Kristen Smith, who was senior VP & head of health policy communications at Edelman Global Advisory, has joined ROKK Solutions as a senior VP.
At ROKK, Smith will counsel clients as they develop targeted campaigns to influence policy discussion and advance their PA and strategic communications initiatives.
Prior to EGA. Smith spent about two years each in the communications shops of Caterpillar and Aetna, and did a seven-year run as VP at Powell Tate.
She has government experience, earned as director of strategic initiatives and partnerships at the Food and Drug Administration and speechwriter at the Energy Dept.