About PIC

Knowledge Influence Power

Policy Impact Communications, Inc., was founded in 1997 to provide clients with services and resources focusing on the nexus between government affairs and public relations. In 2003, William Nixon acquired Policy Impact and built it into a premier, full-service, Washington, D.C.-based government affairs and public relations firm with a global client base representing small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, and individuals to industry associations.


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William Nixon
Chairman and CEO

For more than two decades, Bill Nixon has served at the highest levels of the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government, operating at the critical intersection between policy, communications, and campaign management.

Ambassador Richard Carlson

A key member of the Policy Impact Communications team, Ambassador Richard Carlson brings a long career of experience in the media, government service, and diplomacy.