Firm names Androff to Management Committee and promotes an additional four team members
October 19, 2022 – Signal Group, a leading Washington, D.C. public affairs firm, today named Managing Director Blake Androff as Chair, Public Affairs. Androff also joins Signal’s Management Committee overseeing its growing Modern Public Affairs practice. Other promotions include:
- Kathleen Van De Wille to Vice President
- Julian Graham to Senior Manager
- Mary Taylor to Senior Manager
- Diana Rahmani to Manager
“Blake’s integral role in expanding Signal’s public affairs offerings and delivering countless successful outcomes for clients is invaluable, and we are thrilled to see him named to this new role,” said Chelsea Koski, the Chair of Signal’s Communications practice and a member of the Management Committee. “This new title will further reinforce Signal’s dedication to integrated solutions in a fast-changing public affairs landscape.”
Blake Androff brings over 15 years of experience at the intersection of press, policy, and politics. He has provided strategic guidance for the Speaker of the House, two Cabinet Secretaries, and two Congressional Committees. Blake helps clients navigate Washington, D.C.’s ever-changing political landscape while delivering results using innovative and evolving solutions.
“Modern public affairs warrant modern technological solutions, and working alongside Blake for years, his commitment to state-of-the-art digital tools will further promote Signal’s combined offerings to a wide range of diverse clients,” added Rob Bole, Chair of Signal’s Digital practice and a member of the Management Committee. “It is terrific to have Blake now chair our evolving public affairs sector.”
Signal is also proud to announce the promotion of four staff members:
Kathleen Van De Wille is promoted to Vice President. At Signal, Kathleen actively supports a broad portfolio of clients in the health care industry, the transportation sector, the non-profit world, and beyond.
Julian Graham is promoted to Senior Manager. At Signal, Julian provides strategic communications and crisis guidance to a wide variety of government and corporate clients.
Mary Taylor is promoted to Senior Manager. At Signal, Mary helps lead the defense-oriented government relations team to execute clients’ national security, intelligence, and cybersecurity priorities.
Diana Rahmani is promoted to Manager. At Signal, Diana develops modern digital solutions and Signal 500 deployment to various trade association, corporate, and government clients.
This year, Signal Group celebrates its 20th anniversary and recognizes two decades of innovative public affairs partnership with its clients.
About Signal Group
Signal Group offers world-class counsel in modern public affairs. We deliver strategies and solutions driven by strategic advocacy, communications, digital and creative programs. Advising clients across the globe, including industry-leading companies, CEOs, governments, and non-profits, Signal offers tailored strategies for solving high-stakes challenges. We are a unique collection of top practitioners from our fields focused on delivering transformative outcomes for our client partners. For more information, please visit www.signaldc.com.