Derek LaVallee

Derek M. LaVallee is a public relations executive with extensive communications, policy and intergovernmental affairs expertise. He has worked at the White House and the U.S. Department of Defense, and counseled Fortune 500 companies, national trade associations and international diplomats.

LaVallee is a recognized leader in earned and paid media programs, coalition building, brand management, crisis communications, and stakeholder outreach. He is frequently called upon by national media outlets to provide industry perspective on current events.

LaVallee is also a columnist for The Hill newspaper in Washington, D.C.