FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Dana Reichman
August 21, 2008
Oswaldo J. Palomo Joins O'Neill and Associates' Government Relations Team
Boston (August 21, 2008) – O’Neill and Associates, New England’s leading full-service government and public relations firm, today announced the hire of Oswaldo J. Palomo, who has joined the firm as a senior account executive in the government relations practice. In this role, Mr. Palomo monitors legislative and regulatory activity, identifies government procurement opportunities and provides strategic counsel to O’Neill and Associates’ local, state, and federal government relations clients.
“Ozzie’s government experience and media savvy make him a valuable addition to our team,” said Chief Executive Officer Thomas P. O’Neill, III. “O’Neill and Associates looks forward to offering his knowledge and skills to our public affairs campaigns.”
Before joining O’Neill and Associates, Mr. Palomo worked in the office of New York Congressman James T. Walsh. On Capitol Hill, he advised on a wide range of policy matters, including those pertaining to energy, financial services, commerce, technology, and Latin American issues. There he gained critical experience drafting vote recommendations and articulating the Congressman’s position on issues to constituents and the press.
Mr. Palomo graduated from James Madison University, with a bachelor’s degree in political science and modern foreign language, and a minor in history. A native of Costa Rica, Mr. Palomo grew up in East Hampton, New York. He now resides in Boston, Massachusetts.
O’Neill and Associates is led by former Massachusetts Lt. Governor Thomas P. O’Neill III. The agency employs senior level professionals to help clients define the right messages and get those messages to target audiences, including government officials, the media, community leaders and consumers. O’Neill and Associates serves clients in diverse industries,
including energy, financial services, transportation, health care, hospitality, education, technology and real estate development.