Gravity Strategic Communications, which is run by Ted Newton and serves political and corporate clients with strategic communications needs, with a focus on opposition research, announced new staff and new office space just two years after its founding. Gravity performed the vice presidential vetting for the Romney-Ryan campaign last year.
Christopher Oman has been promoted to Research Analyst. An Iowa native, Oman first joined Gravity in 2011 and spent much of 2012 working with Gravity on Gov. Mitt Romney’s Presidential Campaign, including participating in the Vice-Presidential vetting process and working with the communications department on research and rapid response. Oman has previously worked at Cornerstone Government Affairs, DCI Group, the Republican Governor’s Association’s political department, and in the office of U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA). Oman is a graduate of The George Washington University.
Daniel Mintz joins the firm as Research Associate. A New Jersey native, previously worked as a Research Analyst at Berkowitz Public Affairs. He also served as Director of New Media on the Scott Sipprelle for Congress campaign, in New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s Press and Communications office, and for Jamestown Associates, U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ. Mintz is currently pursuing a degree at The George Washington University.
As part of its growth, Gravity also recently moved in to new office space at 1232 M Street NW. (PF tipster)