Release: PSG Expands with Hiring of Jamie Bennett as Vice President

Consulting Firm Founded by Matt Mackowiak in 2009 Adds Texas GOP Press Secretary to Growing Firm

AUSTIN, TX — Potomac Strategy Group (PSG), LLC, a consulting firm founded in 2009 and based in Austin, TX that provides public relations and communications consulting services to corporations, trade associations, and individuals and political consulting to Republican campaigns, today announced the hiring of Jamie Bennett as Vice President.

Bennett was most recently Press Secretary for the Republican Party of Texas, and had previously worked as Communications Associate for the Texas Public Policy Foundation, as Assistant to the Chief of Staff on the Marco Rubio presidential campaign and as an intern in the Washington, DC office of U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX). He is a graduate of Texas A&M University.

“I am very pleased that Jamie is joining our team at PSG,” said PSG president Matt Mackowiak. “Our corporate and political clients need first-rate communications advice, from strategy to planning to tactics to execution, and Jamie is a rising star communicator that will help PSG continue to help our clients achieve their goals.”

PSG has worked with corporate clients in energy, health care, transportation, telecommunications and tech, and has advised political candidates in 14 states with general consulting, campaign management, communications and mail services.

"I am eager to join the growing PSG team,” said Bennett. “For clients in both politics and business, PSG delivers quality results. I look forward to using my strengths and experience to continue to grow PSG and assist the clients we serve."

PSG’s core services for corporate communications include media relations, writing services and media placement, crisis communications, coalition building, media monitoring and rapid response, opposition research (conducted in house), digital strategy and advertising, and media training.