Riley Althouse is a Senior Counselor at Dezenhall Resources, where she specializes in media relations and strategic communication. She utilizes her experience in public affairs, mass communication, and tactical planning to effectively message across all platforms.
Prior to joining the firm, Althouse was Deputy Press Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). During her time there, she was an on-the-record spokeswoman for the Department and reported to daily to the Secretary and the White House. While at HHS, Althouse garnered extensive insight into the public health, healthcare, and pharmaceutical industries.
Althouse is originally from Indiana and visits her family there as often as she can. She earned her B.A. in Mass Communication and Media Studies with minors in Public Relations, Marketing, & Advertising; and Gender & Women’s Studies from Saint Mary’s College Notre Dame. She now lives on Capitol Hill.