Jessica B. Mancari is Senior Vice President, Strategic Communications at ACLI. She leads communication initiatives and campaigns, and she oversees grassroots advocacy, web and digital programs, and CEO communications.
Since joining ACLI in 2017, Mancari has designed communications programs to advance the industry's mission of providing financial protection to all Americans, including Meeting the Moment, Paid Leave for All Takes All of Us, and most recently, SECURE for All, which contributed to significant retirement security legislation being signed into law in 2022. In 2020, Mancari helped launch the industry's first grassroots communication program, Protecting Every Future.
Mancari was previously a Communications Director for a U.S. Congressman where she combined coalition building and digital marketing for effective policy communication. Her work was recognized by the Congressional Management Foundation for top web communication.
Mancari also served as Director of Content Strategy at Washington, D.C. public relations firm Adfero. She directed thought leadership and advocacy campaigns for companies like Microsoft, UnitedHealth Group and AT&T, and with trade associations representing various industries.
Throughout her career, Mancari has advised C-level business leaders in strategic communication and speechwriting. Her speechwriting was recognized with a 2020 Cicero Speechwriting Award from the Professional Speechwriters Association.
Mancari has an M.A. in Communication from The Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in Communication from Lee University. She lives in Arlington with her husband and two children.