Nickerson names Paul Doyle as director, PR & communications. Doyle comes to the agency from Denterlein, where he was VP. He was previously a senior manager at 10Fold Communications, and has worked at Lois Paul and Partners, and Racepoint Global. At Nickerson, Doyle will head up all public relations and communications efforts, driving strategy and overseeing media outreach, account management, reporting and all marketing communications initiatives. "Paul's strategic approach to leading multi-dimensional campaigns, along with his ability to build collaborative and successful teams, will play a significant role in supporting our continued growth," said Nickerson CEO & founder Lisa Nickerson.
Cornerstone Government Affairs adds Dao Nguyen to its federal government relations team. Nguyen most recently served as the executive director of Future Forum, a caucus of young House Democratic members of Congress, where she oversaw the organization’s expansion from 25 to 50 members and worked closely with congressional offices and stakeholders to develop coalition support for various initiatives. She has also served as senior policy adviser to Stephanie Murphy (D- FL) and Adam Schiff (D-CA). “She has a tremendous reputation on and off the Hill, significant subject matter expertise and a bipartisan network of relationships that will immediately bring value to our clients and our team,” said Cornerstone President and Managing Director Geoff Gonella.
Baker Public Relations recruits Megan Davis as director of its new health and wellness practice. Davis comes to the agency from Fingerpaint, where she was a member of the account services team. Before that, she was director, advancement communications & marketing at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. At Baker, her responsibilities will include managing current healthcare clients and all aspects of day-to-day client relationships. "Megan brings strategic insight and robust industry knowledge to the agency through her broad background in healthcare communications," said agency founder and president Megan Baker. "Under Megan’s direction, we are now formalizing this specialty group providing a strong mix of public relations and marketing services.”