About Libby

Libby color for headshotLibby DeVecchi is an independent communications consultant, with 15 years of strategic communications experience.

Her expertise lies primarily in media relations, writing, crisis communications, and social media strategy across a variety of industries including higher education, the public sector, and technology.

She was the campaign press secretary for Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and has also worked at Harvard Business School and in the University of Massachusetts President’s Office. Early in her career she worked for Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, one of the leading independent public relations and public affairs firms on the East Coast.

DeVecchi has secured media coverage and interviews for clients in national and international media outlets, including: The Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, BusinessWeek, the Economist, NPR, BBC radio, ABC news, CNN, and the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Throughout her career, DeVecchi has blended a strategic view with client-specific insights and disciplined execution.

As a communications consultant, she often undertakes writing projects for clients, including drafting press releases and media backgrounders as well as text for annual reports, brochures, and websites. In addition, she has experience in speechwriting and drafting communications and social media campaign planning documents.

DeVecchi holds a BA from Gettysburg College and an MS in public relations from Boston University.