Karlie Frank is director of special projects and executive communications at the National Retail Federation. In this role, she is responsible for supporting communications efforts around consumer spending research, government relations, retail trends, foundation initiatives and trade shows.
Prior to joining NRF, Frank was an account executive at public relations agency LaunchSquad, where she developed and implemented communications strategy for business and consumer technology companies. Prior to that, Frank interned in the public relations departments of consumer brands including Under Armour and Apple.
Originally from Maryland, Frank received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from The Ohio State University.