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About Us

JEANNE ELLINPORT, Principal
Jeanne is a communication strategist for the government, corporate and nonprofit sectors. Based in Washington D.C., she has her finger on the pulse of policymakers and influencers, as well as the national print and broadcast media. She is skilled at leveraging her contacts to meet clients’ complex objectives.

Jeanne has spent nearly 20 years in the Washington D.C. area handling communications and public relations—including outreach, strategic planning, marketing, media relations, lobbying,  and legislative review—for a variety of companies and organizations. Prior to starting her consulting firm, Jeanne worked on mission-focused clients, including New Profit, Inc. for SolomonMcCown, a Boston based public relations firm. She was also fortunate to spend a number of years with the American Red Cross Hurricane Recovery Program, where she was responsible for communications and government relations surrounding the $200 million program for the survivors of the 2005 hurricanes. Prior to the Red Cross, Jeanne worked in both the corporate and nonprofit communities with Vericom Technologies, MCI WorldCom, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Coverage Programming Unit, and Independent Sector. During her employment with the U.S. Soccer Foundation she began a program with government agencies that turned old government property into soccer fields.  She has also served as the Communications Director of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of the National Capital Area, where she led all internal and external communications for both the federal and commercial plans, including the merger between the National Capital Area and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland.

Jeanne previously served as a Special Assistant to President Clinton in the Office of Public Liaison, where she was responsible for Jewish Outreach. Serving as the principal liaison between the Jewish Community and the White House and all other government agencies, she worked with the eclectic group of Jewish religious and lay leaders to elicit input from the public regarding Administration policies, programs, and issues, and communicate those views to the President and his advisors. In addition to her work in the government sector, Jeanne has also helped many Fortune 500 corporations with crisis communications and public relations work.

She received her B.A in Political Communications and M.B.A. from George Washington University.