Aimee Custis is the Director of External Relations at the D.C. Policy Center, where she leads┬áthe Policy Center’s work on strategic communications, marketing, engagement, and media coordination. She also directs the Policy Center’s individual donor programs, foundation relations, and business development.

Before joining the D.C. Policy Center team in 2019, Aimee served as Deputy Executive Director, and prior to that Communications Director, at the Coalition for Smarter Growth, where she led local advocacy campaigns, coordinated board relations, directed fundraising and operations, and supervised strategic communications. Aimee began her career in policy at the Transportation Learning Center, where she managed workforce training grant programs for several large U.S. transit agencies, and coordinated advocacy on and off Capitol Hill.

Aimee is a longtime editor at Greater Greater Washington. She holds a Master of Public Policy from American University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory from Tulane University. She spends her time outside of the D.C.Policy Center as a freelance photographer.

You can reach Aimee at

Aimee Custis Articles