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FINN Partners Global Public Affairs Practice Promotes Julie Walsh to Senior Partner

May 17, 2022

NEW YORK, May 17, 2022 – Global independent marketing and communications firm FINN Partners today announced the promotion of Julie Walsh to Senior Partner. This promotion expands FINN’s Global Public Affairs Practice offerings with Walsh’s deep experience working at the intersection of business, government, and technology.

In her elevated role, Walsh will collaborate with Global Public Affairs practice leadership to direct and grow client engagements, propel client acquisition initiatives and drive staff development. Walsh will continue to report to Robin Crawford, Senior Partner, Public Affairs Practice Leader, Global Public Affairs.

“In a shifting geopolitical world, FINN Public Affairs remains committed to the promotion and advancement of ideas that shape a more equitable future,” said Walsh. “I am excited to continue working with my talented colleagues in DC and around the globe to help our clients navigate complex political landscapes and tackle the grand challenges facing society.”

A seasoned expert in the development and execution of nationally recognized integrated communications programs, Walsh’s current and former clients include tech giants, federal government agencies, international trade organizations and nonprofit associations. Walsh has prepared start-ups for successful IPOs and managed dynamic media campaigns for some of the world’s largest companies.

Walsh has won numerous public relations industry accolades, including the coveted SABRE award in public education for driving awareness of an issue with important societal implications. In 2019, Walsh was recognized by PR News as one of the Top Women in PR who is making an impact in the communications field.

“A trusted leader among colleagues and clients, Julie expertly implements innovative campaigns that advance strategic objectives,” said Crawford. “Julie has been a tremendous asset in the cultivation of long-term relationships with many Public Affairs clients and this unwavering commitment to excellence is a key component of the practice’s continued growth.”

“Julie’s leadership will help expand our global footprint and take on the mounting policy challenges in these unprecedented times,” said Jessica Ross, FINN Partners’ head of Global Public Affairs. “She does it with a keen sense of purpose that is at the heart of our work at FINN.”