Loretta Lepore is an authority in reputation and risk management who helps others move public opinion, policy, programs, and partnerships through bridge-building and strategic, responsible communications. She operates squarely in the center of the high-stakes industries and vital sectors that matter most today, including healthcare, media, technology, economic development. Loretta navigates and distills business, societal, and cultural complexities to propel organizations and their causes forward in a principled and purposeful way.
C-SUITE COMMUNICATIONS: As Senior Advisor to the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), steered executive communication related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including Congressional, Gubernatorial, and press briefings. Other healthcare crisis response and expertise include Ebola, HIV, polio, and vaccination, among others.
ADVOCACY: As the founder of Lepore Associates, built strategic communications and government relations firm, designing winning issue advocacy strategies and education campaigns to advance initiatives, grow revenue, and mitigate risk.
CRISIS MANAGEMENT: As Senior Advisor, Strategic Communications & Government Affairs for a prominent law firm, served as crisis counsel and directed public strategy, issue advocacy, risk mitigation, press relations, and media training.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: As Director, Marketing & Communication for the Georgia Department of Economic Development, positioned the state for job growth, global business, film, and tourism investment.
EXECUTIVE & GATEWAY VISIBILITY: As Press Secretary, Senior Advisor to the Governor, directed state-level communications for G8 Sea Island Summit in cooperation with White House, FBI, and U.S. Secret Service.