When we launched Bullpen in September, we said we were bringing a different approach to public affairs. People have noticed. Part of this change in approach requires us to diversify our talent bench and we are excited to do that.

Today we are announcing two recent hires, Joe Perticone and Merav Ceren.

Joe, who will join as a Director, comes to BSG with extensive experience as a journalist in Washington. Most recently, as a Capitol Hill reporter for Business Insider. Prior to reporting at Business Insider, Perticone covered the 2016 presidential campaign and Congress for Independent Journal Review.

Merav, who joins us as a Vice President, comes from Delve, where she led a research team focused on local, state, and federal policy issues. Prior to Delve, Ceren was a legislative fellow for the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, building a strong portfolio on Middle East geopolitics and diplomacy, energy geopolitics, and more. …


Medium is a new platform for me and the perfect way to share a new venture.

As of today, I am the new owner of Definers Public Affairs. I bought out my partner, Matt Rhoades, so that we could both chase new challenges. Matt is someone I’ve respected for a long time — I was his intern on the Bush-Cheney ’04 campaign and I’ve had the pleasure of working with him for over a decade now on one project or another. …

Bullpen Strategy Group

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