Government Relations Consultant
As professional staff on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., she served as Communications Director and Chief of Staff to Pennsylvania Congressman Tim Holden, before becoming a Senior Consultant with J Street Group, the premier event planning and event producing company in Washington, D.C. for prominent political figures and critical-function federal agencies, alike. Her communications expertise includes developing and running public relations campaigns, media management, and methods of messaging and image-management in both controlled and crisis-driven environments. Her organizational and legislative skills include advising on building strategic partnerships and on the use of public affairs in support of organizational goals, and on governmental relations, including strategy on setting and coordinating meetings with the appropriate Members of Congress, with senior federal officials, and with key members of staff, for maximum impact and results. A veteran campaign strategist, she has experience in messaging, grassroots organizing, including the effective use of social media, and fundraising, both political and charitable. Member, Board of Directors of Pennsylvania State Society of Washington, DC.