Connie Myers is a policy advisor in the Washington, D.C. office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.
She is responsible for developing government relations strategies aimed at strengthening support for clients' interests in congressional and administrative activities. Previous professional experience includes: Former Chief of Staff in the Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs at the U.S. Department of Education; representing the Secretary of Education on various boards and committees including the American Red Cross and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress and served on the Labor Management Partnership Council; Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Education while at the U.S. Department of Education; Legislative Assistant to U.S. House of Representatives member Butler C. Derrick; and Staff Assistant to the Chief Deputy Majority Whip in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Connie currently serves on the board of College Summit, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping students from low-income communities through the college admissions process. She has also served as a project consultant at Reading is Fundamental Inc., America’s oldest and largest children and family literacy organization, managing a nationwide partnership program to promote achievements of youth in reading and community service.