Feb. 1, 2021—U.S. Israel Education Association (USIEA) has hired Black Flag Communications for public and government relations counsel effective immediately.

Heather Johnston, founder and executive director of USIEA, said, “Scott Rye’s experience in the Middle East, as both a naval officer and in leading an NGO, makes Black Flag an excellent fit for us. Scott has a heart for our work and will help us tell our story to a whole new audience while highlighting our education efforts on Capitol Hill and in Israel.”

Black Flag director Scott Rye said, “In helping to build strategic partnerships and inform senior U.S. leadership, USIEA is doing important work that matters to this nation and to the people of Israel, including Judea and Samaria. It is a privilege to be working alongside them.”

USIEA is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan educational organization dedicated to educating and serving government leaders who are directly involved in advancing important dialogue between the United States and Israel.

Black Flag Communications is a Florida-based agency specializing in crisis communications, government relations and public relations. In addition, Black Flag provides media training, political consulting and litigation support.