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David Richey

Strategies 360
VP, Policy and Communications
Seattle, WA
With a deep understanding of how politics and public policy impact communications, David has spent his career delivering results in challenging environments on behalf of companies, elected officials, and organizations. He brings a proven record of overcoming barriers and achieving objectives while working with policymakers, stakeholders, and the news media. At S360, he works on behalf of clients ranging from global energy companies and industrial developers, to municipalities and the maritime industry, on high-profile – and often contentious – projects.

Before joining S360, David led communications and stakeholder engagement efforts for California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on issues ranging from energy to infrastructure. He is also a former U.S. Forest Service wildland firefighter. A native of Seattle, David can be found skiing and surfing with his wife Katy and son Ian across the Pacific Northwest and Northern California.