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    Matt Nerzig

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    Deputy Director of Communications & Media Strategy

    Governor of New Mexico

    strategic communications experience in government, politics, and mission-based organizations

    30 years of strategic communications and public affairs experience in government, politics, and policy - including with the Clinton Administration, United Nations, Congress, unions and PR agencies, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg & Los Alamos Laboratory, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

    Ask Me About

    Crisis Management
    Executive Communications
    Internal Communications
    Issue Management
    Media Relations
    Policy Communications
    Science Comminications
    Strategic Communications
    Where I've Worked

    Sep 2020 – Jun 2021

    Deputy Director of Communications & Media Strategy

    Governor of New Mexico

    2012 – 2013

    Deputy Commissioner for Public Affairs, NYC Department of Corrections

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg, City of New York

    2004 – 2012

    Director of Communications, Local 32BJ

    Service Employees International Union

    2001 – 2003

    Consultant, Chief of Staff

    USAID Contractor, Rep. Karen McCarthy

    1999 – 2001

    Deputy Director Public Affairs (SES)

    U.S. Department of Energy

    1999 – 1999

    Communications Director

    Rep. Darlene Hooley

    1998 – 1998

    Press Secretary

    Phil Maloof for Congress

    1996 – 1998

    Vice President

    Robinson, Lerer & Montgomery

    1987 – 1995


    UNITED NATIONS, Zagreb, New York and Washington

    1986 – 1987

    Legislative Aide

    United Nations Association of the United States
    Where I've Studied

    BA, Political Science

    University of Michigan

    MA, International & Public Affairs

    Columbia University

    People I've Reported To

    People I've Worked With

    People Who've Reported to Me

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    Governor of New Mexico

    In the Media

    Social Media