For Immediate Release Wednesday, September 26, 2018
For Further Information Contact: Khea Adams (703) 787-6665
Fairfax, VA - Miller/Wenhold Capitol Strategies (MW) and John M. Palatiello & Associates, Inc. (JMP&A), firms in the Washington, DC area specializing in government relations and association management, today announced a merger. Effective October 1, 2018, JMP&A will be a wholly owned subsidiary of MW and the merged firm will occupy offices at 10340 Democracy Lane, Suite 300, Fairfax, VA 22030.
The combined firms will expand their capacity and capability to support clients with professional services in Federal and state lobbying, trade and professional association management, advocacy, grass roots and grass tops campaigns, strategic planning, management and marketing consulting, and event management. A staff of eight full time professionals and additional independent consultants provide full service public affairs competence and proficiency to large and small businesses, trade and professional associations, nonprofit organizations, and advocacy groups.
"We are delighted to be joining forces with Miller/Wenhold Capitol Strategies to better serve each of our existing clients, facilitate growth, and develop a base of new clients, and provide long term stability for our clients", said John Palatiello, President of JMP&A. "Our firms have worked cooperatively on projects dating back for more than two decades. Paul Miller has an outstanding reputation in our Nation's Capital and we are honored to be affiliated with Paul and his colleagues. Our firms have very complementary capabilities and philosophies and we look forward to serving our current and future clients with this dynamic new team."
"The combination of MW and JMP&A will enhance our ability to help our small business, association, and nonprofit clients at the national, state, and local level advance their policy priorities, serve their memberships, and have an effective voice on issues affecting their business and professions," said Paul Miller.
JMP&A is the leading association management, government affairs, and consulting firm in the geospatial community. The firm managed MAPPS, the association of geospatial firms, for more than 30 years. Its current clients include the National Society of Professional Surveyors, Subsurface Utility Engineering Association, Maryland Society of Surveyors, Virginia Association of Surveyors, and the Council on Federal Procurement of Architectural & Engineering Services (COFPAES).