WELCOME TO G3
Public Affairs Consultants Specializing in Government Affairs, Community Engagement and Media Relations.
EXPERIENCE YOU CAN TRUST
G3 & Associates is a premier public affairs firm based in Seattle. For over 20 years we’ve helped companies, local and national, navigate government and influence public opinion to get the attention they deserve and the support their projects need.
The most successful projects and campaigns engage communities right from the start with genuine outreach and accurate information. 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, media relations and communications expertise.
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.
Keoke Silvano, Outreach Specialist
Keoke Silvano is an educator, photographer and program manager with experience promoting racial equity in education and in underrepresented, first generation and low-income communities. He is a gifted communicator who builds positive outcomes through collaboration, partnership development, and mentorship. Keoke is a graduate of the University of Washington and worked for 15 years in the UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity.
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.
Michael Shannon, Outreach Specialist
Michael Shannon has extensive experience developing and managing business initiatives and public affairs programs in both the public and private sectors. His areas of expertise include small business and economic development, human services, public health, education, and finance. Michael has worked as a consultant, and with top elected officials, including in the office of Congressman Jim McDermott. Michael lives in Renton and has a degree in Political Science from the University of Washington.
Kathy Mulady, Communications and Project Manager
Kathy Mulady brings experience in newsrooms, on political campaigns and with nonprofit organizations to G3 & Associates. With more than 20 years experience as a journalist covering business and government, and a decade managing communications for nonprofit organizations, Kathy contributes a critical perspective and understanding to our work. She oversees G3's communications and media relations.
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 more than 25 years. Her passion is turning visions into reality through branding, marketing, product development and web design. Natacha is the web designer and developer behind G3 & Associates.
Kalila Griffin, Outreach Specialist
Kalila Griffin graduated from Seattle University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family counseling from Antioch University. She has worked with Seattle nonprofit organizations and in educational environments – private elementary schools and two-year colleges. Her passion is building strong, healthy families and communities through counseling, communication and education.
What We Do
How We Do It
We’re here to help you find the right platform for sharing information and starting a conversation with public officials, community influencers, stakeholders and the media.
Gull Industries Inc.
Leavitt Capital Companies
Goodman Real Estate
Sheraton Seattle Hotel & Towers
American Life, Inc.
Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel
Lincoln Towing Service
GVA Kidder Mathews
Glant Pacific Companies
Pacific Coast Feather
Seattle Textile Co.
F.C. Bloxom Co.
Pacific Investment Co.
Seattle Children's Hospital
Harborview Medical Center
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
Washington State Governor’s Office
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Washington State Commission on African American Affairs
Public Health – Seattle & King County
King County Department of Assessments
Puget Sound Regional Council
Bellevue Community College
Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)
Seattle Office of the Waterfront
Seattle Parks Department
Seattle Community Police Commission
Concerned Neighbors of Fire Station 20
Friends of Magnuson Park
Industrial Stakeholders Consortium