As Communications Director, Tessa is responsible for developing and executing the organization’s communications strategy. She manages all communications and ensures they are clear, unified, and compelling; provides oversight of the association’s brand; represents the collective voice of its members; and influences positive public and public health community perceptions.
Before joining AIM, Tessa served as a communications manager for an association of aging services providers and as a research consultant for a startup focused on federal regulations. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California-Santa Barbara. Tessa also completed a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and a Master’s in Public Administration at The George Washington University.