Reservoir Comms. GroupReservoir Communications Group has bolstered staff at its Washington D.C. headquarters with the addition of two new hires.

Megan TuckerMegan Pohorylo Tucker

Megan Pohorylo Tucker joins the firm as a managing director. Tucker comes to Reservoir from independent PR giant Edelman, where she most recently served as senior vice president. Prior to Edelman, which she joined in 2006, she was at Interpublic unit GolinHarris, which she joined in 2001 and served as an account supervisor and also led that agency’s social marketing practice.

Melissa DePaulisMelissa DePaulis

At Reservoir, Tucker will provide integrated brand, reputation and advocacy communications for the firm’s roster of blue chip clients.

The firm has also hired Melissa DePaulis as managing associate. Depaulis was previously at Ogilvy Public Relations, which she joined in 2014 and served as an account supervisor. Prior to that, DePaulis was a clinical trials project manager at the National Institutes of Health, which she joined in 2003 and managed project teams through clinical trial protocol development and implementation.

Depaulis will now head marketing and communications efforts for Reservoir's clients centering on public health issues.