Public Relations Team

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HANNAH POWERS GARAGIOLA

President        

443-223-8463          

hgaragiola@compassadvocacy.com

 

Hannah Powers Garagiola is the founder of Compass Public Relations & Consulting Partners. She understands the intersection of public policy, political messaging, branding, and grassroots advocacy. As a private sector lobbyist for 14 years, she has also helped clients navigate media, communication, and political campaign strategies to educate decisionmakers. Hannah has represented fortune 500 businesses, major energy developers, infrastructure companies and large trade associations. 

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ROB GARAGIOLA

Principal         

301-801-9678          

rgaragiola@compassadvocacy.com

 

​Rob has nearly three decades of political and grassroots campaign and crisis management experience. He has worked with government relations clients to develop innovative strategies to convey their message before traditional media, digital media, and in other formats. In addition, Rob has experience in message development and media relations. He also assists clients with various grassroots approaches affecting public opinion and advocacy.

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ADDISON PRUITT

Director of Public Relations

240-731-5771

apruitt@compassadvocacy.com

 

​Addison connects the dots between government advocacy and communications on behalf of Compass clients. Prior to joining Compass, he served as a Communications Specialist for the U.S. Architect of the Capitol, where he coordinated messaging and led outreach initiatives to House Members, staff, and key congressional stakeholders as part of the historic Cannon House Office Building’s Renewal Project.

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MARISA SAMES

Director of  Marketing & Association Management

410-382-2046

msames@compassadvocacy.com

 

​Marisa has nearly a decade of experience in marketing, fundraising and program development. Since joining Compass in 2018, she has assisted with promotion and association management for various non-profit organizations. Marisa has also led various client fundraising and development opportunities, including coordinating fundraising events, giving opportunities, and grant writing endeavors.

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BRIAN DOORY

Senior PR Consultant

202-288-3738

bdoory@compassadvocacy.com

 

Spanning sectors and issues, Brian develops unique strategies to protect reputations and achieve policy objectives. He works with clients facing challenging public affairs and communications issues arising from legislation, regulation, investigation, litigation, and other crisis situations. He has worked with clients in the technology, financial services, health care, transportation, manufacturing, energy, labor, and education sectors.