Biden General Election Campaign Organization, North Carolina
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State Director  L.T. McCrimmon

(reported by The News Observer on June 25, 2020)   Deputy legislative director for Gov. Roy Cooper.  Deputy director of government affairs at the NC Department Health & Human Services.  Federal liaison for the NC Department Health & Human Services.  Worked on Capitol Hill for five years for U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge (NC).  Bachelorís degrees in political science and criminal justice from Shaw University, 2005.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Scott Falmen

Partner at Nexus Strategies, Inc. in Raleigh from 2007.  Executive director at the North Carolina Democratic Party, 1999-2005.  Executive director at the Democratic Party of Florida, Mar. 1995-Nov. 1998; directed Florida Democrats' 1994 Coordinated Campaign.  Senior advisor to Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles and as chief of staff to the majority leader of the Florida Senate.  Worked at National Telecommunications Systems Inc. from 1985-90.  B.A. in political science from Georgetown College, 1985.

State Advisor and Chief of Staff  Maggie Thompson

(July 2020; started on the campaign as an education working group member of the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force in Apr. 2020  North Carolina state director on Warren for President, Aug. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Executive director of Generation Progress, Jan. 2014-Dec. 2018.  Campaign manager on Higher Ed, Not Debt, Jan. 2014-Jan. 2016.  Regional program director on Common Purpose Project, Nov. 2011-Mar. 2013.  Special assistant for land and water quality at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, July 2010-Nov. 2011.  Special assistant to the director at USCIS, July 2009-July 2010.  Regional field director in Saint Paul, MN, Aberdeen, SD (May-Nov. 2018) and field organizer in NV, NM, TX and PA (Sept. 2007-Apr. 2008) on Obama for America.  Bachelor's degree in economics and classical archaeology from Macalester College.  twitter

Political Director  Katie Hendrickson

(announced July 22, 2020)  North Carolina political director on Mike Bloomberg 2020, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Deputy Director of Boards and Commissions to Gov. Roy Cooper from Jan. 2017.  Transition aide to Gov-Elect Cooper, Nov. 2016-Jan. 2017.  National advance staff on Hillary for America, Sept. 2015-Nov. 2016.  Property manager/event coordinator and development associate at Lookout Ventures, Inc. in Raleigh, Sept. 2012-Apr. 2016.  B.S. in business administration, entrepreneurship from North Carolina State University, 2012.  twitter

Coalitions Director  Bajeyah Eaddy

(announced July 22, 2020...earlier special projects director from Mar. 2020 and started as regional political director in Greenville on Biden's SC primary campaign, Aug. 2019-Feb. 2020)  Corporate event manager/planner at Bajeyah Eaddy & Associates LLC in Greenville, SC from Jan. 2017.  Case manager/founder at Standing Against Violence Everyday from July 2012.  Case manager for Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands from Dec. 2017.  Case manager at Family Footprint, Mar.-Aug. 2017.  twitter

Communications Director  Maya Humes

(announced July 22, 2020)  A consultant for Stockton, California Mayor Michael Tubbs's Reinvent Stockton Foundation and  his chief of staff when he was national co-chair of Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign.  California communications director on Kamala Harris for the People, Aug. 2019-Jan. 2020.  National press secretary at NextGen America from May 2018.  Content marketing manager at Lever from 2016.  Master's degree in communications and media studies (2015) and B.A. in American studies (2014) from Stanford University; senior class president, Sept. 2013-June 2014.  twitter

Press Secretary and Director of Coalition Communications  Subhan Cheema

(Aug. 2020)  National spokesman for Climate Power 220, May-July 2020.  Communications director for Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Pramila Jayapal, Oct. 2019-May 2020.  Deputy communications director (June-Oct. 2019) and press secretary (June 2018-June 2019) to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.  Director of strategic communications (health and wellness) for The Glover Park Group, Feb. 2017-July 2018.  Deputy director of speechwriting at U.S. Department of HHS, Aug. 2016-Jan. 2017.  Deputy director of strategic communications at Harbage Consulting, LLC, Oct. 2014-Aug. 2016.  Special assistant to the chief of staff and senior speechwriter to the Secretary (Apr. 2012-Oct. 2014) and special assistant to the Director of Intergovernmental and External Affairs (Oct. 2011-Apr. 2012) at U.S. Department f HHS.  B.A. in political science and sociology from UC Davis.  twitter

Regional Press Secretary  Giovanni Rocco

(Aug. 2020)  Senior communications associate at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, May 2019-Aug. 2020.  Press associate for Generation Progress at Center for American Progress, Sept. 2017-Apr. 2019.  Field organizer in Weston for the Florida Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Bachelor's degrees in communication and media studies and political science from Florida State University, 2016.

