Twelve New Hires Deepen NJI Global Experience & Talent


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Diverse skill sets and extensive technical knowledge expand the worldwide team in U.S. and Singapore offices

NJI, a public policy-focused creative agency, announced today that 12 new staff members have joined the company across our global offices. Headquartered in Old Town Alexandria, the agency continues to expand its team to provide seamless creative services to clients across Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific.

Christina Butora joins our Washington, D.C., team as an Account Director leading a robust portfolio of policy-focused clients in retail, healthcare, human rights, and other innovative growth sectors. Her experience with Hilton, REQ, and Wunderman Thompson give her a solid foundation of experience to support clients’ needs across markets and sectors. Christina holds a J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law and a B.S. from the University of Florida.

Nirvana Habash and Alexandra Goodnight join the HQ team as Senior Project Managers. Each brings extensive professional experience working with corporations, associations, and government agencies to achieve important marketing and communications priorities. Nirvana’s work with the United Way and the British Embassy Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office speaks directly to her broad, global portfolio. She holds a B.A. from American University and completed graduate studies at University College of London. Alexandra is a Certified Meeting Professional with over a decade of experience managing event strategy for Biotechnology Innovation Organization, among others. She holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia. 

Monte Amador joins the U.S. team as a Fullstack WordPress Developer with nearly 15 years of experience developing and teaching across the West Coast, Peru, and the Netherlands. He studied at Bellevue College.

Our Singapore office welcomes Ivy Lee and Tim Ong as a Graphic Designer and Account Manager, respectively. Ivy brings a refined illustration talent to her new role and holds a degree from Nanyang Technological University and a diploma from Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Tim brings a diverse background from Paper Excellence and the Singapore National Parks Board and holds an M.S. and a B.S. from the University of New South Wales.

Kalyx Lyons joins the HQ team as a Marketing Coordinator alongside Aubrey Peterson, Kate Phillips, and Vincent Levin as Project Managers. This impressive cohort brings experience from across the private and NGO sectors. Kalyx brings experience ranging from MetaMetrics to Walt Disney World and holds a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Aubrey served as a Fulbright Scholar in Vietnam prior to working with the U.S. State Department and DAI. She holds an M.A. from American University and a B.A. from Wake Forest University. Kate served as a Fulbright Student in Uzbekistan after earning her degree from Georgetown University. Vincent brings strong public affairs knowledge from his work with the Leonard Resource Group and the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships. He holds a B.S. from the University of Maryland College Park.  

Meg Jewett and Carlos Velasco join the global NJI Experience team as the Concierge Services Manager and Staff Assistant, respectively. Their extensive client service knowledge is essential to the NJI client experience. Meg studied at the University of West Florida and Carlos holds a B.A. from California State University, Fresno.

As these team members join the NJI crew, we continue to actively recruit for additional positions in all three of our offices. Open roles are listed at

About NJI

NJI is the creative agency that you want to say hello to first thing in the morning and last thing at night. We are an all-in global agency that provides design, development, video, and strategy services to ambitious clients through our in-house team. NJI is a trusted and exceptional resource to leading global brands and organizations that need an unwavering, strategic creative partner. We focus on making the creative process effortless for our clients by providing the highest level of client service. Founded in 2007, NJI has offices in Washington, D.C., London, and Singapore

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