HJF Names Hilary Longo as Vice President of Communications

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) has named Hilary Longo as Vice President of Communications. She will direct HJF’s Communications and Design Departments and spearhead all corporate marketing, public affairs and communication efforts. She will also lead the development, implementation and evaluation of the HJF strategic communications plan. Ms. Longo will report to HJF’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Cynthia Gilman.

“HJF knows that effective organizational communications are extremely important,” said President and CEO Joseph Caravalho, Jr., M.D. “Having a strong team of communicators is beneficial to customer relations, employee management and engagement—every facet of an organization, really—that’s why we have decided to hire Hilary Longo as our new Vice President of Communications. Ms. Longo’s international communications and marketing expertise will be critical as we shape and share HJF’s messages with our employees and partners around the world.”

Prior to joining HJF, Hilary led strategic communications and marketing functions for international high-tech organizations where she created, socialized and implemented multi-channel communication programs to support corporate objectives. Hilary was Principal and Chief Marketing Officer for Marketing Habit, and Vice President, Marketing, North America, for Eurotech.

Ms. Longo has an M.S. in technology management from the University of Maryland University College and a B.S. in technical communications from Clarkson University.