Laura Matos
Laura Matos

Kivvit veteran Laura Matos has joined Mad Global Strategy Group as a partner at the Summit, NJ-based firm.

The Democratic operative spent nearly seven years at Kivvit as managing director and GM of its Jersey operation in Asbury Park.

Matos handled labor, healthcare, higher education and coalition management campaigns.

Earlier, she served as staffer for Jersey governors Jim McCreevy, Richard Codey and Jon Corzine. Current governor Phil Murphy appointed Matos chair of the state’s Pinelands Commission.

MAD is the firm of Mike DuHaime, who worked for Republicans George W. Bush, Senator John McCain and Chris Christie and was political director for the Republican National Committee.

He also did a 13-year stint as partner at Mercury Public Affairs, which is part of Omnicom.