Prior to forming LMW Strategies LLC, Lorrie McHugh-Wytkind held a number of senior management positions in the executive and legislative branches, as well as in the private sector. She served as Communications Director for Senator Hillary Clinton and White House Deputy Press Secretary for Media Affairs and Operations for President Bill Clinton. In that capacity she managed the White House Press Office, directed its regional media and press advance operations and was responsible for overseeing all media outreach activities surrounding White House events ranging from the State of the Union Address to honoring the nation’s leading educators.
During the Clinton Administration, Lorrie also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; Associate Commissioner at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; and a Special Advisor at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
In the private sector, Lorrie has worked at several public affairs firms and was a partner and ran the public affairs practice at the Glover Park Group.
Before serving in the Clinton Administration, Lorrie was press secretary for U.S. Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee Chairman Senator Edward Kennedy; a news media outreach specialist at the AFL-CIO; and press secretary to Maryland Assembly Speaker, now U.S. Senator, Ben Cardin.
media affairs / public relations
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