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Juanita Scarlett joins Park Strategies

July 19, 2013

NEW YORK (July 17, 2013) —Park Strategies, LLC is pleased to announce that Juanita Scarlett has joined the firm’s government affairs practice as a Managing Director.


Ms. Scarlett brings a wealth of government, communications, and private sector experience to the firm.  Scarlett has served on the staff of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo as Executive Vice President for Strategy, Policy and Public Affairs at the Empire State Development (ESD) Corporation, New York State’s primary agent for economic development.  Scarlett also served on the staff of New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo as Director of Intergovernmental and Community Affairs.  Previously, Ms. Scarlett headed New York government relations at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and was Press Secretary to Attorney General Eliot Spitzer.


“We are immensely pleased to welcome Juanita to Park Strategies,” said Hon. Alfonse M. D’Amato, Founder of the firm.  “She brings immense public affairs experience and an invaluable perspective on government, business, media, and political strategies.  She will be a huge asset to Park Strategies and we look forward to welcoming her current clients and working with her on exciting new projects.”


Scarlett began her career as Press Officer to former New York Governor Mario M. Cuomo. Her extensive private sector experience includes executive positions in public affairs with the American Stock Exchange and MTV Networks.


Ms. Scarlett serves on the board of directors of Citizens Union Foundation and as a mentor for the New Leaders Council.


Park Strategies currently has offices in Albany, Washington, D.C., Long Island, Buffalo, and Taiwan. Scarlett will be based primarily in New York.

For Juanita's full bio, click here

For more information, please contact:
Dana Sanneman
(212) 883 5608