Gregory F. Romano - Acting Associate Administrator, Communications and Marketing
Greg Romano is the acting associate administrator for the U.S. General Services Administration's Office of Communications and Marketing.
As acting associate administrator, Romano guides and manages the agency's internal and external communications and enterprise-wide marketing efforts. The Office of Communications and Marketing is responsible for informing employees and key external stakeholders, including citizens and GSA's industry partners, about key GSA initiatives and news from the agency's 11 Regional offices, and responding to inquiries from the media.
He has served as GSA's director of public affairs since August 2011, having previously served as the acting director of public affairs since March 2010. Romano also has served as a senior agency speechwriter.
Prior to joining GSA in March 2009, Romano was vice president of public relations for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, responsible for promoting a positive image of general aviation to the public. He represented AOPA's position on issues, and managing AOPA’s Let’s Go Flying program and its presence at aviation events and air shows.
Previously, Romano was director of public affairs at NOAA's National Weather Service, where his responsibilities included serving as the National Weather Service's spokesman to national and local media, and managing crisis communications, news conferences, and other media events.
His communications career spans more than two decades, working primarily with major public relations firms in Los Angeles before relocating to the Washington, DC area in 2003.
Romano holds a MBA degree from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California.