Public Affairs Consultants Specializing in Government Affairs, Community Engagement and Media Relations.

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About Us


G3 & Associates is a premier public affairs firm based in Seattle. For more than 15 years we’ve helped top companies, local and national, navigate government and influence public opinion to get the attention they deserve and the support their projects need. We take pride in the quality of our work, attention to detail, strong community relationships and our client-focused approach. Our team offers a strategic mix of government affairs, community outreach/advocacy and media relations experience.

Government Affairs

Community Engagement

& Advocacy

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Media Relations

G3 Team

George Griffin, President & CEO

George Griffin founded G3 & Associates in 2003 in Seattle. The public affairs company specializes in government affairs, community outreach and media relations. George is the driving force behind the strategic planning and direction of all projects. Before starting his own company, George worked for four years at Gogerty Stark Marriott, Inc. as a senior project manager handling government relations for clients. George was deputy chief of staff to Seattle Mayor Norm Rice for three years (1994-97) and spent two years in Washington, D.C., working on local and national housing issues (1997-99). George has served on many boards, including the Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Seattle Association, Central Area Motivational Program, First Place School, Seattle Repertory Theater, Intiman Theater, and the Technology Access Foundation.

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Kalila Griffin, Outreach Specialist

Kalila Griffin is a graduate of Seattle University, 2014. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English degree and she is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family counseling from Antioch University.  Kalila has worked in nonprofit organizations for over 6 years. She has primarily worked in partnerships within school environments, from private elementary schools to 2-year colleges in Seattle. In all her work experiences she has provided counseling, education, and support to young people and communities of color. 

Damian Cordova, Outreach Specialist

Damian Cordova has extensive work experience in both the political and international trade sectors as a licensed customs broker, and congressional staff member.  In the congressional District Office, Damian handled issues affecting communities of color, and the business community.  Prior to his public service career, he was a small business owner, who co-founded an air freight forwarding and customs brokerage firm.  Born and raised in Seattle, Damian remains committed to the ideal of community building, and is an active volunteer with numerous youth, cultural, and neighborhood organizations.

Trent Lyles, Outreach Specialist

Trent Lyles is a Seattle native and University of Washington graduate who enjoys improving the community in any way possible. He has experience in business consulting and providing services and technology to help companies reach their full potential. Trent is passionate about, and committed to, engaging the public on a wide range of issues.

Tiarra Fentress, Outreach Specialist

Tiarra has experience working with community partners to offer a range of programs to students. She has also worked in higher education outreach and retention programs focused on traditionally marginalized populations. She incorporated her dedication to serving diverse communities in her outreach work.

Catherine Rivera, Graphic Designer

Catherine Rivera has 31 years of design experience. She has consulted with public agencies and companies in Washington, California and Florida. She has experience as the designer/art director on projects including branding identity/logos, packaging, folders, brochures, posters, reports, and large banners 

Natacha Flateau, Web + Graphic Designer

Natacha Flateau has been a web and graphic designer for over 25 years. She is the owner of Flair Design + Branding and focuses on small businesses looking to make a statement and turn visions into reality. She has helped clients advertise their products and services via web sites, direct marketing, re-branding, and all forms of marketing collateral. Natacha is the web designer and developer behind G3 & Associates. 






Ariel Development

Gull Industries Inc.

Leavitt Capital Companies

Impex Development


Goodman Real Estate

Bentall Corporation

Sheraton Seattle Hotel & Towers

American Life, Inc.

Fairmont Hotel

Hotel Max

Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel

Alaskan Copper

Lincoln Towing Service

SoDo Builders

Hessee Construction

Westin Hotel

GVA Kidder Mathews

Glant Pacific Companies

Pacific Coast Feather

Seattle Textile Co.

F.C. Bloxom Co.

Pacific Investment Co.

Kalani Corporation

Sterling Investments


Roadone Seattle






Seattle Children's Hospital


American Chemistry Council

Seattle Hotel Association

Broadband Communications Association of Washington

Aurora Avenue Merchants Association

Financial Service Centers of Washington




Seattle Convention & Visitors Bureau

Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle

El Centro de La Raza

Habitat for Humanity

Seattle Debate Foundation

Casa Latina

Smiles Forever


Sound Transit

Seattle Department of Transportation

Seattle Office of the Waterfront

Seattle Parks Department

Seattle Community Police Commission

King County Department of Assessments

Puget Sound Regional Council

Bellevue Community College

Swedish Consulate


Concerned Neighbors of Fire Station 20

Friends of Magnuson Park

Industrial Stakeholders Consortium

Contact Us

George Griffin  

(206) 579-5028  or (206) 430-4001