Axiom Hires

Axiom Strategies announced some personnel moves.  Most interesting is Kristen Blanchard who used to work with Ron Richard.  She will be based in Jefferson City and “work in existing partnerships with other lobbying firms.”

 

Here’s the press release:

 

“In preparation for the 2014 election cycle, Axiom Strategies Founder Jeff Roe announced personnel additions and moves for the company today.

 

Beau Rothschild comes to Axiom from Washington D.C. where he brings eleven years of experience of federal and state politics to the firm.

 

Rothschild began his career in the state of Texas and has served in several key roles on campaigns, as well as advocacy and policy initiatives.  He most recently served as Chief of Staff to Texas Congressman Blake Farenthold and previously as a senior aide for Congressman Bill Flores and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.  Beau will be focusing his efforts at Axiom on campaigns and business development.

 

Kristen Blanchard is a Joplin, Missouri native and worked as an Associate at the law firm of Blanchard, Robertson, Mitchell & Carter, P.C.  Her focus will be on Axiom’s corporate clients and legislative affairs. She will be based in Jefferson City to open a new division of the firm, established to service our current client base and work in existing partnerships with other lobbying firms.

 

Blanchard is a recent graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law, and formerly worked in the Missouri House of Representatives as Director of Caucus Communications under now-Senator, then-Speaker Ron Richard.  Prior to her time in the Missouri House, Blanchard worked in Governor Blunt’s campaign and administration and also as a business developer for a

corporation in Dallas, Texas.

 

Jason Klindt will return to Axiom’s Direct Mail/Digital company, COMMAND, as its Managing Director in January. Klindt is a veteran Missouri hand in politics, serving as Sam Graves’ 2008 campaign manager and longtime Communications Director. He was also a general consultant for Congressmen Billy Long and Jason Smith.

 

Originally in December 13 MOScout.