Ramit Plushnick-Masti joined HFSC in 2014 as its public information officer and director of communications. Ms. Masti has nearly 20 years of experience in journalism, including 13 years with The Associated Press. She spent a decade as a correspondent based in Jerusalem, where she worked for the AP, Reuters and The Washington Post. After returning to the United States, Ms. Masti was an AP reporter in Pittsburgh and Texas, where she covered the environment and national events such as the Gulf oil spill. At HFSC, Ms. Masti is responsible for internal and external communications and government relations.