Cecelia Prewett helps businesses and organizations manage their reputations and navigate crises with creativity, judgement and political savvy.
She has a proven record of giving strategic counsel to senior government officials and C-suite decision makers. Cecelia is an expert at marrying public policy issues with strategic communications, drawing on her experience at every level of public affairs: executive, federal, state, local and advocacy organizations. Cecelia also teaches ethics in public relations as an adjunct professor at The George Washington University.
In addition to working for the Obama administration, she’s served as a top policy adviser and spokesperson for three members of Congress, a governor and her home state legislature. Cecelia served as the director of public affairs and senior policy adviser to the chairman at the Federal Trade Commission. During her time with the American Association for Justice and AARP, Cecelia created media campaigns with a particular focus on crisis work. On Capitol Hill, she was communications director for former Representatives Rahm Emanuel, Carolyn McCarthy and Bob Filner.
Cecelia holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee, and a master’s degree in political management from The George Washington University.