Firehouse Announces New Promotions and Team Members

September 6, 2023


As first reported in POLITICO Influence, the Firehouse team is growing rapidly as we continue delivering results for our clients. In addition to promoting several individuals who have been instrumental to our success, we have also welcomed new team members to our firm.

Katey McCutcheon was recently promoted to Senior Vice President after serving as Vice President for more than two years at Firehouse. Prior to joining our team, Katey previously served as Deputy Communications Director for Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), and has used her extensive experience in public affairs and communications to deliver consistent wins for our clients.

Firehouse also welcomes two new Vice Presidents to our team – Georgeanna Sullivan Thomas and Halee Dobbins. Georgeanna joins our firm after serving as Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer’s (R-MO) Communications Director, and holding positions in the offices of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR). Halee most recently served as the Press Secretary of the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee, after working in communications roles for multiple members of Congress as well as the office of former Second Lady Karen Pence.

Our firm also continued to grow our junior team. Matthew Schantin and Jim Mantyh were both promoted to the role of Assistant Vice PresidentWilliam Hadden was promoted to Project Director and William Fink was promoted to Operations Director after nearly two years of serving as Executive Assistant.

We also welcomed two new Associates – Luca Frumento and Gabby Karber.