Ms. Patricia Carmack, M.A., has recently joined The Hannon Group as Senior Vice President of Health Communications. Ms. Carmack brings more than 30 years of experience in strategic communications, program management, speaker/media training, speechwriting, and market research, as well as extensive knowledge of the health industry.

In her new role, Ms. Carmack will oversee the company’s federal health communications contracts, providing clients with the full range of agency communications, including market research, strategic planning, executive communications, traditional and digital outreach, media outreach, and project evaluation. In conducting this work, she will manage The Hannon Group’s talented team of writers, editors, digital media experts, social media specialists, web programmers, and videographers.

Prior to joining The Hannon Group, Ms. Carmack provided a wide range of communications support to organizations within the health sector, including health agencies, associations, and media outlets. She has a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from The University of Iowa.

Sandra Wills Hannon, APR, Ph.D., The Hannon Group’s Owner and Principal, noted that “The Hannon Group is pleased to welcome Pat to the team. Pat fully understands the communication needs of federal health agencies and what types of messages and tactics work best for their specific audiences. Her extensive skills and experience supporting health communications will be an asset to our health clients, as well as to the company as a whole.”