Finn Partners has appointed Jessica Berk Ross to continue her work in Washington DC and lead public affairs activities for the United States.
Finn Partners has named Jessica Berk Ross as Managing Partner, Public Affairs Practice Leader. She is the main policy and public affairs information source for its US offices, and spearheads efforts around new business and provides input for public affairs programmes.
Playing a dual role, she maintains her current position as public affairs lead in Washington DC, and has been tasked with public affairs activities for the firm across the United States. Ross has worked on multi-faceted campaigns for numerous clients throughout her career.
Key accounts include the Jamaica Tourist Board and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea. Her expertise in issues management is extensive. Her experience covers media relations, crisis communications planning and response as well as brand management and rebuilding.
“Jess’s experience and high-profile contacts position her well to lead our DC public affairs group and shift gears to oversee major national programmes, working with other offices to pursue joint opportunities,” said Richard Funess, Senior Managing Partner at Finn Partners.