Strategic communications and government affairs firm The Glover Park Group (GPG) announced that Victoria Esser has rejoined the firm as a Managing Director. Esser will work in the Strategic Communications division, providing strategic and media counsel for a broad range of firm clients, including in the technology and financial sectors.
Esser returns to GPG after serving for six years in senior roles in the Obama Administration, including as Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury and as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Digital Strategy at the U.S. Department of State. In her most recent role at Treasury, Esser was the principal communications advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury and oversaw all strategic positioning, media relations and stakeholder engagement for the agency on issues ranging from international affairs, to economic and tax policy, and sanctions and illicit finance.
Esser previously held various leadership positions at GPG from 2004 to 2011, having served most recently as Managing Director. She co-led GPG’s International Affairs practice, and was a trusted advisor on corporate reputation and strategic positioning issues, financial communications and complex, global issues management efforts.
“Victoria is a proven leader with broad experience in the private and public sectors,” said Jennifer Loven, Managing Director and head of GPG’s Strategic Communications division. “We are thrilled to welcome Victoria back as a colleague and for our clients to have the benefit of her seasoned and smart counsel on global and domestic issues.”
Esser is a recipient of the Alexander Hamilton Award, the Treasury Department’s highest honor, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.