Member, Interim Board of Trustees
Holly is a co-founder of HJK Strategies, a full service Washington, D.C.-based government affairs firm. Holly is a well-recognized policy, legislative, and political strategist, having been involved in some of the most high-profile legislation and Democratic campaigns of the past 17 years.
At HJK, Holly oversees the firm’s corporate clients, providing strategic advice to senior executives from the nation’s leading corporations and non-profits in financial services, insurance, and defense industries, among others. A range of organizations, from Fortune 50 companies to non-profit start-ups, turn to Holly for her skills in developing effective strategies to address emerging issues and crisis situations. She specializes in building coalitions and brand awareness strategies for corporations while at the same time effectively addressing their state and local public policy issues.
She is effective in managing high-profile legislative, regulatory, political, and crisis communication issues. She has gained substantial experience working for major officials including, U.S. Sen. John Glenn; U.S. Rep. Ted Strickland; President Clinton, as a senior advance team member and as Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of the Treasury; and at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, among others.
Holly’s proven track record of working across the aisles, from resolving crisis situations to assembling major events, has been built by harnessing her creative imagination with strategic solutions for a successful outcome.