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About the Speaker:
Kenny Ames is an experienced public policy professional. His background spans nearly twenty years in government, advocacy, business development, and strategic communications. His long-time love for politics brought him from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., where he attended The George Washington University.
After graduation, he served as special assistant to Congressman Steny Hoyer and subsequently joined the staff of his hometown congressman, Barney Frank. In 2007, he joined Capitol Advantage (later acquired by CQ Roll Call) as director of client relationships. He then served as Director of Business Development at Fireside21 and worked in strategic communications and for a publishing firm.
An expert in communicating with elected officials, Kenny graduated summa cum laude from the Johns Hopkins University with a master’s degree in government and concentration in political communications. His thesis titled, “Social Media #FTW!: The Influence of Social Media on American Politics” passed with honors and won the William F. Clinger Jr. Award for outstanding thesis in institutional or representative government. With his experience and knowledge of Capitol Hill, Kenny helps associations and their advocates communicate effectively with key decision makers.
Contact the Speaker:
Kenny S. Ames
1627 K St NW, 3rd fl.
40Plus of Greater Washington1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500
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