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ANDREA GAGLIARDI

andreamgagliardi@gmail.com
www.agagliardi.wordpress.com

EDUCATION

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Washington, DC
Master of Arts in Communication, Culture and Technology May 2012
Concentration in Media and Politics GPA 3.7

STONEHILL COLLEGE Easton, MA
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies May 2010
Minor in Health Care Administration GPA 3.4
Semester Abroad in Florence Italy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

VETFED RESOURCES, INC. / DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Arlington, VA
Administrative Clerk II/ Secretariat April 2014- Present
Public Trust Clearance Holder at the Office of Infrastructure Protection

Execute and lead the support to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), (a Presidential Advisory Council)
and the State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Government Coordinating Council (SLTTGCC) with drafting,
communications/messaging, and advanced logistic support.
Develop background briefings for senior members of the NIAC, on Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience
focusing on research and development, to be presented to the White House and Administration leadership.
Develop meeting minutes and summaries for up to five teleconferences per week in order to collect data for the councils.
Compose talking points and briefings for Senior SES level Administration Political Appointees within DHS as well as
write invitations and draft correspondence letters to meeting presenters on behalf of council chairs and co-chairs.
Organize quarterly business meetings for NIAC and annual plenaries for SLTTGCC.

TARGETED VICTORY Alexandria, VA
Online Advertising Staff Assistant January 2012 March 2013

Placed pre-roll, expandable and display advertisements on the internet for many clients including Mitt
Romney for President, The Republican National Committee, and Scott Brown for U.S. Senate.
Collaborated with media networks including Yahoo, Pandora Radio, and AOL to ensure all the proper
paperwork was in place to make online media buys.
Used programs including DoubleClick for Advertisers and BaseCamp to manage ad placements between media
networks and Targeted Victory client representatives, in order to target voters based on various demographics.
Created databases of online media use by political campaigns in order to analyze data and form strategies for
presidential, congressional, gubernatorial and senatorial campaigns.
Expanded and analyzed the Wordpress websites of prominent senatorial candidates to engage voters.
Published a daily report of client and industry news for all staff members.

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Washington, DC
Communications Intern for Congresswoman Nan Hayworth NY-19 January 2011 August 2011

Documented approximately 25,000 individual constituent correspondences including emails, phone calls, faxes, letters
and petitions, ensuring that each question or comment received a response using IConstituent CRM.
Drafted and proofread letters sent to constituents, as well as set up an email response system in the office to assure
constituents their emails had been received and individual responses were forthcoming.
Attended briefings on legislative issues, representing the office and taking notes for the legislative team.
Assisted in creating media and distribution lists for the press team and doing research for the legislative team, as well as
assisted with general office and clerical tasks.
Gave visiting constituents personal tours of the Capitol Building and the House of Representatives gallery.

NEW YORK STATE SENATE New Windsor, NY
Intern for Senator Bill Larkin -39th District of New York June 2009 August 2009

Answered constituent inquires on the phone and took notes at the senators meetings with constituents.

Drafted and proofread letters for the senator to be sent to organizations, constituents and the press.

Clipped local newspaper articles that may have been of interest to the senator and his staff.
Attended various events with the senator including school programs and the Purple Heart Hall of Honor.