Who We Are
(noun) the plural of forum; the marketplace or public square and a place of assembly for the people, meeting place, etc. for the discussion of questions of public interest; the forum of public opinion.
Since 2003 our bi-partisan team has been executing winning public affairs campaigns for clients with a good story to tell and a challenging environment in which to tell it. We craft and execute strategies that shift the conversation, change policy, and protect your brand equity and reputation.
Campbell is a leading public affairs strategist and trusted advisor to senior executives at Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, and advocacy organizations. As a founding partner at FORA, she brings 20 years of experience helping clients successfully navigate today’s high-stakes intersection of business, reputation, policy and politics.
She is a veteran of national politics, having held senior positions on presidential campaigns, worked for the Democratic National Committee and in the Obama – Biden White House as Midwest Political Director. In that role she helped manage the President and Vice President’s political strategy in key states and built support for critical legislative fights including The Recovery Act, The Affordable Care Act, Wall Street Reform and the Consumer Protection Act. She also served on Vice President Biden’s Auto Task Force team where her role was to manage stakeholders in the Chrysler and General Motors restructuring. A native of Richmond, Campbell earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Arts degree from Yale University. She lives with her family in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Max is a co-founder of FORA Partners. With more that 20 years of experience in government and corporate consulting, his work has included successfully positioning companies and trade associations on a range of policy and regulatory challenges in the energy, health-care, telecommunications, aerospace and defense categories.
Max has advised government agencies on public affairs, branding and media strategies, served as the Chief of Staff to the Congressional Advisory Committee on Electronic Commerce, as a media and policy advisor to the Republican National Committee’s 2012 and 2016 national conventions and as a Senior Advisor to Governor Jim Gilmore of Virginia. A native of Virginia Beach and a graduate of the University of Richmond, Max has also served in a variety of communications and field positions on dozens of local, state and federal candidate campaigns and ballot initiatives across the country.
Anders creates spot on branding + design for global brands, candidates and causes. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design in Copenhagen, Anders has been a leader in the design field for the last 20 years with an expertise in corporate and visual identity. Since finishing his education, he has helped establish more than 250 different identities for companies, organizations and political candidates worldwide.
Anders’ approach is to bring Nordic design values to Fora’s communications, branding and public affairs campaigns. These values – visual simplicity and uniqueness paired with clear narrative branding – help our clients tell powerful stories in campaigns across print and social media, web design and client publishing.