Chad Tragakis is Director of Communications at Northrop Grumman, a leading global aerospace and defense technology company. He previously served as Vice President of Communications for the Partnership for Public Service, a non-profit, non-partisan organization revitalizing our federal government by transforming the way government works and inspiring a new generation to serve.
Chad spent 15 years at Hill + Knowlton Strategies, a global public relations and strategic communications agency, where he served as Senior Vice President and the firm’s Chief Talent Officer. He has developed and managed communications and advocacy efforts across a wide spectrum of sectors for a variety of organizations and leading companies.
Previously, Chad served as senior director of media relations and special events for America’s Promise, a national youth development non-profit launched by Gen. Colin Powell. He worked for Bozell-Eskew, an issue advocacy advertising division of BSMG Worldwide, and spent three years as assistant director of public affairs for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association.
Chad holds a Bachelor of Arts from Gettysburg College and a master’s degree from George Mason University.