Matt Dennis

M.P.P. The George Washington University
B.A. Government, University of Virginia
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Matt Dennis is a veteran legislative and communications strategist with 15 years of experience on Capitol Hill and political campaigns. On behalf of corporations, advocacy groups, coalitions, and nonprofit organizations, Matt develops and executes lobbying and government relations strategies that advance critical public policies and get results. Matt also leads CRD Associates’ communications practice, which focuses on helping clients communicate effectively on federal funding, policy, and other issues through message development, media training, media relations, crisis communications, speechwriting, internal communications, and social media.

Before joining CRD Associates, Matt was the Communications Director for the House Appropriations Committee Democrats. He served as a public spokesperson and managed media relations for the Ranking Member and Committee Democrats on legislation appropriating more than $1 trillion in federal spending each year. He previously served as Communications Director in the personal office of Rep. Nita Lowey, Chairwoman of the Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, Communications Director for Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ), and on several political campaigns.

In addition to finding creative ways to accomplish his clients’ legislative and communications goals, you might also find Matt coaching youth sports, spending time outdoors, and chasing around his three young sons.

You can reach Matt Dennis at [email protected].

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