Bill oversees services for OnPoint that include branding and messaging, as well as every kind of content creation. He assists clients in re-positioning their brand to retain and expand business, and provides eloquent and engaging messaging to support that brand. He also creates copy for new or re-designed websites, writes articles, opinion pieces and speeches on behalf of business executives and public policy leaders, and places stories using his extensive
global contacts within the media world. In addition, Bill assists with public speaking and media training—disciplines he teaches as an adjunct professor at American University in Washington, D.C.
Before his work as a communications strategist,
Bill spent 31 years as a journalist in high-profile positions.
He was editor-in-chief of Politics magazine (formerly Campaigns
and Elections), the leading publication for those in the
business of politics, where he successfully re-launched
the monthly and repositioned its brand. Prior to this, Bill
was Washington Bureau Chief for Reader’s Digest, the
world’s largest circulation magazine, where he wrote
or edited stories on a full range of national interest topics.
Before his posting in Washington, Bill was based in Hong
Kong for Reader’s Digest, where he launched a bureau
responsible for Asia-wide coverage for the magazine’s
49 global editions.
Earlier in his career, Bill wrote, produced
and broadcast radio documentaries,
and wrote and edited for the National Geographic Society.
He has been a frequent guest on television—including
CNN, Fox News and MSNBC—as well as on national radio
programs. His grounding in public policy includes
a master’s degree from Harvard University’s
John F. Kennedy School of Government and an undergraduate
degree from Duke University.
Jennifer is in charge of video production and media engagement for OnPoint. She specializes
in videos for client websites and conferences, and in booking and preparing clients for broadcast appearances,
including extensive media training. She also provides coaching for clients in public speaking and presentation skills.
Before moving to Washington in 2008,
Jennifer was a senior producer and head booker for CBS News
in New York. She worked directly for such prominent journalists as Dan Rather, and was known for landing some of
the most highly sought-after guests for broadcast news.
Earlier in her career, she worked as a senior editorial
producer for CNN Headline News, where she worked for Anderson
Cooper, among others, and as a producer for the CBS documentary
program "48 Hours." She has also worked for Fox
TV and several New York and Los Angeles affiliates.
Jennifer has won two Emmy Awards for network television documentaries, most recently in 2012. She is also a licensed private investigator.
Max specializes in media outreach and event coordination for OnPoint. He is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in Public Communications/Public Relations and Marketing at American University in Washington, D.C.
Gwendolyn oversees services for OnPoint that include Internet marketing, social media strategy and techniques, and website development. She has the capability to create a full marketing campaign for organizations across a broad range of industries. Gwendolyn has expertise in graphic design, including design of corporate logos, collateral materials (such as brochures and annual reports), and trade show booths. She also has significant experience in web design and development, including the design and development of corporate websites, blogs, and e-commerce websites. Moreover, she has considerable expertise in search engine optimization and on-line advertising, which she uses to ensure successful Internet marketing, the mad science behind the success of the increase of business.
Anna works with OnPoint in her capacity as a seasoned expert in video production. She is a multi-talented, Emmy award winning producer with more than 20 years of experience in broadcast, online media and production. Anna started her career as a small market producer before working to national-level assignments, receiving an Emmy for Best Newcast along the way. During an eight-year stint as a freelance producer, she was involved in the writing, producing, editing and other aspects of a wide variety of productions. She covered a wide range of stories, including Papal visits, Presidential Inaugurations and the Olympics.
In February 2006, Anna took her storytelling skills to the Internet. She joined the Associated Press Online Video Network. She and her team developed, wrote and edited stories for distribution to hundreds of websites across the country.
In addition to her work with OnPoint, Anna is President and founder of Alejo Media. Before Alejo she was the Executive Producer at EnergyNOW! and oversaw a 30 minute long-format news magazine. She is an advanced Final Cut Pro editor. Anna graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She is also a guest lecturer at Georgetown University and the University of Oklahoma.
Carrie is the Chief Executive Officer of Nixon Law Group, an innovative law firm that takes an entirely new approach to providing legal services. Nixon Law Group is comprised of top-tier attorneys serving top-tier clients, directly and effectively. Carrie founded the firm with the belief that the best approach to solving clients' problems is a comprehensive one that unites expertise in law and public policy with skills in strategic communications and coalitions building. She works with corporate clients, nonprofit organizations, political campaigns, and state and federal legislatures.
Carrie's law practice encompasses general commercial litigation and administrative litigation, health law, and political/election law. She has appeared before state appeals boards and in state and federal courts, and is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia. Carrie is the co-founder and President of Accountable Care Law & Policy, a project of Nixon Law Group that is a resource for health care professionals moving towards a patient-centered care model in the post-Affordable Care Act era.
Carrie was recently re-elected as Chair
of the Providence District Democratic Committee, a local
arm of the Virginia Democratic Party. As Chair, she worked
to help Barack Obama win Virginia in the 2008 Presidential
election. Carrie was a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton and
served as Voter Protection Coordinator in Pennsylvania with
the John Kerry for President campaign. She was Deputy Policy
Director for the U.S. House of Representatives Democratic
Caucus under Chairman Vic Fazio.
Carrie is a founding Board member of Hope
Street Group, a nonprofit organization of business leaders
and professionals dedicated to expanding economic opportunity.
She served as Hope Street Group's first Executive Director.
In 2005, she co-founded the New Electoral Reform Alliance
for Virginia (New ERA for VA).
Carrie received her JD from the University
of Virginia School of Law and is a summa cum laude graduate
of James Madison University.