Berger to OS as VP from Golin
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON (June 18, 2015) — Outreach Strategies, LLC (OS), a mission-driven communications and public affairs firm focused on advancing sustainability, social and environmental solutions, today announced the expansion of its senior team with the hire of Abby Berger as Vice President.
“I am thrilled to grow OS with a talented communicator who shares our firm’s passion and commitment for promoting climate, energy and natural resource solutions while advancing sustainable business practices,” said Outreach Strategies president and founder Tad Segal. “Abby brings a deep knowledge of sustainability issues, and has demonstrated superior results in representing her clients’ interests throughout her career. She is an outstanding addition to our equally dedicated team as we continue to grow the firm and advance our clients’ goals.”
Berger joins OS from her role as Director in Golin’s Washington, D.C., office, where she focused on energy and corporate sustainability as part of the public affairs practice. During her five years with the global public relations firm, Berger led media, social marketing and stakeholder engagement programs for corporate and government clients including Dow and The Virginia State Corporation Commission’s energy conservation education campaign, Virginia Energy Sense. Prior to her time at Golin, Berger managed marketing efforts as a consultant to federal agencies, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Small Business Administration and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Berger also held on-site communications roles with the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Veterans Affairs.
“I am thrilled to be joining a team that truly specializes in the issues I find so rewarding, both professionally and personally,” said Berger. “I have great respect for the trusted partnerships OS has forged with its clients, and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s superior results and mission-driven work.”
Berger earned a B.S. in Communications Studies from Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication and an M.A. in Public Communication from American University. She began her career in sustainability as an intern for the London-based Associate Parliamentary Sustainable Waste Group.
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 the 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.