Marc Lotter

Chief Communications Officer

The future doesn't belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave.

- Ronald Reagan

Marc Lotter is from Fort Wayne, Indiana, and serves as the Chief Communications Officer at AFPI. Previously, Marc served as Director of Strategic Communications for the Trump-Pence 2020 campaign. He also was a Special Assistant to the President and Press Secretary to Vice President Mike Pence during most of the first year of the Trump Administration. Prior to joining the administration, he served as Press Secretary to the Vice President during the 2016 presidential campaign and transition. In those roles, Lotter regularly appeared on national and cable news outlets including Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNN and programs such as: ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper, MSNBC’s Meet the Press Daily with Chuck Todd and Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace. Lotter brings experience spanning decades in politics, public service and media. Before joining the presidential campaign and White House, he worked in top communication roles in Indiana state government, Communications Director for former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, Communications Director for former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, and the McCain-Palin Campaign in Indiana. Before entering public service, Lotter spent 13 years as a producer and manager for television stations across the country. During Lotter’s career in local television news, his work received two Emmy awards and was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists for the “Best Newscast” in Indiana. A dedicated Hoosiers, Colts and Cubs fan, Lotter graduated from Ball State University, where he majored in Telecommunications and Political Science. He resides with his family and dog, Wrigley, in the Washington, D.C. area. 


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