Saima Anjam

Saima Anjam is an experienced organizer and advocate who has shaped policies in New York to protect the state’s most vulnerable residents. At the Parkside Group, Saima represents labor, environmental, civil rights, and other progressive groups seeking to create a fairer New York. On their behalf she has won passage of critical legislation to combat sexual coercion, […]

Lauren Bush

Lauren Bush brings strong analytical, managerial, and leadership skills as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer and member of the executive team. Lauren manages all company operations, creating people-based systems to achieve Parkside’s goals, and collaborates with the founders to set the future vision for the company. She manages government relations for clients in downstate New […]

Wade Dansby

Wade Dansby

Wade Dansby brings a multidisciplinary design experience to his role in overseeing Parkside Group’s award-winning creative department. After honing his skills in print, digital, and broadcast media for over a decade as a Senior Creative at an international design, advertising, and branding agency, he now develops award-winning original content for a variety of clients across […]

Katy Dunn

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Katy Dunn uses her research, organizing, and policy expertise on behalf of corporate, labor, and profit organizations seeking to have their voices heard in the Capitol. At the Parkside Group, Katy tracks legislation, monitors hearings, manages political donation budgets, and directly lobbies lawmakers on a variety of issues. Prior to joining our government relations team, […]

Harry Giannoulis

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Harry Giannoulis has provided the strategic vision that transformed the Parkside Group from a small startup company into a multi-faceted strategic communications and public affairs firm that has served over 500 clients. As co-founder of the Parkside Group, Harry Giannoulis has worked on over 225 winning campaigns and public policy initiatives. Because of these successes, City […]

Jake Herring

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Jake Herring counsels clients on how best to advance their legislative, regulatory, and procurement agendas before state and local government in New York. At the Parkside Group, he manages our industry-leading government relations team, in addition to directly representing a diverse portfolio of clients in the construction, financial services, technology, and real estate sectors. His […]

Dan Katz

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One of the State Capitol’s most tenacious advocates, Dan Katz has shaped New York policy on gaming, civil justice, and health care for more than a decade. As Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the firm, Dan uses his encyclopedic knowledge of state government and deep relationships at the Capitol to assist our entire […]

Benjamin Kern

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Ben Kern is an attorney and advocate with a distinguished track record of representing corporate and non-profit clients before state government. At the Parkside Group, he oversees our state government relations work. During the start of the COVID pandemic, he led our efforts to help companies and trade association seek essential business designations so that […]

Spencer Lee

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Spencer Lee is Managing Director of the Parkside Group, where he oversees the firm’s Public Affairs practice. In this role, Spencer has overseen multi-million dollar advertising and coalition-building efforts that have resulted in major victories for high-profile political, advocacy, and corporate clients. Spencer’s experience waging complex public affairs efforts spans multiples sectors including transportation, commercial […]

Donald Lewis

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Donald Lewis creates winning digital strategies for political and issue campaigns by helping our clients optimize their web presence. His work blends design-savvy and expert programming into sleek and effective communications tools, enabling our clients to educate the public and key stakeholders, to mobilize tens of thousands of citizens to contact policymakers, and to remain […]