Former Massachusetts Assistant Secretary to Join Public Affairs Practice
November 2, 2022 – Boston, Mass.) Benchmark Strategies, a leading public affairs company, today announced that Brian Domoretsky has joined the growing public affairs practice as a senior vice president. Brian Domoretsky joins Benchmark Strategies as Senior Vice President of Public Affairs after serving more than seven years at the cabinet level of government in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He brings expertise in government enterprise information technology & cybersecurity, public safety & law enforcement, state finance & procurement, government affairs, and business development.
Most recently, Brian served as an Assistant Secretary and Chief of Staff at the Executive Office of Technology Services & Security (EOTSS), where he was chief strategy officer, gatekeeper, and senior advisor to the EOTSS Secretary. During this time, Brian led enterprise technology planning and modernization efforts across the Executive Branch and directed the statewide COVID-19 Technology response, facilitating the immediate and unprecedented expansion of telework to 20,000 state employees. Brian also served during his tenure as a state member of the National Council of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and coordinated the annual Massachusetts Digital Summit.
Prior to joining (EOTSS) in 2019, Brian was the secretariat Chief Financial Officer for the Executive Office of Public Safety & Security (EOPSS), where he coordinated $1.1B in spending across 14 law enforcement, emergency response, and public safety agencies comprised of more than 8,200 employees. In addition to managing payroll, day-to-day spending and procurements, Brian negotiated annual appropriations and agency spending plans with the Governor’s Office and Administration & Finance, while also advocating for new funding for complex policy proposals and statutory/regulatory changes before the Joint Committee on Ways & Means.
“We are excited to welcome Brian and his extensive background in technology policy, public sector procurement, and legislation to the Benchmark team,” said Patrick Bench, President of Benchmark Strategies. “Brian brings a deep commitment to public service, strategic counsel and a passion for helping clients meaningfully connect with the audiences that matter to their business and drive growth.”
At Benchmark, Domoretsky will work with our team of experts on all aspects of the business. While he has a particular expertise in government leadership, organizational strategy, and managing the development and implementation of public policy, he will apply his skills to our growing clientele.
Benchmark Strategies provides strategic counsel, public affairs, and public relations 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.