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World Class Strategic Advisors Join Resolute

Resolute Consulting is transforming its strategic advisory services with the addition of three exceptional leaders to its firm.
Ron Moultrie, former National Security Agency’s (NSA) Director of Operations will lead Resolute’s Cyber Strategies team as a Senior Advisor. While in government, Ron served in several of the U.S.’ most challenging national security assignments including as a member of CIA’s Senior Intelligence Service (SIS). Ron will lead our team of trusted advisors – cyber security strategists and crisis communications executives – who will provide clients with exceptional access and insight on security issues and the highest level of communications strategies.
Adam Hitchcock, a former Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners will provide strategic counsel on national and international finance and political issues as a Senior Advisor. Adam served in the Obama White House in the Office of the Chief of Staff and the Council of Economic Advisers.
Ami Copeland, former Executive Director of Business Forward and Deputy National Finance Director for Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign, as an Executive Vice President. Ami will work with the firm’s leadership to strengthen and expand its Strategic Advisory services using his national experience in the public and private sectors.
“The conventional approaches to public affairs is not enough. We believe that the acceleration and complexity of today’s issues and opportunities demand an exceptionally powerful level of strategic leadership not often found in a national public affairs firm,” said Resolute Founding Partner and CEO Greg Goldner.
“This uniquely qualified team of trusted advisors will counsel public and private sector clients through the myriad of challenges facing leadership today – cyber security, global economics, local, state and national regulatory and policy issues, and strategic communications,” Goldner continued. “They will be joining our team of insightful, seasoned experts who continue to achieve outstanding results for our clients.”
2018-05-25T17:07:19+00:00May 24th, 2018|

Resolute Wins Four Trumpet Awards

Resolute Consulting took home four awards in the annual Publicity Club of Chicago’s Golden Trumpet Awards competition.
Award-winning client projects were:
Public Affairs: American Beverage Association’s “Can the Tax” Campaign. This campaign built extraordinary public momentum to repeal the unpopular beverage tax through coalition building, outreach and engagement with public officials and residents and an aggressive media relations effort.
Special Events: CRRC’s Groundbreaking Event. Resolute managed an event for more than 400 community leaders, elected officials neighborhood organizations and partners, including a number of dignitaries from CRRC’s Headquarters in China.
Branding: Grant Park Music Festival, “We’re Classic Chicago” Campaign. Resolute developed a stunning campaign to raise the profile of this beloved outdoor music festival, strengthen awareness and support, attract new audiences and build the next generation of music lovers.
Video Production: Columbia College Chicago Student Center Video. Resolute produced a video that captured the anticipation and vision of a new student center – the first in the school’s history – to be shown at the College’s ground breaking event. The video deployed the talents of Columbia students including soundtrack and narration.
“These awards are a celebration of the strategy, ingenuity, creativity and hard work that went into helping our clients achieve their goals. Our team is very proud of what we have accomplished together,” said Dave Smolensky, chief operating officer.
2018-05-30T14:09:27+00:00May 22nd, 2018|

Resolute is “All In” for Amazon

Resolute Consulting is working with a dynamic team of 18 Chicago public affairs and communications firms who have come together to harness the energy and passion of Chicagoans to support the city’s bid for Amazon’s HQ2.
The People’s Pitch “We’re All In for Amazon” campaign captures the voices from all corners of Chicago who proudly say they are “All In for Amazon.” Spanning all 77 neighborhoods, these include residents, tech innovators, faith leaders, kid coders, business and community leaders and cultural icons.
The campaign is building public momentum with the recent launch of a new website www.ChicagoIsAllIn.com that features what HQ2 will mean for Chicagoans and the release of new video that features Chicagoans who share why they are All In for Amazon.
The video captures testimonials from community, business, cultural, labor and educational leaders who believe there is no city but Chicago for Amazon HQ2. Appearances include Chicago Bears Coach Matt Nagy, Chicago Shakespeare Theater Founder and Artistic Director Barbara Gaines, Little Village Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jaime di Paulo, Olive-Harvey College President Felicia Davis, CEO of the AIDS Foundation John Peller, Founder and CEO of the Black Ensemble Theater and the Kuma’s Corner team.  The video can be found on YouTube here and can be downloaded here.
“The campaign message is simple: If Amazon selects Chicago for HQ2, they will be overwhelmingly welcomed by Chicagoans in every neighborhood,” said Greg Goldner, Chief Executive Officer of Resolute Consulting. “Resolute is honored to work with other top public affairs firms on this one-of-a-kind campaign to amplify the public support for HQ2 throughout the city.”
The “We’re All In” campaign is building a team of supporters who believe Chicago is the place for Amazon’s HQ2. A  $5 billion investment in our economy and 50,000 jobs are just two reasons why. HQ2 will generate new revenue for our neighborhoods and create an economic game changer for city residents and families.
The People’s Pitch is encouraging Chicagoans to visit www.ChicagoIsAllIn.com and sign up to show their support.
2018-05-25T18:33:24+00:00May 21st, 2018|

Resolute’s Lisa Fernandez Recognized

Resolute Consulting is proud to announce Vice President Lisa Fernandez, was recently selected by the prestigious American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) as one of the 40 best and brightest campaign professionals under 40 years old.
Selected from a nationwide pool of nearly 200 nominations, this achievement recognizes Lisa for her leadership and innovation in the political and business community – including political media, political advertising, polling and public affairs.
“Resolute is honored AAPC selected Lisa as one of the top young political and public affairs professionals from around the country,” said Greg Goldner, Chief Executive Officer Resolute Consulting. “This distinguished recognition underscores the political thought leadership and strategic thinking she brings to our firm and the clients we serve.”
Lisa leads the Phoenix office where she uses her public policy and communications expertise to advise clients in the public, private and nonprofit sectors and help them achieve business goals. She continues to expand the firm’s presence in the state through public affairs, issues advocacy and outreach campaigns.
Recent client work includes a statewide, grassroots media campaign for the national Climate Action Campaign, high-level fundraising and media counsel to Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine, and organizing a rally and press event around the federal health care debate, as part of a national day of action, known as “Our Lives on the Line.”
The 40 Under 40 winners were celebrated during the 2018 Pollie Awards Ceremony & Conference, April 11-13 in Nashville, Tennessee.
2018-05-25T17:09:06+00:00April 24th, 2018|