Dolline Hatchett, Chief, Office of Communications

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Dolline Hatchett was appointed chief of the Office of Communications on July 11, 2016.

Hatchett most recently served as vice president of communications at the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank of the United States, where she managed its digital practice, media relations, marketing, events and strategic communications. As an officer of the bank, she provided counsel to senior leadership to ensure the successful execution of high-priority communications initiatives on the local, regional, national and international levels.

Before joining the EXIM Bank, she served as the director of media relations for AREVA Inc., the world’s largest nuclear energy provider. She directly managed North American media operations in support of its president and chief executive officer. As the spokesperson and communications architect across AREVA’s 44 facilities nationwide, she managed all press relations and crisis communications efforts in coordination with its Paris headquarters.

Hatchett previously was the director of communications and public affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Previous to her position at the DOE, Ms. Hatchett was the director of Public Affairs and Field Services for the U.S. Department of Labor, managing eight regional public affairs offices across eight states. Under her leadership nationwide communications campaigns and strategies were executed successfully to amplify federal labor laws to the public, stakeholder groups, Congress, and the media.

Ms. Hatchett graduated with honors from Norfolk State University with a degree in Mass Communications. She attended Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and is a graduate of the Defense Information School (DINFOS) and the Federal Executive Institute.

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