Cassie Chechile is a Public Affairs Director for Vrge Strategies, managing the firm’s public affairs, and strategic communications efforts for clients. Cassie works to translate complicated client issues into digestible information for audiences inside and outside the beltway. She specialized in media relations and digital communications.
Prior to her time at Vrge Strategies, Cassie worked in-house for a global government relations and law firm. While there, she was responsible for executing the firm’s external and internal publicity efforts, while raising awareness specifically for the firm’s data privacy and cybersecurity, international trade policy, government investigations, white-collar, and intellectual property groups.
Prior to her time in-house, Cassie served as Communications Director for a Washington DC public affairs firm where she managed and implemented their press outreach, social media campaigns, grassroots organizing, and events for trade associations and corporations in the music, telecommunications, and defense industries.
During her academic career, she interned for Congressman John L. Mica (R-FL), the Hogan for Governor campaign in 2014, and the Directorate of Human Rights at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France.
Cassie graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History.