January 2023

Adfero Welcomes Katy Montgomery as Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer

January 11, 2023

WASHINGTON – Adfero, a full-service communications agency based in Washington, DC, welcomes Katy Montgomery as Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer.

“We are thrilled to welcome Katy to the Adfero team,” said Amos Snead, Adfero President. “With experience as a communications counselor across Fortune 100 companies, trade associations and the public sector, she is a great addition to help Adfero continue to answer challenges for our clients in highly regulated industries.”

As Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer, Katy will bring her experience as a strategic communications leader to provide public policy, corporate communications and business strategy insights across Adfero’s Health, Public Affairs and Energy and Sustainability practices. Katy joins Adfero from Cyber Defense Labs, where she served as Executive Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Communications.

“Katy’s proven leadership, entrepreneurial mindset and dedication to teamwork makes her an ideal addition to Adfero’s leadership team,” said Darren Scher, Adfero CEO. “She will be an invaluable counselor to both clients and team members.”

Earlier in her career, Montgomery served as a Principal with The Chertoff Group, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and as a White House spokesperson and communications advisor. Her career experience includes implementing strategic communications and media strategies, recognizing, and reacting to emerging issues and partnering with C-suites to inform corporate communications.

Adfero is currently hiring several positions across practices. Visit the company’s website for a list of open positions and to apply.

For a full list of Adfero’s capabilities, industries and services, visit the company’s capabilities page.




Adfero is a communications agency that integrates sophisticated digital strategies with traditional communications tactics to relentlessly pursue success for its clients.  Adfero partners with a range of organizations from trade associations and the U.S. government to Fortune 500 companies and non-profits. The company’s imaginative ideas have been recognized by industry peers and awards panels. Learn more about Adfero’s work at adfero.com.