Joe Lockhart, who was White House press secretary for Bill Clinton, is now a partner at Rational 360, which has acquired his firm, Strategic Heights.
Most recently, Lockhart was vice chairman of PA at Edelman. He also served as founding partner at Glover Park Group and executive VP at Bozell Sawyer Miller.
He also did stints at the National Football League as executive VP in charge of communications, government affairs, social responsibility, and Facebook as VP-global communications.
Lockhart was assignment editor at ABC News, deputy assignment editor at CNN and foreign producer reporting on the Gulf War for Sky News.
He served as a press secretary for the presidential campaigns of Walter Mondale and Michael Dukakis, an aide to Senator Paul Simon, and a senior advisor to the John Kerry campaign.
Patrick Dorton, CEO of Rational 360, called Lockhart "one of the premier message strategists in America."