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Hickenlooper 2020

(page updated March 12, 2019)

Headquarters: 1001 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80206-0082
https://www.hickenlooper.com


Candidate  John Hickenlooper  timeline

Wife  Robin Pringle Hickenlooper


Campaign Manager  Brad Komar

Directed Hickenlooper's Giddy Up PAC.  Campaign manager on Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam's campaign for Governor of Virginia, 2017.  State lead on Hillary Clinton's campaign in the Mar. 1, 2016 Colorado Democratic caucuses.  Campaign manager on Gov. Hickenlooper's successful re-election in 2014.  Campaign manager on Ralph Northam for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, Feb.-Dec. 2013.  Campaign manager on Larry Maggi for Congress (Washington, PA), Feb.-Nov. 2012.  Campaign manager on NJ Senate/Assembly races, June-Dec 2011.  Field director in CD24 (Utica) for the New York State Democratic Committee, May-Nov. 2010.  Regional field director on the Obama campaign in Rolla, Missouri, June-Nov. 2008.  Field organizer and delegate selection coordinator on Hillary Clinton for President, June 2007-Jan. 2008.  Graduate of The George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs, 2011.

Senior Advisor  Rick Palacio

(reported by the Denver Post on Mar. 4, 2019)  Managing partner at The Majority Institute in Denver from Jan. 2018; founder of Palacio Strategies Group from Mar. 2017.  Chairman of the Colorado Democratic Party, Mar. 2011-Mar. 2017.  Deputy director of member services for U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, 2008-11.  Deputy communications director to U.S. Rep. John Salazar, 2006-08.  Regional director for the Colorado Democratic Party, 2006.  Candidate for the Democratic nomination for Clerk and Recorder in Pueblo in 2006.  Assistant to the Colorado House Majority Leader Alice Madden, 2004-06.  Studied at Regis University.  6th generation Coloradan who was born and raised in Pueblo.  twitter


COMMUNICATIONS

Senior Communications Advisor  Marie Logsden

(Jan. 2019)  Chief of strategy and communications (April 2018-Jan. 2019) and director of strategic communications (Feb. 2017-April 2018) for Gov. John Hickenlooper.  Worked for Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains for almost 12 years, starting as health center assistant in April 2005 and finishing as senior vice president for communications, learning and diversity (Jan. 2015-Feb. 2017).  State director for New Voters Project's Iowa Campus Project, Jan.-Dec. 2004.  Fundraising associate for Iowa Citizen Action Network, 1999-2002.  B.A. in global studies, global health studies from University of Iowa, 2002.

Senior Advisor and Chief Speechwriter  Case Button

(Jan. 2019)  Consultant with Greenbrier from Jan. 2019.  Senior advisor and chief speechwriter to Gov. Hickenlooper from Nov. 2016.  Speechwriter and advisor at Button Communications, April 2013-Oct. 2016.  Speechwriter for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Mar. 2009-Mar. 2013.  Regional director (Sept. 2008-Mar. 2009), aide for government and community relations (Aug. 2007-Sept. 2008) and special assistant (Sept. 2006-Aug. 2007) for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton.  Assistant to the deputy campaign manager on Friends of Hillary re-election campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2006.  B.A. in government, business from Skidmore College, 2006.  twitter

Communications Director  Lauren Hitt

Chief spokeswoman on Cythia Nixon for Governor campaign in New York, May-Sept. 2018.  Communications director on Randy Bryce for Congress, Jan.-May 2018.  Director of communications director for the City of Philadephia and senior advisor to Mayor Kenney, Jan. 2016-Jan. 2018.  Communications director on Kenney for Mayor, Feb.-Dec. 2015.  Communications director (Aug.-Nov. 2014) and press secretary (Jan.-Aug. 2014) on FitzGerald for Governor (OH).  Deputy communications director on Bill de Blasio for Mayor, June-Nov. 2013.  Press assistant in Philadelphia on Obama for America.  twitter


POLICY

Foreign Policy Advisor  Jeremy Rosner
(Jan. 2019)  A managing partner at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner.




FINANCE

National Finance Director  Dan Sorenson

(Jan. 2019)  Deputy national finance director for the DCCC.  Colorado/New Mexico finance director on Hillary for America from April 2015.  West deputy finance director at the DCCC, Feb.-April 2015.  Finance director on Lara for New Mexico, Sept. 2013-Nov. 2014.  Legislative correspondent (Jan.-Sept. 2013) and field representative (May 2011-Dec. 2012) for U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (RI); political director on David Cicilline for Congress, June-Nov. 2012.  Political and fundraising consultant on the Committee to Elect Linda Finn, Jan.-Nov. 2012.  Field organizer on David Cicilline for Congress, Sept.-Nov. 2010.  Deputy finance director on Joe Fernandez for Attorney General, April-Sept. 2010.  B.A. in political science from Drew University, 2009.

