Having worked in both the public and private sectors, she is able to navigate highly regulated environments, engage stakeholders at all levels and develop unique campaigns that position our clients to achieve their most important business goals.
Stanford began her career on Capitol Hill, serving as the communications director and a legislative aide to U.S. Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09). While in D.C., she crafted traditional and digital communications strategies to reach constituents and media outlets during high-profile events, including the 2008 economic crisis and passage of the Affordable Care Act. She also managed campaign outreach in 2008 and 2010, leading to successful re-elections.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Today she serves as a co-president of the UNC Alumni Association of Chicago and volunteers her time with the Alzheimer’s Association.