Public Policy Series sponsored by Mt. Wachusett Community College
On Tuesday, April 6th - we will provide a federal political / legislative update to our members from our guest speakers Oswaldo Palomo and Matthew Epperly of Chartwell Strategy Group.
With so much talk in Washington about COVID, recovery, stimulus and spending, we thought we should turn to those who know Capitol Hill best for a bi-partisan briefing on what is really going on in DC. We will be joined by Ozzie Palomo and Matt Epperly from Chartwell Strategy Group in Washington.
Chartwell Strategy Group is a strategic advisory firm specializing in government relations, political risk management and strategic communications. They partner with leaders of the world’s most influential companies and organizations to navigate high stakes policy and reputational issues
We look forward to seeing you at this exciting briefing.
OSWALDO J. PALOMO
Ozzie Palomo is a Founding Partner and Managing Director of Chartwell Strategy Group. He specializes in devising and executing advocacy strategies for clients in a bipartisan manner before the Legislative and Executive branches of the federal government. Ozzie serves on several finance committees at both the federal and state level and as an adviser to numerous Congressional steering committees. Most recently, Ozzie was a Northeast Finance Co-Chair for a 2016 presidential campaign.
Ozzie works with large institutions, small businesses, start-ups, and publicly traded companies in the defense, education, environmental, and financial services sectors offering guidance on legislative and regulatory affairs. He has also worked closely with several non-profit clients by providing counsel on how federal policies may impact their respective missions.
Ozzie earned his BA from James Madison University with a major in Political Science and Modern Foreign Language, and a minor in History.
Matt Epperly is a Founding Partner and Managing Director of Chartwell Strategy Group. He serves as a trusted advisor to corporate, non-profit, and government leaders on strategy, government relations, communications, international affairs, and political risk management. Matt is a leading Democratic strategist and fundraiser and a veteran of presidential, mayoral, and congressional campaigns.
Throughout his career, Matt has worked at the intersection of business and public policy as a consultant and entrepreneur.
As a consultant, Matt has advised high-profile corporate clients on a range of issues, including mergers and acquisitions, board and leadership transitions, crisis management, rebranding, digital strategy, and social media. Matt has managed multi-faceted public affairs campaigns, primarily on behalf of the U.S. government, in over 30 countries around the world.
Earlier in his career, he worked in government and politics in New York City and was a founding member of a strategic consultancy and a real estate investment company specializing in transformative mixed-use and affordable housing development. He currently serves as a senior advisor to Broad Creek Capital helping to identify investment opportunities in real estate, small and mid-sized private companies, and start-ups.
Matt graduated from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and received his MBA from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.