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Chartwell Partner Ozzie Palomo appeared on NECN to talk about how COVID and Ukraine will impact the midterm elections.

April 11, 2022 – In the News – NECN

Chartwell Partner Ozzie Palomo  featured in NECN.  Read More

Chartwell Partner Dave Tamasi Discusses Gov. DeSantis Fundraising With Fox News

April 10, 2022 – In the News – Fox News

Chartwell Partner David Tamasi featured in FOX News.   Read More

Chartwell Partner Featured in the Financial Times regarding Peter Thiel

February 15, 2022 – In the News – Financial Times

Chartwell Partner David Tamasi featured in the Financial Times speculating on former Meta executive Peter Thiel’s entrance to the political world, explaining that success will depend on his “ability to evaluate, identify and recruit talent that can win races”.  Read More

2022 Midterms: Biden & Dems Face Early Playoff Woes

January19, 2022 – Insight

Every year, the NFL playoffs dominate January television and this year, football prognosticators have mixed views of who might emerge as Super Bowl Champions. Not so much for political observers. Politicos are tripping over themselves to proclaim President Biden dead in the water and Republicans poised to sweep control of Congress in November.  Read More

Draghi Makes an Italian Mark

December 7, 2021 – Insight

Super Mario. Far from a game, it’s what the European elite have long called Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi. With Germany’s Angela Merkel headed for the exit and France’s Emanuel Macron facing a competitive election, Draghi appears poised to establish himself as the face of the European political center.  Read More

Biden Bests Trump on China with CEOs

November 23, 2021 – Insight

More American companies are enmeshed in China than ever. Therefore, it is not surprising that the corporate community welcomed Monday’s bilateral summit between President Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping with open arms, particularly when compared to former President Trump’s China approach, which was mostly organized around a fusillade of tariff-centric Tweets.  Read More

Chartwell Partner Featured in Politico on the state of Corporate America’s Political Engagement

November 8, 2021 – In the News - Politico

Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Partner and Co-Founder David Tamasi was recently featured in a Politico article discussing corporate America’s political engagement with the GOP.  Read More

Welcome to the Metaverse

November 8, 2021 – Insight

In the face of whistleblower slings, regulatory arrows, and influencer outcry, what does Mark Zuckerberg do? Go big. To the internet’s delight, Zuckerberg’s recent announcement on a virtual stage to announce that Facebook is rebranding itself as Meta Platforms Inc. represents a continuation of the company’s business first approach and a bet that its direct line of communication with users (and line of sight into their data) allows it to withstand traditional attacks.  Read More

Trump and the GOP Prepare to Battle

October 26, 2021 – Insight

Former President Donald Trump is working feverishly to maintain his hold on the Republican Party.  Last week he warned that his supporters are likely to stay home in 2022 and 2024 if his 2020 election claims are not addressed to his satisfaction. Read More

Why Virginia is Ground Zero in US Politics

October 8, 2021 – Insight

While Democrats can rightfully take comfort in California Governor Gavin Newsom’s resounding recall victory, the Virginia gubernatorial election is proving to be the more accurate 2021 political bellwether with the potential to offer real clues about 2022 and 2024. Read More

United Nations Forecast Calls for Clouds

September 25, 2021 – Insights

Maybe it was the persistent overhang of grey clouds. Or the quick half day visit by President Joe Biden, shortened by the need to tend to his party’s domestic policy agenda. Either way, this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) lacked the traditional firepower that sets New York City ablaze in September. And in some respect, the lack of clarity reflects the global mood.  Read More

Washington returns from Labor Day to a long list of September Deadlines

September 4, 2021 – Insights

The Biden Administration and the Democratic-led Congress return from Labor Day weekend with a lengthy to-do list. The persistency of Covid-19 and the increase of the Delta Variant has created greater uncertainty for the business community and the public at large, and the administration has pointed to September 20th as the date when booster shots will become available to the public. It will be critical for the administration to communicate a clear plan for the booster shots to gain the confidence of the public and to make a meaningful public health impact.  Read More

