Sandra Perez – Vice President

Sandra Perez is a strategic communications and marketing professional with more than a decade of experience in crisis communications, digital marketing, employee engagement, corporate citizenship, and audience insights. Sandra oversees service delivery at Powell Strategies, managing client portfolios and providing strategic guidance to Federal clients.


Prior to joining Powell Strategies, Sandra served as Vice President of Communications at LMI. As a member of the company’s senior leadership team, she was responsible for strategic communications, marketing, external relations, corporate citizenship, and editorial and research services.


Prior to joining LMI, Sandra held leadership positions in two fast-growing small businesses specializing in strategic communications and community engagement in commercial and public sectors. She led company operations and consulting projects for the District of Columbia, USAID, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Defense. Sandra developed crisis communications strategies for Fortune 50 companies in the digital crisis practice of Burson Cohn Wolfe, the world’s largest communications firm.


Sandra earned both a bachelor’s degree in political communication and a master’s in global communication in international affairs at the George Washington University where she also managed media productions for several offices at the university, and was a production assistant for a variety of national news and television networks such as Reuters and American Public Television.

John P. Williams


Nicole Pearce

Vice President

Sandra Perez

Vice President

Trista McGlamery

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    The first program of its kind in the nation, the Veteran Institute for Procurement is conducted by professional subject-matter specialists in the essentials necessary to win government contracts: law, accounting, insurance, human resources, marketing and proposals. It also provides participants with access to Federal and prime contracting executives along with a national network of veteran owned small businesses that they can team with on opportunities.

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    MSEP is part of DoD's broader Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) initiative, seeking to strengthen the education and career opportunities of military spouses by providing career exploration opportunities to help them understand their skills, interests, and goals; education and training to help them identify academic, licensing, or credentialing requirements that can help them reach their career goals; and employment connections that help them find and maintain a rewarding career.