Steve Elmendorf

Steve Elmedorf

Steve is widely recognized as one of Washington, D.C.,’s preeminent political and legislative strategists. With a career on Capitol Hill and in politics spanning more than 30 years, Steve’s tenure in Washington has been grounded in daily interaction with the White House, administration officials, senators, members of Congress, and leading interest groups on the front

Dan Sallick

Dan Sallick

Dan excels at finding the big ideas that will earn attention from policymakers and the press. He’s launched brands, developed campaigns and crafted compelling messages. Dan and Paul Frick founded Avoq legacy firm Home Front Communications, which grew into a fully integrated communications and advertising firm, more than 20 years ago. Prior to that, Dan

Eric Sedler

Eric Sedler

Eric develops and executes communication campaigns focused on corporate reputation management, public affairs, public-private partnerships and crisis management. Eric also leads the firm’s Strategic Communications and Public Affairs team, which provides communications services to wide range of corporations, foundations, government entities, universities, associations and nonprofit institutions. Previously, Eric co-founded and led Kivvit, which became one

Dave Metzger

Dave Metzger

As Chief Financial Officer, Dave oversees and manages our finance and accounting operations, promoting the success and growth of the firm. He brings decades of experience and a successful track record in finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, banking, law and executive leadership. Dave began his career in corporate finance and corporate tax law, before

Paul Frick

Paul Frick

Paul has more than 30 years of experience developing communications strategy for political, corporate and advocacy campaigns and clients. At Avoq, he advises and leads message, brand narrative, content, online and advertising strategies. Paul and Dan Sallick founded and led the precursor agency, Home Front Communications, for 17 years and shepherded its 2015 merger with

Jimmy Ryan

Jimmy Ryan

With deep expertise in government relations, issue advocacy and strategic counsel, Jimmy specializes in the development of policymaker engagement playbooks on a customized basis for corporations, trade associations and nonprofits. His areas of expertise are Senate Democratic leadership decision-making and financial services legislative and regulatory policymaking. Jimmy successfully helped a client win approval for undertaking

Nicole Cornish

Nicole Cornish

With more than 20 years of experience in the communications industry, and more than a decade in C-suite level or executive management roles, Nicole is focused on honing Avoq’s service offering to clients and fostering a workplace that is second to none. She delivers a combination of operational excellence and strategic thinking to every business

Molly Scherrman

Molly Scherrman

As chief operating officer, Molly oversees the day-to-day management of Avoq and its business operations with a constant focus on ensuring everything is running efficiently and harmoniously. With two decades of campaign, finance and team management experience, she brings a track record of success managing scalable operations, along with long-term strategic planning. Molly specializes in