With expertise at the nexus of communications, public policy and politics, Ally Isom is passionate about helping organizations bring people together to tackle tough issues. Ally is currently the Director of Institutional Messaging for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with responsibilities for integrated and global communications. Previously, she worked in state government for ten years, including time as deputy chief of staff, communications director and spokesperson for Utah’s governor, and as a state agency administrator and a legislative liaison. She started in politics by running political campaigns between pregnancies and also served as a city council member, community council chair and PTA officer. A Brigham Young University-Provo graduate, Ally is married to an Idaho farmboy. After nearly 30 years, they have two daughters, two sons, one brilliant granddaughter and one not entirely bright labrador.