January 14, 2016 | Market Wired

PORTLAND, OR–(Marketwired – Jan 14, 2016) – Hubbell Communications, Oregon’s leading public relations firm, has deepened its bench of communication and campaign experts by adding Chris Edmonds, an accomplished Democratic campaign and public affairs professional, to its staff.

A native Oregonian, Chris began his career as a staffer on U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley’s successful campaign in 2008. He was recruited to serve as a regional director for New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine and has since worked on numerous state campaigns and ballot initiatives. In 2010, Chris was recognized as Best Campaign Manager by the Oregon House Democrats.

Prior to joining Hubbell Communications, Chris served as director of government affairs for the Department of Human Services, Oregon’s largest state agency. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Oregon State University and a certification in project management.

“As an accomplished campaign manager, Chris brings a level of expertise to our firm that will enable us to become even more competitive in winning issue advocacy and ballot campaigns throughout the Pacific Northwest,” Hubbell Communications Founder and President Ward Hubbell said. “As a pro-business Democrat, Chris will also broaden our appeal to a wider range of potential clients and projects.”

Hubbell Communications is Oregon’s premier public affairs and public relations firm. Founded in 2003, Hubbell Communications specializes in issue advocacy, crisis communication, community relations and ballot campaigns for a broad range of industries and business interests throughout the Pacific Northwest.