Rita Lewis

Rita Lewis

Rita Lewis currently serves as Senior Vice President, Government Relations for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), where she manages the Association’s government relations team. She is a veteran of more than 20 years of political and legislative experience.

Lewis joined NCTA from The Washington Group, a Ketchum Company advocacy group, where she worked for a decade, serving as Partner and as the top Senate Democratic lobbyist for the firm, focusing on a broad range of issues including telecommunications, transportation, real estate, and health care. Previously she had served as Deputy Executive Director and Political Director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee; Director of Congressional Affairs at the U.S. Department of Education; and in several positions with former Senate Minority and Majority Leader U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD).