JEFFERSON CITY — Today, the Missouri Republican Party named Keelie Broom as its Communications Director. Broom, a Mississippi keelie.jpgnative, earned a Bachelor of Arts from Millsaps College, where she was awarded the John F. Kennedy Award for Political Science.  Broom then graduated from Tulane University Law School and spent several years in practice as a civil litigator. Recently, Broom was recognized by a national publication as a preeminent attorney.

Prior to her time as an attorney, Broom worked in the United States Senate under the leadership of Senator Trent Lott. There, she assisted in media relations and digital and print media.

“We are pleased to announce the hiring of Keelie Broom and welcome her to the state of Missouri,” said Austin Stukins, Executive Director of the Missouri Republican Party.  Stukins continued, “Keelie has an impressive background in the courtroom and in politics–she has shown the type of strong communication and leadership it takes to get our message out.”

“Missourians deserve strong, principled conservative leadership,” said Broom. “I am thrilled to join the Missouri GOP in its efforts to make sure that the people of Missouri get just that.”