Leading strategic communications and government affairs firm The Glover Park Group (GPG) today announced that Jim Bognet has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President. Bognet will work in the Strategic Communications practice, providing strategic and media counsel for the firm’s clients.
Bognet comes to GPG with more than a decade of experience in high-stakes corporate and political communications, developing and executing strategies for large corporations, start-ups, elected officials and political campaigns. He has advised corporate clients on reputational issues and served in senior strategy and management roles during the last two presidential election cycles on the Romney and McCain campaigns. Bognet also served as Campaign Manager for large statewide campaigns, including a Senate Race in Texas and a primary for Governor of California.
“Jim brings a rarely matched breadth of experience to GPG,” said GPG CEO Chip Smith. “He has worked on exceedingly complex matters for corporations, within government and in the most challenging political campaigns. He arrives at GPG battle-tested with skills and expertise that will be of great value to our team and to our customers.”
Both a licensed attorney and an MBA, Bognet spent the early years of his career working for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, first as his Chief Deputy Special Advisor for Jobs and Economic Growth and later as Policy Director for his successful 2006 reelection campaign.
The Glover Park Group (GPG) is a leading strategic communications and government affairs firm. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with an office in New York, GPG offers its clients a suite of fully integrated services including public affairs, corporate reputation, media relations, government affairs, opinion research, crisis communications, digital strategy, advertising and brand positioning.