Jamie Perez is the senior vice president of Digital Strategy at American Progress, where he manages a team focused on driving impact with audiences across all categories and channels.
Previously, Perez served as the senior vice president of branding and digital marketing for the Urban Land Institute—a global, interdisciplinary membership organization providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities around the world.
Perez spent more than 15 years working for digital agencies, including Threespot, AKQA, and Magnet Interactive. With a focus on creative strategy and content strategy, he worked for a diverse group of nonprofit, government, and commercial clients, including the Brookings Institution, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, AT&T, Kellogg’s, Nike, and then-House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). His work has continuously sought and served the intersection of organizational mission and audience needs and values.
Perez is a member of the leadership team for the Communication Networks local ComNetDC group bringing together nonprofit communications professionals to share best practices in creating strategic communications and measuring their impact.
Perez is a member of the Development Board of Directors for Writers in the Baltimore Schools, a nonprofit that empowers Baltimore city students through in-school, after-school, and summer programming that builds skills in literacy and communication while creating a community of support for young writers.
Perez holds a degree in English language and literature from the University of Virginia. He currently lives and believes in Baltimore.