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Meet Our Team 2019-06-18T15:48:16+00:00

Melwood Global was formed in 2005 by former Beacon Hill journalists, policy analysts and political staffers to help clients achieve their public policy objectives through the media.

John Boit
John BoitSenior Founding Partner
John is a former foreign correspondent who has traveled to more than 40 countries. John is a skilled writer who loves crafting punchy pitches and tight op-eds that earn media coverage.
David Guarino
David GuarinoSenior Partner
David Guarino is one of the leading media, communications and public affairs professionals in New England, respected as a local, state and national political reporter of 12 years, a seasoned government and political press secretary and strategist for some of the region’s top leaders, brands and causes.
Jess Silva-Hodges
Jess Silva-HodgesSenior Account Executive/Director of Digital Strategy
Jess oversees Melwood’s digital media efforts and is adept at leveraging new media to raise the public profiles of our clients.
Bridget Ann Peery
Bridget Ann PeeryAccount Executive
Bridget is an Account Executive at Melwood Global with experience in photography, videography, social media and design, public outreach, and a passion for storytelling.
Rachel Wells
Rachel WellsAccount Executive
Rachel joins Melwood Global as an Account Executive with a passion for politics and strategic communications along with international work experience.

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