(page updated April 16,
Attention Readers: This page is the general election edition. After a period of quiescence in March/April 2020 the campaign picked up its activity in late April, when it started showing more of an orientation towards the general election. On April 24 the campaign's joint fundraising agreement with the DNC went into effect, on April 29 the campaign announced addition of another deputy campaign manager, on April 30 the campaign announced the vice presidential selection committee, and in the first part of May the campaign made more staff additions. In the latter part of June the campaign started adding state leadership staff, and throughout July and August many more staff were added and at the national level a pod structure developed. In building out the national team and the state teams during the summer, the campaign brought on many staffers who had worked on campaigns of Biden's former rivals. Additionally there was a strong emphasis on diversity, with many people of color and women joining the campaign. On Aug. 11 the vice presidential team was added. In Sept. the campaign added a bunch of state directors in non-battleground states. Ultimately Biden for President had 875-plus staff; due to the pandemic most national staff worked remotely. On top of the Biden staff, the Democratic National Committee coordinated campaign added about 3,000 staff. Through August the national convention committee worked closely with the campaign. Separate from the campaign, the transition team was at work. Also see the primary election edition, which covers the first year of the campaign from launch in April 2019 through the contested primaries to end of April 2020. Note: Actively working to make this page better. Suggestions/input/additions/corrections would be greatly appreciated. Strictly on background. Help make it better! Email action08 @ gmail
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PRESIDENT | SURROGATES
Campaign Manager Jennifer O'Malley Dillon
(announced Mar. 12, 2020) Campaign
manager on Beto for America, Mar.-Nov. 2019.
Co-founder/partner at Precision Strategies from May
2013. Co-chair of the DNC's Unity Reform Commission,
2017-18. Deputy campaign manager on Obama's 2012
campaign, 2011-12. Executive director of the Democratic
National Committee from Jan. 2009 through 2010.
Battleground states director on the Obama campaign, starting
in April 2008. Deputy campaign manager on John Edwards
for President after serving as state director on his Iowa
caucus campaign. Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Jim
Davis' 2006 gubernatorial campaign in Florida. Deputy
campaign manager for U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle's 2004 re-election
campaign in South Dakota. Field director on Sen.
Edwards' 2003-04 Iowa caucus campaign. In 2002 O'Malley
served as field director for the South Dakota Democratic
Coordinated Campaign, then as field director for U.S. Sen.
Mary Landrieu's runoff campaign. In 2001 she was
campaign manager for St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. In
1999-2000 O'Malley was volunteer coordinator for Gore in the
NH primary, then worked as a field organizer in New York and
Pennsylvania, and in the general election, she was regional
field director for the Missouri Coordinated Campaign in the
St. Louis Metro area. O'Malley is a 1998 graduate of
Tufts University and hails from Jamaica Plains, MA. twitter
Chief of Staff
to the Campaign Manager Thomas Winslow
Chief of staff t the campaign manager at Beto for America,
July-Nov. 2019. Managing principal for organizing and
campaign management (Aug. 2018-July 2019), principal (June
2016-Aug. 2018), senior associate (Nov. 2014-June 2016) and
associate (Aug. 2013-Nov. 2014) at Precision Strategies.
Staff assistant to the deputy campaign manager at Obama for
America, Apr.-Nov. 2012. B.A. in international studies,
public communication from American University. Interned
at Organizing for America/DNC, Aug. 2009-Aug. 2011. Also
several stints at Oxbridge Academic Programs. twitter
Assistant to the Campaign Manager Shreeya Panigrahi
Organizer in DFW Texas (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and Hanover, NH (July
2019-Feb. 2020) on Pete for America. Bachelor's degree
in environmental engineering from Harvard University,
Deputy Campaign Manager and
Communications Director Kate Bedingfield
(Apr. 25, 2019) Vice
president of communications at Monumental Sports &
Entertainment. Communications director to Vice President
Biden from Aug. 2015. Chief spokeswoman and vice
president of corporate communications at the Motion Picture
Association of America from May 2013; started there in Nov.
2011. Associate communications director and acting
director of media affairs at the White House.
Communications director on Jeanne Shaheen's 2008 campaign for
U.S. Senate. New Hampshire communications director (from
May 2007) and earlier deputy national press secretary on John
Edwards for President. DCCC Western regional press
secretary in the 2006 cycle. Spokeswomen on Paul
Hackett's congressional campaign in Ohio's 2nd CD (Aug. 2005
special election). Worked on the Kerry-Edwards general
election campaign. Worked at the AFL-CIO. Graduate
of the University of Virginia. twitter [COMMUNICATIONS, RESEARCH]
Deputy Campaign Manager Pete
(Apr. 25, 2019) President of Revolution Field Strategies in Boston from June 2013, and partner in Hilltop Public Solutions from June 2009. Virginia senior advisor on Hillary for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Director of the Obama for America campaign in New Hampshire, Sept. 2011-Nov. 2012. Advisor on Jody Wagner for Lt. Governor in Virginia, 2009, and on Terry McAuliffe for Governor in Virginia, 2009. Field director on the Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign, 2008. New Hampshire deputy field director on John Edwards for President, 2007-08. Deputy director of the Missouri Democratic Coordinated Campaign, 2006. Field director on the Scott Lang for Mayor campaign in New Bedford, MA, 2005. Political director at IssuesMatter.org, 2004. Political director on Jim Stork for Congress in FL-22, 2004. New Hampshire political assistant on the John Edwards for President campaign, 2003-04. B.A. in government from Georgetown University, 2006. twitter [STATES, ORGANIZING]
Deputy Campaign Manager and Chief of
Staff to Dr. Jill Biden Anthony Bernal
Deputy Campaign Manager Rufus Gifford
(reported Apr. 29, 2020) Most recently
serving advisory roles (UTEC, Angeleno Group, Out Leadership,
GAME) and on several boards (Run for Something, Priorities
USA). Candidate for Congress in MA-3, Nov. 2017-Sept.
2018. Ambassador to Denmark, Aug. 2013-Jan. 2017.
Finance director on Obama for America, Apr. 2011-Nov.
2012. Finance director at the DNC, Feb.
2009-11. With his then-partner Jeremy Bernard, Gifford
did fundraising through B&G Associates in California;
California fundraising for Obama's campaign in
2007-08. Deputy finance director, Western States for
the DNC during the 2004 election (oversaw eight
states). Six years working at Davis Entertainment and
then Twentieth Century Fox. Degrees in American
civilization and theater from Brown University, 1996.
Son of banking executive Charles K. Gifford. twitter [FINANCE]
Deputy Campaign Manager Natalie Quillian
(May 2020) Partner (May 2019-Apr. 2020)
and principal (Apr. 2017-Apr. 2019) at Boston Consulting
Group. Deputy Assistant to the President and Advisor to
the White House Chief of Staff, Feb. 2013-Jan. 2017.
Senior advisor to the Deputy National Security Advisor (Nov.
2012-Feb. 2013) and Director for Defense Policy (Jan.
2011-Nov. 2012) on the National Security Council.
Special assistant to the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of
Defense for Policy (2009-11) and presidential management
fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense. Analyst at
SAIC, 2003-05. M.A. in international relations from
Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School; bachelor's
degree in mathematics from Middlebury College.
[SCHED&ADVANCE, TECHNOLOGY, COO, CFO, LEGAL]
Deputy Campaign Manager Julie Chávez Rodríguez
(promoted to deputy campaign manager in Sept. 2020; reported as senior advisor by ABC News on May 19, 2020) Traveling chief of staff and initially co-political director from Feb. 2019 on Kamala Harris For The People. California state director to Sen. Harris since 2017. Five and a half years in the White House Office of Public Engagement starting on immigration and Latino issues and then special assistant to the President and senior deputy director of public engagement. Director of youth employment at the Department of the Interior and the deputy press secretary to Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. Director of programs at the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation. B.A. in Latin American studies from UC Berkeley, 1996. Granddaughter of Cesar Chávez. twitter [POLITICAL, COALITIONS, SURROGATES]
Chief of Staff Zeppa Kreager
(April 2019) Director of the Creative
Alliance at Civic Nation from Mar. 2017. Director of
public engagement (June 2016-Jan. 2017) and associate director
of public engagement and intergovernmental affairs (June
2015-June 2016) in the Office of the Vice President.
Mobilization program coordinator for Airbnb, Apr. 2015-June
2015. Deputy operations manager at Battleground Texas,
Apr. 2013-Mar. 2015. Field organizer (May-Nov. 2012) and
intern (Feb. 2011-May 2012) with Organizing for America.
B.A. in political science and religion from Hood College.
Traveling Chief of Staff Annie Tomasini
Senior director of state, local and
community relations at Harvard Public Affairs and
Communications. Deputy press secretary to Vice
President Biden during the first two years of the Obama
Administration to Dec. 2010. Worked communications on
Biden's 2007-08 presidential campaign. Press secretary
to then Sen. Biden when he was chair of the Senate Foreign
Relations Committee. Started career at Rasky
Baerlin Strategic Communications. Graduate of Boston
University, 2002. From Boston.
Note: Tomasini, Traveling Press Secretary Remi Yamamoto and Trip Director Ashley Williams typically accompany Biden on his travels.
Chief Strategist Mike Donilon
Has advised Biden since 1981. Partner at
AKDP Message and Media and "has played key roles in the
presidential campaigns of every Democratic nominee since
President Bill Clinton, and has helped elect more than 25
Democratic Senators and Governors." Counselor to Vice
President Biden, 2009-13. Part of Obama's 2012
advertising team. A.B. and J.D. from Georgetown
Director of Opinion Research and Strategy Julia S. Kennedy
2020) Deputy campaign manager on Amy for America, Feb.
2019-Mar. 2020. Worked on Sen. Tammy Baldwin (WI)'s
re-election campaign, Previous experience at the DSCC and DCCC and has worked on campaigns in her native state of Ohio, as well as Maryland, Florida, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. twitter
Lead Pollster John Anzalone
President of ALG Research from Jan. 1994.
