Enterprise strengthens Hamilton team with addition of homegrown talentJuly 23, 2020
Enterprise is excited to announce the hiring of Jesse Shea as our new Public Affairs Consultant based out of the recently launched and growing Hamilton office.
A born and raised Hamiltonian, Jesse has a wealth of experience in political campaign management, strategic communications and policy development locally, provincially, and federally. Jesse comes to Enterprise after spending half a decade working for a Liberal Member of Parliament in Ottawa.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Jesse to the team as we continue to expand our government relations and public affairs practices in Hamilton,” says Enterprise CEO Barbara Fox. “With his experience and unique perspective, there is no doubt Jesse will make significant contributions to serving our clients.”
Jesse has worked closely with the Hamilton community and its stakeholders through his work with local candidates, elected officials, and government ministers. He has spent years working in Ottawa developing his relationship with the federal Liberal government and brings with him an extensive network to assist our clients.
From his involvement with the federal All-Party Steel Caucus on issues pertaining the renegotiation of NAFTA, to helping small and medium-size enterprises and grassroots community organizations navigate the complexity of government, he’s has ensured that corporate and local voices are heard in government decision making.
Jesse’s strong network enables him to effectively navigate local issues in both Toronto and Ottawa. With his political intuition, skill in issues management and deep understanding of local dynamics, Jesse provides “Made in Hamilton” solutions to ensure that our clients succeed.
“Jesse knows the Hamilton community and understands the issues and opportunities local business face better than most,” says Enterprise President Jason Lietaer. “He’s got the right mix of experience in the city and in Ottawa and we’re excited to have him on board to help us grow our business in the GTHA.”