Crossroads Strategies Adds Two Experienced Democrats to Team

WASHINGTON – Bipartisan government relations firm Crossroads Strategies, LLC (CRS) welcomes  Brittany Hernandez and Thomas (TJ) Lucas to its growing team today. Hernandez and Lucas bring  extensive House and Senate relationships and experience in a variety of policy areas to CRS.  

“Brittany and TJ bring extraordinary reach to the team at CRS,” said CRS Partner former Senator John  Breaux. “CRS and our clients will benefit from both their strategic perspectives and deep relationships  on Capitol Hill.”  

“Brittany and TJ have demonstrated they can get results on the issues that matter,” added Managing  Partner Mat Lapinski. “We are excited to add them to CRS during this dynamic time in Washington.”  

About Brittany Hernandez: Hernandez joins as Executive Vice President after serving as the Muscular  Dystrophy Association’s head of policy and advocacy, where she was responsible for launching MDA’s  government affairs operation and leading its work with Congress and the Executive Branch. She also  managed federal government relations for the March of Dimes. A Memphis, Tennessee native, she  spent eight years as a senior policy advisor to Representative Steve Cohen. Brittany received a B.A. in  History and Political Science from the University of Memphis.  

About TJ Lucas: Lucas joins as Vice President and will specialize in both authorization and appropriations  advocacy in the U.S. Senate. For the past six years, he has held legislative positions in the office of U.S.  Senator Joe Manchin. During his time with Senator Manchin, Lucas managed a variety of issues  including appropriations, education, housing, health, labor and pensions. A lifelong West Virginian, he is  a graduate of the University of Charleston with degrees in Public Policy, Political Science and History.  

About CRS: Founded in 2010, Crossroads Strategies is a leading bipartisan, multidisciplinary consulting  and advocacy firm specializing in federal government relations. The firm has nearly 30 professionals  servicing corporate, association and non-profit clients across all major practice areas.

CRS is a member company of PPHC, the Public Policy Holding Company (