Regional Press Secretary  Ellie Turner

(Aug. 2020)  Associate at Hamilton Place Strategies, Jan. 2019-Aug. 2020.  Press assistant on McCaskill for Missouri, May-Nov. 2018.  Bachelor's dere from Washington University in St. Louis, 2018.

Fight for NC (Coordinated Campaign)

Director  David Berrios

(announced July 22, 2020)  National deputy campaign director for Organizing Together 2020, Apr.-June 2020.  National organizing director (Sept. 2019-Feb. 2020) and Nevada deputy organizing director (June 2019-Jan. 2020 on Cory 2020.  Midwest political and organizing director at the DNC, June 2018-May 2019.  GOTV director for the Ohio Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018.  Project manager (Jna. 2017-June 2018), senior associate (July-Dec. 2016) and associate (Jan. 2015-June 2016) at 270 Strategies.  Regional field director for Battleground Texas, Apr.-Nov. 2014.  Organizer for The Climate Reality Project, Mar. 2013-Mar. 2014.  Field organizer in Fort Collins, CO on the Obama campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2012.  Parent and community AmeriCorps at Greenbrier Learning Center in Arlington, VA, Nov. 2010-Aug. 2011.  B.A. in peace and conflict studies from UC Berkeley, 2010.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Douglas Wilson

(announced July 22, 2020)  Founder (Sept. 2019) and principal of Alexander Wilson Consulting LLC (AWC Consulting), a political and public affairs company in Charlotte.  Deputy executive director at the North Carolina Democratic Party, May 2015-Sept. 2019.  Political director on Kay Hagen for U.S. Senate, Mar.-Nov. 2014.  Political director at the North Carolina Democratic Party, Apr. 2012-Mar. 2014.  Body man on Anthony Foxx for Mayor, 2011.  SC state director for Repower America, Apr. 2009-Sept. 2010.  Director of constituency outreach on the South Carolina Campaign for Change, Aug.-Nov. 2008.  Consultant to the SC House Democratic Caucus, June-Aug. 2008.  Campaign manager on Mayor Frank E. Willis' campaign, Apr.-June 2008.  Regional field director in SC on Obama for America, May 2007-Feb. 2008.  Senior reimbursement counselor at Lash Group, Aug. 2001-May 2007.  Patient account representative at Carolinas Healthcare System, Dec. 2002-Mar. 2005.  Master's of health administration from Pfeiffer University, 2005; B.S. in exercise science from University of South Carolina.  twitter

Organizing Director  Amanda Clarke

(announced July 22, 2020)  Trainer for the National Democratic Training Committee from Nov. 2018.  Communications associate for Children's Defense Fund-Texas, May-July 2020.  Worked on the Bloomberg campaign in Texas.  Consultant to Future Now Fund/Future Now Action in Texas, Jan.-July 2020.  Regional director on Run for Something, June 2018-Dec. 2019.  Organizing director on de Blasio 2017, June-Nov. 2017.  Organizing director on Jim Johnson for Governor (NJ), Dec. 2016-June 2017.  Voter registration director and deputy organizing director (central) on NC Democrats' Coordinated Campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2016.  Voter registration director with the NC Democratic Party, July-Sept. 2016.  Regional organizing director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, April-July 2016.  Regional organizing director in Boise, ID (Feb.-March 2016) and field organizer in Reno, NV (July 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America.  Outreach team lead for the City of New York, Department of Homeless Services, May-July 2015.  Regional field director at Airbnb for Hilltop Public Solutions, Dec. 2014-May 2015.  Regional vote director on Ro Khanna for Congress (CA), Jan.-Nov. 2014.  Field organizer on New Yorkers for de Blasio, Sept.-Nov. 2013.  B.A. in literary studies from The New School, 2012.  twitter

GOTV Director  Owen Berger

(announced July 22, 2020)  North Carolina organizing director on Warren for President, Oct. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Deputy field director on Dan McCready for Congress, July-Sept. 2019.  Field director on Richard Bew for Congress (NC), Mar.-May 2019.  Deputy organizing director in the 2nd CD (Sept.-Nov. 2018) and regional organizing director (May-Sept. 2018) on the New Hampshire Democratic Coordinated Campaign.  Campaign manager on Jen Mangrum for N.C. Senate, Jan.-May 2018.  Organizer in Fairfax for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2017.  Field representative in GA-6 for the Progressive Turnout Project, Apr.-June 2017.  Petition organizer for One Commonwealth PAC (Mark Herring in Virginia), Jan.-Mar. 2017.  Field organizer in Gettysburg for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Staff assistant in the U.S.Senate, Aug.-July 2016.  Research associate for The Hawthorn Group, June 2013-July 2015.  M.A. in history (2015) and B.A. in government and international relations (2013) from George Mason University.  twitter

