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Ashley Walker promoted



Ashley Walker, one of the most sought after Democratic strategists in Florida and leader of Barack Obama's last Florida campaign, has been named the first female partner at Mercury, the global consulting firm she joined in 2013

“Over the last three years, Ashley has grown Mercury Florida into a thriving business,” said Mercury CEO Kieran Mahoney of Tampa in a release. “She has been an incredible addition to our team from day one, with a diverse set of skills and acumen that enable her to be successful in the political and public affairs arenas. Ashley’s work, and the top-tier bipartisan team she has built in Florida, clearly demonstrates the dynamic leadership befitting a Mercury partner. We are thrilled to add her to the leadership of this firm.”

“I am honored to accept this new role, and join the talented partners of Mercury,” said Walker. “The firm has been on an incredible trajectory for several years, and I am excited to work with our global team to continue to grow our reach and brand around the world.”

Among other things, Walker this year is working with a super PAC aiming to turn out voters for the presidential race, For Florida's Future, and a super PAC helping Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy, Floridians for a Strong Middle Class.

[Last modified: Monday, August 1, 2016 10:15pm]


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