Danna DeBlasio Named Partner at CMW Strategies

By CMW Strategies | May 8, 2024

New York, NY: Danna DeBlasio, who has served as Managing Director for CMW Strategies, a top-ten lobbying firm based in New York City, has been named a Partner at the firm. DeBlasio manages a large portfolio of non-profit, small business, corporate and technology clients in addition to leading CMW’s day-to-day operations.

“Danna is an extraordinary lobbyist and sector leader who has not only earned the confidence of the state’s most influential officials but her clients, her peers and her staff,” said Michael Woloz, President and Managing Partner of CMW Strategies. “We are incredibly excited to announce that Danna has been elevated to Partner and will play an even more significant role in taking our firm to greater heights.”

An Albany-area native, DeBlasio started her career at a top state lobbying firm and then led its New York City operations before moving to CMW Strategies as a Vice President in 2016. At CMW, DeBlasio has fiercely advocated for the firm’s clients which include nation-leading non-profits, large trade associations, innovative start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. She recently led a coalition of minority owned businesses to combat retail theft which resulted in a major victory in the State budget , achieved millions in city funding for legal services for the vulnerable and helped craft unprecedented outdoor dining legislation.

Danna has received numerous industry accolades including being named to the Manhattan Power 100, Power PR 75 and was an honoree in City and State’s “Above and Beyond” which honors exemplary New York women.

“I’m incredibly humbled to be named Partner at CMW Strategies.  CMW is a leading lobbying firm with top notch professionals and I’m excited to double down on my commitment to the firm and my belief in the people that have made it successful. I want to thank Michael Woloz, our President and Managing Partner, for giving me this opportunity.  Michael has lifted me up from day one and I’m forever grateful for his faith and confidence in me.  I look forward to working in partnership with Michael and our team to continue our growth and the great work of CMW.”

CMW Strategies is a top-ten New York City-based lobbying and strategic consulting firm now in its fourth decade of service to some of the country’s leading corporations, cultural institutions, non-profits, tech startups, trade groups, environmental companies and real estate firms. One of New York’s fastest growing lobbying firms, CMW Strategies offers full-service government and community relations in New York City and New York State.

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