SOURCE: The Borenstein Group

February 20, 2008 09:49 ET

The Borenstein Group Appoints Former Senior Federal Executives to Its Advisory Board to Expand Government Market Reach

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - February 20, 2008) - The Borenstein Group, a leading Business-to-Government strategic marketing communications firm announces the appointment of five former senior federal executives to its corporate Advisory Board. Ms. Shelley Bond, former Chief of Telecommunications Acquisition for the Tax Systems Redesign Branch of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), was appointed as Chairperson of the Borenstein Board. She will be joined by a highly-accomplished team of experienced former government executives; Mr. Charles R. "Rick" Dillon, former Program Director for the General Services Administration (GSA), Ms. Ginger Groeber, former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (DoD) for Civilian Personnel Policy (CPP), Mr. Reed Philips Jr., former Director, Information Resources Management (CIO) of the Department of Commerce, and Dr. John Okay, former Director, Information Resources Management (CIO), USDA and former Deputy Commissioner of GSA's Federal Technology Service.

"Our advisory board represents the very best in government and public sector market expertise with a particular understanding of how technology drives change communications," said Gal S. Borenstein, CEO and Founder of The Borenstein Group. "With the appointment of this board, we have augmented our position as a strategic communications firm with the breadth and depth of insights into how both our customers and our customers' customers think. Borenstein will leverage this cadre of intellectual and hands-on luminaries to play a key role in positioning Borenstein for growth."

Ms. Shelley Bond, Borenstein's new Board of Advisors chairperson, added: "The Borenstein Group's Business-to-Government expertise in technology marketing is very impressive. It is an organization that can help both public sector marketers and government managers remove the barriers between IT and people to achieve success in any government agency transformation. Our board members know how government works and complements Borenstein's creative and strategic talents, as it helps customers achieve their mission."

About The Borenstein Group

The Borenstein Group, Inc. is an integrated branding, marketing communications, advertising and public relations agency specializing in serving strategic needs of market leaders in the business-to-business and business-to-government sectors. Sector specialty areas include information technology, business and financial services, federal contractors, telecom, life sciences and government. Headquartered in Northern Virginia, Borenstein Group's mission is to develop, build, deploy and maintain business brands in tough-to-crack vertical and horizontal markets through fusion of strategic positioning and effective business communications. For more about The Borenstein Group, please visit

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