December 19, 2019
This year has been a productive one for the team at Public Strategies Impact. We are proud to announce multiple members have been selected to be featured in New Jersey’s top 100 power lists including: the New Jersey Globe Power List, Insider NJ’s Insider 100, Senator Weinberg’s Women Power List, and Insider NJ’s Insider 100 LGBT Power List. See our featured team members below.
Roger Bodman, managing partner at PSI, was selected for the New Jersey Globe Power List. He has served in gubernatorial cabinet posts, guided presidential campaigns in New Jersey, and appeared as a political commentator on NJTV for more than 35 years. Early in his career, Roger was named to two cabinet posts: State Commissioner of Labor and later State Commissioner of Transportation. Roger is widely respected in the State of New Jersey for his depth of knowledge of state government and politics.
Bill Maer, senior partner, was selected for the New Jersey Globe Power List and Insider NJ’s Insider 100. As a top democratic strategist, he is a well-respected lobbyist and political operative with a career spanning more than 25 years. Over the years, he has served in several government positions and been a leading Democratic political consultant, having worked on dozens of campaigns at virtually every level of New Jersey politics.
Joe Simonetta was selected for Insider NJ’s Insider 100 LGBT. As a senior partner at PSI, Joe has specialized in association management, healthcare, professional services, arts, hospitality, and tourism for nearly 40 years. He is considered an expert in public policy and legislation and has earned the designation of Certified Association Executive, the highest certification in the association management field. Joe is well regarded and respected throughout Trenton and Washington, D.C.
Brendan Gill, PSI affiliate and president of the BGill Group, was selected for the New Jersey Globe Power List. Gill has more than 20 years of experience in campaign management, government, and public affairs. Most notably, he served as campaign manager for Governor Phil Murphy. He also ran two successful U.S. Senate campaigns for Senator Frank Lautenberg and Cory Booker.
Tracie DeSarno was selected for Senator Weinberg’s Women Power List. As a partner at Public Strategies Impact, Tracie has spent more than 25 years specializing in healthcare, hospitals, utilities, and banking. She has more than 30 years of experience representing major corporations, institutions, associations, and multiple levels of government in Trenton and Washington.
Congratulations to our team! In the new year, we will continue to use our skills and knowledge spanning government, public and community relations, media, business, and more to serve our clients in the best possible way. Learn more about what our team has to offer.