Director of Government Relations
Rhoda Washington is a Government Relations, Crisis Communications and Public Affairs Executive, with over 15 years’ experience with Fortune 500 companies, leading bioethics and healthcare, labor union and non-profit organizations where she has provided oversight and direction in the areas of Legislative, Regulatory and Compliance Issue Management, Integrated Strategic Planning, Crisis Communications, Message Strategy, Philanthropic Partnerships, Campaign Strategy and Media Advocacy; as well as serving as the On-The-Record Spokesperson. A proven strategist and tactical planner, Rhoda has led regional and national bipartisan coalitions and alliances. As an astute grassroots/tops strategist and negotiator, Rhoda’s leadership bridged common-ground legislation with policy-makers, business and labor union organizations throughout the Northeast Region. Her business development and commercial real estate expertise provides a unique perspective to government relations and the use of data and information analysis for messaging, branding and media advocacy.