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Eric Grant

Vice President, Communications and Marketing
Eric Grant directs marketing and communications for McKissack & McKissack.
With over 30 years of experience, Eric has navigated corporations and organizations through difficult and complex communications, media relations, government and public affairs issues. He restructured the internal and external corporate communications functions at major companies, trade associations and non-profit organizations. As former vice president of communications and government affairs for WGL Energy/Washington Gas, he directed the company’s internal, external, branding, customer and crisis communications; media relations; multi-state government and public affairs and philanthropy. He directed government and communications activities leading to passage of landmark utility infrastructure improvement regulation in Maryland. He guided WGL's compliance with RP1162 guidelines for pipeline operators' stakeholder safety public awareness communications. For more than a decade, Eric served as director of communications and the primary spokesperson at The Washington Post. He has served as an advisor to start-up companies on marketing and stakeholder communications strategies. Early in his career, Eric held management positions in the non-profit sector in government and media affairs at The American Petroleum Institute and marketing at Special Olympics International.
Expertise
education

BA, English, Dartmouth College

Certificate, Landegger Executive Program, International Business and Diplomacy, Georgetown University

affiliations

Maryland Chamber of Commerce, Board Member

District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Board Member

Red Cross, National Capitol Region, Board Member

Black Student Fund, Board Member

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