Jessica Boulanger is Executive Vice President, Public Affairs at Business Roundtable, overseeing the organization’s public affairs strategy and execution including government relations, issue advocacy, media relations, events, digital and advertising for the association of chief executive offices of leading U.S. companies.
Before joining BRT in 2012, Boulanger spent the previous four years as Vice President at New Media Strategies, a DC-based online marketing firm, where she led the public affairs practice, working to integrate digital strategy into public affairs campaigns for some of the nation’s leading industries. Prior to that, Boulanger worked for years on Capitol Hill in House Republican leadership, including four years serving as Press Secretary to then-House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.), along with stints in the press shops for former Congressional leaders Conference Chairman Deborah Pryce (Ohio) and Majority Whip Tom DeLay (Texas).
She also served as Communications Director for the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) and as a Regional Press Secretary for the Republican National Committee (RNC), and led communications for Progress for America, the leading outside group working to promote the nominations and confirmations of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Sam Alito. Earlier in her career, Boulanger worked at Prism Public Affairs and in New York City at Robinson, Lerer & Montgomery.
Boulanger graduated from Syracuse University and serves on the Board of Visitors for Syracuse’s College of Arts & Sciences. Boulanger is also a member of the Arthur W. Page Society. She resides in Washington, D.C. with her husband and three children.