and helped attain $2.5 million dollars of appropriations for STEM education in Massachusetts.
Dee Dee started Edmondson Strategies, LLC as a consulting practice in 2010. Originally founded to help movie production companies navigate the Massachusetts landscape after the landmark film tax credit legislation, the firm's services include entertainment client representation in matters concerning rights retention, talent agreements, distribution rights, and publicity strategies. In 2012, Edmondson Strategies expanded to offer comprehensive public affairs and political consulting services. Dee Dee most recently consulted to the Elizabeth Warren for Senate campaign on outreach to the LGBT community for the campaign's GOTV efforts.
Dee Dee holds a Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University School of Law in Boston and also holds a Master's of Theological Studies from Boston University School of Theology. She graduated from Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with a BA in philosophy and religious studies.
Edmondson Strategies, LLC is a creation of Dee Dee Edmondson, Esq.
Dee Dee works at the intersection of business and government, creating innovative solutions for clients to enhance their position in the marketplace.
Dee Dee has worked in politics for over 15 years as a staffer, lobbyist, political operative, and fundraiser.
Originally from Kentucky, she started her career volunteering on campaigns in North Carolina and Massachusetts, and went on to work at the Massachusetts State House for two state senators (2004-2007). She became part of the Public Affairs group at Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications in 2007, representing Fortune 500 clients both in Boston and in Washington, D.C.
She successfully helped clients secure over $2 million dollars in appropriations and win the passage of several key pieces of legislation, including the creation of a new procurement system for state building projects.
In 2009, Dee Dee became Political Director and General Counsel at MassEquality, the state's LGBT rights organization. She fought for passage of landmark equality legislation and appropriations, while also leading the election efforts for the 2010 cycle as Chairwoman of the MassEquality PAC.
In 2011, Dee Dee became the Director of Government Relations for The College Board, owners of the SAT and AP exams, covering the New England area. During her tenure, she helped to pass legislation creating new regulations on college credits in Massachusetts, a comprehensive Advanced Placement program in Rhode Island,