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Former Treasury Official Luke Ballman Joins Chartwell Strategy Group

Brings Significant Bipartisan Experience to Help Clients Navigate High-Stakes Policy and Communications Issues

Washington, DC – January 9, 2019 – Chartwell Strategy Group (Chartwell), a bipartisan strategic advisory firm specializing in government relations, political risk management and strategic communications announced today that Luke Ballman has joined the firm as Senior Vice President.  Ballman previously served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury under President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump.

“Our firm continues to see significant demand from domestic and international clients to understand both the Trump administration and Capitol Hill,” said David Tamasi, Managing Director at Chartwell Strategy Group. “Luke is one of the few people in Washington who possesses the bipartisan relationships and insight to help clients navigate both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.”

Ballman is a seasoned legislative and regulatory affairs strategist with nearly 20 years of experience working on issues related to banking, domestic and international finance, and national security. During his time at Treasury, Ballman worked on anti-money laundering, the Bank Secrecy Act, CFIUS and sanctions-related issues. He also served on Capitol Hill for U.S. Senator Mark Dayton (D-MN) and Congressman Rob Andrews (D-NJ), members of the Senate and House Armed Services Committee respectively, handling national security matters.

“My experience working closely with both Republicans and Democrats in Congress and understanding the Administration’s position on critical domestic and international issues is a perfect fit with the Chartwell team’s expertise,” Ballman said.

Chartwell is comprised of bipartisan strategists who have shaped policy and public dialogue on a range of issues from financial services and tax policy to health care and national security. The firm’s current client roster includes corporate, government, trade association, and non-profit leaders who seek solutions to complex policy and reputational challenges. The Chartwell team also brings extensive experience managing public affairs campaigns for companies, governments, and public figures in the US and globally.

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Chartwell Strategy Group is a strategic advisory firm specializing in government relations, political risk management and strategic communications.  We partner with leaders of the world’s most influential companies and organizations to navigate high stakes policy and reputational issues.

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