Bose Public Affairs Group LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Pete Seat as a vice president effective September 16th. Seat will support clients from a variety of industries at the local, state and national level utilizing his expertise in public relations, strategic planning, media relations and crisis communications.
“Pete is an outstanding addition to our strategic communications team,” said Roger Harvey, managing director of strategic communications and principal of Bose Public Affairs Group. “He has extensive experience leading public affairs campaigns and a proven track record of success serving clients throughout the Midwest and nationally. Our valued clients will benefit greatly from his addition to the firm.”
Seat has most recently served as the executive director of strategic communications and talent development for the Indiana Republican Party where he oversaw the planning and execution of earned, social and digital media, in addition to serving as the spokesperson for the party and governor in state, regional and national media outlets.
Seat has worked as the communications director for successful statewide campaigns including Governor Eric Holcomb’s 2016 gubernatorial campaign and former Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’ 2010 U.S. Senate campaign.
From 2006-2009, Seat served President George W. Bush in multiple communications roles including as deputy assistant press secretary where he was a spokesperson for domestic and international issues and advised the press secretary prior to briefings at The White House and aboard Air Force One. Seat has published columns in outlets across the country including POLITICO, CNN.com, MSNBC.com and has appeared as a guest on CNN, FOX News, and MSNBC programs numerous times.
Seat is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts and the author of the 2014 book, The War on Millennials, and an Atlantic Council Millennium Fellow.