Kelsey Besterman


Kelsey Besterman is a Director at Glen Echo Group, bringing deep experience in advocacy and reputation campaigns.

Her background centers on issue advocacy, public affairs, and digital campaigns for clients including nonprofits, coalitions, think tanks, Fortune 500 corporations, trade associations, professional societies in a variety of complex sectors such as technology, agriculture, energy, labor, and healthcare. Her experience spans local, state, national, and international as well as owned, earned, and paid campaigns and initiatives.

Kelsey grew up across the Midwest and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Political Broadcast Journalism from Indiana's DePauw University. She moved to D.C. shortly after college, but recently moved into Virginia's Shenandoah mountains with her husband and two dogs.


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