Part of the polling teams for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign
and for Barack Obama's 2012 and 2008 campaigns. Started
his polling career at Frederick Schneiders Research in
1991. Campaign manager on Don Seigelman's 1990 run for
governor of Alabama. Worked on Sen. Frank Lautenberg's
1988 campaign. Organizer in Iowa on Biden's 1988
campaign (ended in Sept. 1987). Research assistant to
David Wilhelm at Citizens for Tax Justice. Undergraduate
degree in economics and political science from Kalamazoo
College, 1986. Grew up in St. Joseph MI; lives in
Pollster Celinda Lake
President of Lake Research Partners since
1992. Pollster on Biden's 2008 campaign. Oversaw
focus group research for the Clinton-Gore campaign in 1992 and
served as a general consultant throughout the campaign.
Partner and vice president at Greenberg-Lake. Political
director of the Women's Campaign Fund. Research director
at the Institute for Social Research in Ann Arbor,
Michigan. A policy analyst for the Subcommittee on
Select Education. Masters degree in political science
and survey research from the University of Michigan at Ann
Arbor; undergraduate degree from Smith College, 1975.
Pollster Matt Barreto
(July 2020...focused on the Latino
electorate) Co-founder (2007) and managing partner of
the polling and research firm Latino Decisions; part of the
polling team on Hillary for America, 2015-16. Professor
of political science and Chicana/o studies & Central
American studies at UCLA from 2015; co-founder of the
Latino Policy & Politics Initiative and UCLA Voting Rights
Project. Professor (2014-15), associate professor
(2009-14) and assistant professor (2005-09 at the University
of Washington. Ph.D. in political science from UC
Irvine, 2005; B.S. in political science from Eastern New
Mexico University, 1998.
Pollster Silas Lee
Founder (1983) and president of Dr. Silas Lee
and Associates in New Orleans; has polled for Clinton/Gore
('92), Gore/Lieberman ('00) and Kerry/Edwards ('04) as well as
Hillary Clinton for President ('07) and for the DNC, in the
1990s to 2006. Sociology professor at Xavier University
of Louisiana. Ph.D. and M.S. in urban studies from
University of New Orleans; B.A. in political science from
General Election Strategist, Senior Advisor and Primary Campaign Manager Greg Schultz
to the DNC...served
as campaign manager from Apr. 25, 2019 to Mar 12, 2020)
Schultz served as executive director of Biden's American
Possibilities PAC and started as senior advisor to Vice
President Biden in Dec. 2013. Ohio state director on
Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. Chairman of Franklin
County Democrats to mid-2012. State director of
Organizing for America from mid-March 2009. Deputy
political director on the Ohio Campaign for Change in Fall
2008. Legislative liaison for Gov. Ted Strickland in the
Department of Administrative Services. First vice
president of Ohio Young Democrats. B.A. in history and
political science (2003) and M.Ed. (2004) from The Ohio State
Director of Special Projects Esther
(July 2020; executive assistant to the campaign
manager, June 2019-July 2020) Special projects assistant
to the CFO (from Feb. 2018) and operations coordinator (Sept.
2017-Feb. 2018). Staff assistant (May 2016-July 2017)
and intern (Aug. 2015-May 2016) to U.S. Sen. Bob
Menendez. Bachelor's degree in political science and
government from Saint Peter's University, 2017.
...including some new figures and some who have advised Biden for years.
Senior Advisor Symone Sanders
(Apr. 25, 2019) Strategist
and CNN political commentator. National press
secretary on Bernie 2016 from Aug. 2015-June 2016.
Communications officer at Public Citizen's Global Trade
Watch, Nov. 2014-Aug. 2015. Communications director
for Virginia Delegate Michael Futrell, Dec. 2014-June
2015. Deputy communications director on Chuck
Hassebrook for Governor (NE), April-Nov. 2014.
Communications, events and community outreach manager (Sept.
2013-Aug. 2014) and special projects coordinator (Oct.
2012-Sept. 2013) for the Empowerment Network in Omaha,
NE. B.B.A. in management from Creighton University,
Senior Advisor Cristobal Alex
(Apr. 25, 2019) President of the Latino Victory Project from 2014. Deputy director of voter outreach and mobilization on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Program officer at the Ford Foundation, 2011-14. Program officer at Open Society Foundations, 2009-11. Director of the National Campaign to Restore Civil Rights, 2006-09. Senior litigation associate at MacDonald Hoague & Bayless in Seattle, 2003-06. Law clerk for the Washington Court of Appeals, 2001-04. J.D. from University of Washington School of Law, 2001. twitter
Co-founder and CEO at Civic from 2016.
Senior policy advisor to Emerson Collective from 2015.
President of the Broad Foundation, 2013-15. Chief of
staff to Vice President Biden, Jan. 2011-Dec. 2013.
Executive director of the Simpson-Bowles Commission, Apr.-Dec.
2010. President and CEO of Democratic Leadership
Council, 2001-10. Assistant to the President for
Domestic Policy (1996-2001) and Assistant to the President for
Domestic Policy Planning (1995-96) at the White House.
Deputy campaign manager for policy of Clinton-Gore '92.
Policy director of the Democratic Leadership Council,
1990-91. Chief speechwriter for U.S. Sen. Al Gore
(TN),1985-89. Master's degree in English Literature
from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, 1984;
A.B. in English from Princeton, 1982.
Chief of staff to Vice President Biden, Dec. 2013-Jan. 2017. Founder/principal at Ricchetti, Inc. from Jan. 2001. Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations at the White House, Oct. 1998-Jan. 2001. Worked at Public Strategies Washington, 1996-98. Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, Jan. 1993-Feb. 1996. Executive director of the DSCC, 1990-92. Political department at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, 1987-89. J.D. from George Mason University; undergraduate degree from Miami University in Ohio, 1979.
Executive vice president and general counsel at
Revolution LLC, an investment firm launched by AOL
Co-Founder Steve Case in 2005, and president at Case
Holdings. White House Ebola Response Coordinator from
Oct. 2014-Feb. 2015. Chief of staff to Vice President
Biden, 2009-11. Partner and national practice group
chair at O'Melveny & Myers LLP. General counsel for
the Gore Recount Committee in 2000. Chief of staff to
Vice President Al Gore, 1995-99. Chief of staff
and counselor to Attorney General Janet Reno. Staff director
of the Senate Democratic Leadership Committee. Chief
counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Law clerk to
Supreme Court Justice Byron White for the 1987 and 1988
terms. J.D. from Harvard Law School; undergraduate
degree from Georgetown University. twitter
Managing director at SKDKnickerbocker. Acting White House communications director, Apr.-Nov. 2009. Senior communications advisor/director of communications, policy and research on Obama's 2008 campaign. Principal at Squier Knapp Dunn; joined the firm in 1993 after working for Sen. Bill Bradley. Media consultant to Sen. Evan Bayh's All America PAC in 2006 and developed strategy and produced the media for Bayh's 2004 re-election campaign. Senior political advisor to Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle, 2001-02. Took leave from the firm in 1999 to serve as communications director and chief strategist for Sen. Bill Bradley's presidential campaign. Communications and political director and then chief of staff to Sen. Bill Bradley. Communications director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) for the 1988 and 1990 election cycles. Communications director for U.S. Rep. Bob Edgar's 1984 congressional and 1986 senatorial campaigns. Press assistant on Sen. John Glenn's 1984 campaign. Began her career in politics working for White House chief of staff Hamilton Jordan under President Jimmy Carter and as an intern for White House communications director Gerald Rafshoon.
Valerie Biden Owens
Biden's younger sister, ran all of
Biden's Senate campaigns and his 1987 and 2007-08
presidential campaigns. Executive vice president of
Joe Slade White and Company, a strategic consulting
firm. Graduate of the University of Delaware.
Antony "Tony" Blinken
Co-founder (2017) of WestExec Advisors, a
consulting firm; also partner at Pine Island Capital
Partners. Deputy Secretary of State, 2015-17.
Deputy National Security Advisor, 2013-15. Deputy
Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to
Vice President Biden, 2009-13. Key advisor to Biden, the
vice presidential nominee, in the 2008 campaign. Staff
director for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (chaired
by Sen. Biden), 2002-08. National Security Council staffer,
1994-2001. Practiced law. J.D. from Columbia Law
School, 1988; (interned for The New Republic, 1984-85); B.A.
in social studies from Harvard University, 1984.
(Apr. 25, 2019) Senior
advisor to GPS IMPACT from June 2018. DCCC deputy
executive director for digital communications and fundraising
(Jan.-Nov. 2015); digital director in the 2014 and 2012
cycles; DCCC online communications manager during the 2008
cycle; managed micro-sites and e-mail campaigns for the DCCC's
Independent Expenditure Program in 2006. Bachelor's
degree in economics/modern culture and media from Brown
University, 2006. twitter
national co-chairs, particularly U.S. Rep. Cedric
Richmond were active as well
reporting to Campaign Manager Jennifer O'Malley
Dillon....coordinating national event and policy rollouts
Senior Advisor for Strategic Planning Ashley Etienne
(Aug. 2020) Communications
director and senior advisor to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi,
Mar. 2017-Aug. 2020. Special assistant to President
Obama and White House Cabinet communications director, July
2014-Jan. 2017. Spokesperson and deputy communications
director to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, 2012-14.
Director of communications to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, House
Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Jan. 2010-Apr.
2012. President and CEO at Etienne & Associates LLC,
Jan.-Sept. 2009. Senior communications associate at
Dewey Square Group, Apr. 2006-Dec. 2008. Virginia
spokesperson and press secretary on Obama for America,
Aug.-Nov. 2008. Associate at the Dewey Square
Group. Communications director for U.S. Rep. Al Green of
Texas. In 2004, Etienne served as the DNCs Southern
Region deputy field director; earlier in the campaign cycle,
she was press secretary for Congressman Chris Bell's
re-election campaign. From 2001 to 2004, she served as
press secretary and legislative aide for U.S. Reps. Chris Bell
and Ken Bentsen. Etienne began her career as a
legislative aide at the state level in Texas, where she worked
on the 2000 redistricting maps. Master's degree in
political communications from The Johns Hopkins University,
2009; undergraduate degree in political science from Sam
Houston State University, 2000.
