Business Roundtable Announces New Hires, Promotions

May 29, 2019

Washington – Business Roundtable today announced the hiring of Aimee Carter as Vice President of Membership, Meredith McPhillips as Vice President of Marketing and Scott Farnham as Manager, Policy. The association also announced the promotion of Angie Keilen to Manager, Executive Offices and Summer Fields to Meeting Planner, managing internal and external use of the organization’s conference center. 

Carter, formerly Vice President of International for AARP, joins Business Roundtable to oversee the CEO organization’s membership activities, including recruitment and member communications.

McPhillips joins Business Roundtable from POLITICO where she was the Senior Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships. McPhillips will lead the organization’s brand and advocacy marketing, advertising, media partnerships, content strategy and events, holistically driving engagement for the association.

Farnham joins Business Roundtable from the Institute of International Finance, where he was an Associate Economist focusing on political risk.

Keilen previously served as Senior Executive Assistant to the President & CEO of the Roundtable, and Fields served as Executive Assistant to the Vice President of the Education and Workforce Committee and the Immigration Committee.

“Business Roundtable is very pleased to welcome Aimee, Meredith and Scott. They bring a wealth of professional experience and knowledge to our member relations, marketing and policy efforts, respectively, and are excellent additions to our team,” said Business Roundtable President & CEO Joshua Bolten. “We are also delighted to promote Summer and Angie to new positions reflective of their outstanding performance and professional growth. We have a strong team in place to advance the organization’s advocacy for policies that promote greater opportunity for all Americans and support a thriving economy.”


At AARP, Carter was responsible for positioning the organization as a global thought leader in aging, developing and executing AARP International’s strategy and serving as a principal international spokesperson. Before AARP, Carter was Managing Director of Corporate Affairs at the Council on Foreign Relations.

McPhillips comes to Business Roundtable having led POLITICO’s largest and most complex partnerships, including advertising, editorial underwriting, brand content and events. McPhillips helped her clients navigate the intersection of business and government while elevating their priority narratives. Before POLITICO, she was a Managing Supervisor at FleishmanHillard.

At Business Roundtable, Farnham will analyze federal legislative and regulatory policies that promote U.S. competitiveness, economic growth and job creation. He will support in particular the work of the Trade and International Committee and Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee.