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HPS Announces New Directors Julia Decerega And JinAh Kim

July 1, 2021
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hamilton Place Strategies (HPS) announced today that Julia Decerega and JinAh Kim have been promoted to directors.

“Julia and JinAh are essential members of the HPS team,” said Matt McDonald. “Over the course of their time at the firm, they have benefitted our clients and teams through strong leadership, creativity, and strategic thinking. I’m very excited to work with them as they continue to grow professionally, contribute to our strong culture at HPS, and support our clients to reach their goals.”

Since joining HPS in 2018, Julia has led a number of strategic and crisis communications projects related to financial services, technology, economic development, and regulatory issues. Throughout her time at HPS, Julia has helped to develop and implement public affairs strategies for complex regulatory approval processes, including deals involving the DOJ and CFIUS. Julia has also been a driving force behind the development of the firm’s external research and insights products.

Since joining HPS alongside Julia in 2018, JinAh has spearheaded data and analysis-focused projects in sectors including financial services, housing, and transportation. As a founding member of HPS Creative, HPS’ creative services practice, she helps lead the firm’s work blending brand strategy, digital storytelling, and creative marketing to scale the reach and resonance of our clients’ insights and ideas. During HPS’ own rebrand in 2020, JinAh played a central role in the development of a refreshed brand authentic to HPS’ established record of data-driven public affairs.

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