White House Internet and E-Communications Director, 2005-2007
David Almacy joined the White House in March 2005 as Internet and E-Communications Director in the Office of Media Affairs. He served as a White House spokesman and managed the content, design and function of the White House website until May 2007.
During his tenure, a number of new features were added to the site including RSS news feed subscriptions, Weekly E-mail Updates, audio Podcasts and On Demand video. In addition, a complete redesign was successfully launched in March 2007.
Prior to the White House, David was senior advisor to Deputy Secretary of Education Eugene Hickok. He first joined the U.S. Department of Education in November 2002 as communications director for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.
Before that, he spent two years with an Internet communications firm specializing in the design and development of campaign, Congressional and federal government websites. Previous experience also includes five years at C-SPAN traveling the country with the C-SPAN School Bus program.
A native of the Washington, D.C. area, David is a graduate of Widener University in Chester, Pa., where he earned his undergraduate degree in Business Management. David and his wife have two daughters.
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