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Press release
December 4, 2018

Families USA Welcomes Nationally-Recognized Communications Leader, Kimberly N. Alleyne, as Senior Director of Communications

 

CONTACT: Shawn Gremminger, 202-628-3030, press@familiesusa.org

Washington, D.C. – Families USA, one of the nation’s leading health care consumer organizations dedicated to improving the health and health care of all in the nation, today announced the selection of Kimberly N. Alleyne as Senior Director of Communications. Kimberly joins Families USA after 18 years of experience working in agency, nonprofit, and health care advocacy communications. 

Kimberly comes to Families USA from SEIU, where she served as a Senior Communicator in the Health Care Division. Prior to that, she worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Association for Enterprise Opportunity, and as a freelance journalist focused on health equity. Throughout her career, she has earned communications awards for her leadership of national public awareness campaigns, and is regarded among industry peers as an expert in audience engagement and health equity. 

Frederick Isasi, executive director of Families USA said, “Kimberly has demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing the best health and health care for our country’s most vulnerable throughout her career. We are overjoyed that she is bringing the passion and experience to Families USA. Kimberly’s decades of experience as a communicator, journalist, and media relations professional demonstrates her ability to frame and hone messages across multiple sectors and for different audiences.”

“Joining the Families USA leadership team is absolutely the point of my career I’ve been waiting for. Each dot point in my work as a health care and social justice communicator and journalist connected for this extraordinary moment,” Kimberly N. Alleyne said. “I don’t take lightly the tremendous opportunity to partner alongside Families’ incredibly smart and passionate leaders and staff to make health care a right for all, and not a privilege for a few.”

Kimberly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communicationsand a graduate degree in health care administration. 

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