Hope Reilly

Vice President and Partner

Hope Reilly
"Slowing down is not really my jam."

~ Leslie Knope

Hope Reilly is a Vice President at Southwest Strategies. In this role, she oversees the strategic planning and implementation of communications and public outreach campaigns for a number of water, land use and transportation projects, and spearheads social media strategy for the firm. Her work has been recognized with more than two dozen local, state and national awards for public relations, public affairs, and marketing communications.

Prior to joining Southwest Strategies, Reilly worked as a senior associate at Amplify Public Affairs in Washington, D.C. She began her career working for ABC News in Washington, D.C., where she co-authored ABC News’ The Note, the original morning news tipsheet, and reported on the 2008 presidential election. Reilly received her Bachelor of Arts in political communication from George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs, with a minor in international politics and economics.

  • Public Affairs
  • Public Outreach
  • Legislative/Regulatory Affairs
  • Social Media and Digital Advocacy
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing Communications
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Land use
  • Transportation
  • Health Care
  • Ballot Initiatives and Referendums
  • New Professionals/Student Outreach Director at PRSA San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter
  • Member of Junior League of San Diego
  • Member of San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

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Our expertise, strategic guidance and innovative approach have made Southwest Strategies California’s leading public affairs and public outreach firm. Our clients come to us because we work harder, we produce more – and we get results. We design creative strategies to solve the complex issues that our clients – large and small – face every day. Let us put our knowledge, capabilities and creativity to work for you.

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