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Capitol Hill Veteran Colleen Bell Joins Finsbury Glover Hering


11 October 2021 / Washington, DC, USA – Leading global strategic communications advisory firm Finsbury Glover Hering (FGH) today announced longtime legislative and political strategist Colleen Bell has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Washington office. Bell brings extensive public policy and political expertise to the firm and will advise a diverse portfolio of FGH clients in their public affairs efforts.

“Colleen brings a profound depth of public policy knowledge and expert insight into the legislative process,” said FGH’s Joel Johnson. “We are eager for her to join our growing team and help our clients navigate today’s legislative landscape.”

Bell comes to FGH as a seasoned Capitol Hill veteran with over 12 years of experience. Bell most recently served as a senior advisor and legislative director for Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), where she was responsible for developing strategies to advance the Senator’s legislative priorities and lead the Office’s team of policy aides.

Prior to her time in Sen. Blumenthal’s office, Bell served as the legislative director for Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY), legislative counsel for Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), senior policy advisor for Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-MO) and legislative assistant and counsel for Reps. Betty Sutton (D-OH), Kathy Dahlkemper (D-PA) and Mary Jo Kilroy (D-OH).

Bell is a graduate of The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame.

About Finsbury Glover Hering
Finsbury Glover Hering is a new pre-eminent global strategic communications advisory firm, headquartered in New York City with over 800 multidisciplinary experts across the world’s major financial, government, business and cultural centers. The company was formed through the merger of the leading strategic communications consultancies Finsbury, The Glover Park Group and Hering Schuppener. The firm provides combined support in Business Transformation, Corporate Reputation & Leadership Strategies, Crisis & Issues Management, Government Relations & Policy and Advocacy as well as Transaction & Financial Communications, supported by research & insights, digital strategy, design and creative solutions. Finsbury Glover Hering serves its global client base from offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Dubai, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Riyadh, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington. Find more information at

Lauren Miller