Betsy Cantwell leads communications strategy and activities for GoRail, including earned, digital, and social media. She enjoys making rail policy issues accessible to the leaders and communities they matter to, and learning more about railroads every day. Before joining GoRail in 2015, she previously served as the assistant director of public affairs for George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. Her prior work has covered a breadth of communications arenas—from writing and designing publications to traditional media relations to video production.

Betsy has a B.A. in political communication and an M.A. in global communication from George Washington University. After many years living in the DMV region, she now resides in her home state of New Jersey with her husband and two sons, where they enjoy exploring the outdoors and playing with Duplo trains.

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