FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 3, 2015, WASHINGTON -- Outreach Strategies, LLC (OS), a mission-driven communications and public affairs firm focused on advancing sustainability, social and environmental solutions, today announced the hire of Katie Sarro as Account Manager.
“Katie is not only enthusiastic about the work we do here at OS, but has a deep expertise in sustainability that will be invaluable to the team,” said Tad Segal, president and founder of Outreach Strategies. “She is a skilled communicator and truly understands how to engage different stakeholders. We’re thrilled to have her on board.”
Prior to joining OS, Sarro worked as an associate at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). First at the organization's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and then at the North America regional office in Washington, D.C., she developed communications and programming to strengthen member engagement in WBCSD initiatives and the broader sustainability landscape. Sarro also built and leveraged strategic relationships with external stakeholders to elevate the profile of WBCSD in North America.
“This is a really dynamic time in the U.S. and abroad, with industry and policymakers starting to understand the value of sustainability and world leaders preparing to gather in Paris with the hope of reaching an agreement on climate,” said Sarro. “The clients and the team at OS understand that these are some of the most pressing concerns of our time, and I could not be more excited to work with the organizations and people that are really moving the needle on these issues.” Sarro earned a B.A. in Economics and Political Science and a Master of Public and International Affairs degree from the University of Pittsburgh as well as an MBA specializing in international organizations from the University of Geneva.
ABOUT OS: The OS team of experts designs and implements award-winning communications and advocacy campaigns focused on positive social change. Founded in 2009, OS focuses on the nexus of 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 Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, Energy Foundation, 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. CONTACT: Sam Wineka, 202-507-4844, firstname.lastname@example.org