Audrey Fix Schaefer
Director of Communications, I.M.P. & Board Vice President, NIVA
Audrey is the communications director for I.M.P. and its legendary venues in Washington, D.C.: 9:30 Club, The Anthem, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Lincoln Theatre. She is vice president of the Board of Directors for the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and serves as its communications director, spearheading efforts to gain $16 billion in emergency relief for independent venues in the U.S. shuttered due to the pandemic. Prior to joining I.M.P. 17 years ago, she was Vice President of Corporate Communications for Sprint Nextel where she led the financial and crisis communications, media and community relations teams.