As Chief External Affairs and Communications Officer for Inova Health System, Jennifer Siciliano oversees all aspects of Inova's relationships with external stakeholders, as well as the Communications and Marketing operations for the organization.
With almost two decades of experience on and around Capitol Hill, Jennifer has served Members of Congress in both the House and the Senate. After leaving the Hill, she represented many high-profile clients as a consultant with a bipartisan government relations/public relations firm.
Jennifer’s career began in the U.S. House of Representatives where she held numerous positions with the Congressman from Alaska. She continued in the House as Director of Communications to the House Science Committee. Following her service in the House, she was asked to join the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee staff as Director of Communications where she was the official spokesperson and single point of contact for all media inquiries relating to the activities of the Committee, its thirteen subcommittees and the Chairman.
Jennifer joined Inova in 2007 as Assistant Vice President for Government Relations, and subsequently served as Vice President of Government Relations.
In June of 2019, she completed her Chairmanship of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and is now serving in the role of Immediate Past Chair. She is a board member of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber’s Health Care Industry Council, the Virginia Business Council, the Northern Virginia Technology Council and LEAD Virginia. Jennifer represents Inova on the GOVA Northern Virginia Region 7 Council and as Inova’s liaison for the Greater Washington Partnership and the Greater Washington Board of Trade. She is also a founding member of the Community Foundation of Northern Virginia’s Business Women’s Giving Circle.
Jennifer's past leadership positions include: Vice Chair, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (2017-2018); Secretary, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (2016-2017); Board of Directors, Medical Care for Children Partnership; Member, Fairfax County Economic Development Commission, and a Board Member of the George Mason Honors College Board.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications/Public Relations from Marymount University and a Master of Arts in Public Communications/Government Relations from American University in Washington, DC.