Forrest A. Rilling Senior Associate

Forrest provides editorial and compositional support, as well as research, media outreach, and strategic counsel to KARV clients. He conducts daily media monitoring and research for the firm’s domestic and international clients across a broad range of policy issues including environmental, financial, regulatory, and political matters.

Before joining KARV, Forrest worked on political campaigns, most recently serving as communications director for Andy Kim’s successful 2018 New Jersey congressional campaign. He also served in the press office of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ); worked for the international development organization CGD; and helped position Shrub District, a beverage company, across traditional and social media in the Washington, D.C. area.

Forrest has a degree in Journalism and Theater from Ohio Wesleyan University and is one of the few people lucky enough to live on Roosevelt Island.