Eskew Strategy Group
Lisa Eskew, Vice President
Co-founder of the firm, Eskew managed press relations for the National Governors’ Association from 1992 through 1995. From 1996 through 1998, she conducted communications and grassroots outreach for the South Carolina Governor’s Office, focusing on business leadership and welfare reforms. She then worked for the Speaker of the House and the Majority Leader of the state legislature.
Todd Leons, Vice President
Irons joined Eskew Strategy Group in 2005. Prior experience includes helpig direct the Health Benefits Coalition, an alliance of almost 30 national business groups and health plans including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, that prevented the “Patients’ Bill of Rights” from being enacted into law.
Previously, Leons served as Legislative Assistant to former-U.S. Congressman Dan Miller (R-FL). He began his political career at the Republican National Committee in its Opposition Research Department and later as Assistant for Policy Communications during the 1996 election cycle.
Kara Kennedy, Senior Advisor
Kennedy served as Congresswoman Jennifer Dunn’s (R-WA) Chief of Staff, managing the Congressional and political operation after first servicing as her Communications Director.
Prior to that, she worked for the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives beginning in 1995, on issues such as Medicaid, welfare reform, Medicare and the environment. She then served on the Speaker’s communications team for two years. In the early 1990’s, Kara was an environment and natural resources policy analyst for the National Governors’ Association (NGA).
- Strategic Planning
- Grassroots Mobilization
The firm previously maintained an office in Alexandria, Virginia at 1700 Diagonal Road, Suite 410.