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ROKK Solutions Welcomes Three Strategic New Hires

November 1, 2021

The award-winning agency continues to grow its workforce and expand its integrated suite of capabilities

Washington, D.C.–ROKK Solutions, a bipartisan public affairs firm at the nexus of policy, politics and communications, is pleased to welcome Capitol Hill communicator Jake Wilkins to the firm as an Account Director.

Wilkins is a well-known communications strategist in Washington and was most recently the communications director for US Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND). He has previously held roles with the North Dakota Republican Party, the US Department of Agriculture and the Republican National Committee, as well as worked on several national political campaigns.

“It is an honor to be joining ROKK Solutions,” said Wilkins. “The firm’s leaders have put together one of Washington, DC’s premier public affairs agencies. I am excited to be a part of such an elite operation and to put my talents toward helping organizations achieve their goals.”

“We are pleased to welcome Jake to the ROKK team,” said Ron Bonjean, Co-Founding Partner. “Jake is a dynamic, approachable communicator and is popular among his former colleagues on Capitol Hill. He brings a nuanced, strategic understanding of the key issues affecting businesses across the country as we look to midterm elections in 2022, as well as strong positive relationships with the national media.”  

ROKK also welcomed two additional new team members:

Erickson Foster – Joining the team as a Multimedia Designer, Foster brings a wide range of expertise in visual storytelling and experience across sectors including private industry, military, politics and government.

John Fisher – ROKK’s newest Account Executive, Fisher comes from the NBC News’ communications and public relations team, where he worked around-the-clock national campaign coverage, five Presidential debates and a town hall with a sitting President.

“As ROKK continues to grow, it is imperative that we deliver on what is most important for our clients – teams with diverse viewpoints and experiences, a wide range of skill sets and the ability to take on everything from hyper-targeted media relations campaigns to multi-million dollar digital advertising initiatives. Jake, Erickson and John are welcome additions to the team, and we are excited to work with them,” said ROKK Partner Kristen Hawn.

ROKK has undergone a strategic expansion over the past 36 months which has resulted in double-digit growth, a 360-degree integrated suite of capabilities and many accolades including; two years on the Agency Elite 100 list, a Platinum dotCOMM award and recognition from PR News Platinum Awards, PRovoke IN2 SABRES, PRovoke SABRE awards and the Bulldog PR awards. With in-house capabilities in digital and paid media, creative, crisis communications, social impact communications and more, ROKK is a sought-after agency for Fortune 100 organizations, nonprofits and associations looking to build relationships and create change in Washington.

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