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 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.
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.
Marcela Diaz, Project Manager/Community Engagement Specialist
Marcela Diaz has worked with G3 & Associates since 2012. She is the liaison between a broad coalition of key stakeholders, including businesses, unions, associations, non-profits, and government agencies, fostering teamwork and
collaboration. Marcela is skilled in research, reporting, information management, and media relations under demanding deadlines. Before joining G3 & Associates, Marcela spent six years as the lead media relations officer for a community-based organization. She was responsible for raising the visibility and stature of the organization and promoting its mission through strategic communications planning. Marcela has developed and facilitated educational workshops throughout Washington for diverse communities.
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 20 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.
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
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
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
Concerned Neighbors of Fire Station 20
Friends of Magnuson Park
Industrial Stakeholders Consortium