Joe Lockhart is a Founding Partner and Managing Director of The Glover Park Group and provides clients valuable insight in media relations and political strategy. He is the former chief spokesman and senior adviser to President Bill Clinton from 1998-2000 and more recently, he served as Vice President of global communications for Facebook from where he managed corporate, policy & international communications.
Joe, a veteran of political campaigns, served as Senior Advisor to Senator John Kerry’s 2004 presidential bid. He has also served as National Press Secretary for the 1996 Clinton-Gore campaign, Deputy Press Secretary for the 1988 Dukakis-Bentsen campaign, and Assistant Press Secretary for the 1984 Mondale-Ferraro campaign. In 1980, he was Regional Press Coordinator for President Carter’s re-election bid.
In addition, Joe has a wealth of experience in strategic communications for a variety of clients. As Executive Vice President at Bozell Sawyer Miller, he advised a range of high-profile corporations and institutions.
An award-winning journalist, Joe has worked for both network and cable news outlets. He previously held posts as Assignment Editor at ABC News and Deputy Assignment Manager for CNN in Washington. Joe also served as foreign producer for SKY Television News, Europe’s first 24-hour television broadcast news service. Joe received a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University.