Vice President

  • Paula Thrasher

    Paula Thrasher

    Paula Thrasher is a Vice President for FTP, and was with FTP’s predecessor firm, Cauthen Forbes and Williams. As Vice President on the finance team, she plans, directs, monitors, coordinates, interprets and administers all functional activities and policies related to treasury and finance, accounting, budgeting, billing, payables, receivables, payroll, insurance, tax, and human resources for…

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  • Emily Schell

    Emily Schell

    Emily Schell is a Vice President on the Operations team at FTP and has been with the firm since 2015. In this capacity, she helps manage all business operations. Emily oversees FTP’s business development process and works closely with leadership to help execute strategic priorities. She also manages the firm’s fundraisers and other events at…

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  • Christopher Memenza

    Christopher Memenza

    Christopher Memenza is a Vice President at Forbes Tate Partners, managing the direction and overall IT strategy of the firm. Prior to joining FTP, Mr. Memenza worked as a Solutions Architect at a Microsoft partner, New Signature, in Washington, D.C. While there, Mr. Memenza helped develop go to market strategies around Microsoft IT initiatives and…

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  • William May

    William May

    William May is a Vice President in the public affairs practice at Forbes Tate Partners. He brings extensive experience in public affairs and public relations, strategic communications, grasstops advocacy, and business development to the firm. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, industry-leading trade associations, coalitions, think tanks, and non-profits across a range of sectors,…

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  • Chanse Jones

    Chanse Jones

    Chanse Jones is a Vice President on the Public Affairs team, where he brings years of experience in media relations and strategic communications. Before joining FTP, Chanse was senior director of media relations and external communications at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He led communications for the Chamber’s political program and several policy portfolios, including…

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  • Daniel Jacobs

    Daniel Jacobs

    Daniel Jacobs is a Vice President on the Public Affairs team. Daniel is a trusted media relations, public affairs, and strategic communications advisor with government, public relations, and professional services industry experience. Before joining Forbes Tate Partners, he led proactive media relations efforts and helped manage crisis communications for Deloitte’s government and public services practice.…

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  • Rose Elam

    Rose Elam

    Rose Elam is a Vice President of Advertising in FTP’s digital department. Rose is a skilled digital strategist with over a decade of experience in developing innovative marketing solutions for clients in the hospitality, health, and public affairs verticals. She is passionate about utilizing data to develop insights that lead to compelling digital strategies for…

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