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Bobby Panzenbeck Joins The Lafayette Company as Vice President

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Lafayette Company announced today the addition of Bobby Panzenbeck as Vice President, Client Services, effective July 1, 2023. Bobby will serve The Lafayette Company’s growing portfolio of clients, as well as manage the firm’s business development efforts.

“We are thrilled that Bobby Panzenbeck is joining The Lafayette Company,” Founder and President Ellen Carmichael said. “Bobby has a tremendous depth of policy knowledge, a unique ability to connect people and a keen eye for the ever-changing political landscape, all of which make up the winning formula to get big things accomplished for our clients.”

Previously, Bobby served as a director at MikeWorldWide and DCI Group, where he developed political coalitions and campaign strategies for a wide array of clients. He was also a senior content manager at Counterpoint Strategies, as well as a content curator for dozens of campaigns, causes and organizations.

Bobby graduated from the University at Albany and New York Law School, where he served as president of the Federalist Society. A Long Island, New York, native, he lives in Woodbridge, Va., with his wife, Cassie, and their children.



The Lafayette Company is a Washington, D.C.-based full-service communications and public affairs firm serving political, policy, non-profit and corporate clients. Founded in 2015 by longtime operative Ellen Carmichael, The Lafayette Company specializes in media relations, strategy and content, crisis communications, advocacy services and event management.