Brecke Latham Boyd is a communications government affairs professional with a media relations, social/digital, marketing, and policy backbone. A D.C.-centric career spanning from Capitol Hill to Amazon, with roles at Fortune 100 global firms in between, Brecke has experience building strategic information and advocacy campaigns at the intersection of government, press and law. In addition to her Congressional roles, she has been privileged to work on initiatives for a number of former senior-level government officials, including: a Solicitor General of the United States, a Deputy Attorney General, a FBI Director, U.S. Ambassadors, a U.S. Secretary of the Interior, a Governor, U.S. Attorneys, a Circuit Judge, and a state Attorney General.
Brecke currently serves on Amazon’s Project Kuiper PR team at HQ2 to engage awareness about the program and milestones within public policy and U.S. stakeholder arenas. Before this role she served as Government Affairs Strategic Communications for Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest defense contractor. During her four years at Lockheed, she also held positions on the Global Media Relations team and as the Aeronautics Government Affairs communications lead.
Prior to her years at Lockheed, she served as Firmwide Media Relations Manager, Client Relations for Baker Botts, a $1 Billion revenue global law firm representing 78 of the Fortune 100 companies. Before that she was Public Relations Manager, Client Development at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, an international firm known as a “litigation powerhouse.” At the global regulatory firms, Brecke advised on media approach and campaigns for activities and cases involving the U.S. Supreme Court, government litigation, Intellectual Property, securities regulation and enforcement, criminal investigations, Federal Trade Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.
Before making the journey to Capitol Hill in 2006, Brecke served as the Assistant Press Secretary for the Governor of Louisiana, in advance of, during and in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and will always keep close what was learned from that crisis.
Before transitioning to the private sector, Brecke worked on Capitol Hill serving in communications and legislative roles for several Republican members of Congress, which provided a foundation in public policy. While working on the Hill, Brecke was responsible for managing office-wide congressional messaging, working around key legislative properties, writing committee hearing testimony, composing congressional speeches and policy press statements, and meeting with lobbyist on various policy topics. Her legislative portfolio included energy, international trade, healthcare, budget, transportation and military/defense issues, among others.
On Capitol Hill, Brecke served as Communications Director for Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-AL); Communications Director and Legislative Assistant for Congressman Parker Griffith (R-AL); Communications Director for Congressman Jerry Moran (R-KS); and Press Secretary for Congressman Gresham Barrett (R-SC).
Outside of her professional endeavors, Brecke Latham Boyd is committed to the D.C. community. As an advocate for educational opportunities, Brecke has volunteered her time as a student tutor with the Maya Angelou Public Charter School. Furthermore, she is a supporter of Luke’s Wings, an organization honoring military personnel through fundraising, and Becky’s Fund, an organization that brings awareness to domestic violence. She has also assisted with initiatives for Bread for the City, a non-profit organization that provides vulnerable residents with services including food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services.