Chief of Staff for Strategic Planning Emilie Simons
(Aug. 2020) Communications director (Jan. 2019-Aug. 2020), deputy communications director (Jan.-Dec. 2018) and press secretary (Dec. 2016-Dec. 2017) to U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff. Traveling statewide press secretary on Fred Hubbell for Governor (Iowa), July-Nov. 2018. Deputy press secretary(Apr.-Dec. 2016) and press assistant (Sept. 2015-Mar. 2016) to Sen. Barbara Boxer. Communications advisor to Patrick Murphy for Florida (Oct.-Nov. 2016). Assistant account executive at GMMB, May 2014-Aug. 2015. Press team intern for Sen. Barbara Boxer, Mar.-May 2014. Lead outreach and development assistant on AusCam Freedom Project, Sept. 2013-Jan. 2014. B.A. in international studies from University of Michigan, 2013. twitter
Strategic Planning Communication Advisor Herbie Ziskend
(Sept. 2020) Program and content for the 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee, June-Aug. 2020. Senior vice president (Jan. 2019-July 2020) and vice president (July 2017-Jan. 2019) at SKDK. Director of public policy at Revolution, 2011-July 2016. Chief of staff at HuffPost, 2013-14. Policy analyst, press and staff assistant at The White House, Jan. 2009-June 2011. Staff assistant in the Office of the Vice President-Elect on the Obama-Biden Transition, Nov. 2008-Jan. 2009. National advance staffer on Obama for America, May 2007-Nov. 2008. M.P.A. from Harvard Kennedy School, 2017; B.A. in political science and government from Cornell University, 2007.
Political Director Erin Wilson
(Apr. 25, 2019) State director for U.S.
Sen. Bob Casey (PA), Apr. 2017-Apr. 2019. Deputy
Pennsylvania state director on Hillary for America, June-Nov.
2016. Northeast political director at the
DNC from July 2014. Longtime staffer to Sen. Bob
Casey. Deputy state director (May 2011-July 2014);
director of outreach and special projects (Nov. 2009-May
2011), regional representative (Feb. 2007-Nov. 2009), and
started as his deputy political director, July-Nov.
2006. Assistant to the First Lady of Illinois, July
2005-July 2006. B.A. in political science and government
from University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
Deputy Political Director John W. McCarthy
(Sept. 2019) Chief of staff to U.S. Rep.
Brendan Boyle (PA), from Jan. 2017. National director of
faith and heritage community outreach on Hillary for America
from May 2016. Director of social innovation
programming for Mission Hub LLC, 2014-15. Legislative
assistant to U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr., 2014-15. Vice
president of Irish American Democrats PAC from 2014. ACE
advisor to the ACT Foundation, Aug. 2013-2016.
Executive director of Future Civic Leaders, 2009-2014.
A national co-chair of Catholics for Obama in
2012. Legislative aide to State Sen.
Barbara Buono (NJ), May 2012-Sept. 2013. White House
liaison fellow in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S.
Department of the Interior, Oct. 2011-May 2013.
Graduate of Catholic University of America. twitter
Political Chief of Staff Danielle Okai
(July 2020) Special assistant to the Secretary of Intergovernmental Affairs (from Feb. 2019) and executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission for Women, Jan.-July 2020) in the Office of PA Gov. Tom Wolf. Deputy political director (Sept.-Nov. 2018) and political operations manager (Apr.-Sept. 2018 on Tom Wolf for Governor. Product help supervisor (Nov. 2015-July 2016) and phone contact center supervisor (May 2014-Oct. 2015) and management trainee (Aug. 2013-May 2014) for McMaster-Carr. K-4 Spanish teacher for Teach for America, June 2011-June 2013. English teaching assistant in Columbia, Aug. 2010-May 2011. B.A. in English and Spanish from Tufts University, 2010.
Northeast Regional Political Director Chelsey Cartwright
(July 27, 2020 tweet, succeeding Laura
O'Neill) Political desk-South on Warren for
President. Deputy political director on Elizabeth for MA
re-election campaign from Jan. 2018. Scheduler and
neighborhood liaison for City Councilor at large Ayanna
Pressley from Dec. 2014. Deputy director of the Office
of Boards and Commissions (Feb.-Dec. 2014) and constituent
services aide, July 2013-Feb. 2014 to Gov. Deval
Patrick. B.S. in broadcast journalism from Emerson
College, 2012. twitter
Southeast Political Director Scott Harriford
(Mar. 2020; started as South Carolina political director, May 2019-Mar. 2020) Field director for U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham,Jan.-May 2019. Owner and CEO of Jah Roots (hydroponic farm/consulting), Aug. 2012-May 2018. Deputy political director on James Smith's campaign for governor, Oct. 2017-Dec. 2018; assistant to state Rep. James Smith, May 2017-Dec. 2018. Catering manager, Jan. 2013-Dec. 2017. Managing partner of Royal Greens in Punta Gorda, FL, Nov. 2014-Aug. 2015. Studied at University of South Carolina-Columbia. twitter
West Political Director Adam Dunstone
(started July 2019 as West and Midwest
political director during the primary campaign)
Principal at Freestone Strategies in Denver, CO from Jan.
2018. Principal at Tightline Strategies and Beacon Media
in Denver, CO, Feb. 2015-Dec. 2017. Campaign manager on
Udall for Senate, July 2013-Dec. 2014. Senior associate
at RBI Strategies, Jan. 2012-Dec. 2014. Campaign manager
for Proposition 103 (CO), Aug.-Nov. 2011. Campaign
manager on Romer for Denver Mayor, Dec. 2010-June 2011.
Deputy campaign manager on Bennet for Colorado, Jan. 2009-Nov.
2010. Campaign director/media consultant at Fletcher
Rowley Inc.-Apr.-Nov. 2008. Field director and earlier
deputy field director and regional field director in Davenport
on Biden's 2007-08 Iowa caucus campaign. Deputy campaign
manager, Angie Paccione for Congress in Colorado,
2005-06. Previously executive director of
ThisMatters.org and Be the Change USA grassroots political
organizations in Denver area. B.A. from Michigan State
Midwest Political Director Kate
(July 2020) Midwest political director for Warren Democrats, Mar.-July 2020. Strategic engagement in Arizona (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and New Hampshire political director (Jan. 2019-Feb. 2020) on Warren for President. Political director on Elizabeth for MA, the re-election campaign, starting Oct. 2017. Regional director to U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA), Jan. 2013-Oct. 2017. Leave to serve as New Hampshire deputy political director on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. Regional GOTV lead for the MA Democratic Party coordinated campaign, Oct.-Nov. 2014. Field organizer on Elizabeth Warren for MA, May-Nov. 2012. B.A. in government from Smith College, 2012; president of College Democrats of Massachusetts, 2010-12. Interned on Hillary for President, July 2007-Jan. 2008.
Northeast/Southern Expansion Political Director Rod Owens
(Aug. 2020) Southern political and organizing director at the DNC, Aug. 2018-Aug. 2020. Associate at KPMG US, Apr. 2017-Aug. 2018. White House Defense Fellow at the U.S. Department of Defense, July 2015-Jan. 2017. Senior analyst/project manager in the Executive Office of the President, Aug. 2010-July 2015. Project manager at Communities in Schools (FL), Aug. 2009-May 2010. Field organizer in Jacksonville on Obama for America, June 2008-Jan. 2009. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Florida A&M University, 2004. twitter
Midwest/West Expansion Political Director Danielle Decker
(Sept. 2020) Director of
intergovernmental affairs and party leader outreach for the
2020 Democratic National Convention Committee, Nov. 2019-Sept.
2020. Legislative fiscal
manager (July 2017-Nov. 2019) and intergovernmental
relations division legislative coordinator (Jan.-July 2017)
for the City of Milwaukee. Field director on Russ for
Wisconsin, June-Nov. 2016. Field director in Ashburn
for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Apr.-Nov. 2015.
Regional field director on the Campaign for Louisiana,
Louisiana Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2014.
Intergovernmental affairs coordinator at the U.S. Department
of Homeland Security, Apr. 2012-July 2014. Legislative
liaison and assistant to the CEO of the Hispanic College
Fund, Jan. 2011-Apr. 2012. Staff assistant to U.S.
Sen. Russ Feingold, June 2010-Jan. 2011. B.A. in
history from Marquette University, 2010. Grew up in
Delavan (Walworth Co.).
Political Coordinator Dustin Chiang
(July 2020) Special assistant to
campaign management (Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020), national political
assistant (Aug.-Dec. 2019), and advance (June-Aug. 2019) at
Pete for America. Deputy political director on Gil
Cisneros for Congress (CA), May-Nov. 2018. Degree in
government from Harvard University, 2019.
National Coalitions Director Ashley Allison
(reported by the Washington Post, May 27, 2020) Executive vice president of campaigns and programs at The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights. Deputy director and senior policy advisor under Valerie Jarrett in the White House Office of Public Engagement, July 2014-Jan. 2017. National director of partner engagement and outreach (from Jan. 2014) and director of constituency engagement (Apr. 2013-Jan. 2014) at Enroll America. Constituency coordinator for the PIC, Dec. 2012-Jan. 2013. Ohio African American Vote director (May-Nov. 2012) and regional field director in Franklin Co. on Organizing for America. Special education teacher in Brooklyn with the NYC Board of Education, Sept. 2005-June 2008. Reporter with WBNS 10 in Columbus, Sept. 2004-June 2005. J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, 2011. M.E. from Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, 2007; B.A. in journalism and political science from The Ohio State University, 2005. twitter
Deputy Coalitions Director Jason Rodriguez
(reported by the Washington Post, May
27, 2020) Deputy political director on Mike
Bloomberg's campaign, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. Deputy
chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford. Staffer
at House Majority PAC. Political department at
American Nurses Association. Deputy Latino Vote
director on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016.
Manager of political affairs at S&P Global, Sept.
2015-July 2016. Senior political associate at
Angerholzer Broz Consulting, Jan. 2014-Sept. 2015.
Deputy campaign manager/finance director on Will
Brownsberger for Congress, June-Oct. 2012. Manager op
political outreach for ActBlue, April 2011-Sept. 2012.
Manager of accounts and outreach for TripAdvisor, Nov.
