Ashley Snee Giovannettone
Director of Strategic Communications
Ashley Snee Giovannettone is a highly respected communications and public relations professional with nearly two decades of experience working at the highest levels in business and government. Over the last decade, she has advised Fortune 100 companies and statewide political campaigns on communication strategy development and implementation.
Ashley’s skills were honed while serving on two presidential campaigns, as White House Spokesperson, Deputy Press Secretary for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Assistant Secretary of State for California.
During the 2000 Bush for President primary campaign, Ashley served as the California Political Coordinator and then went on to serve in the campaign’s Texas headquarters for the general election. In 2001, Ashley moved to Washington D.C. where she served in the White House for three years – first, as Special Assistant to Vice President Cheney, then as Assistant White House Press Secretary.
In 2003, Ashley returned home to California to serve as Deputy Press Secretary for Governor Schwarzenegger. She then went on to become Assistant Secretary of State and Communications Director under Secretary of State Bruce McPherson. Ashley has advised some of the nation’s top companies and many statewide ballot measure campaigns on complex communications strategies including message development, crisis communications and media training.
Ashley is active in her community, serving as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for foster youth and is a member of multiple non-profit boards.