As a senior director at the Walker Marchant Group (WMG), Alice McKeon provides strategic communications, campaign planning and senior-level strategic counsel for clients in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.
Alice has diverse experience in the non-profit and political arenas. Prior to joining WMG, Alice was the Deputy Communications Director for the Alliance for Climate Protectionís Repower America campaign (ACP), a national advocacy campaign. At ACP, Alice developed and executed media planning for the national campaign with more than 150 field staff members and oversaw communications staff in 22 states, developing messaging for various political climates.
Previously, Alice served as Press Secretary for the Democratic Leadership Council, handling messaging and materials for a variety of policy and political issues, including the environment, health care, and national security. During her tenure at the DLC, Alice worked with the 2008 Presidential Inaugural Committee, where she assisted the political department with logistics and creating briefing books for Cabinet Members, VIPs, Members of Congress and then-President-elect Barack Obama.
Alice also spent time in Phoenix as the Communications Director for the Arizona Democratic Party, and in D.C. at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) as National Rapid Response Coordinator.
Before moving into communications full-time, Alice worked in political research, developing campaign messaging for races all over the country, from Texas to Ohio.
A third-generation Washingtonian, Alice was born at George Washington Hospital. She currently lives in the Petworth neighborhood of D.C. Alice attended The College of William & Mary where she received a bachelorís degree with honors in Art History.