Anne Marie Malecha is Senior Vice President and partner at Dezenhall Resources. She directs the firm’s client services and public affairs strategy and specializes in crisis communications, advocacy strategy and reputation management. She’s counseled a wide range of Fortune 500 companies, trade associations and national non-profit organizations in the U.S. and internationally in the defense, food and agriculture, consumer product, legal, healthcare, biotechnology, energy, financial services, technology, education and retail sectors. Malecha also leads Dezenhall’s executive media training team.
Prior to joining Dezenhall Resources, Malecha started her career in the public sector as a communications and legislative professional on Capitol Hill. She served as communications director and on-the-record spokesman for Congressman Robert Aderholt during his chairmanships of the House Appropriations Homeland Security and Agriculture Subcommittees. During her tenure in government, Malecha also served in the congressional offices of representatives from Minnesota and Texas.
Malecha is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and lives in Washington, DC with her rescue pup, Layla. A native Wisconsinite, she has an unending love of all things Sconnie, particularly enjoying lake life, cheese and the one and only Green Bay Packers.