Founder, Beacon Global Strategies
Philippe Reines is one of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton’s longest serving communications advisors. He has worked with Secretary Clinton in the State Department, on her first presidential campaign, and in the U.S. Senate.
Philippe Reines is one of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton’s longest serving communications advisors. He has worked with Secretary Clinton in the State Department, on her first presidential campaign, and in the U.S. Senate. Reines stood beside Secretary Clinton during some of the most important national security and policy decisions of the last decade and a half, and is an expert in strategic communications and public relations. Reines also serves as a Founder and Managing Director of Beacon Global Strategies LLC, a strategic advisory firm specializing in International Policy, Defense, Cyber, Intelligence and Homeland Security.
From 2009-2013, Mr. Reines served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Strategic Communications and Senior Communications Advisor to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who he has worked for since 2002. In that role, Mr. Reines traveled to more than 110 countries with Secretary Clinton as part of her senior team, responsible for crafting and executing the strategic media goals of the Secretary of State.
Prior to joining the State Department with the Secretary, he served from 2002-2009 as Senator Clinton’s Senior Advisor & Press Secretary. In 2007-2008, Mr. Reines simultaneously served on Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign as Communications Advisor for National Security & Foreign Policy, and served as Chelsea Clinton’s spokesman, traveling with her throughout the primaries, often with the candidate and Former President Bill Clinton.
In the Senate, he was the primary point of contact between Clinton’s office and the national press corps, and served as her spokesman and primary communications advisor on national security and foreign policy issues, largely focusing on Clinton’s work on the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Previously, Mr. Reines served in the House of Representatives as Communications Director for Representative Jane Harman, where he successfully helped the Congresswoman raise her profile as a senior member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Terrorism & Homeland Security.
Prior to his work on Capitol Hill, Mr. Reines was a member of the 2000 Gore/Lieberman presidential campaign’s rapid response team. After Election Day, he served on the communications team of the Gore/Lieberman Recount Committee during the post-election litigation in Florida.
Mr. Reines remained involved in former Vice President Gore’s public activities after Gore left office in 2001, serving as his Teaching & Research Assistant for his “Covering National Affairs” course at the Columbia School of Journalism in the Spring of 2001. In 2004, Mr. Reines taught a course at New York University’s Marketing and Management Institute entitled, “Public Relations Strategies for Politicians.”
Mr. Reines is a recipient of the Department of State’s Distinguished Honor Award.
Prior to pursuing his long-standing passion for politics and public service, Mr. Reines worked in banking and finance for several New York City banks.
A New York City native, Mr. Reines earned his political science degree from Columbia University, spending two semesters in Beijing studying Mandarin Chinese.
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LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
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The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
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