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Washington, DC, United States, 2010/01/06 - Jake Sargent, formerly with the Brunswick Group, joins APCO Worldwide as a vice president, Robert Schooling, managing director of APCO’s Washington, D.C., office, announced today.
“Jake brings to APCO ample experience working with a variety of high-profile clients on large-scale communication projects, providing counsel on media relations and public affairs strategies,” said Schooling. “Our clients will gain tremendously from his corporate communication expertise.”
At the Brunswick Group, Sargent managed a range of strategic communication responsibilities, advising clients on media messages, offering public affairs counsel and developing innovative outreach programs.
“APCO is a leader in the industry, and I am excited to join this dynamic team,” said Sargent. “I look forward to working with APCO clients worldwide to address their communication challenges and opportunities.”
Prior to the Brunswick Group, Sargent served as the deputy communications director for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Rules. He was also a speechwriter for California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and a special assistant for communications for the state of California’s Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.
Sargent began his career as an assistant vice president at Gannett Welsh & Kotler, where he opened the Boston-based investment company’s office in San Francisco.
About APCO Worldwide
Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide (apcoworldwide.com) is an award-winning, independently owned global communication consultancy with offices in major cities throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and seven of the top 10 companies on Fortune’s Global 500. APCO offers services related to business, industry and finance; media, public opinion and society; and government and public policy. The firm is a majority women-owned business.