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July 24, 2023

Parkside Clients are Recognized on City & State’s Who’s Who in Government List

Farrell Fritz Government Relations Director Vanessa Bongiorno, NYSAR Director of Government Affairs Mike Kelly, AT&T Director of External and Legislative Affairs Magdalonie Paris-Campbell, and JCRC-NY Director of Community Affairs Howard Pollack were recognized on City & State’s Who’s Who in Government Relations list.

From City & State:

Vanessa Bongiorno is an accomplished adviser who represents clients in the public health, mental health, human services and education sectors. She has served as the government relations director at Farrell Fritz P.C. for five years and previously worked at Ostroff Associates, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and a labor union. Throughout her career Bongiorno has worked tirelessly on behalf of health care providers, patients, families, civil legal service providers, social services organizations, biotech companies and trade associations, to help her clients develop and advance legislative and regulatory solutions for their most pressing issues.

You can read the rest of Vanessa’s profile here>>


From City & State:

Mike Kelly, a proud University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate, joined the New York State Association of Realtors in 2001 after spending eight years in the Assembly. Kelly has served as NYSAR’s director of government affairs since 2008. The association is a not-for-profit trade organization representing more than 60,000 of New York state’s real estate professionals.

You can read the rest of Mike'sprofile here>>


From City & State:

Magdalonie Paris-Campbell is an accomplished senior strategic leader with an emphasis on government affairs. She has spent the past 15 years in government relations, community engagement and partnership development. From earning trust to influencing change, she has a demonstrated track record of establishing new and existing relationships with external stakeholders across sectors while serving as an internal expert on public policy. She currently serves as the director of external and legislative affairs for AT&T. In this position, she also supports the Atlantic Region Public Safety Solutions and manages external affairs activities.

You can read the rest of Magdalonie's profile here>>


From City & State:

Howard Pollack has more than 20 years of experience working at senior-level positions in state and city government. He was chief of staff to then-Assembly Member Michael Cohen followed by working for New York City Council speakers as their chief Jewish liaison. In the speaker’s office, he specialized in community relations affairs for Queens stakeholders. Additional work in the New York City Council concerned emergency and crisis management, veterans affairs and hospitals. Skills and contacts honed by years of experience in government are now put to use as the primary community and government relations officer for JCRC-NY.

You can read the rest of Howard's profile here>>


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