Staff background

Kalee Kreider is the principal of Kreider Strategies, a boutique public affairs consultancy. She has served as Chief Media and Public Affairs Officer for the National Geographic Society overseeing brand, marketing, communications, creative, impact media, events and the Museum. She worked for nearly seven years as environmental advisor and communications director for Vice President Al Gore. She helped in the research and marketing of three, New York Times best-selling books, an Oscar Award winning film, and a top-selling app for the iPhone. She assisted with the slideshow that served as the basis for An Inconvenient Truth and worked with counterparts at Apple, Current TV, Generation Investment Management and Kleiner Perkins. She has a varied career in public affairs which includes managing the Washington Office of Fenton and running programs for several non-governmental organizations. Kalee began working in Washington as a Truman Scholar in 1992. She is a graduate of Rollins College with a degree in history and Russian studies.