DEANA PERLMUTTER JOINS MWW AS DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER OF WASHINGTON DC OFFICE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
Founder of the Integral Group to Serve Leading Role in MWW’s Government Affairs, Public Affairs and Energy and Sustainability Practices
WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 9, 2012 – MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top ten global independent public relations firms, announced today that Deana Perlmutter will join as deputy general manager of the Washington, D.C. office and senior vice president of corporate affairs. In this role, Perlmutter will help manage the operations and strategy of MWW’s DC office, and help clients develop corporate, economic and environmental sustainability strategies to advance new market opportunities.
Perlmutter most recently founded and headed her own public affairs practice, the Integral Group, which helped build public-private partnerships, deploy clean energy technologies, and conduct outreach efforts focused on the energy, environmental and clean technology space.
“There are few professionals that understand the inner workings of Washington, D.C. more than Deana. She is a respected advocate for her clients on a wide range of corporate issues and few people are more admired than Deana when it comes to developing, implementing and promoting cross-sector solutions for clean tech and energy efficiency,” said Michael W. Kempner, president and CEO of MWW. “Her rich expertise at the intersection of public entities, private institutions, and venture capital will be an incredible asset for our existing and future clients, and we’re glad to have her on our team in our nation’s capital.”
Before founding Integral Group, Perlmutter was senior policy advisor at Holland and Knight where she launched and led its clean technology practice. Prior to Holland and Knight, Perlmutter spent a decade at Dutko Worldwide, opening their Denver office and launching their sustainability practice.
Perlmutter holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado.
MWW is one of the nation’s top mid-sized public relations firms and one of the ten largest independent global agencies. The company is industry-recognized for its work in consumer lifestyle marketing, digital marketing and social media, corporate communications, public affairs and government relations, consumer technology, healthcare and visual branding.
Through its “Network PR” approach, MWW helps its clients re-architect the conversation surrounding their brands to increase trust and relevance and drive action among key stakeholders. Among its numerous awards for client work, the agency has been recognized as 2011 “Midsize Agency of the Year” and 2010 “Strategic PR Agency of the Year” by the Holmes Report and has received accolades from PR News for “Team of the Year,” “Digital Firm of the Year” and “Top Places to Work in PR.”