OZZIE PALOMO QUOTED IN BLOOMBERG GOVERNMENT ON HOUSE GOP LEADERSHIP CHANGES

May 18, 2021 • In the News • Bloomberg Government

Chartwell Strategy Group’s Managing Director Ozzie Palomo was quoted in a Bloomberg Government article detailing the confirmation of Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) as the new House Republican Conference Chair.
“If you’ve been fortunate enough to work with her in the past, you know how she’ll operate the conference and be able to have access to her,” said Ozzie Palomo, a founding partner of Chartwell Strategy Group who’s held fundraisers for Stefanik. “If you haven’t, you’re probably figuring out how to touch base with her.” 
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CHARTWELL STRATEGY GROUP RECOGNIZED AS “TOP PERFORMING” & “STANDOUT” LOBBYING FIRM

May 5, 2021 • Press Release

May 5, 2021 – WASHINGTON – Chartwell Strategy Group was again named a Top Performing Lobbying Firm in Bloomberg Government’s annual analysis of registered lobbying firms. In addition, the firm was recognized as one of only 50 “Standout Lobbying Firms of 2020” exceeding metrics in revenue growth, growth in average revenue per client, client retention and revenue per lobbyist. Chartwell Strategy Group was founded by Matt Epperly, David Tamasi, and Ozzie Palomo in 2018… Read More

Chartwell Partner David Tamasi Weighs in on the State of Political Fundraising

April 15, 2021 • In the News • Bloomberg Law

Chartwell Strategy Group partner David Tamasi was featured in a recent Bloomberg article regarding the state of political fundraising during the pandemic and with social distancing requirements. Tamasi stated that lobbyists can actually find greater opportunities for Member engagement through smaller groups and one-on-one interactions… Read More

CHARTWELL STRATEGY GROUP ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF KEITH COCOZZA AND BRANDON BROWN AS SENIOR ADVISORS

March 16, 2021 • Press Release

March 16, 2020 – WASHINGTON – Chartwell Strategy Group announced today that Keith Cocozza, a longtime corporate communications executive who was previously Executive Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Communications at WarnerMedia (formerly known as Time Warner), and Brandon Brown, a well-known Southern Democratic operative and veteran HBCU public affairs professional have joined the firm as Senior Advisors… Read More

BOSTON PUBLIC AFFAIRS OPERATIVE MEGAN GREELEY JOINS CHARTWELL STRATEGY GROUP

March 1, 2021 • Press Release

March 1, 2020 – WASHINGTON – Chartwell Strategy Group announced today that Megan Greeley has joined the firm as Director.  Ms. Greeley recently worked at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce where she advocated on behalf of the organization’s corporate members in Washington and Massachusetts… Read More

OZZIE PALOMO FEATURED IN BLOOMBERG GOVERNMENT ON GAMESTOP STOCK FRENZY

February 4, 2021 • In the News • Bloomberg Government

Chartwell Strategy Group’s Managing Director Ozzie Palomo was featured in Bloomberg Government to discuss GameStop’s stock price frenzy, Congressional intrigue, and the potential impact to the industry going forward… Read More

OZZIE PALOMO FEATURED ON WTIC NEWSTALK

January 20, 2021  • In the News • WTIC Newstalk

Chartwell Strategy Group’s Managing Director Ozzie Palomo was featured on WTIC Newstalk to discuss the changing political landscape in Washington, DC going into a new Biden Administration… Listen Here

DAVID TAMASI NAMED IN THE HILL’S TOP LOBBYISTS FOR 2020

December 10, 2020  • In the News • The Hill

Chartwell Strategy Group’s Managing Director, David Tamasi, was named by The Hill as a top lobbyist for 2020… Read More

MATT EPPERLY PROVIDES INSIGHT ON A POTENTIAL BIDEN ADIMINISTRATION IN CNBC

October 19, 2020  • In the News  • CNBC

Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Director Matt Epperly provided insight on a potential Biden administration to CNBC: “The message is you will have a much more predictable and traditional policy making process. So when you are making a domestic policy advocacy campaign you can do it more of a ground up approach through the agencies and make your way into the White House.”… Read More

