WASHINGTON, D.C.—Mary Cheney, daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney and former vice president at AOL, has joined the Washington, D.C. office of issues management firm Navigaotrs as vice president in the strategic communications practice.
Most recently, Cheney was vice president for standards and practices at AOL, where she managed the company’s priority issues, such as internet privacy, child safety and the use of behavioral targeting in advertising. She also served as the chief of staff for Ted Leonsis, AOL’s vice chairman. Previously, Cheney worked for Coors Brewing Company where she held issues management and corporate responsibility positions, including corporate relations manager for the gay and lesbian community, partnership program manager for alcohol and environmental issues and project manager for corporate and alcohol issues.
Cheney’s political experience consists of several campaigns, including the 2000 presidential campaign where she served as the special assistant to the vice presidential nominee, and Bush-Cheney ‘04 where she led vice presidential operations.
Navigators is an issues management firm with offices in Washington, D.C.; Sacramento and Los Angeles, Cal.; and Tallahassee, Fla.