Recognized as one of the nation’s best boutique agencies two years running, Clyde Group is a top Washington D.C.-based public relations and public affairs firm driven by strategy, creativity and experience. Our mission is to be the best agency to work with and the best agency to work for.
We offer advisory, communications and public affairs services to a variety of clients in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. Our team’s experience encompasses expertise and careers in journalism, politics, consumer affairs, government relations, crisis communications and more.Learn About Our Services
Outstanding Boutique Agency of the Year 2018 Finalist
Honorable Mention 2017
Best Small Agency 2017
Best New Agency 2017
Outstanding Boutique Agency of the Year 2017 Finalist
PR Week 40 Under 40 (Alex Slater)
Clyde Group is a full-service agency ready to take on communication challenges in every field. Our clients value our ability to dive in, learn their business and deliver results, and we’re proud to have supported organizations across multiple sectors including healthcare, financial services, technology, issues advocacy and education.
In the nonprofit and advocacy sector, Clyde Group has promoted a landmark medical and science initiative, spearheaded the creation of America’s largest patient coalition and worked for leading organizations working to eradicate disease and treat addiction. In the private sector, we have represented hospital systems, pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers.
Clyde Group has represented banking institutions, credit unions, student loan providers, insurance companies, private equity firms, regulatory associations and financial literacy organizations. We help companies successfully navigate economic and regulatory issues, while elevating brands in an increasingly crowded and interconnected marketplace.
Clyde Group serves top-tier higher education institutions, think tanks and education advocacy groups that promote equality and access. We have helped clients in this space increase brand relevance, promote thought leadership, navigate leadership transitions and manage reputations in times of crisis.
Our team is deeply rooted in technology experience that spans both public affairs and consumer outreach. We have represented industry titans, groundbreaking start-ups and technology associations, solving communications challenges around product launches, brand positioning, reputation management and government relations.
Through public affairs and digital expertise, Clyde Group helps charities, advocacy organizations and international entities advance their communications goals. Whether it’s engaging in the fight for civil rights and equality, or promoting access to health and education, Clyde Group is proud to advocate for many of the most important causes in our society.
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At Clyde Group, we strive to be the best company to work with and the best company to work for. We believe in an open and collaborative workplace where employees are encouraged—and expected—to bring ambitious ideas, creative solutions and authentic personality to the office.Learn More
Founder & CEO
Senior Vice President
Scott Nolan Smith
Laura Beth Ellis
Interested in learning how Clyde Group can help you and your organization? Send us a message through the contact form below and we’ll be in touch!