FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2016
Lawton King, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-565-3200
Washington, D.C. – The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) has appointed Caroline L. Scullin as senior vice president of communications.
“I am delighted to have Caroline leading the Bank’s communications team,” said EXIM Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg. “I feel fortunate that EXIM will benefit from Caroline’s extensive background, working on behalf of U.S. exporters and the American jobs they support.”
Caroline joins EXIM from the Wilson Center, where she served as Vice President for External Relations. The Wilson Center is the official memorial to President Woodrow Wilson, and the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue to inform actionable ideas for Congress, the Administration, and the broader policy community. Prior to that, she was Communications Director for the Center for International Private Enterprise, a core institute of the National Endowment for Democracy and a division of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Previously, she was Director of Public Relations for the United States Government Printing Office.
Over the course of her more than 20-year career in strategic communications, Scullin has also operated her own project management consulting practice. Prior to that, she served as Senior Director for Corporate Affairs at Conservation International. She began her career in Washington as Chief Aide and Press Secretary to The Honorable Robert C. McFarlane, former National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan.
Caroline is an alumna of Georgetown University, where she serves on the Board of Governors of the Alumni Association. She also serves on the board of the Center for Justice and Accountability, an international human rights organization based in San Francisco, California.
ABOUT EX-IM BANK:
EXIM is an independent federal agency that supports and maintains U.S. jobs by filling gaps in private export financing at no cost to American taxpayers. The Bank provides a variety of financing mechanisms, including working capital guarantees and export credit insurance, to promote the sale of U.S. goods and services abroad. Almost ninety percent of its transactions directly serve American small businesses.
In fiscal year 2015, EXIM approved $12.4 billion in total authorizations. These authorizations supported an estimated $17 billion in U.S. export sales, as well as approximately 109,000 American jobs in communities across the country.