May 6, 2019



Yesim Sayin Taylor, Executive Director
(202) 223-2233


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The D.C. Policy Center is pleased to announce that Aimee Custis has joined the Center’s staff as Director for External Relations.

In her new role, Ms. Custis will oversee the D.C. Policy Center’s external communications, including media relations, digital communications, stakeholder engagement, and development.

Ms. Custis joins our staff with over 10 years of experience in advocacy, analysis, communications, and development. She is a recognized voice in Washington, D.C. urbanist circles, where she’s served as a longtime editor at the publication Greater Greater Washington, and the communications director for the 2018 MetroNow campaign that secured dedicated funding for D.C.’s Metro system.

“We are delighted to welcome Aimee to our team,” said D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor. “Her expertise in communications and fundraising will help the Policy Center continue to grow and diversify the audience for our research on topics critical to D.C.’s economy.”

Ms. Custis’ hiring reflects the D.C. Policy Center’s continued growth since it was founded in 2016. She can be reached at (202) 223-2233 ext. 306 and


About the D.C. Policy Center |

Established in 2016, the D.C. Policy Center is a non-partisan, independent think tank focused on advancing policies for a vibrant and growing economy in the District of Columbia. The D.C. Policy Center is dedicated to providing objective, targeted, and high-quality data analyses to support a productive policy debate in the District of Columbia. Learn more at


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