The Government Affairs Industry Network (GAIN) hosted its first ever “speed mentoring” event last Thursday, March 29th, teaching attendees on the fly how to effectively grow and develop their government relations careers here in Washington, DC.
Thursday’s function was the second event put on by GAIN Mentors so far in 2018, whose focus is on pairing newcomers of the government affairs space with seasoned veterans of the industry.
GAIN was honored to have nine amazing professionals from a variety of backgrounds participate as our mentors.
Brad Traverse, President, Brad Traverse Jobs
Brent Sullivan, President, Time On The Hill
Andrew Ricci, Principal, Riccon Strategic Communications
Greg Knopp, Executive Director, Political Affairs, American Council of Engineering Companies
Karen Alston, Founder, Alston Marketing Group & Founder, The Spectrum Circle
Dana Lichtenberg, Assistant Director, Congressional Affairs, American Medical Association
Scott Talan, Assistant Professor, American University School of Communications
Izzy Klein, Co-Founder and Principal, Klein/Johnson Group
Blake Major, Director, Federal Government Affairs, AIG
GAIN would like to extend a special thank you to WeWork for generously hosting us in their amazing space just steps from the White House, as well as the House Chiefs of Staff Alumni Association for partnering with us.