Matt Meenan

Senior Director of Public Affairs

Matt Meenan joined the Aluminum Association in December of 2012. As Senior Director of Public Affairs, Meenan runs day-to-day media operations and all external facing communications for the association. He is also the staff executive for the Aluminum Transportation Group and the Can Sheet Producers Committee. During his time at the Aluminum Association, Meenan has worked with top-tier media on behalf of the industry including The Economist, The New York Times, POLITICO and The Washington Post. He also led an award-winning redesign of the association’s website www.aluminum.org and launched the industry’s grassroots program AluminumNation.


Prior to joining the association, Meenan was a Vice President at Xenophon Strategies, a full service strategic communications, public affairs and crisis management firm in Washington, D.C. Meenan worked for a variety of clients during his 8 years at Xenophon including: The Salvation Army, the Church Benefits Association, the Dollar Coin Alliance, the U.S. Grains Council and Blank Rome, LLP/LLC. He worked on major national and international news stories including the 2004 presidential election, Hurricane Katrina, the Duke Lacrosse case and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. 


Meenan completed his Master of Business Administration degree at Georgetown University in 2014 and received his BA in Political Science and Communications from Vanderbilt University in 2004. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife Emily, son Harrison and daughter Ellie.

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