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June 11, 2019

Royal Commonwealth Society Branch of The United States of America appoints Gerry Gunster to Board of Directors

June 11, 2019 (Jackson, MS) – The Royal Commonwealth Society Branch of the United States of America (RCSUSA) is proud to welcome Gerry Gunster, CEO of Gunster Strategies Worldwide, to the RCSUSA Board of Directors.

The RCSUSA Board recently voted in favor of Gunster joining the Board of the United States chapter of the RCS, of which he has been a key supporter since its launch in 2017.

Regarding Gunster’s appointment, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, Chairman of the Board of Directors for RCSUSA, said, “I am pleased to welcome Gerry Gunster as our newest Board member. Gunster is well known across the nation and internationally for providing strategic advocacy to a wide spectrum of clients. His involvement will expand the reach of RCSUSA as we look to grow and raise awareness across the country. Gunster already has been active with RCSUSA, and we are thankful for his support. We look forward to his increased involvement with this noble organization.”

“I’m honored and thrilled to join the Board of Directors of the Royal Commonwealth Society Branch of the United States of America,” Gunster said. “I look forward to furthering the RCS’s mission to advance human rights, democracy, and sustainable development, through youth empowerment, education, and advocacy.”

RCSUSA raises funds and organizes programming which address human trafficking, healthcare, and education in the United States. These efforts include partnering with mission-aligned organizations to advance their critical work in ending human trafficking, improving access to healthcare, and promoting educational opportunities, including annual participation in the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, the world’s oldest international writing competition.

For more information about RCSUSA visit thercs-us.org. Questions can be
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March 18, 2019

Opinion: Brexit shouldn’t have to be a choose-your-won-adventure process 

Gerry Gunster, Gunster Strategies Worldwide CEO & Advisor to Brexit’s Go Movement, KnowEU, and

“There is no easy answer — but discussion about a second referendum should end.” 

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November 5, 2018

GSW IN THE NEWS: 

Gunster Strategies Managing Director Jim Hoffmann quoted for participation in U.S. Latin America Legal Summit panel.

Chinese money is expected to flow into Chile and Mexico as the country looks to invest in manufacturing and agricultural development abroad to secure its food supply, according to experts at a Latin America legal conference in Miami on Friday.

At the Akerman LLP-sponsored U.S. Latin America Legal Summit, James Hoffmann, managing director of Gunster Strategies Worldwide, said China is looking to facilitate large-scale agriculture in Latin America, particularly Chile, to create resiliency in its supply chain of food thanks in part to U.S. tariffs threatening its access to soybeans and other food products.

Chile, because it is in the Southern Hemisphere with the opposite growing season as China, is especially attractive.

“China is making investments in that,” Hoffmann said. “[Latin Americans] understand the American jurisdiction and American requirements, and the Chinese have mapped a lot of their requirements on what Americans did.”

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August 22, 2018

Gunster Strategies Worldwide Partners with Chapman University on Internship Program

August 22, 2018 (Washington, D.C. and Orange, Calif.) – Gunster Strategies Worldwide, the award-winning public affairs firm specializing in issue advocacy, has created a partnership with Chapman University to establish an internship and mentorship program designed to meaningfully connect and immerse Chapman students with real-world, hands-on experience, working closely with Gunster Strategies staff members on a selection of campaigns.

“Chapman’s goal to make students’ education personal, relevant, and engaged in the larger world is perfectly aligned with Gunster Strategies’ goal of providing world-class issue advocacy to the groups with which we work,” Gunster Strategies President Jonathan Stember said. “We look forward to being part of a talent development pipeline between Chapman and the wider ecosystem of public affairs and contributions to regional and global issue advocacy.”

The university has matched more than a half-dozen students and recent Chapman graduates as potential fits for this new internship partnership, with final decisions being made in time for students to begin contributing starting with the fall semester of the 2018-2019 school year.

“At Chapman, we pride ourselves on preparing students to hit the ground running after graduation,” Chapman University President Daniele Struppa said. “Our partnership with Gunster Strategies opens up a new world of opportunity for our students to get invaluable hands-on professional experience.”

About Gunster Strategies Worldwide

Gunster Strategies is an award-winning public affairs firm that is committed to delivering winning strategies for corporate responsibility, state, federal, and international advocacy campaigns. Gunster Strategies Worldwide represents U.S. and internationally based clients. The firm’s lineup of senior executives includes seasoned staffers and an in-house creative department. Gunster Strategies is headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in London and Cairo.

About Chapman University

As an academically distinguished center of learning, Chapman University attracts extraordinary students and faculty from around the globe. Its ten schools and colleges foster a vibrant intellectual community, and provide extensive opportunities for students to learn, grow and discover alongside remarkable faculty. The University is home to some 8,000 students pursuing bachelor, master and doctoral degrees, and is alma mater to more than 40,000 alumni found throughout the United States and the world. Now celebrating its 158th year, Chapman is known for its distinguishing strengths in leadership and civic engagement, in the arts and entertainment disciplines, and in specialized sectors of technology and science. The University is comprised of its main campus in Orange, California, and the Rinker Health Science campus for graduate health science programs in Irvine, California. Visit us at www.chapman.edu.

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