SACRAMENTO: Ogilvy PR Worldwide hired Don Wilcox and Nicole Ratcliff to lead a new government affairs offering in the firm's Sacramento office. The firm also promoted Valerie Vento to EVP and leader of the Sacramento office in December 2009.
Wilcox, former chief of staff for state Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod, was named SVP, effective January 29. Ratliff, a former consultant for KP Public Affairs, was hired as a VP. She started February 16. Both report to Vento.