External Affairs,

Tessa Baker

Director of Communications (Acting) Print Bio

Tessa Baker was CSET’s Director of Communications from June 2023 to January 2024. Prior to leading CSET’s External Affairs Team, she served as CSET’s founding Director of Operations from January 2019 through May 2023. Before CSET, Tessa worked as a Senior Principal at Gartner conducting survey and qualitative research and served U.S. government executives at the Office of Personnel Management, the Department of Homeland Security, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a consultant with IBM and NSI. Tessa holds a B.A. in Government and Economics and an M.A. in American Government from Georgetown University.

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