Eileen O’Connor is a Partner at Keyser Public Strategies, and brings to the firm nearly years 20 of communications experience across multiple sectors in both the private and public sector. Most recently, Eileen served on the senior team to elect Congresswoman Lori Trahan in Massachusetts 3rd District, and is involved in various efforts to get more women into elected office.
Before joining KPS, Eileen was a Vice President at Fidelity Investments where she supported corporate media relations, with a focus on government and regulatory matters. She also collaborated with key executives at the firm on their internal and external communications. Prior to Fidelity, Eileen worked on Beacon Hill as Associate Commissioner, Communications & External Affairs for the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education and Communications Director for the Massachusetts State Treasurer, and before this, worked in Corporate Communications at Boston-based advertising agency, Hill Holliday.
A graduate of Boston College, Eileen is married to Will Keyser. They live in West Roxbury, Massachusetts with their four children.
Eileen is involved with a number of Boston-based nonprofit organizations, including the Massachusetts Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC), the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC) and the Boston Bulldogs Running Club. She is also a member of the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) and is an accomplished marathoner.