WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Hamilton Place Strategies (HPS) announced that Kari Grant joined the firm as a director and Chris Doege joined the firm as a senior analyst.

Kari Grant joins HPS from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where she led strategic communications in support of the financial services and international policy divisions. Previously, she held communications and policy roles at the United States’ and Europe’s leading financial services associations, SIFMA and AFME. Kari holds a Master of Arts in International Economic Relations from American University’s School of International Service, and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Georgia.

Chris Doege joins HPS from the Boston-based Analysis Group, where he was responsible for conducting economic analysis and providing consulting services. Prior to the Analysis Group, he worked at the White House Office of Management and Budget and the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation in Indiana. He also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Azerbaijan. Chris earned his Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Legal Studies from Hamline University.

“We’re excited to welcome Kari and Chris to the HPS team, adding to our analytical capabilities and global perspective,” said HPS partner Stuart Siciliano. “Kari brings valuable experience in European and U.S. policy analysis to the firm. Chris’ analytical expertise will further enhance our internal research capabilities as we work on complex economic, policy, and legal challenges.”