Public Policy and Government Affairs Executive Dan Colegrove Joins Goddard Gunster as a Senior Advisor

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Public affairs and issue advocacy powerhouse, Goddard Gunster, announced today that Dan Colegrove would join the firm as a senior advisor. Colegrove is the former Vice President of Government Affairs for DineEquity, Inc. and the current President and CEO of ACME Public Affairs.

“Dan is an extraordinary strategist who brings nearly 25 years of experience spearheading lobbying and policy activities inside and outside the Beltway”

"Dan is an extraordinary strategist who brings nearly 25 years of experience spearheading lobbying and policy activities inside and outside the Beltway," said Gerry Gunster, President and CEO of Goddard Gunster. "He has forged close relationships with senior elected officials in every state and we are so excited to partner with him on upcoming coalition-building and outreach projects.”

A seasoned political veteran who got his start working as a senior legislative assistant for the California State Assembly two decades ago, Colegrove is adept at mapping out strategic responses to far-reaching social, economic, market, and policy issues.

In addition to his work at Goddard Gunster, Colegrove recently opened his own public affairs consulting shop, ACME Public Affairs. His new firm leverages his broad knowledge of political and governmental affairs on behalf of clients seeking a variety of services in Washington and in state capitals.

“I’m so excited to officially partner with Goddard Gunster,” said Colegrove, who added that while he had worked with the firm in the past to execute political strategies, by coming aboard as an official advisor, “I hope to combine our strengths and help our clients maintain a tactical advantage in Washington and beyond.”

Colegrove will be associated with Goddard Gunster’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Goddard Gunster also has offices in Portland (Oregon), London, and Cairo.

For more information, visit www.goddardgunster.com or contact Jamie Grigg at 202-293-5870 (or by email at jamie@goddardgunster.com).

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