(January 13, 2020) --- The Washington, D.C.-based Peter Damon Group (PDG) is pleased to announce that veteran government and political strategist Glenn Rushing has joined the firm as Managing Director, Senior Vice President for Federal Government Affairs.
Rushing has over thirty years of experience working in both government and politics at various levels. He most recently served for ten years as the Chief of Staff for U.S. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX). Further career experiences include having served as the Southern Deputy Political Director for the 2008 Hillary for President Campaign, Deputy Political Director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), and as the National Field Director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC).
Prior to his work at the DCCC, Rushing was Chief of Staff to former U.S. Congressman Ronnie Shows (D-MS). In his career, Rushing has served on over twenty political campaigns in the roles of Manager, Field Director and Field Coordinator for a variety of candidates, including the 1992 and 1996 elections of President Bill Clinton. He additionally has held various capacities working for the Governor’s Office in Mississippi, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the City of Jackson (Mississippi).
“As we seek to elevate our work with our strategic partners and stakeholders, the addition of Glenn Rushing – with his impressive credentials and background – will greatly enhance PDG’s capabilities to provide top-tier services to clients in the arena of government and public affairs,” said Darren Peters, PDG Founder and Managing Partner. “We are thrilled about our firm’s expansion which has allowed us to bring aboard such a highly-sought after politico and strategist.”
“I’m delighted that Glenn Rushing, my Chief of Staff for almost a decade, has received a wonderful opportunity to join the Peter Damon Group,” said U.S. Congresswoman Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee. “He has served my constituents of the 18th Congressional District of Texas for a long time and has worked to bring them needed services. I certainly wish him the very best with the Peter Damon Group. He will be an outstanding professional and a great asset to the team.”
Rushing’s appointment was effective January 11, 2021.
Peter Damon Group (PDG) is a DC-based public affairs, event management and business development consulting firm. www.peterdamongroup.com