Brian Feldman oversees the Atlanta and Washington, D.C. offices for one of the nation's fastest growing strategic communications, public relations, marketing and public affairs firms, Allison+Partners (allisonpr.com). Mr. Feldman specializes in public affairs, healthcare and politics providing a variety of grassroots, coalition building and political intelligence services throughout the United States.
Mr. Feldman is a sought-after speaker on topics including federal legislation, all aspects of healthcare, politics and elections. Throughout the country, he has served as a moderator and speaker at hundreds of town hall meetings on various issues and managed numerous state and national projects for corporate clients, trade associations and non-profits.
Prior to joining Allison+Partners' Mr. Feldman was the co-founder and managing principal of the Edison Group. Prior to serving as a public affairs consultant he was an attorney; he is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. Mr. Feldman has been involved in the Planned Parenthood movement for nearly 12 years and currently serves as a national board member and as chair of the Federal Political Action Committee. He also serves as chair of Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates. Finally, Mr. Feldman is chair of the New American Leaders Project, a group dedicated to the election of candidates from diverse communities.
Industry Expertise (3)
Health and Wellness
Public Relations and Communications
Areas of Expertise (3)
Managing Principal and Co-Founder of The Edison Group (professional)
Managed all company staff nationwide; responsible for health of the company finances; provided strategic public affairs counsel to corporate, major trade associations, unions and non-profit clients; responsible for day-to-day operations; achieved double digit growth each year.
Clinton-Gore Campaign (professional)
Worked as an attorney and political activist on the 1992 Clinton-Gore campaign.
Boston Marathon (personal)
Completed the 2008 Boston Marathon.
University of Florida: Bachelor of Arts with Honors, Political Science 1986
Wrote Senior Honors Thesis on Brown v. Board of Education; Served as Student Seante President Pro Tempore; Served as Chairman of the Student Political Party
University of Florida: Juris Doctor with Honors, Civil Clinic Pro Bono Practice 1989
Event Appearances (3)
Changing the Conversation
Public Affairs Council, Grassroots Conference Key West, FL
Effectively Communicating to Legislators
Silver Sneakers Fly-In and Lobby Day Washington, DC
How We Won, Mississippi Ballot Initiative
Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates Atlanta, GA
Sample Talks (1)
Healthcare, Policy, and Politics
Mr. Feldman has given numerous speeches from town halls to keynote addresses to various healthcare and business audiences about healthcare, policy and politics on behalf of the Healthcare Leadership Council, www.hlc.org
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