Aimee Custis is the Director of External Relations at the D.C. Policy Center, where she uses data and storytelling to teach, engage, and evaluate. Aimee leads the Policy Center’s work on strategic communications, marketing, and media. She also directs the Policy Center’s foundation relations, business development, and individual donor programs.

Prior to joining the D.C. Policy Center, Aimee served as Deputy 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.

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.

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