Senior Vice President: Education
Lindsey Read serves Communications Strategy Group (CSG®) as Senior Vice President of the agency’s Education Practice.
Lindsey leads the development and execution of award-winning media, public, and influencer relations strategies for CSG’s diverse portfolio of education clients. Lindsey’s expertise includes communications planning and strategy, content development and promotion, crisis communications, event production and management, media and influencer relations, and message development and brand positioning.
Lindsey has earned coverage for CSG's education clients in outlets including the Associated Press, Reuters, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, TIME Magazine, Wired Magazine, Forbes, Fortune, Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo!, FoxBusiness.com, and TechCrunch. She has also secured coverage in industry trade publications such as The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Education Week, T.H.E. Journal, eSchool News, University Business, Campus Technology, Today's Campus, and College Planning & Management.
Before joining CSG, Lindsey worked in Washington, D.C., most recently as assistant director of media relations at the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), an independent grant-making agency of the federal government. At NEH, she was the principal media relations professional, serving as the primary point of contact for press and responsible for developing and executing media and communications strategy. While at NEH, Lindsey worked with a wide variety of local, trade, and national media outlets, including The Associated Press, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and NPR, to secure coverage for the Endowment. She also organized, planned, and contributed to NEH events, from small press conferences to large-scale events at the White House.
Previously, Lindsey was director of communications at the Senior Executives Association (SEA), a nonprofit professional association based in Washington, D.C. At SEA, she managed the Association’s strategic communications efforts, overseeing the development of all print, online, and distributed media and publications.
Lindsey graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Wittenberg University, where she also served as editor-in-chief of the student newspaper and was admitted into the Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society.
She joined CSG in January 2010 and works out of the agency's Denver office.