Dolphin Group Announces Hiring Strategist Josh Rosa

  • Published February 9, 2017

Dolphin Group Expands Presence in Sacramento

Dolphin Group announces hiring strategist Josh Rosa as managing director for its growing Sacramento practice. Josh is well-respected around the State Capitol and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to serve the firm’s clients.

“Josh’s experience, diligence and creativity to solve challenges will enhance our client services,” said Elizabeth Hansell, partner at Dolphin Group. “Josh understands the Legislature and the state’s political landscape and is positioned to craft effective solutions to achieve client objectives. We are excited to have him on board to our growing Dolphin Group family.”

As managing director, Josh will support each of Dolphin Group’s practice areas with expertise in California’s legislative, political, and government arenas. He has worked with some of California’s most influential companies and associations to guide the media narrative and grassroots advocacy on a range of legislative and consumer issues. Josh’s unique background cuts across the full spectrum of public affairs, from statewide political campaign management, to directly lobbying the State Legislature and agencies, to building stakeholder coalitions and crafting their message. Between these campaign and advocacy experiences, Josh has also served as an advisor to elected officials of both major political parties, at both the state and local levels.

Prior to joining Dolphin Group, Josh helped manage a number of statewide political campaigns and issue advocacy efforts with a Sacramento public affairs firm. Josh also served as Senior Advisor to then-Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson where he helped build a policy platform for the US Conference of Mayors, advising the Mayor on federal and state legislation, and managing public-private partnerships to build high-tech infrastructure, invest in workforce training, and advance global philanthropy. He also worked as a lobbyist with a Sacramento law firm and worked in the Schwarzenegger Administration.

Dolphin Group is a women-owned public affairs firm that specializes in strategic communications, public relations and crisis communications, issue advocacy, coalition-building, and community engagement for start-ups and Fortune 500 companies across the United States. Together, the team has decades of experience working with local and statewide governments, regulatory agencies, and the media. The firm’s signature is using creative and strategic communications to achieve results for corporate, political and public agency clients.

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