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Benchmark Strategies Announces the Promotion of Nicole Herendeen to Senior Public Affairs Associate 






 (Today) Boston-based public affairs firm Benchmark Strategies announced the promotion of Nicole Herendeen to Senior Public Affairs Associate. Since joining Benchmark in 2017, Nicole has managed international business delegations and public affairs campaigns for startups, local companies, and multinational corporations. Nicole leads the Benchmark Strategies public policy reporting practice and has played integral roles during four international business delegation visits to Boston. In recognition of her professional achievements, Nicole was accepted into the 2019 Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Boston's Future Leaders Program.

Prior to her role at Benchmark Strategies, Nicole experienced the political system on a local level through relevant experience, such as in the Office of Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-5). Here, she researched legislation for the Member and legislative staff, including immigration, cybercrime and education issues, federal laws such as No Child Left Behind Act, federal agencies (e.g., EPA), and nonprofits (e.g., ICANN). Nicole has also served as an intern in the Rhode Island State House with Representative Robert E. Craven, where she assisted in research and review of legislation, oversaw the passage of Representative Craven’s revenge porn and sextortion legislation by the House of Representatives, and attended bill hearings and meeting sessions for the House Committee on Judiciary.

Nicole is a proud graduate of Providence College, where she received a degree in Political Science and English and completed the Liberal Arts Honors Program. She grew up in the Boston area, originally from Melrose, Massachusetts.



About Benchmark Strategies 


Benchmark Strategies is a Boston-based public affairs firm led by Patrick Bench. Benchmark Strategies provides strategic counsel and public affairs services to international and domestic businesses, large corporations, small businesses, and non-profits. Benchmark clients include: multi-national corporations, foreign governments, Massachusetts companies, trade associations, and technology start-ups.


Benchmark Strategies specializes in economic development and strategic growth opportunities for companies looking to expand their business locally or globally.


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