enacted prior to the start of the fiscal year was in 1996. Congress is currently operating […]