Ashley Howard is a senior media relations specialist leading Booz Allen’s media strategy and execution in the international, defense, and civil markets. She also leads programming for digital solutions and product solutions offerings including District Defend, Recreation.gov, and Directed Energy.
With more than a decade of experience driving award-winning, performance-driven global communications strategies, Ashley specializes in telling the firm’s most compelling and challenging media stories using technology, innovation, and a human-centered lens.
Prior to Booz Allen, Ashley was a senior leader within the security practice for the technology public relations firm Merritt Group where she crafted marketing, branding, and public affairs campaigns for her cybersecurity and government consulting clients.
Earlier in her career, Ashley led teams of communications and marketing professionals for Booz Allen’s healthcare and energy clients. Ashley also advised senior government and nonprofit leaders, identifying organizational needs and providing guidance on actionable solutions to help drive their missions.
She has an M.A. in communication, culture, and technology from Georgetown University and a B.A. in public relations from Virginia Tech.