PRESIDENT TRUMP NOMINATES DAVID TAMASI TO CULTURAL PROPERTY ADVISORY BOARD

September 18, 2020 • Press Release

Washington, DC – September 18, 2020 – President Donald J. Trump this week nominated Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Director David Tamasi to be a Member of the Cultural Property Advisory Board. The Board advises the President on appropriate U.S. action in response to requests from State Parties for assistance in protecting their cultural heritage. Members represent the interests of museums, archaeology, anthropology, ethnology, the international sale of cultural property, and the general public… Read More

DAVID TAMASI FEATURED IN THE HILL

August 24, 2020 • In the News • The Hill

Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Director David Tamasi was featured in The Hill on the 2020 Republican National Convention… Read More

DAVID TAMASI FEATURED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES

July 6, 2020 • In the News • The New York Times

Managing Director David Tamasi was featured in The New York Times article on President Trump’s ‘Drain the Swamp’ campaign saying, “This is by far the smallest number of lobbyists supporting a president in decades…The market sees that limited pool of K Street support and makes advocacy business decisions accordingly.” Read More

CHARTWELL STRATEGY GROUP FEATURED IN BLOOMBERG GOVERNMENT

April 9, 2020 • In the News • Bloomberg Government

Managing Director David Tamasi was featured in the Bloomberg Government article “Trump-Connected Lobbyists Sign Covid-19 Clients As Hiring Booms.” … Read More

OZZIE PALOMO PROVIDES ANALYSIS ON NECN’S PRIMARY SOURCE POLITICS

March 2, 2020 • In the News • NECN Primary Source Politics

Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Director Ozzie Palomo was featured on NECN’s Primary Source Politics to provide a political analysis heading into the Super Tuesday presidential primaries… Watch Here

MATT EPPERLY PROVIDES INSIGHTS ON BLOOMBERG’S CAMPAIGNS

March 1, 2020 • In the News • City & State New York

Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Director Matt Epperly was quoted in the City & State New York cover article on what Mayor Bloomberg’s New York City mayoral campaigns tell us about the 2020 Bloomberg presidential campaign… Read More

DAVID TAMASI FEATURED IN THE HILL

February 28, 2020 • In the News • The Hill

“I feel pretty good about the president against any of the Democrats but I think when you look at him compared to Sen. Sanders, it seems very, very far off field that the United States is going to elect a socialist as president,” said David Tamasi from Chartwell Strategy Group and a former finance chair for the Trump Victory Fund… Read More

CHARTWELL STRATEGY GROUP WINS PROVOKE INNOVATION SABRE AWARD FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND LOBBYING CAMPAIGNS

February 12, 2020 • News

Chartwell Strategy Group wins the 2020 PRovoke Innovation Sabre Award for Public Affairs and Lobbying Campaigns…. Read More

OZZIE PALOMO PROVIDES ANALYSIS ON POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS ON NECN

January 27, 2020 • In the News • NECN Primary Source Politics

Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Director Ozzie Palomo was featured on NECN’s Primary Source Politics to discuss issues such as the Democratic primary, the Iowa caucuses, New Hampshire primary, impeachment proceedings and more… Read More

DAVID TAMASI QUOTED IN FINANCIAL TIMES

January 24, 2020  • In the News • Financial Times

Managing Director David Tamasi was featured in the Financial Times article “Democrats seek cracks in GOP impeachment unity.”… Read More

DAVID TAMASI NAMED IN THE HILL'S TOP LOBBYISTS FOR 2019

December 12, 2019 • In the News • The Hill

Chartwell Strategy Group’s Managing Director, David Tamasi, was named by The Hill as a top lobbyist for 2019… Read More

PRWeek Names Chartwell Strategy Group  a Finalist for Best in Public Affairs Award

December 11, 2019 • News

Chartwell Strategy Group has been nominated as a finalist in the 2020 PRWeek Awards Best in Public Affairs category… Read More

