updated Dec. 14, 2018)
Co-Chair Terry Lierman
(announced Sept. 18, 2017) Treasurer on Martin O'Malley's 2015-16 presidential campaign. Founder of Summit Global Ventures. President of Energy One. Chief of staff to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer May 2007-Dec. 2011. Chairman of the Maryland Democratic Party, elected Dec. 2004 and served to May 2007. National finance co-chair of Dean for America. Partner of Health Ventures, LLC, 2001-05. Democratic nominee for Congress against U.S. Rep. Connie Morella in MD-8 in 2000. Founder and president of Capitol Associates, Inc., 1984-2001. Staff director of U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations and of the Labor Health and Human Services (HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee. Started at the National Institutes of Health. Master's degree from University of Wisconsin; B.A. from Winona State University. Native of Beloit, WI.
Senior Advisor John Davis
(announced Sept. 20, 2017) Founding partner of the Des Moines based bipartisan polling firm Red America Blue America (RABA) Research. Des Moines office of New Partners. Served as chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley (IA). Campaign experience includes U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell (IA). Body man on John Edwards for President campaign in 2007. Iowa native.
Deputy Political Director Anthony (Tony) McComiskey
(Sept. 2017) Legislative correspondent in the U.S. House, Jan.-Sept. 2017. Field director on Delaney's 2016 re-election campaign, June 2016. Canvass director on David Trone for Congress, Feb.-April 2016. Ballot access organizer for Grassroots Solutions, Nov. 2015-Jan. 2016. Canvass director at the Fund for the Public Interest, July 2014-Aug. 2015. B.A. in political science and government from Gettysburg College, 2014.
Communications Ahmed Elsayed
Communications director for the National Organization
of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Mar.-Sept. 2017.
Field organizer in the 5th CD for the New Jersey Democratic State
Committee, Feb. 2016-Jan. 2017. Communications intern for NJOHSP,
Sept. 2015-Jan. 2016. B.A. in communication from Rutgers
University-New Brunswick, 2015.
National Press Secretary Michael Starr Hopkins
Press Assistant Maya Krishna-Rogers
(Dec. 2018) Interned for Delaney in his
Aug.-Nov. 2018. B.A. in political science and international
affairs from McGill University, 2018.
Digital Content Manager Abigail Roskind
(Nov. 2017) Copy editor at Snapchat, Inc.,
Editorial assistant at Career Contessa, Oct. 2015-May 2016. Sales
associate at British American Shipping LLC, Nov. 2014-Dec. 2015.
B.A. in international relations and affairs from University of Southern
Digital Content Manager Joe Connelly
(Oct. 2018; started as correspondence manager in Nov.
2017) Several internships.
Bachelor's degree in government from Colby College, 2017.
Finance Director Tracey K. Friedlander
(Nov. 2017) Senior advisor to the
Inter-American Development Bank, Aug. 2011-Oct. 2017. Franklin
Fellow at U.S. Department of State (Feb. 2010-Jan. 2011) and U.S.
Embassy in Croatia (Jan. 2011-Feb. 2012). General counsel, SVP of
business development at StarBand Communications Inc., 2000-04.
Associate general counsel, VP for legal and business affairs at
Teligent, Inc., 1998-2000. Senior associate at Arnold &
Porter, 1991-98. J.D. from American University Washington College
of Law, 1991; B.A. in political science from Dickinson College, 1988.
Finance Assistant Benjamin Brosnahan
(Dec. 2017) Executive assistant to CEO at Nusgart Consulting from June 2017. Interned for Delaney, March-June 2017. Field organizer for the Democratic Party of Virginia from June 2016. Field organizer on Hillary for America in Annapolis, MD from April 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Tulane University, 2016.
Treasurer April McClain-Delaney
Iowa Communications Director Monica Biddix
(announced June 22, 2018) Campaign manager on
McGuire for Governor, July 2017-June 2018. Communications
director for the Iowa Democratic Party, April 2016-April 2017.
Communications director at Progress Iowa, Dec. 2015-April 2016.
Campaign director for Iowa Pays the Price Caucus Campaign, July-Nov.
