Influence Where it Matters Most.

Policy Impact Communications is the first firm in Washington, D.C. to offer a total solutions strategy—one that successfully meets the largest and most complex client needs. We provide a full suite of strategic communications services in both government affairs and public relations to bring our clients maximum influence in the areas that matter.

Our in-house lobbying resources deliver the most effective reach possible into the legislative and executive branches of government, while our public relations and marketing professionals move ideas and information from the boardroom to the global stage.

PIC Government

Policy Impact Communications augments its active and long-standing public affairs services with our government affairs practice, including lobbyists experienced at the state and federal levels.

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PIC Media

Policy Impact Communications offers comprehensive worldwide public relations services, specializing in aggressive, concentrated campaigns for clients of all sizes.

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PIC Business

Policy Impact Communications provides a full line of commercial services to corporations reliant on strong government relations, as well as companies focused on the consumer marketplace.

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PIC Creative

As part of Policy Impact’s complete line of services, the firm provides award-winning advertising, marketing, and branding solutions in all media channels—digital and social media, video, print, direct response, television, and radio.

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About PIC


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.

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