Kivvit has bolstered its executive ranks with the addition of four managing directors as the strategic communications and PA shop celebrates its 20th anniversary year.

Arielle Goren, who had been running Juno Strategies, launched campaigns for San Francisco and Oakland’s COVID-19 emergency relief programs and highlighted the technical process used to preserve the stories of Holocaust survivors. She began her career as an aide to New York Senator Chuck Schumer.

Terri Sanders was chief marketing and communications officer for the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society. Earlier, she worked in branding and communications at The Chartis Group and AIM Specialty Health.

Jalisa Washington-Price joined Kivvit from iHeartMedia, where she was VP, political & advocacy. Washington-Price is a veteran Democratic operative, serving as senior political advisor to VP candidate Kamala Harris, diversity director at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and regional political director at Hillary for America.

Aaron Mays ran Mays Media Group and worked for Chicago startups in the tech and food spaces. He also held communications posts at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of management, The Axis Agency and Rise Interactive.