Crosby Marketing Communications announced today that Julia Krahe has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President in its Washington, D.C., office. She will lead integrated marketing teams to develop national campaigns that inspire action on behalf of the agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and other prominent federal agencies and nonprofit organizations.
Krahe has two decades of experience leading large-scale communications programs and policy initiatives for national public relations firms and leaders on Capitol Hill. She has deep roots working in the public health, transportation and environmental safety sectors, helping shape innovative, multifaceted campaigns and effectively communicating complex, compelling messages. Prior to joining Crosby, she was a Senior Vice President at Edelman, where she led teams to create awareness campaigns, outreach programs and digital destinations for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Department of Energy and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Krahe’s experience also includes stints as the Communications Director for Senator Amy Klobuchar, Congressman David Wu, and the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor. A graduate of Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College, she started her career at Ogilvy Public Relations.
“Julia has strong strategic insights and expertise to manage high-level communications around complex social impact and policy issues,” said Raymond Crosby, President and CEO. “Her commitment to tackling critical challenges facing our country and helping make the world a better place is perfectly in line with Crosby’s mission of Inspiring Actions That Matter.”
Crosby provides integrated advertising, public relations, social media and digital marketing services through specialized practices in Healthcare, Government, Nonprofits & Causes and Military & Veterans. The firm ranks #4 on PRWeek’s list of largest healthcare PR firms, #24 on O’Dwyer’s list of national PR agencies, and is a top provider on the GSA Advertising and Integrated Marketing Services (AIMS) schedule. Crosby’s mission of Inspiring Actions That Matter™ helps clients make a positive impact for individuals, families, communities and society.
Crosby has also been named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for three consecutive years for achieving outstanding employee engagement, work/life balance, pay and benefits, and company leadership.