RP is delighted to welcome Andrew Moyer to its Chicago office as executive vice president and general manager.
Andrew brings more than 20 years of public affairs and crisis communications experience to RP’s growing team. In this role, he will be responsible for leading Reputation Partners’ Chicago office, serving as a member of the senior leadership team and acting as one of the firm’s top client crisis counselors. Andrew will work with clients on strategic communications, proactive and reactive crisis and issues preparedness, and reputation management programs.
Prior to joining RP, Andrew spent five years as a senior vice president in crisis and risk management and public affairs lead for Edelman’s Chicago office. Andrew joined Edelman after spending 14 years working in state and federal government, most recently serving almost four years as chief of staff for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the lead state agency for economic development.
Andrew began his career working for Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle in a variety of roles including as special assistant to the governor, legislative liaison and representing the state in Washington DC. He also served for two years as chief of staff at the Wisconsin Department of Administration and has worked on multiple campaigns including as the research director for Governor Doyle’s successful reelection campaign.
Andrew’s experience ranges from front-end crisis preparedness, campaign development and management and corporate positioning to stakeholder communications and labor relations. Andrew’s expertise also includes all types of message and media trainings from tabletop exercises to rapid crisis response.
Andrew received his Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations and political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and currently serves on the boards of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, the Wisconsin Alumni Association Alumni Advisory Council and Chicago HOPE.