ALEXANDRIA, VA: Issue advocacy firm Democracy Data & Communications appointed Julie Cram SVP for strategic development and John Dunagan SVP for program development, effective immediately. Cram, formerly the deputy assistant to the former president George W. Bush and White House director of the Office of Public Liaison, is providing senior agency leadership and strategic counsel to clients, according to an agency statement. She also previously worked as director of public affairs for Burson-Marsteller.
Dunagan, previously the cofounder of issue advocacy firm CrossLink Strategy Group, is working with clients to create long-term advocacy programs. He previously worked as a VP at both Edelman and Powell Tate, and was Michigan executive director for President George W. Bush's 2004 presidential campaign.