Loren Dealy Mahler

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Loren Dealy Mahler is a seasoned strategic leader with high-level government and private sector experience across national security, strategic communications and crisis management.

From the White House to corporate America, Loren has helped clients leverage effective communications strategies to further business and policy objectives, while mitigating brand impact through effective cyber incident planning and response.

Loren has advised top government officials in her roles as Director of Legislative Affairs at the National Security Council and as Communications Director for Office of Legislative Affairs at the Department of Defense. Prior to that, she ran the communications office for the House Armed Services Committee. After leaving government service, Loren helped Fortune 500 companies and national nonprofits grow and protect their organizations, as Vice President of Corporate Communications for a PR firm in New York.

In early 2016, she launched Dealy Mahler Strategies, LLC, and hasn’t looked back.

Loren is a graduate of Princeton University and holds a Masters in Public Policy from the McCourt School at Georgetown University.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Loren Dealy Mahler and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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