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Liz Loomis
FOUNDER & CEO 

Liz Loomis combines 20+ years of experience in strategic communications, earned and social media, campaigns and government to achieve the desired outcomes for her clients. She founded Liz Loomis Public Affairs (LLPA) in 2002 to offer strategic communication services for local governments providing vital public services. 
 
Loomis moved to Washington State in 1995.  She came from Washington, DC where she gained experience working for fundraising and political consulting firms. She also spent time on Capitol Hill as a special assistant to a former U.S. Senator from New Jersey.
 
While in Washington State, Loomis managed the successful election campaigns of a Snohomish County executive and a lieutenant governor.  She then spent two legislative sessions working in strategic communications for a trade association in Olympia, Wash. 
 
As a former city councilmember, mayor and state representative, Loomis’s knowledge of voter opinion is actively sought after by organizations dependent on tax revenue. Her firm has helped pass more than 100 bond, levy and merger measures in the past 15 years. She also provides crisis communication services, helping clients message difficult news to their communities. 
 
Loomis’s client list includes hospital, school and fire districts, and cities, as well as trade associations at the state and regional levels.  She is a regional and national keynote speaker on improving communications with taxpayers, how to win ballot measures, public relations, and crisis communication issues.

Susanne Stefani
Communications Director

Susanne Stefani is Communications Director for Liz Loomis Public Affairs, bringing 20 years of professional content and management experience to the team. Stefani’s commitment to helping local governments succeed is proven in her ability to connect with communities and message complex issues.

 

Prior to joining LLPA, Stefani worked for 18 years in K-12 education. As a leader in schools and districts, she spearheaded a range of initiatives, such as establishing Career and Technical Education programs, strengthening safety and security systems, increasing student scholarships by more than $10 million annually, coaching and training educators and administrators, guiding school communities through pandemic distance learning, and communicating on various issues from crises to new state and federal legislation.

 

Stefani served on her United Way executive board and is passionate about bringing early literacy to communities via the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

Meredith Nettles
Operations Manager

Meredith Nettles joined LLPA with a background in production and direct mail. Nettles specializes in managing production, design, social and owned media for clients.

Prior to joining LLPA, she worked in Washington, DC for ABC News as the DC Bureau Specialist where she won an Emmy and four Edward R. Murrow Awards.

Nettles is graduate of Florida State University and a loyal fan of FSU Football.

She is an active in her community and serves as the Solution Manager for The

Belfast-Beltway Boxing Project which raises thousands to empower youth and tackle mental health challenges.

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