Vice President, Communications
Alan Heymann is Vice President of Communications for The HSUS.
Heymann is responsible for day-to-day management of the Communications departments, including media relations, online communications, publications, video, and the Los Angeles Office.
He is a key voice in The HSUS's communications strategies.
A former TV reporter and anchor with WCIA-TV (Champaign & Springfield-Decatur, Ill.), field producer at WBBM-TV (Chicago, Ill.), and lawyer, Heymann brings more than 15 years of experience to the job.
Before joining The HSUS in February 2013, he served as chief of external affairs at D.C. Water. In that role, he managed a team responsible for the agency's relationships with its customers, the media, the federal and local governments, and various other internal and external stakeholders. He led an acclaimed re-branding campaign, launched several social media platforms, and brought national attention to tap water and aging water infrastructure.
Heymann also served in senior communications roles for a councilmember, a mayor, and the director of the District Department of the Environment during eight years in the District of Columbia government.
Heymann is a member of the bar in the District of Columbia and his native Illinois, with degrees from Northwestern and The George Washington University. He and his family live in the District of Columbia.
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