Jennifer Kohl Launches Chrysalis Communications

Jennifer Kohl, whose political resume includes directing communications for President Obama’s re-election campaign in Virginia and serving as press secretary for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings, launches Chrysalis Communications.

It will focus on crisis/issues, reputation management, and comprehensive communications strategies.

Kohl was most recently senior director at Purple Strategies, heading up reputation campaigns for corporate clients.

She previously ran the PR and social media team at ThinkFoodGroup, the restaurant group founded by chef and Nobel Peace Prize nominee José Andres. Before that, Kohl built and led a 45-person media relations team at GMMB.