Liza Crawford Joenler, Senior Director

  • Sane cat lady
  • Lived, studied and married in Scotland
  • Ask me about popcorn

Liza Crawford Joenler is a dedicated communicator who develops and executes creative, targeted campaigns to help corporate, non-profit and trade association clients achieve their complex policy goals and maximize results.

At Seven Letter, Liza orchestrates and implements public affairs and advocacy campaigns across a variety of industries including health care, conservation, and music and entertainment, among others. She specializes in shaping public perception and influencing policy by routinely securing media placements in key national and regional publications, garnering grassroots support and communicating nuanced policy issues effectively through digital media and engaging design. She also manages strategic communications campaigns to help clients dealing with reputational challenges, looking to increase brand awareness or undergoing organizational rebrands or restructuring.

Prior to Seven Letter, Liza worked for JDA Frontline, which merged with Blue Engine Message & Media in 2018 to form Seven Letter. While at JDA Frontline, Liza expanded the firm’s service capabilities to include in-house graphic design, which is now a core offering to our clients. She consistently delivered meaningful results for clients, managing rapid-response communications efforts and translating policy goals into policy wins for Fortune 500 companies and leading trade associations.

A native Washingtonian who comes from a long line of government officials, public affairs professionals and political operatives, Liza has been surrounded by politics and policy her entire life. She took a brief hiatus from the Beltway to study Public Relations and English Literature at the University of Miami and the University of Edinburgh.

In her spare time, Liza can be found baking desserts, practicing Danish and occasionally reading poetry at open mic nights. She lives in Capitol Hill with her husband and two cats.

Liza works in the Seven Letter Washington, D.C. office.