The Team

Josh Dare

Co-Founder

Josh’s career in communications spans more than three decades. In addition to providing strategic counsel and crisis communications direction to clients, he is the resident Writer-In-Chief, regularly writing op-eds and bylines of behalf of clients that have been published in the Washington Post, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Huffington Post. He spent the early part of his career in the federal government, working in the press office at the FBI and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as on Capitol Hill as a press secretary. His move to the private sector included positions at Sallie Mae, Circuit City and The Martin Agency and two high-tech startups. A Leadership Metro Richmond graduate, Josh is actively involved in the community, having served on the board of Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now), the William Byrd Community House and Impact Makers. He currently serves on the boards of the Community Idea Stations and the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation and is president of the Central Virginia Lambda Chi Alpha Alumni Association.  Josh was the 2017 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Award for Excellence in Public Relations, presented by the Richmond chapter of PRSA. He received his degree in English from Gettysburg College. He and his wife Rose are parents to Tucker and Cammie.

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The Hodges Partnership
1805 East Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23223
804-788-1414
804-788-0085 fax