LSG Adds Depth, Expertise to Growing Communications Practice

May 11, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. – LSG, a leading impact agency helping clients grow, evolve, and protect their brands and reputations, today announced two new hires in the firm’s communications practice. Nikki Cannon, Senior Director, and Lia Palazzo, Director, will play critical roles by adding depth and new expansive skillsets to LSG’s thriving communications offering.

“As we continue to work with our clients to address some of the world’s most complex communications challenges, it is imperative that we continue to add new levels of depth and expertise to drive measurable impact” said LSG Founding Partner David Barnhart. “I have no doubt that both Nikki and Lia will be excellent additions to our team.”

New Communications Team Members

Nikki Cannon previously served as a Communications Director and Senior Advisor for U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney on Capitol Hill, where she developed and executed short and long-term communications plans for the congressman. Before that, she served in communications roles in the private sector. Nikki received her bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and her master’s degree from The George Washington University and is based in D.C.

Lia Palazzo previously served in senior communication roles on Capitol Hill for both U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, as well as in the Office of Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy. Lia is a graduate of Texas Christian University and earned her master’s degree from Georgetown University and is based in D.C.