Digital Organizing Director  Alexis Hebert

(announced July 22, 2020)  North Carolina digital director for Organizing Together 2020.  North Carolina digital director on Mike Bloomberg 2020, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020.  Senior digital and communications advisor on Emerge Kentucky, July-Dec. 2019.  Digital strategist at Future Majority, Mar.-Nov. 2019.  Director of digital at CounterPoint Messaging, 2018-Mar. 2019.  Co-executive director at Emerge Kentucky, Apr. 2016-Mar. 2018.  Deputy finance director on Conway-Overly for Kentucky, Jan.-Nov. 2015.  B.A. in government and French from Centre College, 2014. twitter

Data Director  Hannah Slovut

(announced July 22, 2020)  North Carolina data director for Organizing Together 2020.  National data manager (Oct. 2019-Mar. 2020), acting Iowa data director (Nov. 2019-Feb. 2020) and VAN administrator (Apr.-Sept. 2019) on Amy for America.  Deputy field director (Aug.-Nov. 2018) and organizing/training director (Jan.-Aug. 2018) on Angie Craig for Congress/Minnesota DFL.  Campaign manager on Phillipe Cunningham for Minneapolis, Aug.-Dec. 2017.  B.A. in political science from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2019.

Deputy Coordinated Coalitions Director for AAPI and Progressive Engagement  Vinod Thomas

(announced Sept. 20, 2020)  Director of test prep at Davidson Learning Center from Sept. 2009.  Masterís degree in comprehensive science education from UNC-Charlotte, 2020; undergraduate degree from Davidson College.  Grew up in Davidson.

Deputy Coordinated Coalitions Director for Youth and LGBTQ + Engagement  Rina Patel

(Aug. 2020)  Associate director of allied groups for the Democratic National Convention Committee, Mar.-Aug. 2020.  Legislative aide for the Congressional Equality Caucus (Aug. 2019-Mar. 2020) and legislative correspondent to U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean (Jan.-Aug. 2019).  Policy aide (July 2018-Jan 2019) and staff assistant (Mar.-July 2018) to U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs ranking member McCaskill.  Policy fellow at Civic Nation, Jan.-Mar. 2018.  Sustainability consultant at Comcast, Oct.-Dec. 2017.  B.A. in growth and structure of cities and environmental studies from Bryn Mawr College, 2017.

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Chairman  Wayne Goodwin 

(elected )  Candidate for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner in Nov. 2020.  CEO and president of Seaboard Strategic Consulting, LLC from Mar. 2017. Served two terms as Insurance Commissioner, Jan. 2009-Jan. 2017, defeated in 2016 re-election bid.  Assistant Commissioner of Insurance, Sept. 2005-Jan. 2009.  Assistant general counsel for NC Commissioner of Insurance, May-Sept. 2005.  Owner of Goodwin Law Offies, Julky 1998-Apr. 2005.  Served four terms as state representative in the NC General Assembly, 1996-2004.  President of Young Democrats of North Carolina, 1995-97.  Associate attorney at the law offices of Woodrow W. Gunter, II, Sept. 1992-June 1998.  News announcer, music DJ and commercial production at WAYN-900 AM Radio, 1983-93.  J.D. from UNC School of Law, 1992, and B.A. in political science from UNC at Chapel Hill, 1989.  Native of Hamlet, NC.

First Vice Chair  Dr. Bobbie Richardson
Second Vice Chair  Matt Hughes
Third Vice Chair  Nida Allam
Secretary  Melvin Williams
Treasurer  Anna Tilghman
Assoc. of County Chairs President  Jeff Rose

Executive Director  Meredith Cuomo

(July 2019; started as finance director in Mar. 2017)  Finance director for the North Carolina Senate Democratic Caucus, Mar. 2016-Mar. 2017.  Paralegal/business development director for The Mueller Law Firm, P.A. in Raleigh, Mar. 2016-Mar. 2017.  Resource development director for United Way of NC-State Employees Combined Campaign 2010-2014.  B.A. in political science and governmment and communication studies from UNC Chapel Hill, 1999.  twitter

Communications Director  Austin Cook  twitter

Senior Communications Advisor  Robert Howard  twitter

Political Director  Lorenzo Pedro

Digital Director  Lillian Badgett

Finance Director  Ian Shannon

Senior Counsel and Voter Protection Director  Seth Morris

National Convention and Special Projects  Julia Lee

Minority Affairs/Organizing Director  Shawntay Anthony

Deputy Communications Director  Brigid Godfrey  twitter

Deputy Digital Director  Kayla Jacobs