OZZIE PALOMO PROVIDES ANALYSIS ON NECN’S PRIMARY SOURCE POLITICS

September 11, 2019 • In the News • NECN Primary Source Politics

Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Director Ozzie Palomo was a featured guest on NECN’s Primary Source Politics with Brian Shactman. Palomo provided his analysis on current events and the upcoming Democratic Primary providing a prospective from Washington, D.C... Read More

RISING RISK OF SANCTIONS: WHAT IT MEANS FOR COMPANIES

July 16, 2019 • Insights

The increasing reliance upon sanctions by lawmakers and the Executive branch creates real risk and expense for companies and individuals. Read More

CHARTWELL US-CHINA RELATIONS PANEL FEATURED IN INSIDE US TRADE AND THE HILL

June 23, 2019 • In the News • Inside US Trade, The Hill

Chartwell Strategy Group’s panel discussion including Chartwell’s own David Tamasi, Dan Blumenthal, and Chris Smith along with Brian Gardner and Nancy Fischer on the future of US-China relations was featured in Inside US Trade and The Hill. Read More

CHARTWELL STRATEGY GROUP HOSTS PANEL ON THE FUTURE OF US-CHINA RELATIONS

June 19, 2019 • News

On June 19, Chartwell Strategy Group hosted a breakfast discussion on the future of US-China relations featuring Chartwell’s own David Tamasi, Dan Blumenthal, and Chris Smith along with Brian Gardner and Nancy Fischer regarding trade policy and the impact to national security, Wall Street and the 2020 election… Read More

OZZIE PALOMO PROVIDES ANALYSIS ON WASHINGTON POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS ON NECN

March 7, 2019 • In the News • NECN

Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Director Ozzie Palomo was the featured guest on NECN’s The Take with Sue O’Connell. Palomo gave his analysis on current events and the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election providing a prospective from Washington, D.C….. Read More

DAVID TAMASI QUOTED IN THE HILL

February 24, 2019 • In the News • The Hill

“The president and the RNC are breaking all fundraising records. But very little of that is coming from K Street,” said David Tamasi, former finance chairman for the Trump Victory Fund. “There continues to be a very small number of K Street lobbyists who financially support the president and the RNC and there’s no expectation that that will expand,” added Tamasi... Read More

Former Treasury Official Luke Ballman Joins Chartwell Strategy Group

January 9, 2019 • Press Release

Chartwell Strategy Group 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... Read More

DAVID TAMASI NAMED IN THE HILL'S TOP LOBBYISTS FOR 2018

December 13, 2018 • In the News • The Hills

Chartwell Strategy Group’s Managing Director, David Tamasi, was named by The Hill as a top lobbyist for 2018… Read More

DAVID TAMASI FEATURED IN LOS ANGELES TIMES

November 29, 2018 • In the News • Los Angeles Times

“You’ve got to chase these things down,” said David Tamasi, a lobbyist who is close to the administration. “To the specific constituencies that care about this stuff, you’ve got to dig deep.”  Read More

CHARTWELL STRATEGY GROUP HOSTS POST-ELECTION ANALYSIS WITH PUTNAM INVESTMENTS

November 9, 2018 • News

On November 9, Chartwell Strategy Group and Putnam Investments hosted a Post-Election Analysis Panel in Boston. The Boston Globe reporter Joshua Miller moderated a great conversation with Robert L. Reynolds, Cristina Antelo, and David Tamasi on the results of the Midterm Elections and what they mean for the business community...  See More

OZZIE PALOMO PROVIDES ANALYSIS ON POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS ON NECN

October 17, 2018 • In the News • NECN

Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Director Ozzie Palomo was the featured guest on NECN’s The Take with Sue O’Connell. Palomo gave his analysis on current events providing a prospective from Washington, D.C.  Watch Here

WHAT’S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT CFIUS?

