Laura Strange is the new communications and marketing director at National Grocers Association, Washington.
Strange was communications director for Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio). She earlier worked for former Rep. Steve Austria (R-Ohio) and former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.). She was a government relations manager for Yahoo, and a communications coordinator for the Council on State Taxation.
She earned a master's degree in public relations at George Washington University, and a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of South Carolina.
"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join the NGA team, and look forward expanding NGA's communications and marketing strategies, as well as conveying the association's mission and value to a broader audience," Strange said. Details: http://www.nationalgrocers.org.