On November 29th, 2017, Gary Meltz, the Principal of MELTZ Communications, spoke on a panel at the Public Diplomacy Council’s event: “Of Campaigns & Corporations: Communications Strategies from Other Professions.” Organized in conjunction with the U.S. State Department, in the audience were current and former Foreign Service Officers who specialize in communications and public affairs. The event was held at the American Foreign Service Association building in Foggy Bottom. Also speaking on the panel:
- Chaz Cirame, Principal at Cc:External Affairs, Inc. A leader in the field of public relations, he specializes in helping clients engage in government relations, coalition building, and third party advocacy.
- Alex Conant, Partner at Firehouse Strategies. He served as Communications Director for Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign.
- Sarah Peck, Communications Director for Senator Tim Kaine. She served as Communications Director for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in Virginia in 2016.