Washington, D.C.—Today, Penta announced several promotions across its intelligence practice, showcasing continued firm growth and integration since the company’s launch last fall.
“This talented group has led the way in advising our clients and helping them align their internal stakeholders, leveraging the data to inform how each organization can most effectively engage with senior policymakers,” said Penta Senior Partner Sean Harper. “They bring our unique data set together with decades of experience in policy, advocacy, and research. Each of them is an invaluable asset to our firm as we continue to scale our data-driven solutions and comprehensive research for stakeholder strategy and engagement across the globe.”
Additionally, Alex Bluestone has been promoted to managing director, Industry, Claire Jagelman has been promoted to vice president of marketing, Mark Pillans has been promoted to managing director, Global Insights, and Louise Ford has been promoted to deputy managing director, Global Insights at Penta’s UK Intelligence office.
“These promotions reflect the breadth of talent and deep expertise within Penta, bringing together sector experts alongside highly-skilled strategists,” said Penta Senior Partner Alberto Lopez-Valenzuela. “The extensive knowledge that these individuals bring will ensure that Penta continues to deliver high quality, decision-ready stakeholder intelligence for all our clients.”
Penta is also thrilled to welcome Abhi Rahman to the firm as senior director, Strategy. With over 10 years of experience in political and corporate communications, Abhi comes to Penta from H/Advisors Abernathy, where he was a vice president in the firm’s public affairs practice. He also previously served as the senior advisor and spokesperson for a gubernatorial campaign and as vice president of communications and public relations for a Democratic consulting firm.
“Abhi brings a strong understanding of the current political and communications landscape as well as the skills needed to navigate the complex challenges businesses face. His background in politics and strategic communications will prove invaluable as we continue to deliver actionable insights and drive measurable impact for our clients,” said Andrea Christianson, partner, Strategy.
Penta comprises over 300 professionals located across New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Vail, London, Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Paris, Hong Kong, and Singapore, working to bring data-driven, strategic solutions to hundreds of clients across the globe. To learn more about Penta’s offerings, please visit pentagroup.co.