CEO & Principal • Washington, D.C.
Mostafa Razzak is a tenured professional who has been involved in communications, public affairs and political consulting for nearly twenty years, servicing organizations in the technology, financial services and energy sectors. He is recognized for successful public relations and marketing campaigns that combine strategic programming with precision tactical execution. As JMRConnect Principal, Mostafa develops and implements the company’s vision, directs operations, and oversees all client accounts and ongoing activities.
Prior to JMRConnect, Mostafa served as a founding partner for JMR Worldwide, where he was instrumental in both launching and building the agency’s footprint in the technology, telecom and financial services markets. His expansive professional network, proven expertise and track record cemented the firm as a go-to resource for organizations in search of brand stability in an unstable economy. Under his watch, companies including dash Carrier Services, RNK Communications and Zeacom each enjoyed heightened visibility, and were each subsequently acquired for their presence and marketshare.
Previously, Mostafa also led a team within Edelman’s New York Corporate and Public Affairs group. His primary accounts included IDA Singapore, EDS (Electronic Data Systems), Fujifilm U.S.A., Factiva, Gemplus, Ovid, and the International VoIP (Voice-Over IP) Council. As team leader, his role was to counsel clients, direct targeted media relations activities and influencer outreach, create crisis management plans, and to coordinate internal business units globally.
Before joining Edelman, Mostafa served as the Director of Political Operations with Morgan, Meredith & Associates (MMA), a nationally recognized political consulting firm. While at MMA, Mostafa was featured in the National Journal as an industry Rising Star. He directed the successful re-election efforts of Members of the House of Representatives, providing expertise in media strategy, direct mail marketing, grassroots coordination, campaign finance, event coordination, and online campaigning. Additionally, Mostafa worked directly with several business constituencies, industry trade associations and other NGOs.
Mostafa started his career as a Development assistant with GBMC Healthcare, Inc., a renowned health care provider in Baltimore, MD. His primary responsibilities were to help position GBMC as a leader in national health care trends, pitch story ideas to local media, and draft feature articles for Resources, the GBMC Foundation magazine.
Mostafa is a graduate of Boston University.