August 21, 2018 • Insights

Major changes to CFIUS in the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) mean the level of scrutiny on foreign investments in the U.S. will only become more intense and more frequent. Any company with global ties considering a business deal in the U.S. will have to take note, and engage technical, political, and communications expertise much earlier in the process than before… Read More

New Rules (and Old Wisdom) for the Reputation Economy

August 13, 2018 • Insights

The reputation economy presents companies, governments, and nonprofit organizations with both tremendous opportunities and challenges… Read More

DAVID TAMASI FEATURED IN FINANCIAL TIMES

July 13, 2018 • In the News • Financial Times

“There is a little disconnect between the broader corporate business community’s concerns about tariffs vis-à-vis the fact that they are largely multinationals and the actual political and economic impact in the House districts and in some of these Senate states where Republicans need to perform well,” said David Tamasi, a Republican lobbyist and fundraiser in Washington… Read More

OZZIE PALOMO PROVIDES COMMENTARY ON WASHINGTON POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS ON NECN

July 11, 2018 • In the News • NECN

Chartwell Strategy Group Managing Director Ozzie Palomo was the featured guest on NECN's The Take with Sue O'Connell. Palomo provided analysis on Congress, the Trump Administration, and recent political developments.... Watch Here

Public Affairs Council’s #DMAS18 Delivers for Digital Insights

June 21, 2018 • Insights

What do public affairs, government relations, and PR executives need to know to stay engaged in this rapidly-shifting digital world?... Read More

Andrew Gabron Joins Chartwell Strategy Group

May 30, 2018 • Press Release

Washington, DC - May 30, 2018 - Chartwell Strategy Group announced today the addition of veteran Washington public affairs executive Andrew Gabron to its expanding team. Gabron will lead the company's digital and grassroots advocacy efforts in Washington, across the U.S., and globally... Read More

DAVID TAMASI FEATURED IN THE HILL

February 28, 2018 • In the News • The Hill

“What might work for the political benefit of a president with an anti-Washington message doesn’t match what the objectives of what a traditional corporate function is, which is to manage legislative and regulatory risk,” said David Tamasi, managing director of Chartwell Strategy Group and former finance chairman for the Trump Victory Fund… Read More

Chartwell Launch in O'Dwyer's PR

February 6, 2018 • In the News • O'Dwyer's PR

Chartwell Strategy Group, a strategic advisory firm specializing in government relations, political risk management and strategic communications, has set up shop in DC. The bipartisan firm - led by managing directors Matt Epperly, Oswaldo Palomo and David Tamasi - says its goal is to help clients navigate the global political landscape with insight and impact… Read More

Chartwell Launch in State House News Service

January 31, 2018  • In the News • State House News

Longtime Governor Baker fundraiser David Tamasi has formed a new bipartisan government relations and public affairs firm with two partners that he hopes can be the "go to firm for Massachusetts companies seeking Washington help with a Bay State presence." Tamasi is starting Chartwell Strategy Group with Matt Epperly and Oswaldo Palomo. The D.C.-based firm plans to have a Massachusetts office… Read More

Chartwell Launch in The Hill

January 29, 2018 • In the News • The Hill

Chartwell Strategy Group launched this week, becoming one of K Street's newest firms. Filled with bipartisan operatives, and led by Matt Epperly, Oswaldo Palomo and David Tamasi, it will focus on both strategic communications and lobbying campaigns… Read More

Chartwell Launch in POLITICO Influence

January 29, 2018 • In the News • Politico

David Tamasi, who was finance chair for the Trump Victory Fund, is launching a bipartisan government relations and public affairs firm, Chartwell Strategy Group… Read More

Chartwell Strategy Group Launches Integrated Government Relations
and Public Affairs Firm

January 29, 2018 • Press Release

Washington, DC - January 29, 2018 - A seasoned group of government relations and public affairs experts has come together to form Chartwell Strategy Group (Chartwell), a strategic advisory firm specializing in government relations, political risk management and strategic communications. The firm - led by Matt Epperly, Oswaldo Palomo and David Tamasi - will help clients navigate a dynamic global political landscape with insight and impact… Read More

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