Adam Farina

Adam S. Farina was appointed on July 31, 2022, as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs (OPIA), at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Mr. Farina leads VA’s nationwide public affairs team, showcasing and amplifying the positive impact that VA has on Veterans, their families, caregivers, and survivors. He drives messaging for the Department, communicating VA’s key priorities to all audiences through speeches, media relations, digital media, and other forms of engagement.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Farina served as the Chief Speechwriter for VA, crafting the voice of the Department and leading a team that writes for VA’s Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and Chief of Staff. He has also written speeches for presidential campaigns, including the Biden-Harris campaign, and served as a speechwriter and lead communicator for advocacy organizations, campaigns, Veterans, activists, gun violence survivors, and Congressional offices. In these roles, he has contributed to the advancement of federal policies such as the first federal gun safety bill to become law in nearly 30 years and the National 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

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