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 at CLS spans both traditional and digital media, from highlighting moments made possible by air travel to implementing a multi-state media campaign around the contentious 2017 tax reform debate. Natalie also works to inform federal and state-level stakeholders of the vast commercial potential of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, and helps manage a global coalition of winemaking regions.
Prior to joining CLS Strategies, Natalie helped manage digital strategy, communications and fundraising efforts for the re-election campaign of Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN). She also worked with a charity in Belfast, Northern Ireland to raise awareness of paramilitary ‘punishment’ shootings and assaults among policymakers and the public and mentored teenagers impacted by paramilitaries in their community.
Natalie was named one of PR News’ Rising Stars 30 & Under in 2018. She 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.