Holmes Report 03 Jun 2012 // 11:00PM GMT
WASHINGTON, DC--Kalee Kreider, who has spent the past six years as environmental advisor and comms director for Al Gore, is returning to the agency world to rejoin Fenton Communications.
Kreider becomes managing director of Fenton’s DC office, after previously serving as an SVP at the firm from 2003 to 2006.
During her time with Gore, Kreider supported the research and marketing of three best-selling books, an Oscar-award winning film and a top-selling mobile app. She alson managed a communications effort that included relationships with news executives, anchors, reporters, and bookers in the US and overseas.
Her portfolio included Gore's work with Apple, Google, Current TV, Generation Investment Management and the venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Kreider also assisted with the slideshow that served as the basis for An Inconvenient Truth.
During her previous tenure at Fenton, Kreider specialized in international and national media campaigns, crisis communications and Hill outreach for clients including the Energy Future Coalition, Environmental Media Services, MoveOn.org, Win Without War and True Majority.
Prior to that, she spent ten years in the non-profit community, helping to start Ozone Action and later managing energy, arctic and climate programs for Greenpeace and the National Environment Trust (now Pew Environment Group).
"Kalee's return is an important milestone as we expand our climate work while also increasing the firm's technology, clean-tech and corporate social responsibility business," said CEO David Fenton. "Her work for the Vice-President has been important for all, and we are thrilled to have her back."