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Secret Service Names Former State Emergency Management Official as Washington Field Office Spokesperson

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Secret Service is pleased to announce that Lisa Rodriguez-Presley has joined the agency as a Public Affairs Officer assigned to the Washington Field Office.

“We are excited to have Lisa become part of the Washington Field Office team,” Matt Stohler, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Secret Service Washington Field Office, said. “Lisa’s experience will help us highlight the outstanding work our employees do every day to carry out our investigative and protective missions.”

Prior to joining the Secret Service, Rodriguez-Presley was the External Affairs Supervisor for the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, leading a team responsible for critical communication with the citizens of Georgia before, during and after natural and manmade disasters. She brings more than 30 years of combined military and civilian public affairs experience to her new position.

Rodriguez-Presley is currently a member of the U.S. Army Reserve, serving as the First Sergeant of a mobile public affairs detachment. A veteran of Operations Enduring Freedom and Inherent Resolve, during her most recent combat deployment she served as the Public Affairs Senior Enlisted Advisor for Combined Special Operations Joint Task Force – Levant in Jordan.

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