2015. Legislative assistant to state Sen. Chris Brase (IA),
Jan.-May 2015. Campaign manager on Laura Hubka for Iowa
House/Iowa Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2014. Campaign manager at
Indigo Strategies, Champaign, IL, Aug. 2013-Mar. 2014. Volunteer
coordinator for Vote Yes Linn County, Jan.-Mar. 2013. Campaign
director on Mary Jo Wilhelm for Iowa State Senate/Iowa Democratic
Party, June-Nov. 2012. Campaign manager on Farrow for Mayor (SC),
April-Nov. 2011. Field organizer on Sangisetty for Congress (LA),
Aug.-Nov. 2010. Call time manager/finance director on Dwight
Drake for Governor (SC), Aug. 2009-Jan. 2010. Passport support
associate in Charleston, June 2007-Oct. 2008. M.A. in history
from College of Charleston, 2005; B.A. in political science/history
from UNC Chapel Hill. twitter
Iowa Digital Director Greg Hauenstein
(Oct. 2018) Lead developer at GPS Impact in Des
2012-Oct. 2018. Legislative assistant to Rep. Tyler Olson in the
Iowa House, Jan.-April 2012. Director of new media for the Iowa
Democratic Party, June 2009-Jan. 2012. Web design and development
for oh hey mktg, June 2010-Mar. 2011. New media producer for
Obama for America, Aug. 2007-Nov. 2008. Studied film and video
production at Pittsburgh Filmmakers. twitter
Iowa Outreach Director Mark Galinsky
(Sept. 2017) Field rep. for U.S. Rep.
Delaney in Hagerstown, Aug. 2016-Sept. 2017. Field organizer on
John Delaney for Congress, March-Aug. 2016. Press intern to U.S.
Rep. Derek Kilmer, Aug. 2015-Jan. 2016. B.A. in political science
and government from St. Mary's College of Maryland, 2014.
Regional Field Director Jeffrey Cardenas
(Nov. 2018) CA-10 and CA-48 paid canvass program
California Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2018. Campaign services
director for the Santa Clara County Democratic Party from Feb.
2017. Campaign manager on John Hirokawa for Sheriff, Sept.
2017-July 2018. Co-campaign manager on Marc Berman for California
State Assembly, June-Nov. 2016. Santa Clara County coordinator
for Yes on Measure AA, Feb.-June 2016. Policy aide at the Santa
Clara County Board of Supervisors, May 2014-Aug. 2015. Senior
field representatve in the California State Senate, Dec. 2012-May
2014. Campaign manager on Jerry Hill for State Senate 2012.
Started on campaigns as an intern, field organizer and rapid response
director of the California Democratic Party, March-Nov. 2008.
B.A. in political science from UC Davis, 2009.
Regional Field Organizers include
Des Moines area Anita Aidoo
(Aug. 2018) Bachelor's degree in political
science and government
from Towson University, 2018.
Davenport Andy House
(July 2018) Law clerk at Smirnow Law in Washington, DC, Oct. 2017-April 2018. Advisor to the Global Solar Council, Oct. 2015-Jan. 2017. J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2015; B.A. in environmental policy and sciences, religious studies from McDaniel College, 2010.
Cedar Rapids Kelsey Myers
(started on the campaign in June 2018) From
M.S. in international relations from Northeastern University; B.S. in agricultural sciences from Oregon State University, 2015. Author of Make America Stronger Together and has several books in the works. twitter
Aaron D. Johnson
> On Oct. 17 Iowa Starting Line reported, "The
campaign has six full-time field staffers in five different counties."
> On Nov. 16 Politico reported that in Iowa he "plans to have 30 full-time staffers on the ground and up to eight offices opened by January."
New Hampshire Chris Garretty
Regional organizing director (April-Aug. 2016)
and deputy organizing director (Aug.-Nov. 2016) for the Democratic
Party of Wisconsin. Organizer for Hillary for America in NH, ME
and WI, July 2015-April 2016. Field director for the Coaltion for
an Affordable City-Stop Unfair Beverage Taxes (SF), Dec. 2013-Nov.
2014. Campaign coordinator for Whitehurst/Mosher Campaign
Strategy and Media (SF), Aug. 2012-Nov. 2013. B.A. in economics
from San Francisco State University, 2012.
Congressional Office (both have been helping out on the campaign)
Chief of Staff Alexander ("Xan") Fishman
(Feb. 2017...started in Jan. 2013 as a legislative assistant) Deputy campaign manager on Friends of John Delaney, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012. Field organizer on Fairfax Victory 2011, Aug.-Nov. 2011. Intern to U.S. Rep. Mike Ross (AR), Oct. 2010-May 2011. English teacher at Tichon Hadash High School, Sept. 2008-June 2010; math and physics teacher at American Hebrew University, Aug. 2005-May 2008. M.A. in teaching English from Tel Aviv University, 2011; B.A. in astronomy and religion from Swarthmore College, 2005. twitter
Communications Director Willis McDonald
Digital Director Makaiah Mohler ...to March 2018