Meet the Team


 

Meet the Team All Leadership Global Team At Advocom Group, we have assembled a best-of-breed global team of the industry’s top strategic and innovative thinkers, communications professionals, public affairs and advocacy experts and digital creative. Our diversity of experience enables us to look at issues from multiple perspectives, offering creative solutions to problems that meet specific objectives and produce bottom-line results for our clients.

Leader Ship Team

Leader Ship Team

Advocom Group


Advocom Group is led by CEO & Co-Founder Lane Bailey and Principal & Co-Founder AJ Donelson.


 

Lane Bailey

Lane Bailey

CEO & Co-Founder


Lane is renowned for his ability to connect the dots and leverage governments on behalf of businesses around the world. Read More >>>


 

Aj Donelson

Aj Donelson

Principal & Co-Founder


AJ is an attorney, business leader and public affairs professional, who has built a reputation of trust and success over his 35-plus-year career in Washington. Read More >>>


 

Will Tucker

Will Tucker

Senior Associate


Will is a Senior Associate in Advocom Group’s Washington, D.C. office, where he specializes in government relations and legislative research. Read More >>>


 

Global Team

Global Team

Advocom Group


Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Advocom Group employs seasoned communicators and creative professionals who work across our satellite offices in New York, Los Angeles, Beijing and Canberra.


 

Ross Anderson

Ross Anderson

Creative Director


Ross is a results-driven marketer with 25 years of global experience in the disciplines of marketing and sales, strategy consulting and new venture/product development. Read More >>>

John Auge

John Auge

Creative Director


For over 25 years, John has counseled thousands of senior executives, top government officials, non-profit organizations and small business owners throughout the country. Read More >>>


 

Sonia Bradley

Sonia Bradley

Managing Director, Australia


Sonia has over 20 years of experience in food; public health nutrition and health promotion; government policy and regulation; technology and international development. Read More >>>


 

Scott Drake

Scott Drake

DIrector, Digital Media


With more than 20 years of advertising experience, Scot is an expert at using research, branding, creative messaging and cost-effective media buying strategies. Read More >>>


 

Jean Gonsoulin

Jean Gonsoulin

Managing Director, West Coast


Jean is a seasoned communications strategist with nearly 30 years in public relations. Read More >>>


 

Steve Gray

Steve Gray

Creative Director


Steve specializes in strategic marketing communications, campaigns and brand management. Read More >>>


 

Jeff Kimball

Jeff Kimball

Managing DIrector


With more than 20 years of advertising experience, Scot is an expert at using research, branding, creative messaging and cost-effective media buying strategies. Read More >>>


 

Jane Kosstrin

Jane Kosstrin

Creative Director


Jane leads a creative studio charged with unleashing the forces of imagination and originality to produce breakthrough creative that evokes an emotional connection. Read More >>>


 

Ken Levinson

Ken Levinson

Managing Director


Ken brings over 20 years of experience working with companies, associations, NGOs and governments, advocating innovative solutions to complex  public policy challenges. Read More >>


 

Robert Magyar

Robert Magyar

Managing DIrector, Asia


Robert is an experienced advisor and effective project manager with more than a decade of experience in government relations, public affairs and public relations campaigns across Asia and globally. Read More >>>


 

John Russell

John Russell

Managing Director, Asia


John has over 20 years’ experience in public affairs, research and analysis in China and Europe. Read More >>>


 

Tim Scerba

Tim Scerba

Managing Director, Latin America


Tim Scerba is a recognized international strategic corporate and marketing communications expert with deep experience in public relations, crisis management, financial/investor relations, branding, and corporate imaging in both consumer and business-to-business situations. Read More >>>


 

Carolyn Tieger

Carolyn Tieger

Managing DIrector


Carolyn Tieger is considered one of the top public affairs strategists in the country, especially on legislative issues, corporate and industry crises, litigation and issues management. Read More >>>


 

Bess Bezirgan Winston

Bess Bezirgan Winston

Managing Director


Bess is a strategist, leader and content developer who is passionate about the intersection of social value and corporate social responsibility. Read More >>>