Director of Communications

Anthony Marucci was appointed IMLS Director of Communications in August 2022. At IMLS he is responsible for defining the IMLS brand and cultivating external relationships and oversees the strategic engagement of external and internal stakeholders, Congress, the Administration, government officials, the media and news outlets, the public, professional groups, and current and prospective collaborators.

Mr. Marucci previously served as Lead Outreach and Engagement with the Office of Radiological Security (US Department of Energy) and Director of Communications and Public Liaison with the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM). At OPM he led communications with over twelve million Federal employees, retirees, and annuitants, managing relations with media, the press, and Capitol Hill. Additionally, during his tenure, he built a daily Covid-19 communications stream (digital/video/print) with US Federal Departments and Agencies, thus providing needed information on managing communications updates with Federal employees. His communications experience began working in the private sector leading government affairs and community relations efforts, representing trade groups both in the US and globally and building outreach channels to diverse audiences.

Mr. Marucci holds a BA in Political Science, advanced degree work in Communications and his professional certifications include Crisis Communications and Project Management.