2009-April 2011. B.S. in economics from Northeastern
University, 2009. twitter
Coalitions Chief of Staff Jason Tengco
(June 2020) Consultant to Civic Leadership USA, Jan.-June 2020. Senior advisor (May 2019-June 2020) and executive director (Dec. 2016-Apr. 2019) at the National Federation of Filipino American Associations. National AAPI outreach director on Hillary for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Deputy director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders from May 2012. Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies fellow in Office of U.S. Rep. Mike Honda, Sept. 2011-May 2012. M.P.A. from UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy, 2020; B.A. in political science from UCLA. twitter
Northeast Coalitions Director Elizabeth de Leon Bhargava
(July 2020) National director for small
business and entrepreneurship and senior labor advisor on Mike
Bloomberg 2020, Jan.-Mar. 2020. Deputy Secretary for
Labor & Workforce to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Apr. 2015-Jan.
2020. First deputy chief of staff in the New York City
Council Speaker's Office, Feb. 2014-Apr. 2015. Deputy
Commissioner at the NYC Department of Small Business Services,
Oct. 2011-Feb. 2014. Associate Commissioner in the NYS
Department of Labor, Feb.-Oct. 2011. Assistant deputy
counselor in the NYS Office of the Attorney General, Sept.
2004-Feb. 2011. J.D. from University at Buffalo, 2003;
B.A. in literature and rhetoric from SUNY at Binghamton.
South Coalitions Director Roosevelt Holmes III
Political director on Gillum for Governor from Sept. 2018. Senior advisor (from Mar. 2018), political director (from May 2017), and deputy political director (from Oct. 2015) at the Florida Democratic Party. Worked for U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor. Interned on the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee, Jan.-May 2015. Other experience includes Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's 2012 re-election campaign and Obama's 2008 campaign. Graduate of University of Central Florida. Florida native.
Midwest Coalitions Director Eric Salcedo
(July 2020) National AAPI outreach director on Mike Bloomberg 2020, Jan.-Mar. 2020. National field director at APIAVote, Sept. 2014-Jan. 2020. Community outreach coordinator (Mar. 2008-July 2014) and Asian-American community liaison (Feb. 2004-July 2014) in the Illinois Attorney General's Office. Organizer, senior advisor, field director on Naisy Dolar campaign for 50th Ward Alderman (Chicago), June 2004-Apr. 2007. Intake director (2001-03) and development associate (1999-2001) at ACLU of Illinois. Test coordinator for the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities, Sept. 1999-Aug. 2000. B.A. in history from Northwestern University, 1999.
West Coalitions Director Paa Wee Rivera
(July 2020) Western political director
at Warren Democrats Mar.-July 2020. Colorado state
director (Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020) and western states desk
(Jan.-Sept. 2019) on Warren for President.
Special advisor on Warren's 2018 Senate campaign,
July-Dec. 2019. Native American/AAPI finance director
at the DNC, Mar. 2018-July 2019. Director of Native
American and rural engagement at the DNC, June 2015-Mar.
2017. Government relations advisor to Kilpatrick Townsend
& Stockton LLP, Aug. 2013-June 2015. B.A. in
government from Dartmouth College, 2013. Enrolled
member of the Pueblo of Pojoaque in New Mexico. twitter
Expansion States Coalition Desk Mike Litt
(Sept. 2020) Consumer campaign director
at U.S. PIRG, Mar.-Sept. 2020. Nevada regional political
director on Warren for President, June 2019-Feb. 2020.
Consumer campaign director (Nov. 2017-June 2019) and consumer
advocate (Mar. 2015-Nov. 2017) at U.S. PIRG..
Communications team member at the Iowa Democratic Party,
Oct.-Nov. 2018. Co-owner of Founded 1776, Mar. 2014-Mar.
2015. Field director for Clean Energy Project NV, Jan.
2013-Feb. 2015. Co-founder of iLoveMikeLitt, July
2007-Dec. 2013. Lead organizer for The Action, in Las
Vegas, Nov. 2012-Jan. 2013. Deputy field director
(Sept.-Nov. 2012) and regional field director (Jan.-Sept.
2012) in Las Vegas on Obama for America. Regional field
director in Austin, TX for the DNC, July 2009-Jan. 2012.
Field director on Chris Riley for Austin City Council,
Jan.-June 2009. Canvass director and field
organizer for the Travis County Democratic Party,
Apr.-Nov. 2008. Community organizer for ACORN, Aug.
2005-July 2007. Bachelor's degree in American/United
States studies/civilization from the University of Texas at
Austin, 2005. twitter
Director of African American Engagement Trey Baker
(Aug. 2019) City manager of Grenada, MS,
started in that role in Nov. 2016. Legislative aide and
counsel to U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson (MS), Apr. 2014-Nov.
2016. Career consultant at University of Denver Sturm
College of Law, Aug. 2011-Mar. 2014. Attorney at Pryor
Johnson Carney Carney Karr Nixon, P.C., Sept. 2009-Aug.
2011. J.D. from University of Denver Sturm College of
Law, 2009; B.A. in political science from Tougaloo College,
2006. Native of Grenada. twitter
Director of Latino Engagement Laura Jiménez
(Aug. 2019) Chief legislative aide in the
Office of Sen. Jose Javier Rodriguez (FL), Dec. 2016-Aug.
2019. Deputy director of trips and surrogates on Andrew
Gillum's campaign for governor in Florida, Sept.-Nov.
2018. Regional political director for Palm
Beach, FL on Hillary Clinton's campaign, June-Nov. 2016.
Communications associate for Broward Teachers Union, June
2015-Jan. 2016. Legislative assistant in the Florida
Senate, Nov. 2014-June 2015. Deputy campaign manager
on Maria Sachs for State Senate, July- Nov. 2014.
Legislative assistant in the Florida Senate, Dec. 2013-July
2014. Bachelor's degree in political
science from Florida Atlantic University. From
Dominican Republic. twitter
Latino Advisor Tatiana Matta
(reported July 2020) Communications
consultant with Amplify Latinx from 2019. Vice president
of development and board of directors (from 2016) and programs
manager VP/advocate (2013-16) for Military Spouse Advocacy
Network. School board member/trustee for the Muroc Joint
Unified School District, 2017-18. Democratic nominee for
Congress in CA-23 in 2018. Master's degree in strategic
public relations from The George Washington University;
bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Universidad
Metropolitana (San Juan). From Caguas. twitter
AAPI Vote Director Amit Jani
(Sept. 2019) President and co-founder of
the New Jersey Leadership Program from Aug. 2015.
Contributing writer for The Huffington Post from Sept.
2014. Director of AAPI outreach on Menendez for Senate
(NJ), Sept.-Nov. 2018. Director of AAPI outreach on
Murphy for Governor/Victory 2017 Coordinated Campaign,
Aug.-Nov. 2017. District representative to U.S. Rep.
Frank Pallone (NJ), June 2014-Jan. 2016; and legislative
fellow to U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (CA), Sept. 2013-June 2014.
B.A. in journalism, political science from Rutgers,
AAPIs for Biden (announced Oct. 26, 2019)
Women's Vote Director Carissa Joy Smith
(Aug. 2019) Public relations specialist
for Black Girls Rock! Fest from Mar. 2019. Regional
press secretary in Cincinnati for the Ohio Democratic Party,
Sept.-Nov. 2018. Communications and program associate
for the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress,
Jan.-July 2017. Communications fellow at R&R
Resources+, Aug.-Dec. 2016. B.S. in communication from
Bowie State University, 2016. Native of Bloomfield, NJ.
Advisor for Women's Engagement
Speechwriter and communications advisor to Sen.
Brian Schatz (HI). Public affairs director for the
Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues at the U.S. State
Department. Strategic communications manager for
AAUW. B.A. degree from The George Washington University,
2010. Pennsylvania native.
Women for Biden
(announced Oct. 7, 2019) Executive Director Ambassador Denise Bauer - Ambassador to Belgium from Aug. 2013-Jan. 2017. Finance chair of Women for Obama, 2011-12. Chair and co-chair of the DNC's Women's Leadership Forum, 2008-12. Served on Obama for America's National Finance Committee, 2007-08. Public affairs officer for American Red Cross Bay Area, 1993-94. Worked in television and as a freelance film and video producer from 1985-1992. B.A. in political science from Occidental College, 1986.
Director of Labor Engagement Erika Dinkel-Smith
(July 2019) Political and legislative
department director (from May 2018) and assistant political
and legislative director (from Apr. 2016) at IATSE.
Staff representative/organizer at AFSCME Council 32, Mar.
2013-Mar. 2016. Organizer at AFSCME MN Council 5, Sept.
2009-Mar. 2013. Degree in political science,
international relations and affairs from University of
Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 2008. twitter
LGBTQ + Vote Director Reggie Greer
(Mar. 2020) Director of constituent
engagement for Victory Fund & Institute from Oct.
2016. Deputy director of public engagement (Apr.
2015-Oct. 2016) and special assistant to the Secretary (May
2014-Apr. 2015) at the U.S. Department of
Transportation. Political staff assistant at the DNC,
Sept. 2013-May 2014. DC youth organizer for the 50th
Anniversary of the March, June-Sept. 2013. Field
organizer in Norfolk, VA on Obama for America, Apr.-Nov.
2012. Government affairs associate for American
Waterways Operators, June 2011-Aug. 2012. Government
relations intern at Professional Services Council, Feb.
2010-Jun. 2011. B.A. in government, history from
Georgetown University, 2009. twitter
Senior Advisor for LGBTQ + Engagement Alex Gabriel
(Mar. 2020 Deputy senior advisor to the
community affairs unit in the Office of the Mayor of New York
City, May-Oct. 2019. Associate for partnerships and
policy programs for the Rework America Task Force at the
Markle Foundation, Sept. 2017-Oct. 2018. Analyst for
public policy at Airbnb, 2015-17. Manager for business
development and public affairs at Clyde Group, 2014-15.
Fellow for strategic community outreach at the DNC,
2012-13. B.A. in American government and politics from
University of Michigan, 2012. twitter
Out for Biden (announced June 8, 2020)
Director of Progressive and Senior Engagement Heather Booth
Partner at Democracy Partners from 2011.
Consultant to the National Committee to Preserve Social
Security from 2011. Executive director of the National
Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)'s
National Voter Fund in the 2000 cycle. Training director
for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) starting in
1993. Field director on Carol Moseley Braun's successful
Illinois U.S. Senate race, 1992. Helped form Citizen
Action in 1979 and served as its co-director until 1988.
