Corina LJ DuBois – Senior Director

Corina LJ DuBois is a strategic communications and digital senior consultant with experience in diplomacy, military, defense, government, and international audiences. She is a U.S. Navy Veteran, and served as one of the first females on combat ships.


Corina continues to serve in a divergent sectors, previously acting as the Chief of New Media for the U.S. State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs, as an Advisor to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Transportation, and the Department of Energy. Corina has traveled the globe to present keynotes and train upcoming colleagues, and served the Naval Criminal Investigative Service European Headquarters in Naples, Italy and NATO. She has also served in Havana, Cuba, Lagos, and Nigeria.


Corina served as the Camp David XO for the G8 Summit and the White House Digital Playbook, and has taken on several special projects related to technology, humans, data, and geopolitics on measurable scales to secure our global future.


Corina served as a volunteer as the People Centered Internet Strategic Communications Director, a Singularity University Core Leadership team member, and in other roles to further the livelihood of veterans that honorably deserve commitment to dedication and duty.


Corina graduated from the University of Maryland with a dual degree in Communications/Political Science, and from The George Washington University with a Masters of Political Management. She is a Presidential Management Fellow Alumni and member of Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha Sigma Lambda.

John P. Williams


Nicole Pearce

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Corina LJ DuBois

Senior Director

Trista McGlamery

Senior Director

Andrew Vernon


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Kayla Tooma

Senior Consultant

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  • Awards

    On December 07, 2020, Powell Strategies is pleased to announce it has been named on the prestigious 4th annual Vet100 list - honoring the fastest growing veteran-owned and operated businesses from the annual Inc. 5000 list! The ranking, created in partnership with Inc. magazine and Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), was born out of the iconic Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies.

  • Awards

    On November 10, 2020 Powell Strategies received the 2020 HVMP Gold Medallion Award for our commitment to hiring Veterans and military spouses. Over one third of Powell employees are Veterans or service-connected – at Powell, our profession is personal. This award signals our commitment to helping Veterans reach their employment potential. Read more about the HIRE Vets program here.

  • Awards

    Powell Strategies was recently honored by the 2020 AVA Digital Awards, receiving the platinum award in the Digital Marketing, Social Campaign category for our work supporting the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. We were also honored at the 2019 MarCom awards with a platinum award in the Print Media category, a gold award in the Video/Audio category, and three honorable mentions.

  • VIP

    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.

  • Goldman Sachs

    Powell Strategies Principal John Williams was among 137 entrepreneurs from 34 states, Washington D.C, and Puerto Rico who graduated from the Babson Cohort of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, a national program created to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital, and business support services. The small businesses in this group represent a total of $240M in revenues and over 3,000 jobs from a broad range of industries.

  • Military Spouse Employment Partnership

    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.