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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Vitali has joined Exponent PR

Gia Vitali has joined Exponent PR as a counselor with the agency’s public affairs and crisis management team.

Vitali has an extensive background in public policy, community organizing and strategic communications. Most recently, she served as campaign manager for the Thissen for Governor campaign. Previously, Vitali was political director for Progressive Majority Minnesota and field and communications director for U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn).

Vitali joins the burgeoning public affairs practice at Exponent. Led by Bob Gagne, the practice is one of the region’s most respected – providing public education, policy development and crisis management strategies to a range of corporations, nonprofits and government agencies.

“Gia has a track record of forging coalitions and mobilizing stakeholders, and we’re thrilled to offer her expertise to our clients,” said Tom Lindell, managing director, Exponent PR. “Leveraging the power of stakeholder support is often at the core of our successful public affairs strategies.”