Founder (1973) and chair of Midwest Academy. M.A.
in educational psychology (1970) and B.A. in social sciences
(1967) from University of Chicago. heatherbooththefilm.com
Young Americans Engagement Director Hannah Bristol
(July 2020) Michigan GOTV director
(Feb.-Mar. 2020) and NH voter contact program director (Aug.
2019-Feb. 2020) on Warren for President. Mobilization
director (Jan.-Aug. 2019), national organizing director
(Sept.-Dec. 2018), deputy national organizing director
(Jan.-Sept. 2018) and Virginia state director (June-Dec. 2017)
for NextGen America. Co-director of VOTE MOB in
Richmond, VA, Jan.-June 2017. Campus director for the
Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2016. New
Hampshire youth vote director for NextGen America, Apr.
2015-July 2016. Partnerships associate at Democracy
Works, July 2014-Mar. 2015. Bachelor's degree in
environmental studies from Middlebury College,
Director of Students for Biden Lubna Sebastian
(started as national organizing assistant July
2019-July 2020, established Students for Biden; also states
department assistant from Feb. 2020) B.A. in political
economy from UC Berkeley, 2019. twitter
(announced May 26, 2020) Students for Biden, Young Professionals for Biden, Young Elected Officials for Biden
Rural Engagement Director Will McIntee
Tribal Engagement Director Clara Pratte
(reported July 16, 2020) CEO and founder
(May 2016) of Strongbow Strategies, LLC, based in New
Mexico. Chief of staff of the Navajo National Office of
the President and Vice President, Nov. 2017-May 2018.
Vice president, strategist, government relations at Bracy
Tucker Brown & Valanzano, May 2016-Apr. 2018. Senior
VP and interim CEO at NOVA Corporation, Jan. 2015-Apr.
2016. Secretary and chair of the board of directors
(2013-15) of Navajo CDFI and executive director of Navajo
Nation Washington office, May 2011-2015. Director of the
Office of Native American Affairs at the Small Business
Administration, May 2009-July 2011. Government and
legislative affairs associate at the Navajo Nation Washington
office, July 2007-May 2009. Trade specialist and IT
business liaison at the Department of Commerce/International
Trade Administration/OCIO, June 2004-July 2007. M.S. in
public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University,
2004; B.S. in marketing from University of Arizona's Eller
College of Management, 2001. twitter
Disabilities Engagement Director Molly Doris-Pierce
(reported July 16, 2020) National women's
outreach director and national disability outreach director on
Warren for President, Dec. 2018-Feb. 2020. Finance
associate at Elizabeth for MA, May 2017-Dec. 2018.
Community outreach and development coordinator for the
Boston Fencing Club, May 2015-Feb. 2017. Bachelor's
degree, individually designed from Hobart and William Smith
Colleges, 2015. twitter
Faith Engagement Director Josh Dickson
(reported July 16, 2020) Independent
strategy and public affairs consultant from Nov. 2016.
Senior managing director at Teach For America, 2017-July
2020. Vice president of impact programs at Points of
Light, May-Nov. 2016. Vice president for regional
engagement (SW at Teach for America, Aug. 2015-May 2016.
Director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood
Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Sept.
2013-May 2015. National finance chair at Young
Democrats of America, Dec. 2012-Aug. 2013. Deputy
director for faith outreach at the DNC, May-Nov. 2012.
Director of the faith and values program at Young Democrats of
America, July 211-May 2012. Recruitment director and
manager of outreach (June 2009-May 2010), national recruitment
director, faith community relations (July 2008-June 2009) and
Corps member in SW Chicago (June 2006-June 2008) at Teach For
America. M.P.P. from Harvard University's John F.
Kennedy School of Government, 2012; B.A. in political science
from University of Michigan, 2006. twitter
Jewish Engagement Director Aaron Keyak
(reported July 16, 2020, member of the Biden
for President National Finance Committee (volunteer) since May
2020) Leave of absence from position as managing partner
at Bluelight Strategies, he co-founded the firm in Dec.
2014. Communications director for U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler
(NY), July 2013-Dec. 2014. Interim executive director at
the National Jewish Democratic Council, Feb.-July 2013.
Director of The "Hub" in Washington, DC, July 2012-Feb.
2013. Communications director to U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman
(NJ), Jan. 2010-July 2012. Communications director (Nov.
2009-Jan. 2010) and press secretary (June 2008-Nov. 2009) at
National Jewish Democratic Council. Associate at
Rabinowitz/Dorf Communications, May 2007-June 2008.
Bachelor's degree from Washington University in St. Louis,
2007. From San Francisco; started in politics as a
precinct captain on Mayor Willie Brown's 1999 re-election
Senior Advisor for Jewish Engagement (and
FinOps Compliance Assistant) Samantha Joseph
(July 2020) COO and director of the states on Deval Patrick for President, Nov. 2019-June 2020. Senior advisor to Ed Markey for Senate from Sept. 2019. National operations director on Seth Moulton for America, May-Sept. 2019. Account manager for purpose practice at Porter Novelli, May 2018-Sept. 2019. Global expansion lead at Cambridge Innovation Center CIC, July 2015-June 2016. Director of corporate responsibility and sustainability (Sept. 2011-Dec. 2014) and manager of enterprise strategy (Dec. 2009-Sept. 2011) at Iron Mountain. Summer associate at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, June-Dec. 2009. Photographer at Samantha Joseph Photography, Jan. 2004-Jan. 2009. M.P.A. from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School, 2017; M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management, 2009; B.A. in sociology and political science from Brandeis University, 2004.
Veterans and Military Families Engagement Director Leo Cruz
(July 2020) Principal and owner
at Like Minded Consulting from Apr. 2017. Associate
director of communications and campaigns at National Security
Action, June 2018-July 2020. Work on campaigns includes
paid field program manager on Elaine Luria for U.S. House
(VA-2) in 2018; deputy policy director on Cory Booker for
Senate; Florida political director for Progressive Majority;
Florida spokesman for Veterans for Obama. Strategic
communications consultant under contract to Army CIO/G-6,
Sept. 2017-Jan. 2018. Partnerships and communications
manager under contract to National Veterans Intermediary,
Apr.-June 2017. Outreach manager under contract to the
Defense Health Agency, Jan.-Mar. 2017. Special assistant
to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower &
Reserve Affairs), Aug. 2016-Jan. 2017. Fellow at the
U.S. Department of Defense, Jan.-Aug. 2016. Fellow to
the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army, Jan.-Dec. 2015.
Fellow to the Navy Chief of Information, Aug. 2014-Jan.
2015. Central regional associate at Hiring Our Heroes,
Mar.-Aug. 2014. Planner II for the City of Orlando, Feb.
2007-Dec. 2011. Planner for the City of Sanford (FL),
Nov. 2005-Feb. 2007. Surface warfare officer in the U.S.
Navy, May 2002-Nov. 2004. Bachelor's degree in political
science from Norwich University, 2002. twitter
Advisors for Business Engagement
Senior fellow at The Aspen Institute from Nov.
2017. Founder (Jan. 2017) and principal at Public
Private Strategies. Business outreach director on
Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. Director of private
sector engagement for the U.S. Department of HHS from July
2014. President and managing director (Feb.-July 2016)
and vice president of external affairs (March 2013-July 2014)
and director of national outreach and government affairs (July
2010-March 2013) at Small Business Majority. Director of
special projects in the Office of the President at The George
Washington, University, Dec. 2008-July 2010. Staffer on
Obama for America, July-Nov. 2008. Executive fellow in
the Office of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, June 2007-July
2008. Master's in political management and public policy
from The George Washington University; B.A. in political
science and sociology from University of San Diego. twitter
Executive director and programming director at
Business Forward. Director of state and local outreach
for the Progressive Policy Institute. Education liaison
for the University of California’s Environmental Leadership
and Sustainability program in Washington, DC. Worked for
California State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson. Bachelor’s
degree in political science from California State University,
Channel Islands, 2013.
Alexandra (Alex) Visher
Managing director for strategy at JUST
Capital, 2018-19. Senior strategic advisor and counselor
to the Under Secretary, International Trade Administration at
the U.S. Department of Commerce, 2015-17. Strategy
consultant to Johnson & Johnson, June 2013-Jan.
2014. Strategy consultant at Strategic Advisory
Services, 2013-14. Vice president for partner engagement
and communications at Democracy Alliance, 2007-12.
Deputy communications director, policy director on Rales for
Senate, Oct. 2005-Sept. 2006. Development associate at
Campaign for America's Future, June-Oct. 2005. Deputy
press secretary on Kerry/Edwards 2004, Sept.-Nov. 2004.
Associate at Doak, Carrrier, O'Donnell, Goldman & Assoc.,
Jan. 2002-Sept. 2004. Field organizer on Dean for
America, Dec. 2003-Feb. 2004. M.P.A. from Harvard
Kennedy School, 2015; bachelor's degree in political science
from UC Berkeley.
Small Business and Entrepreneurs Advisory
Sept. 23, 2020)
Climate Engagement Advisory Council (announced July 3, 2020)
Ambassadors for Biden (announced July 15, 2020)
Sportsmen and Sportswomen for Biden (announced
Sept. 3, 2020)
States Director Jenn Ridder
(May 2020) Campaign manager on Gov. Steve Bullock's presidential campaign; started as senior advisor to Bullock's Big Sky Values PAC in Mar. 2019. Campaign manager on Jared Polis' 2018 campaign for governor of Colorado. Mountain West regional political director for the DCCC in the 2016 cycle. Deputy campaign manager on U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (CO)s unsuccessful 2014 re-election bid. Deputy political director on President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign in Colorado. Climate reality associate at The Climate Reality Project. Worked on Obama's 2008 campaign in Colorado. Graduate of Middlebury College, 2010. Colorado native. twitter
Deputy States Director Molly Ritner
(May 2020...previously director of Super
Tuesday states Oct. 2019-Mar. 2020) National
political director for campaigns and recruitment (Jan.- late
July 2019) and Midwest regional political director
(2018 cycle) at the DCCC. Campaign manager on Sue
Minter's run for governor of Vermont, Feb.-Nov. 2016.
Campaign manager at Friends of Gary McCollum for State
Senate (Virginia Beach, VA), 2015. Midwest fundraising
director for the DCCC, 2013-14. Finance director on
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's (MN) 2012 re-election campaign.
