Laura Castillo is a bilingual communicator and entrepreneur with over 14 years of government, political strategy, public relations and business development experience on the local, national and international levels -- particularly in Latin America, Europe and Asia. She also specializes in event planning and advising political events and campaigns in the U.S. and around the world.
A longtime public servant, among Castillo’s career experiences include having served as an appointee at the White House for President Obama - the U.S. Department of Defense at the Pentagon and Afghanistan - where she focused on business development operations for the country of Afghanistan and as a communications director for a member of U.S. Congress.
Castillo’s work as a senior-level public affairs professional has additionally focused on Hispanic and minority communities through roles with two U.S. presidential campaigns as well as the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee where she was the National Deputy Press Secretary and Director of Hispanic Media.
Castillo holds an M.A. in international commerce and policy with an emphasis in trade policy from George Mason University and a B.A. in economics and minor in political science from the University of Texas, San Antonio. She also holds academic certifications in European Union Policy at Maastricht University in Brussels, Belgium and Spanish Language Studies at Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina.