Anne Marie Malecha is Executive Vice President and partner at Dezenhall Resources. She directs the firm’s client services and specializes in litigation and 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, retail sectors, and more. Malecha also leads Dezenhall’s executive coaching and 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.
Dedicated to mentorship and fostering business and political education opportunities for young people, Malecha also serves on the Board of Visitors of La Follette High School in Madison, WI.
Malecha is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and lives in Washington, DC with her rescue pups, Layla and Lennox. 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.