Charles Glick, Principal and Founder:
Charles brings twenty years of experience in lobbying, policy analysis, political and media campaigns, and coalition and relationship building. He has successfully negotiated and lobbied on some of the most complex and controversial issues facing Massachusetts. During his time at CGC, Charles has spearheaded a number of successful legislative campaigns, some of which include comprehensive reform of bilingual education; passage of the state’s first genetic privacy law; preservation of the prohibition on for-profit adoption; passage of a requirement that employees receive treble damages for wage violations; a change in law recognizing physician assistants as primary care providers; a change in law granting dental hygienists the right to practice in public health settings without the supervision of a dentist; protection of housing co-ops in Massachusetts; procurement of professional licensures for both genetic counselors and behavioral analysts in Massachusetts; and passage of legislation requiring Massachusetts to divest from foreign companies doing business with Iran, while also successfully securing millions in state funding for various clients.
Prior to forming Charles Group Consulting in October 2001, Charles served as the founding Director of Government Affairs for the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) in Boston. During his seven years with the JCRC, he successfully represented the government affairs needs of eight regional communities in Massachusetts and a dozen social and human service agencies. He helped secure thousands of dollars in government funding and guided passage of numerous pieces of legislation, including the state’s genetic privacy law. Charles continues to represent the interests of the Jewish community by serving JCRC as a current client.
In the fall of 2004, Charles served as the Director of Jewish Outreach in South Florida for John Kerry’s presidential campaign. He also served as coordinator of the out-of-state volunteers involved in Jewish outreach for the 2008 Obama campaign in Florida. In 2006, he and a colleague formed the Jewish Political Action Committee of Massachusetts, the only political action committee in the country to focus on and support the domestic policy agenda of the Jewish community.
He holds a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA, a Master of Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and a Master of Communal Service from Brandeis University.
Kate Saville Worrall, Associate:
Kate Saville Worrall has been an Associate at Charles Group Consulting for three years and comes to the position with a diverse background in grassroots and direct lobbying at the state and federal level, law, public policy, and public relations. At CGC, Kate works to lobby the Massachusetts Legislature and Executive branch on behalf of CGC’s clients in a range of policy areas, including, but not limited to housing, education, healthcare, public assistance, and mental health. Together, she and Charles provide strategic, government affairs advice to clients and organize fundraising events to promote the valuable services that they provide to underserved populations. Finally, Kate assists with all aspects of running a small business, including developing new business prospects, managing budgets, hiring and supervising interns, maintaining social media, and organizing marketing efforts.
Before joining CGC, Kate served as Legislative Assistant and Membership Coordinator for the American Council on International Personnel (ACIP), a federal trade association focusing on education and advocacy around business immigration issues. While at ACIP, Kate advocated at the federal level, lobbying for the group’s member organizations as well as pro-immigration interests in general. In her role with this influential national organization, Kate worked closely with a number of coalitions, moderated monthly webinars and teleconferences, and served as the primary author of a weekly electronic digest read by over 800 members.
Prior to working at ACIP, Kate spent three years as a Paralegal at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen, & Loewy, LLP, the nation’s largest business immigration law firm. In this role, she managed client relations, supervised workload, and served as the primary author of a number of key immigration cases.
Kate is also a former Charles Group Consulting intern, and prior to her initial work with CGC, Kate served as an intern with Rep. Carl Sciortino (D-Medford), assisting with a wide range of Massachusetts policy issues.
Kate earned a Master of Public Policy from The Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at The George Washington University, as well as a B.A. in English, with a minor in Political Science from Tufts University. Kate is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Public Administration.