Seven Letter brings on Elizabeth-Burton Jones as a director in its Washington, D.C. office. Jones most recently served as press secretary for Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH). She previously held a variety of roles for Republican members of Congress from Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Oklahoma, and has been an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and The George Washington University. The agency has also hired Zeina Muhtadi as a content specialist to strengthen its in-house design team. “Elizabeth-Burton and Zeina are both incredibly smart communicators with the skill and experience to help our clients not just tell their stories, but bring them to life,” said Seven Letter founding partner Trevor Francis.
Precision Strategies promotes Mike Spahn from managing director to partner. He will be the first non-founder to serve as a partner at the firm. Before joining Precision in 2019, Spahn was chief of staff to Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA). At Precision, he’s provided strategic counsel to several Fortune 50 companies, causes, and political candidates navigating complex issues, and has expanded the agency’s work to national public affairs campaigns. The agency has also promoted Erin Lindsay and Deirdre Murphy Ramsey to managing directors in Digital and Communications respectively.
Northwell Health, New York's largest health system, hires David Reich-Hale as senior advisor, public relations, overseeing the company’s thought leadership efforts. Reich-Hale will start in the position on July 14. He comes to Northwell from Newsday, where he was a business reporter. He was previously associate editorial director for Patch.com and the editor of Long Island Business News. At Northwell, Reich-Hale will work to drive content and messaging around causes and issues important to the health system and its executives.