Finance director on Chris Donovan for Congress (CT-5) from
July 2012. Deputy finance director on U.S. Rep. Martin
Heinrich (NM)'s 2010 re-election campaign. twitter
Northeast States Director Aleigha Cavalier
(July 2020) Communications director on
Deval for All, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020. National press
secretary on Beto for America. Communications director
(Dec. 2017-June 2019) and senior press secretary (June-Dec.
2017) for Tom Steyer's NextGen America. Communications
director on Jim Johnson for Governor, Jan.-June 2017.
Pennsylvania communications director for NextGen Climate,
June-Dec. 2016. Public affairs director for Planned
Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, Aug. 2013-June 2016;
Western Pennsylvania director for Planned Parenthood
Pennsylvania Advocates, Aug. 2013-June 2016.
Finance/communications director on Adam Cook for Congress
(VA), Apr.-Dec. 2012. Special events coordinator for
Allegheny County, Dec. 2010-Jan. 2012. Operations
manager on Onorato for Governor (PA), Jan.-Dec. 2010.
M.P.S. in strategic public relations from The George
Washington University, 2013; B.A. in political science,
English writing from University of Pittsburgh, 2010.
From New Castle, PA. twitter
Northeast Regional States Director Ian Moskowitz
(June 2020; states desk Feb-June 2020; NH
state director, Apr. 2019-Feb. 2020) Campaign
manager on Steve Dettelbach's run for Ohio Attorney General,
May 2017-Nov. 2018. Account executive at AL Media,
Sept.-Nov. 2016. Campaign manager on Galbraith for
Vermont, Mar.-Aug. 2016. Political director for the
New Hampshire Democratic Party, Dec. 2014-Feb. 2016.
NH Senate Democratic Caucus campaign manager for state Sen.
David Watters re-election and for Maureen Manning for state
Senate, May-Nov. 2014. Special assistant to New York
City Council Member Annabel Palma, Mar. 2013-May 2014.
Research assistant at D Squared Tax Strategies, Jan.-May
2013. Finance assistant on Mark Murphy for Congress
(NY), June-Nov. 2012. B.A. in political science from
Boston University, 2012. twitter
South States Director Cyrus Garrett
Served relatively briefly as African American political director at the DNC, announced Aug. 22. 2019. Deputy director of the Obama Foundations My Brothers Keeper Alliance, June 2018-June 2019. Executive director for New York Citys Young Mens Initiative, Dec. 2014-Jan. 2018. Political relations for Everytown for Gun Safety, Apr.-Dec. 2014. National mayoral director (Oct. 2013-Apr. 2014) and national deputy field director (Apr.-Oct. 2013) at Mayors Against Illegal Guns. Deputy field director for Organizing for America in Ohio, July-Nov. 2012. Strategic communications coordinator/confidential advisor for Secretary of OVAE/ED at the U.S. Department of Education, Aug. 2011-July 2012. Special advisor to the Director of Counter-narcotics Enforcement at US Department of Homeland Security, Aug. 2009-Aug. 2011. Regional political director for NW Indiana on Obama for America, July-Nov. 2008. Bachelor's degree in criminology from University of Northern Iowa. twitter
Midwest States Director Stephen Neuman
(July 2020) Vice president of global government affairs at American Airlines from Jan. 2017. Senior advisor for Michigan Coordinated Campaign/Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Chief of staff to Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo from Jan. 2015. Senior advisor/director of public affairs to Gov. Martin O'Malley (MD), Sept. 2012-Dec. 2014. Senior advisor to Gov. Bev Perdue (NC), 2011-Sept. 2012. Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Nov. 2008-June 2011. North Carolina chief of staff at Obama for America, Sept.-Nov. 2008. Deputy director at the Democratic Senate Majority Fund, 2003-04. Legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, 2003. Legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. Jean Carnahan, Jan. 2001-Dec. 2002. Fundraiser for the Mel Carnahan for Senate Committee, April 1999-Dec. 2000. Special assistant in the Office of Gov. Mel Carnahan, 1998-1999. J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 2006. B.A. in political science from University of Missouri-Columbia, 1998.
Midwest States Deputy Director Claudia Chavez
(July 2020; Illinois state director Feb.-Jun. 2020 and started as Iowa deputy state director, June 2019-Feb. 2020) Senior advisor to Chicago for Rahm Emanuel, Feb. 2018-May 2019. Deputy director of Legislative Council and government affairs (Aug. 2016-Feb. 2018) and assistant to the Mayor, Legislative Council and government affairs (Mar. 2014-July 2016) to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Senior account executive at Resolute Consulting LLC, Apr. 2011-Feb. 2014. Senior account executive at Central Strategies, May 2011-Dec. 2013. Regional deputy GOTV director for OFA-CO, Sept.-Nov. 2012. Regional director for For A Better Chicago, Jan.-May 2011. Deputy field director for the Illinois Democratic Coordinated Campaign, July 2010-Apr. 2011. Field director on Alexi for Illinois, May-July 2010. Field director on Dan Hynes for Governor, July 2009-Feb. 2010. Field director on Friends of Sara Feigenholtz (IL-5), Dec. 2008-Mar. 2009. Regional field director on Bill Foster for Congress (IL-14), Aug.-Nov. 2008. GOTV for the IL-14 special election, Feb.-Mar. 2008. B.A. in political science and government from Illinois State University. twitter
West States Director Alex Glass
(July 2020) President of Glass Ceiling
Strategies, LLC in Seattle from Nov. 2018. Senior
communications officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation, Mar. 2017-Nov. 2018. Political advisor (Feb.
2016-Mar. 2017) and communications advisor (Mar. 2014-Feb.
2016) at EMILY's List. Vice president of events at
Foreign Policy magazine, May 2013-Jan. 2014. Director of
press relations for the 2012 Democratic National Convention
Committee in Charlotte. Deputy press director and
spokesperson for the U.S. Agency for International
Development, Oct. 2011-May 2012. Worked for U.S. Sen.
Patty Murray (D-WA) for over ten years to Oct. 2011, serving
as her long-time communications director and advisor from
April 2001. Deputy campaign manager for Murray's
re-election campaign in 2010, and has worked on numerous
political campaigns. Surrogate booker with the
Gore/Lieberman presidential campaign, July-Dec. 2000. B.A. in
sociology from Bryn Mawr College, 2000.
West States Deputy Director Philip Kim
Nevada state director on Cory 2020, June 2019-Jan. 2020. Director of AAPI outreach for the DNC, 2018. Organizing advocate for Educators for Excellence, 2017. Deputy political director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016. Attended UC Berkeley. twitter
Expansion States Director Caroline Grey
(July 2020) Pod director on Warren for
President, Dec. 2019-Apr. 2020. Co-founder, vice
president at Civis Analytics, Nov. 2012-Nov. 2015.
Director of analytics operations on Obama for America, July
2011-Nov. 2012. Targeting analyst and special projects
at the DNC, Feb. 2009-July 2011. Worked on
Obama's 2008 campaign starting as a field organizer in Iowa
in Feb. 2007 and concluding as an RFD in Virginia in Fall
2008. Studied at the Johns Hopkins University.
Originally from Berkeley.
States Strategy and Program Advisor Gabe Amo
(June 2020) A national deputy regional
director on Mike Bloomberg 2020, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. State
and local government relations for The Home Depot from Mar.
2019. Director of public engagement and community
affairs in the Office of Gov. Gina Raimondo (RI), Feb.
2015-Feb. 2019. Senior advisor on Gina Raimondo for
Governor, Mar.-Nov. 2018. Office of Intergovernmental
Affairs at The White House, Feb. 2013-Feb. 2015.
National political coordinator on Obama for America,
Jan.-Nov. 2012. Field director for the RI Democratic
Party, Nov. 2006-Apr. 2008. Marshall Scholar at
University of Oxford, 2010-11; undergraduate degree in
political science from Wheaton College, 2010. From
Pawtucket, RI. twitter
National GOTV Director Janice Rottenberg
(July 2020) Iowa state director on
Warren for President, Jan. 2019-Mar. 2020. Directed the
Iowa Democratic Party's 2018 Coordinated Campaign, July-Nov.
2018. Campaigns director for Patients for Affordable
Drugs, Aug. 2017-July 2018. Organizing director for Ohio
Democrats' Coordinated Campaign (Ohio Together), April-Nov.
2016; started on the Clinton campaign in April 2015 as
regional organizing director in Iowa City on the Iowa Caucus
campaign, then served as Minnesota organizing director and
Washington Caucus director. Iowa Democratic Party
Coordinated Campaign field director, March-Nov. 2014. A
regional field director on Terry McAuliffe for Governor (VA),
Jan.-Nov. 2013. Regional field director in Nashua for
Organizing for America-NH, Jan.-Nov. 2012. Field
organizer for Obama in the Cincinnati area, June-Nov. 2008;
started on the campaign as a fellow. B.A. in political
science from University of Pennsylvania, 2011. twitter
Deputy National GOTV Director Maddie Tomaszewski
(Sept. 2020) Director of allied groups and labor engagement for the 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee, Jan.-Sept. 2020. Director of ballot access on Kamala Harris For The People, July-Dec. 2019. Principal/senior associate at Dewey Square Group, June 2014-July 2019. Short-term roles: GOTV in Miami on Hillary for America (Oct.-Nov. 2016); clip distribution for the 2016 DNCC (July 2016); operations and caucus turnout in Davenport, IA on Hillary for America. Associate at Dewey Square Group, June 2011-Feb. 2014. B.S. in political communication from Emerson College, 2010. twitter
Northeast GOTV Tierra Ward
South GOTV Teddy Smyth
(Aug. 2020) Senior partnerships manager at Alloy, Apr.-Aug. 2020. National distributed organizing director (Oct. 2019-Jan. 2020) and NH organizing director (Mar.-Oct. 2019) on Cory 2020. New Hampshire state director for NewGen America, Mar. 2018-Mar. 2019. Campaign manager on Jessica Morse for Congress (CA), Jan.-Mar. 2018. Campaign manager on Jennifer Carroll Foy for Delegate (VA), July-Dec. 2017. Virginia political coordinator for the Progressive Campaign Change Committee, Feb.-July 2017. Regional organizing director for the North Carolina Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016. New Hampshire deputy youth vote director (July-Aug. 2016) and campus organizer in Upper Valley (June 2015-June 2016). B.A. in environmental studies from Middlebury College, 2015.
