Managing Executive, Communications
Gina Ellrich is managing executive of the Communications Department of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). An expert in strategic communications, she has served the Laboratory in a variety of integral communications roles since 2011. She most recently led the Public Affairs Office and two teams of technical editors. During her tenure, Ms. Ellrich has been a driving force in revolutionizing the Laboratory’s communications operations and elevating APL’s profile. Prior to joining APL, she served as vice president of Communications for the American Red Cross and as a lead communicator and spokesperson at the national headquarters for United Parcel Service (UPS). Ms. Ellrich holds bachelor’s degrees in public relations and French from Syracuse University.