Beverly R. Silverberg ('89) is a business leader and public relations executive whose work shaped how we understand LGW and our region. Since her retirement, she has been a contributing writer for the Washington Post. Join our conversation with a trailblazing leader who advanced an increased focus on regional collaboration, equity, and the power of shared purpose.
Beverly is a past Washington Women in Public Relations PR Woman of the Year. She served as Board Chair of Leadership Greater Washington, the National Conference for Community and Justice, Women of Washington, and served as a Board Member of the Greater Washington Urban League for 10 years.
In the 1970s she oversaw communications for the US Department of Transportation and went on to be the Director of Public Affairs for the Federal Railroad Administration and the Federal Highway Administration. She then served as head of communications for the US Secretary of Transportation before serving as spokesperson for Metro in the 1980s as well as Assistant General Manager for Public Services. She then founded Beverly R. Silverberg Communications specializing in Crisis Communications, which she led for three decades.