Bullpen Strategy Group Continues to Grow with New Hires and Promotions

January 22, 2024 | Press Release

BSG Expands With Three New Hires and Four Promotions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bullpen Strategy Group (BSG) today announced three new hires, adding talent to its communications and media intelligence teams based in Washington, DC. Further, the firm announced four promotions for team members at BSG and subsidiary Look Ahead Strategies. BSG has now grown to more than 50 team members across three offices in Washington, DC, Dallas, and London.

Andrea Porwoll joins BSG as Vice President in the Communications practice based in Washington, DC, after serving in several key roles in Congress. Most recently, Andrea served as Communications Director for House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, where she led the Speaker’s communications team and guided media strategy. Andrea previously was Communications Director for the Committee on House Administration, served as a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and in top communications roles for Reps. Rick Allen (R-GA) and Jim Banks (R-IN). Andrea is a graduate of Florida State University.

BSG further has added two new associates in its Media Intelligence practice: Carlo Zahl-Batlle, a graduate of American University in Washington, DC, and Michael Kruszka, a graduate of Calvin University in Grand Rapids, MI.

In addition, BSG announced four promotions: Chris Martin and Carter Reese to Senior Vice President, Beth Hitchcock to Vice President, and Robert Buckley to Senior Vice President with Look Ahead Strategies, BSG’s subsidiary specializing in communications and research for political, policy, and issue advocacy clients.

“As Bullpen enters our fifth year, we’re excited to add dynamic new talent across practice areas to offer more expertise and scale to our clients,” said BSG CEO Joe Pounder. “We’re also very proud to see our team continue to develop professionally and earn promotions for the remarkable contributions to our firm and clients over the past year.”


About Bullpen Strategy Group: Bullpen Strategy Group (BSG) is an insights-focused public affairs advocacy and strategic advisory firm specializing in analysis, communications strategy, and project management to help clients solve problems, grow, and manage risk. Today BSG has more than 50 team members across three offices in Washington, DC, Dallas, and London.