Joshua Lamont, who was a spokesperson for the Department of Labor during the Obama administration, comes on board at Gateway Group as managing director for Gateway Public Relations.
Lamont was most recently CEO at JRL Strategies, which he co-founded in 2015. Before that, he served as VP, crisis communications at Edelman.
His previous positions include VP, communications at amfAR; VP, corporate giving at Lehman Brothers; and director of communication at the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network.
In his new role, Lamont co-leads Gateway’s public relations practice and joins the Gateway Group executive leadership team.
“Josh has a proven track record delivering great work and nurturing top talent,” said Gateway founder and president J. Scott Liolios, who added that Lamont “will be key to Gateway’s ongoing growth in public relations by securing new business, expanding our service offerings and our capacity to deliver.”