Lindsay Clifton serves as Managing Director for Strategic Communications at Edelman Global Advisory. She has worked at the highest levels of government and political campaigns as an on-the-record spokeswoman and strategic communicator. Ms. Clifton oversees the development and implementation of strategic communications efforts for the EGA team and its clients.

Ms. Clifton joined Edelman Global Advisory after serving as the White House Deputy Press Secretary where she focused on economic, labor, trade, and related regulatory policy issues. Prior to the Administration, Ms. Clifton was the National Spokeswoman at the Republican National Committee during the 2016 Presidential cycle. During her tenure at the RNC, she frequently appeared on television, and managed the press engagements for the chairman. From January 2015 to January 2016, Ms. Clifton served as Deputy Press Secretary for Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and as Communications Director for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

Ms. Clifton began her career on the 2012 Romney presidential campaign and as a consultant for Glover Park Group’s financial services practice. She studied at Drexel University.


Lindsay Clifton

Managing Director, Strategic Communications