Gartman to Head Chandler Chicco DC Office
Gartman has more than twenty years of experience in public relations and marketing communications for healthcare clients including patient advocacy groups, medical societies, trade associations, pharmaceutical companies, device manufacturers, and non-profits. She has broad experience in crisis and issues management, advocacy relations, creation and management of public education campaigns, and pharmaceutical brand and corporate public relations.
Heather joins from Ruder Finn where she opened and oversaw the DC office, and focused on new business development and strategic oversight for many of the firm’s healthcare brands. Prior to Ruder Finn, Heather served as managing director and head of healthcare for Zeno Group in DC for seven years. Her other agency experience includes Euro RSCG and Earle Palmer Brown. In the public sector, Heather has consulted for many government agencies including the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Departments of Energy, Health and Human Services and State. (PF tipster)