Senior Account Manager
At Spitfire, Haley McKey works on such diverse focus areas as contraceptive access, climate change, energy policy, transportation policy and ocean health. In her work at Spitfire, she provides strategic counsel for organizations and advocates on everything from storytelling to media targeting to visual branding.
In her previous role at Defenders of Wildlife, she created national communication strategies for protecting national monuments, defending the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and keeping harmful anti-environmental riders out of must-pass legislation like the Interior spending bill and the National Defense Authorization Act. Haley created social media advertising campaigns and trained Defenders spokespeople for radio and on-camera interviews. Haley takes pride in her ability to work collaboratively with a variety of partners, from Hill staff to local advocates, to get results. Prior to her work with Defenders, she contracted for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s grant program and has also served as an intern for the agency’s Office of Migratory Birds and Office of Public Affairs.
Originally from Arlington, VA, Haley graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in biology. She is an avid equestrian and visual artist.