Brett Northfield

Associate, Strategic Communications

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Brett joined CDA in 2018. As the Strategic Communications Associate, he primarily focuses on external content, social media, prospect research, and advising the organization on communications strategy. Prior to CDA, Brett worked at USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance as an Online Communications Specialist, where he worked closely with disaster assistance professionals to tell the stories of complex humanitarian responses. He also has experience in the international non-profit sector in Washington.

Brett is currently earning his Master’s at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University with a focus on International Security policy. In his spare time, Brett enjoys supporting his beloved Portland Trail Blazers, distance running on the Minuteman trail, and exploring the city of Boston.