Meet Amy Weiss

Been There, Done That

Amy Weiss has served in the highest levels of government, corporate and non-profit sectors in her 30 years as a successful communications professional. Her career has included top positions such as:

  • White House Deputy Assistant to the President/Deputy Press Secretary to  President Bill Clinton
  • Vice President of Public Affairs for the United Nations Foundation and Executive Director of its lobbying arm, the Better World Campaign
  • Senior Vice President of Communications for the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
  • Director of Public Affairs at the international firm Burson-Marsteller
  • Campaign Manager and Press Secretary to U.S. Rep. Mike Synar (D-OK)
  • Communications Director for the Democratic National Committee
  • Clinton/Gore Press Secretary in Oregon
  • Communications Director at the Center for National Policy under
    Presidents Kirk O’Donnell & Madeleine K. Albright

Philanthropic Work

  • American University’s School of Communication Dean’s Council
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts Board of Trustees, serving on the   Executive Committee as Nominations Chair
  • Pro bono consultant to the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP)
  • Pro bono consultant to the Adaptive Training Foundation

Weiss is a graduate of American University and studied at Birkbeck College in London, UK.

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