Alison LynnVice President, Communications
Vice President, Communications
Alison Lynn is the Vice President of Communications at the Aerospace Industries Association where she serves as the top communications adviser, strategist, and spokesperson. A communications expert with more than 20 years of experience in fast-paced, dynamic, and high-pressure environments, Lynn has served as an advisor to private industry executives, as well as two U.S. cabinet secretaries, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and other administration and congressional officials.
Most recently, Lynn served as the Senior Director of Product Communications at the American Chemistry Council (ACC), a major trade association representing the $526B chemical industry. In this capacity, she worked as a senior communications strategist and spokesperson for the organization, working closely with the state and federal affairs teams, as well as the regulatory division, to design communications strategies to help achieve overall advocacy objectives. Together with her team, she developed and directed comprehensive communications campaigns to reach multiple audiences, including legislators, regulators, value chain/customers, and the public. Prior to joining ACC, she spent 13 years as senior staff to the chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services, as well as two U.S. cabinet secretaries and other senior administration and congressional officials.
Before her time in government service, Lynn led the regional communications team at the Republican National Committee (RNC) and served as an Assistance Vice President at Dittus Communications, a boutique public affairs firm. She also worked on advertising campaigns for political candidates ranging from the U.S. president to senators and members of Congress. In addition, she worked on teams that created, tested, and implemented multi-million-dollar advertising and public affairs campaigns (print, radio, television, and billboard) designed to influence public policy and decision-maker opinions.
Lynn has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Florida and master’s degree in political management from The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM). She and her husband have two teenage sons and live in Northern Virginia.