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Fairfax, VA, United States, 2008/08/06 - The O’Dwyer’s ranked Washington, D.C.-based public affairs agency continues its growth with the addition of two new account team members.
Jones Public Affairs, Inc., today announced the appointments of Dan Springer as senior vice president and Tara Goodin as account executive. A highly-skilled communications specialist, Springer will provide strategic and tactical counsel to the firm’s healthcare clientele. Goodin will provide account support in the areas of research, writing, and media relations.
Springer, a seasoned communication strategist with more than 20 years of experience, has provided counsel both for Fortune 500 and privately held companies. Springer possesses expertise in the areas of corporate communications, crisis management, public and government relations, community affairs and speechwriting.
“Dan and Tara are superb additions to the Jones Public Affairs Team,” said Carrie Jones, principal and managing director of Jones Public Affairs. “Dan’s extensive experience developing marketing and awareness campaigns for healthcare organizations is a perfect match to our clients’ communications needs, along with Tara’s passion for research and writing."
Prior to Jones Public Affairs, Springer provided communications counsel to the executive management teams of such organizations as CHA Health Systems/CHA Biotech, the Centers for Disease Control, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals, as well as served as an officer and vice president of Beverly Enterprises, Inc. (now Golden Ventures). He began his career as a journalist in Washington, D.C. and is an active member of the Public Relations Society of America and the International Association of Business Communicators.
Goodin began her career as a student reporter for South Florida’s Sun-Sentinel and the University of Florida College of Education’s alumni magazine The Education Times. Additionally, she interned with the Alachua County, Fla. Office of Management and Budget and for Congressman Robert Wexler. Goodin recently received her B.S. in public relations and B.A. in political science from the University of Florida.
Jones Public Affairs offers a full range of services, including strategic counsel, advocacy initiatives, customized and comprehensive public relations campaigns, media relations, and policy support and government relations.
About Jones Public Affairs, Inc.
Jones Public Affairs (jonespublicafffairs.com) is a boutique healthcare public affairs agency dedicated to making a difference by developing advocacy/public relations plans that get results. Through meaningful communication and solid relationships between industry and stakeholders, Jones Public Affairs is able to design and implement fresh, innovative programs with an impact.