Gretchen Gailey is a Vice President at KCSA Strategic Communications and has a wide depth of knowledge in communications and building relationships stemming from more than 10 years of experience as a journalist. Prior to joining KCSA, Gailey was the Executive Vice President of Communications & Government Affairs for New Frontier Data in the cannabis industry. While at NFD, Gailey developed and implemented an integrated strategic communications plan to advance the company’s brand identity, broaden awareness of its services, and increase its visibility across key stakeholder audiences; making it one of the most recognized companies in the cannabis space. She has served on Capitol Hill as the Communications Director for Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA), the Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. And began her career in journalism working for NBC News and Fox News in Washington, D.C.