With over 30 years of experience in public relations, Ginny Terzano leads the Dewey Square Group’s communications practice. Ginny combines political knowledge, strategic planning, and forward thinking to bring our clients the most comprehensive and tactical public relations support.
At Dewey Square, Ginny uses her experience gained from working on communications and public policy issues during her time in government, corporate communications and politics to help clients strategically advance their communications and PR goals. She is an expert at crisis communications and has been at the center of several high profile efforts to elevate profiles and media coverage for corporations, non-profits, education organizations, political and business leaders.
Prior to joining Dewey Square, she was Senior Director for Public Relations at Microsoft and was a member of the corporate communications senior leadership team where she executed a public relations and profile development campaign for the company in Washington DC. She also managed Microsoft’s local PR effort across the U.S. as well as its Diversity/Marketing Public Relations program (1999-2009).
Before Microsoft, Ginny served as the Acting Secretary for Public Affairs for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under Secretary Andrew Cuomo (1998-1999); was Press Secretary to Vice President Al Gore (1996-1998), and served as a Special Assistant to the President and White House Deputy Press Secretary under President Clinton (1993-1996). She started in the Clinton Administration as the public affairs director for the National Endowment for the Arts during actress Jane Alexander’s tenure (1993).
Early in her career, she worked as a political researcher for CBS News in New York where she was the top political researcher for all news programs (1987-1989); press secretary to the Democratic National Committee under Chairman Ron Brown (1989-1993); and worked for Senator Gary Hart (D-CO) in the U.S. Senate and for his two presidential campaigns as assistant press secretary (1983-1987).