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Annette McDermott, Vice President

Annette McDermott is Vice President at Cooley Public Strategies, where she drives comprehensive media and digital communications campaigns, establishes strong client relationships, and leads and executes community engagement projects. McDermott has worked in public relations, public affairs, and issue advocacy in Georgia, North Carolina, Washington, D.C., Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and New Hampshire. Before joining CPS, she served as Deputy Press Secretary on a U.S. Senate campaign and as Communications Associate for an issue advocacy firm in D.C. focusing on consumer finance protection and public lands advocacy.

Areas of Expertise

  • Media Relations

  • Persuasion Campaigns

  • Crisis Communications

  • Local Government Relations

B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Activities & Affiliations
2021 graduate of the Nashville Young Leaders Council
Board Intern for The Contributor