Gladney to Focus on Community and Social AdvocacyJan. 7, 2014, WASHINGTON -- Outreach Strategies, LLC, a communications and public affairs firm specializing in energy, climate and sustainability today announced the hire of Deborah Gladney as a Senior Account Executive. With the hire, Outreach Strategies will deepen its focus on community and social justice issues. “I am delighted that Deborah is joining Outreach Strategies during this exciting time,” said Tad Segal, president and founder of Outreach Strategies. “She not only brings high levels of both intelligence and enthusiasm, but she also possesses great experience in community solutions and social justice issues. Her expertise will be an invaluable asset as OS continues to expand its work in this vitally important arena.” Gladney originally joined Outreach Strategies in 2012 as the OS-American University Graduate Fellow through an ongoing fellowship program with AU where she was pursuing her master’s degree. She is now based in Albany, N.Y., and will work with new and existing clients in driving their communications and advocacy efforts. “Joining OS in this new role is a fantastic opportunity as we grow and expand our services and client base,” said Gladney. “With a great team and the exciting work underway, I couldn’t be more thrilled to jump in and create the kind of lasting impact for which we all strive.” Before joining OS, Gladney worked as an HR business and communications consultant for Spirit AeroSystems where she provided support for a wide range of HR initiatives, internal communications and public relations activities. Gladney also worked at Infoition News Services where she performed media monitoring and tracking services for a wide range of clients. Gladney has volunteered her media relations expertise for the Wichita African Union and Novus Orsa Ministries, Inc., a faith-based, non-profit organization working to end homelessness among young adults in Wichita, Kan. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Gladney holds a B.S. in Electronic Journalism from Kansas State University and an M.A. in Public Communication from American University.
###Outreach Strategiesis a mission-driven, global communications and public affairs firm dedicated to promoting sustainability and positive environmental outcomes at the national and international levels. With offices in Washington and Amsterdam, OS’ team of experts designs and implements award-winning communications and advocacy campaigns. Founded in 2009, OS focuses on the nexus between communication, business and public policy in the areas of sustainability, energy, water, climate, agriculture and other natural resource issues. Current clients and past partners include The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, Energy Foundation, Environmental Defense Fund, The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), KPMG, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the U.S. Climate Action Partnership (USCAP), among others. Outreach Strategies is also proud to be a grantee of The David & Lucile Packard Foundation.
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