Midwest GOTV Bobby Bauch
(Aug. 2020) Iowa training director on
Warren for President, May 2019-Mar. 2020. Training
director at the Nevada State Democratic Party, June-Nov.
2018. Regional field director for the Democratic Party
of Virginia, May-Nov. 2017. Regional organizing director
in far Northeast Philadelphia on Hillary for America,
June-Nov. 2016. Field organizer in Dubuque on Martin
O'Malley's presidential campaign, May 2015-Feb. 2016.
Legislative assistant for Iowa House Democrats, Jan.-May
2015. Field organizer in Dubuque for the Iowa Democratic
Party, June-Nov. 2014. Sales associate at Lori's Gifts,
Oct. 2013-May 2014. B.A. in English literature from
Loras College, 2013.
West GOTV Hugo Jacobo
(Sept. 2020) Independent consultant from
June 2019. Field director on Daley for Mayor (Chicago),
Sept. 2018-Feb. 2019. Campaign manager on Sol Flores for
Congress, Dec. 2017-Mar. 2018. Senior aide in the Office
of the City Clerk, City of Chicago, Feb.-Dec. 2017.
Regional organizing director in Nevada, Illinois on Hillary
for America, Sept. 2015-Nov. 2016. Labor organizer with
AFT, Nov. 2012-June 2015. B.A. in political science,
Latino and Latin American Studies from Northern Illinois
Director of Vote-by-Mail Operations Joey Pacific
(Aug. 2020) National operations director on Pete for America, April 2019-Apr. 2020. Independent campaign operations consultant at My Field Ops, Apr.-Dec. 2018. Logistics director for the DSCC recount effort in Orlando, FL, Nov. 2018. Operations director for the Democratic Party of Virginia Coordinated Campaign, July-Dec. 2017. Operations director on Tom Perriello for Virginia, Feb.-June 2017. Virginia deputy operations director (May-Dec. 2016), director of shutdown operations and GOTV support in Des Moines, Las Vegas and Seattle (Feb.-Apr. 2016), Iowa deputy operations director (Dec. 2015-Feb. 2016) and vetting specialist in Brooklyn (Mar.-Dec. 2015) on Hillary for America. Bachelor's degree in political science from Washington State University. twitter
National Organizing Director Kurt Bagley
(Apr. 25, 2019) National field director (from Feb. 2017) and Southern national field desk (Oct. 2015-Dec. 2016) at the DCCC. Field director on Ron Barber for Congress, Jan.-Dec. 2014. Field and data director at Utah Votes from Apr.-Dec. 2013. Field organizer at CU Boulder for Organizing for America-Colorado, Aug.-Nov 2012; organizing fellow at Obama for America Utah, Feb.-May 2012. General manager at Turbo Express Car Wash, Jan. 2011-Feb. 2012. B.A. in economics from University of Utah, 2011. twitter
National Director of States Organizing Anatole Jenkins
(June 2020) National organizing director
on Organizing Together 2020, Dec. 2019-May 2020.
National organizing director on Kamala Harris for the People,
Jan.-Dec. 2019. National GOTV director for the DCCC,
Aug. 2017-Dec. 2018. Minnesota organizing director on
Hillary for America, April-Nov. 2016; In
the primaries Jenkins served as political director/lead
organizer on the North Carolina primary campaign (Feb.-April
2016), and started as deputy organizing director on the
Nevada caucus campaign (April 2015-Feb. 2016).
Coordinated campaign field director for the Nevada State
Democratic Party, July-Dec. 2014. Worked for
Organizing for Action, the grassroots organization
supporting President Obama, as deputy national regional
director (April-July 2014), Maryland and DC coordinator
(Dec. 2013-April 2014) and Maryland fundraising manager
(Sept.-Dec. 2013). Regional field director at Obama
for America in Nevada, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012; field
organizer at Organizing for America in Las Vegas, June-Dec.
2011. B.A. in political science and pre-law from The
Catholic University of America, 2015. twitter
Deputy National Organizing Director Jen Kim
(July 2020) Director of states ad
organizing on Cory 2020, May 2019-Jan. 2020. Program
director at Everybody Votes, May 2017-Feb. 2019. Special
projects coordinator at Peoples Climate Movement, Jan.-May
2017. Tampa, FL pod lead, deputy training director at
Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. State director at
NJPIRG, Sept. 2010-Aug. 2014. Colorado state director at
Community Voters Project, Aug.-Nov. 2012. Assistant
organizing director for CALPIRG Students, Nov. 2008-Aug.
2010. Organizing director at Fair Share, Inc., May-Nov.
2008. Organizer/lead organizer at CALPIRG Students, July
2006-May 2008. M.P.A. in urban and social policy from
Columbia | SIPA, 2016; B.A. in history from University of
Northeast States Organizing
Director Rameera Robbalaa
(July 2020) CEO of Robbalaa Consulting in
NY from May 2020. Co-owner of Frontier Botany Cannabis
in Oklahoma City from Aug. 2020. Consultant to the DNC,
Mar.-May 2020. Eastern regional organizing director on
Mike Bloomberg for President, Jan.-Mar. 2020. Vice
president for operations at Connective Strategies Associates
Inc., Mar. 2019-Jan. 2020; senior account executive at CSA
Inc., May 2015-Mar. 2019. Regional field director in
Brooklyn for Airbnb, Aug. 2014-May 2015. Organizer for
Citizen Action of New York, Mar.-Dec. 2013. Field
organizer in Brooklyn for Nextdoor.com, July-Nov. 2013.
Deputy campaign manager on Kirsten John Foy for City Council
(Brooklyn) July-Sept. 2013. Field organizer in Shelby,
NC on Obama for America, June-Nov. 2012. Master's degree
in human resources management and services from Walden
University, 2015; bachelors of arts and science in political
science and government from University of Oklahoma, 2012.
South States Organizing Director Jennifer Sosa
(July 2020; Mountain West organizing director,
Mar.-July 2020, Arizona state director, Feb.-July 2020 and
started as Nevada organizing director, Apr. 2019-Feb.
2020) Western regional field
director at the DCCC from Jan. 2018. Vice president of
operations for California Young Democrats from Feb.
2018. Field representative for U.S. Rep. Scott Peters
(CA), Dec. 2016-Dec. 2017. Field director in the
greater San Diego area for the California Democratic Party
(Aug.-Nov. 2016) and for the DCCC (Mar.-July 2016).
Deputy campaign manager for Yes on A (Carlsbad), Nov.
2015-Feb. 2016. Campaign manager on Jerry Velasco for
El Monte City Council and Andre Quintero for Mayor,
Aug.-Nov. 2015. Field organizer with the California
Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2014. Bachelor's degree
from UC San Diego, 2014. twitter
Midwest States Organizing Director Sean Hoey
(Jan. 2020) Nevada organizing director on Beto for America, June-Nov. 2019. Senior associate for mobilization and campaign management at Precision Strategies, Apr. 2018-June 2019. Deputy field director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2017. New Jersey field director for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Apr.-Aug. 2017. North Carolina deputy organizing director (July-Nov. 2016) and organizer in Council Bluffs, IA, Omaha, NE, Rochester, NY and Las Vegas, NV on Hillary for America (June 2015-June 2016). Communications assistant at Clean Wisconsin, Nov. 2014-May 2015; campaign manager on Madden for Madison city council race, Nov. 2014-April 2015. Fellow on Obama's re-election campaign in Madison, WI, June-Nov. 2012. B.A. in English and political science from University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015.
West States Organizing Director Alfred Eze
Worked on Kamala Harris For The People.
Pennsylvania organizing director on Organizing Together
2020. Worked on JB Pritzker for Governor campaign in
Illinois, 2018. Worked on Tom Periello for Governor in
Virginia, 2017. Regional organizing director in
Northampton on the Pennsylvania Victory 2016 Coordinated
Campaign. Graduate of the University of Minnesota.
Expansion States Organizing Director Julius Goldberg-Lewis
(Sept. 2020) Outreach manager for the
Public Engagement Unit (from July 2019), deputy outreach
manager, Tenant Support Unit, Public Engagement Unit (Sept.
2018-July 2019) and borough lead, Tenant Support Unit, Public
Engagement Unit (Feb. 2017-Sept. 2018) at the City of New
York. Regional organizing director in Loudoun Co. for
the Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Nov. 2016.
Organizer in Iowa City, IA and Commerce City, CO on Hillary
for America, Sept. 2015-May 2016. Bachelor's degree in
philosophy, politics and economics from University of
National Training Director Gabriella Cascone
(May 2019) Trainer for the National
Democratic Training Committee from Jan. 2018. Training
director on JB Pritzker for Governor, May-Dec. 2018.
Senior training manager with Indivisible Project, Mar.-May
2018. Mobile enrollment coordinator for IDNYC for the
NYC Human Resources Administration, Apr. 2017-Mar. 2018.
North Carolina statewide training director (July-Nov. 2016),
regional organizing director in Newport News, VA (May-July
2016) and organizer in Western Iowa on the caucus campaign
(July 2015-May 2016) for Hillary for America. Regional
field director (June-Nov. 2014) and field organizer (Apr.-June
2014) on the North Carolina Coordinated Campaign. Public
affairs coordinator for Planned Parenthood of Nassau County,
Inc., Aug. 2012-Apr. 2014. Client service representative
for Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, Inc., July 2009-Aug.
2010. B.A. in sociology from SUNY Geneseo, 2009. twitter
Deputy Training Director-DNC Lucia Nu ñez
(July 2020) Previously Southeast Pod deputy organizing director (Mar.-June 2020); Nevada out of state director (Dec. 2019-Feb. 2020); and Nevada deputy organizing director (started in May 2019). Field director for CA-10 (July-Nov. 2018), organizing director for CA-10 (Nov. 2017-June 2018) and senior regional organizer in Modesto (Feb.-Nov. 2017) for the California Democratic Party (Josh Harder). Field organizer in Sacramento area for the California Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016. Research associate at brilliant corners Research & Strategies, Dec. 2015-June 2016. B.A. in environmental analysis, Hispanic studies from Scripps College, 2015.
