Washington, DC – Hamilton Place Strategies is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Terra as a managing director. Terra will be serving clients in both the communications and policy practices of HPS. Additionally, Terra will be joining the leadership of HPS’ Crisis Communications practice, drawing on years of experience managing campaign war rooms to bring political rapid response capabilities to HPS clients.

Prior to joining HPS, Terra worked as Director of Strategic Initiatives for Governor Mitt Romney’s Presidential campaign. Earlier in his career, Terra worked for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as Deputy Press Secretary and Communications Director of the Governor’s DC office. Additionally, he managed the war rooms for Governor Schwarzenegger’s 2006 reelection campaign and Senator John McCain’s 2008 Presidential campaign. As part of his work with clients at HPS, Terra will be deploying and implementing these same rapid response tactics.

“We are excited to have Rob join Hamilton Place Strategies,” said Managing Partner Tony Fratto. “His extensive experience in rapid response and seasoned communications and analytical skills make him an extremely valuable asset to the firm and our clients.”

Terra is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where he majored in Political Science. He continued his studies at New York University Stern School of Business where he received his MBA while specializing in business analytics and strategy.