Our team

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Daviona Moore

Intern

Daviona has also served twice as a Teaching Fellow with the Breakthrough Collaborative, where she taught core and elective classes to low-income high-achieving middle school students. She brings exceptional skills in research and advocacy to JCI

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Jillian Hegedus

Director of Client Services

Jillian manages JCI's team of both employees and interns to ensure that client services are executed efficiently and of the highest quality.

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Kevin Nolan

Senior Vice President

Kevin is a proven crisis and corporate communications leader, bringing more than 15 years of international communications experience, executing strategic communications and reputation management programs across more than 40 global markets with a concentration on government and public affairs, issues managements, and CSR/sustainability issues.

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Mariana Garcia

Intern

Mariana is currently a first-year student at the University of Southern California’s Price School for Public Policy, where she is pursuing a masters degree. She brings invaluable skills in political communications as well as a strong background in policy, community service, and Latinx issues to JCI.

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Nolan Rollins

Senior Advisor

Nolan V. Rollins is the Managing Director of Mason Avery Co., a boutique consulting firm that specializes in public, government relations and diversity and inclusion strategies.

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Steve Crosby

Senior Advisor

Steve serves as a senior advisor for JCI. With over 30 years of experience with a wide variety of clients and issues, he has a broad range of skills in corporate communications, including strategic and crisis communications, issues management, media training, branding/corporate image, sports public relations, land use, permitting and entitlement, fundraising, government/community relations, and coalition-building.

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Yesenia Vargas

Senior Account Executive

Yesenia's roles at JCI range from nonprofit grant management to media relations, public opinion research, and grassroots campaign-building.

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Andrew Frank

KARV Communications (New York Partnership)

An expert in creating communications strategies, he has been involved in overseeing and implementing crisis preparation, managing product recalls, financial and regulatory issues, and identifying and managing communications issues around complicated litigation for over 25 years.

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Eric C Andrus

Executive Vice President

Eric is a senior strategic communications strategist with more than three decades of experience advising corporate, government and non-profit leaders on a range of critical reputational, financial communications and litigation support issues.

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John Garside

Account Executive

John first joined JCI in 2016 oversee multiple projects and campaigns, specializing in community relations, media research, policy analysis, and environmental issues.

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Laura Rosenthal

Senior Advisor

A long time consultant, she specializes in political advocacy, grassroots community engagement, government relations and policy development.She is currently a Public Relations consultant with the RWJones Company working on water conservation efforts and with the Malibu Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to wildfire recovery and climate change advocacy.

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Melody Forsythe

Intern

Melody longtime litigation paralegal who brings years of experience in public relations and public affairs to JCI.

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Ron Wong

Advisory Board Member

Ronald W. Wong professional experience executing and managing communications strategies, government relations, public affairs and business development for Fortune 500 companies, elected officials, government entities, and individuals.

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Tom Pernice

Advisory Board

Tom Pernice boasts more than 25 years of executive experience in both the private sector and executive branch of the federal government. He has been appointed by three U.S. Presidents, serving as a senior White House official and diplomat of the U.S. Government, traveling to all 50 states and over 90 countries.

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Carol Haynes

Financial Officer

As the KARV Financial Officer, Carol oversees all client billing, financial statements, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and budget reviews.

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Hannah Hunter

Associate

Hannah is a communications strategist and researcher who supports KARV’s clients through media and social media outreach, issues monitoring, and content creation.

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Jonathan Leibowitz

Director

Jonathan provides strategic communications and social media support to foreign multi-national corporations, foreign governments, industry associations, non-profit organizations as well as to various small, medium and large-sized businesses across a range of industries.

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Marc Sternberg

Senior Advisor for Entertainment Marketing

Marc is an established media executive whose broad range of entertainment experience spans over thirty years and covers all aspects of film, television, and digital media; including development, production, and marketing.

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Mirian Fuentes

Intern

Mirian is a first-year graduate student at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Journalism and Communication where she is pursuing a master’s degree in public relations and advertising.

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Seth Jacobson

Principal

Seth Jacobson is one of the nation’s leading marketing and communications specialists, with more than 25 years of experience in corporate communications, coalition advocacy, and public affairs. He specializes in creating highly effective advocacy programs for companies, governmental agencies, and organizations competing in the new global marketplace.

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Will Sommer

Associate

Will is a public relations professional who brings both public affairs and early growth tech industry experience to KARV Communications.