Deputy Finance Director  Brendan Koch

(Mar. 6, 2019 campaign press release)  Montana finance director and deputy national finance director on Montanans for Tester from Nov. 2017.  Associate (Nov. 2017-Nov. 2017) and finance assistant (Jan.-Nov. 2014) at the Chraca Friedman Group.  Assistant to the chair at the DSCC, Jan. 2015-Dec. 2016.  B.A. in political science from The George Washington University, 2013.

National Fundraising Consultants 
Ashley Kennedy, Tonya Fulkerson and Sarah Paulos at FK & Co.



SCHEDULING AND ADVANCE

Director of Scheduling  Val Nosler-Beck

(Jan. 2019)  Director of executive operations for Gov. John Hickenlooper, Mar. 2018-Jan. 2019.  Engagement and outreach manager, Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Sept. 2017-March 2018.  Candidate for City Council in Wheat Ridge, CO, Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Communications manager for the Colorado Lottery, June 2016-Sept. 2017.  Internal communications manager for the Colorado Department of Human Services, May 2015-May 2016.  Director of communications for the State of Colorado Recovery Office, Feb. 2014-April 2015.  Director of scheduling for Gov. John Hickenlooper, Jan. 2011-Jan. 2014.  Director of scheduling and advance for the City and County of Denver, Feb. -Dec. 2010.  Special assistant to Sen. Evan Bayh, Jan. 2009-Mar. 2010.  Colorado scheduler on Obama for America, July-Nov. 2008.  Legislative assistant at Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen and Thomas, Aug. 2007-July 2008.  Scheduler to U.S. Rep. Mark Udall, Jan. 2005-Jan. 2007.  Degree in journalism and communications from Colorado State University, 2004.  twitter

Special Assistant and Advance  Yared Berhane

(Jan. 2019)  Scheduling coordinator for Gov. John Hickenlooper, Aug. 2018-Jan. 2019; and citizens advocate, May 2018-Jan. 2018.  Executive intern (Jan.-Aug. 2017) in the Office of Gov. Hickenlooper. Studied political science and government at Metropolitan State University of Denver.


OPERATIONS

Director of Operations and Special Projects  Sarah Feldmann

(Dec. 2018)  Campaign manager (Nov. 2017-April 2018), deputy campaign manager (Oct. 2017) and campaign coordinator (July-Sept. 2017) on Lauren Undervood for Congress (IL).  Associate (April 2016-June 2017) and senior analyst (Mar. 2014-Mar. 2016 at Next Street.  Project leader and investment analyst in Nairobi, Kenya, Feb.-Oct. 2013.  Consulting associate at Cambridge Associates, July 2011-Jan. 2013.  B.A. in economics modified with engineering from Dartmouth College, 2011.  twitter


COUNSEL

Chief Legal Counsel  Stephanie F. Donner

(Mar. 2019)  Chief legal, people and government affairs officer/corporate secretary at Galvanize Inc., July 2015-Mar. 2018.  Chief legal counsel (Nov. 2014-July 2015), deputy chief of staff (May-Nov. 2014), general counsel and executive director for flood recovery (Sept. 2013-April 2014) and senior deputy legal counsel (April 2011-Sept. 2013) to Gov. John Hickenlooper.  Associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP, Aug. 2006-April 2011.  J.D. from University of Houston Law Center, 2003; B.A. from University of Texas at Austin 1999.



POLLSTER 

Anna Greenberg
(Dec. 2018)  A managing partner at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner GQR.



IOWA

State Director  Sam Roecker

(reported Feb. 7, 2019)  Partner at Path to Victory LLC in Des Moines from Jan. 2018.  Director at Link Strategies LLC, Jan. 2013-Jan. 2018; and director at LPCA Public Strategies, Jan. 2013-Jan. 2018.  Campaign manager on Patty Judge for Iowa, March-Nov. 2016.  Communications director on Christie Vilsack for Iowa, March-Nov. 2012.  Communications director for the Iowa Democratic Party, June 2010-March 2012.  New media director for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, April 2009-June 2010.  Executive producer for Clear Channel Radio/Air America Radio, Nov. 2007-Feb. 2009.  B.A. in journalism-strategic communications, political science from University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010. twitter

Advisor  Ferguson Yacyshyn

(reported on Feb. 22, 2019)  Field director for Iowa Democratic Party's 2018 Coordinated Campaign; field director on Fred Hubbell's primary campaign for governor.  In 2012 was a neighborhood team leader on the Obama campaign in Florida.  Studied at the University of South Florida.  twitter


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