Natalie implements public affairs campaigns and navigates regulatory challenges for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to trade organizations on the cutting edge of technology. Her work spans both traditional and digital media, from highlighting moments made possible by air travel to implementing a media campaign around National Model Aviation Day. Natalie also works to inform federal and state-level stakeholders of the vast commercial potential of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones.
Prior to joining CLS Strategies, Natalie helped manage digital strategy and fundraising efforts for the re-election campaign of Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN). She developed a recurring feature that told the stories of a wide variety of volunteers to highlight the campaign theme of “Everybody Counts, Everybody Matters”. Natalie also worked with a charity in Belfast, Northern Ireland to raise awareness of paramilitary ‘punishment’ shootings and assaults and worked with a group of teenagers impacted by paramilitaries in their community.
Natalie received her bachelor’s degree in political science with concentrations in Hispanic Studies and linguistics from Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota and a Master’s degree with commendation in Violence, Terrorism and Security from Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland.