DHS CREATES FUTURES THAT PROVIDE THE CHANCE TO RISE

At DHS, experts, strateg­ists, and advocates tell stories that deepen loyalties and encourage

action in investments, private equity and venture capital projects that promote the public good

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We believe advocacy should be practiced to serve the public interest, to develop mutual understanding between organizations and their public

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PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Our experts, strateg­ists, and advocates, tell stories that deepen loyalties and encourage action.  We advocate for sound policies, investments, private equity ventures that promote the public good.

Helping Corporations and Governments Shape Outcomes.

We are advocates with passion, backed by experience. Influencing public policy, private equity investments, and legislation requires, access and ethical credibility. Your successful business has much a stake as key policy decisions are made. We make sure your voice is heard.

 
 
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ORIGINS

DHS is a high-stakes advocacy, public strategy, and global public relations and communications firm. Our strategic insights and innovative programming build and sustain strong corporate and brand reputations. We provide our clients with counsel and program development across the spectrum of public relations, public affairs, reputation and crisis management, digital strategy, advertising and other communications services. Our clients are companies, industry associations, nonprofit organizations, professional services firms, and other large organizations.

 

We began as a unique private equity and joint venture firm with customized services for an elite group of clients. Our work applies equally to regulatory issues as well as legislative ones, and we manage issues for our clients at the local, state, federal, and international levels of government.

 

We use our core competencies and reach to gain competitive advantage for clients. Our expertise comes from extensive must-win campaign experience and operating successfully at the highest rung of business, government, politics and media. Our reach is the ability to use strategic intelligence to mobilize the message and persuade the toughest audiences. We know what it takes to win in difficult situations. We have proven results for prominent figures, leading advocacy groups and the world’s most successful companies. We leverage what others cannot.

 

PURPOSE

For DHS, a Purpose means building dynamic partnerships between people, companies, governments, other organizations and the media – partnerships that stimulate conversations with the potential to change the world. One of the most exciting aspects of the times in which we live and work is that no one owns this model, because there are no boundaries.

 

It is a world in which we can imagine possibility, work hard and with creativity and expertise to turn the possible into the real and achieve results for our clients that help them realize their purposes and make them and us proud.

 

At DHS, Purpose means embracing this change. Telling the right story well is still the best way to communicate, but we must find new ways to communicate those stories. We understand that content, not platforms, is what fascinates and engages people. The ability of companies and brands to develop and distribute relevant content is limitless. What used to be a push model is now a vacuum that pulls everyone together.

 

For DHS, Purpose is about understanding that, at its heart, communications is all about people – whether business-people, politicians, bloggers, journalists or other audiences – and people pay attention to what matters to them. Purpose means creating compelling messages backed by evidence not whim, making content matter backed by expertise, and driving relevance that provides substantive impact and meaningful results for our clients.

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THIS IS THE WAY WE MAKE
TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE

SERVICES

Traditions of innovation when results count.

 

We employ a unique approach to execute a winning strategy for your legislative, regulatory and communications battles. We help our clients develop their strongest messages, reframe conversations, and recruit like-minded friends and allies to amplify their position. of long-term and on-going interaction with decision-makers on a myriad of public policy issues.

Advocacy

Global Crisis Management

Business Management Consulting

 

APPROACH

The Power of Collaboration: Practical wisdom, trusted advice.

DHS believes that credibility with legislative and regulatory decision-makers is the foundation of successful advocacy. Our relationships are founded upon professional representation and mutual cooperation in solving problems for our clients.

Strategy

Execution

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Let our experience be your guide with local expertise and international depth.

DHS have played key roles in the debate over policy.  The group's practice specializes in communications strategies and advocacy for governments and businesses. 

Energy & Transportation

Financial Services & Housing

Healthcare & Education

Appropriations

International

 
 

CONTACT US

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Only one request may be submitted per calendar year.  It will be evaluated and if accepted all parties will be notified.

Please note that DHS reserves the right to deny services or refuse any proposal for admittance as a client under our firm's impact statement and governance standards.

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