Alcohol & Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Washington D.C.
Elisabeth Kann is the Assistant Administrator External Affairs/Chief of Staff of TTB. In these roles, she oversees the strategic management of the Bureau through strategic planning and performance management and also ensures proactive coordination of Bureau-wide priorities, policies, and internal and external communications.
Additionally, Ms. Kann is responsible for managing the Offices of Communications, Industry and State Outreach, Congressional and Public Affairs, Strategic Planning and Program Evaluation, and Analytics.
Ms. Kann joined TTB in 2010 as a Presidential Management Fellow; before beginning her federal career at TTB, she was a litigation attorney in the New York office of Kaye Scholer LLP, where she specialized in complex commercial and securities fraud litigation. Ms. Kann graduated from Dartmouth College, majoring in English Literature. She also earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University and a Master in Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.