Deputy Training Director Ashley Arnold
(July 2020) Ohio training director on
Warren for President, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020. Learning
design analyst for the Obama Foundation, June 2018-Nov.
2019. Policy fellow with the ACLU, May-Aug. 2017.
M.P.P. from Duke University, 2018; B.A. in English, political
science and history from Marshall University, 2016.
Senior Advisor for Digital Strategy Caitlin Mitchell
(reported May 8, 2020) Chief
mobilization officer on Warren for President, Jan. 2019-Mar.
2020. Chief mobilization officer at the DNC in the
2018 cycle, announced Aug.
25, 2017 to Jan. 2019. Vice president of digital at
EMILY's List from Apr. 2015. Deputy digital director
at the DNC, July 2014-Apr. 2015. Email director at
Organizing for Action, Feb. 2013-July 2014. Email
writer for Obama for America, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2013.
Research director at AKPD Message and Media, Feb. 2009-Aug.
2011. Digital director on Chicago for Rahm Emanuel,
Oct. 2010-Mar. 2011. Staff assistant at AKPD Message
and Media/ASK Public Strategies, Feb.-July 2009. B.S.
in communication studies, public advocacy from Ohio
University, 2007. twitter
Digital Organizing Director Jose Nunez
(reported June 24, 2020) National
digital director at Organizing Together 2020, Jan.-June
2020. Director of online organizing on Kamala
Harris for the People, Feb.-Dec. 2019. A regional
mobilization director at the DNC, Nov. 2017-Feb. 2019.
Digital associate at Wide Eye Creative, Jan.-Nov.
2017. Iowa deputy digital director on Hillary for
America, June-Nov. 2016. Political
organizer/communications at the San Antonio Alliance of
Teachers and Support Personnel, Feb. 2015-June 2016.
Digital strategist on Leticia Van de Putte's campaign for
lieutenant governor, July-Nov. 2014. Studied political
science and government at the University of Texas at
Digital Organizing Chief of Staff Dan Parnes
Program manager for grassroots mobilization on Warren for President, Oct. 2019-Mar. 2020. GOTV director in CD-45 for the California Democratic Party, Sept.-Dec. 2018. Deputy field director on Mike Johnston for Colorado, Apr.-July 20018. Regional field director on Doug Jones for Senate, Oct.-Dec. 2017. Head of business development (Jan. 2016-Apr. 2017) and business development manager (Jan.-Dec. 2015) at Optimizely. Director of business development and communications at Tugg, Inc. (Austin, TX), Jan. 2012-Mar. 2014. Crisis management at Weber Shandwick, May 2011-Jan. 2012. Deputy field director on Jim Langevin for Congress (RI), June 2010-Jan. 2011. B.A. in political science from Brown University.
Digital Organizing Platforms Director Vishal Disawar
(Aug. 30, 2020 tweet)
Innovation manager on Warren for President, Oct. 2019-Mar.
2020. Product manager at MobilizeAmerica, Mar. 2018-Aug.
2019. Co-founder and CEO at Grove AI (acquired by
MobilizeAmerica, May 2017-Mar. 2018. Entrepreneur in
resident fellow at Higher Ground Labs, Aug.-Oct. 2017.
Product consultant to United We Dream, Apr.-July 2017.
Digital organizer for Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov.
2016. Studied computer science and political science at
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. twitter
17 Battleground state digital organizing programs "accounted for one-third of all voter contact on the Biden campaign, including nearly 250 million text, call, and relational attempts, more than 5 million conversations, and over 248,000 completed volunteer shifts with just over 120 paid staff."
Director of State Digital Programs Courtney Corbisiero
(June 2020; deputy digital
organizing director, July 2019-June 2020; started as traveling
digital director, Apr.-July 2019) Digital director at
End Citizens United, Nov. 2017-Apr. 2019. Digital
director on the Drive for Our Lives bus tour (Affordable Care
Act), July-Aug. 2017. Chief digital officer at Rapid
Returns, Apr.-July 2017. Digital director on the Save My
Care bus tour, Jan.-Mar. 2017. Wisconsin digital
director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016. Digital
associate at 270 Strategies, Jan. 2015-May 2016.
Deputy digital director at Braley for Iowa (U.S. Senate)
June-Nov. 2014. Digital director for state support at
270 Strategies, Dec. 2013-May 2014. Deputy digital
director at Business Forward, Feb.-Dec. 2013. Digital
organizer in Ohio (July-Nov. 2012), tech and field intern
(Jan.-July 2012) and Illinois digital state lead (Sept.
2011-Feb. 2012) on Obama for America. B.A. in
political science from The George Washington University,
Northeast Eisha Misra
(Mar. 2020; started as NH digital
director, July 2019-Feb. 2020) Digital director for the
NH Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Dec. 2018.
Digital strategist at Run the World Digital, Aug. 2017-Aug.
2018. Communications and digital coordinator at the
Toxics Action Center, Feb.-Aug. 2017. Digital content
lead in Philadelphia on Hillary for America, July-Nov.
2016, Studied public relations, advertising and applied
communication at Penn State University. twitter
Midwest Andy Oare
(July 2020) Digital strategist at AODS LLC from Jan 2017. Senior director, digital at Kivvit, Jan. 2018-Mar. 2020. Vice president of digital strategy at The Glover Park Group, June 2014-May 2018. Florida senior digital director on Hillary for America, Sept.-Nov. 2016. Digital client manager at 270 Strategies, Apr. 2013-June 2014. Digital strategist at The Action, Nov. 2012-Jan. 2013. Regional digital director for South, Midwest on Obama for America, Jan.-Nov. 2012. Senior new media strategist (Oct. 2010-Oct. 2011) and new media specialist on the Recovery Act team (April 2009-Sept. 2010) at the U.S. Department of Energy. Worked on Obama's 2007-08 campaign starting in Dec. 2007 as a field organizer in the South Carolina, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Kentucky primaries, and in the general election as a regional field director in Michigan, and redeployed to Indiana GOTV for the close of the campaign. B.A. in communications and B.S. in psychology from Xavier University, 2006. twitter
(Sept. 2020) Director of distributed campaigning on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, Apr.-Sept. 2020. National distributed events manager on Warren for President, Dec. 2018-Mar. 2020. Digital writer on Elizabeth for MA, Sept.-Dec. 2018. Communications director (2018) and communications and legislative aide (Jan. 2017-2018) for state Sen. Barbara L'Italien. Field director on Barbara L'Italien for State Senate, Sept.-Nov. 2016. B.S. in political communication from Emerson College, 2016. twitter
South Jamie Lopez
Mobilization director on Warren for
President from Dec. 2019. Director of state digital
programs on Beto for America. Other experience
includes digital manager at The Hub Project, social media
associate at ACLU, and deputy digital director for Hillary
for America in Florida. twitter
(July 2020) Distributed channels
director on Warren for President, Oct. 2019-Mar. 2020.
Digital director (and union steward) on Randy Bryce's 2018
campaign for Congress against House Speaker Paul Ryan, Aug.
2017-Nov. 2018. Digital director on
Jim Johnson for Governor (NJ), Jan.-June 2017. Deputy
digital director for the DNC/Hillary for America in
Nebraska, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Field organizer in Iowa City
on Bernie 2016; the campaign's first organizer in Iowa, July
2015-Apr. 2016. B.A. degrees in political science and
sociology from Middlebury College, 2015. twitter
Deputy Distributed Organizing Director Spencer Neiman
(Aug. 2020) National peer-to-peer
manager on Warren for President, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020.
National distributed organizer for the ACLU, Apr. 2018-Nov.
2019. Text lead on Biss for Illinois, Dec. 2017-Mar.
2018. Associate director for the Million Dollar Quartet
n Norwegian Cruise Lines, Sept. 2015-Nov. 2017.
Co-organizing director at Ameya Pawar for Governor, Feb.-Oct.
2017. B.A. in theatre from Northwestern University.
National Text Director Clarice Criss
Consultant to various non-profit organizations from Oct. 2012, based in Dallas, TX. National distributed organizing director on Tom Steyer 2020. Regional field manager for Color of Change PAC, Feb.-Dec. 2018. Project manager at GROW North Texas, Jan. 2017-Feb. 2018. Parole officer for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Nov. 2014-Mar. 2016; and charge mental health technician at Nexus Recovery Center, July 2013-Jan. 2015. Case manager for Lakes Regional MHMR Center, Oct. 2011-Oct. 2012. Advocate for Disability Rights Texas, Mar.-Oct. 2011. Service coordinator for Metrocare Services, Sept. 2009-Jan. 2011. B.A. in psychology from University of North Texas, 2009.
National Calls Director Claire Wyatt
National events program manager on
Bernie 2020. Led the 2019 Women’s March national
volunteer and sister march programs. Executive
director of Virginia Student Power Network for New Virginia
Majority. Also worked at Movement Voter Project.
Graduate of the University of Virginia, 2013. ["The
national calls program cultivated a community of over
100,000 volunteers to make 88 million phone calls to voters
in battleground states."]
National Events Director Catherine Vegis
(July 2020) Western region organizing director (Feb.-July 2020) and NH deputy organizing director on Biden for President. Deputy field director (May-Nov. 2018) and regional field director (June 2017-May 2018) on JB Pritzker for Governor (IL). Took a semester off to serve as a field organizer in greater Philadelphia area for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016. Experience also includes fellow on Hillary for America in Chicago, Feb.-Mar. 2016. Studied political science and government at DePaul University. From Oakland, CA.
National Relational Director Roohi Rustum
National organizer on Pete for America from July 2019. Experience includes director of engagement for the Boston Schools Fund. M.P.A. from Harvard Kennedy School of Government and M.B.A.from MIT Sloan School of Management, 2017; B.A. in Biology and English from Yale College.
Regional Text Managers
Midwest Max Kennedy (Aug. 2020) Senior associate (Dec. 2019-Feb. 2020) and associate (June 2018-Dec. 2019) at Insight Partners. Business analyst at McKinsey & Company, Sept. 2016-May 2018. B.A. in history from Harvard University, 2016.
Malagon (July 2020) Ph.D. in German language
and literature, 2019; Master's degree in German language and
literature from Humboldt University of Berlin, 2011;
bachelor's degree in German studies from Yale University,
Jack Arnheiter (Aug.
2020) Digital organizing manager on the Missouri
Coordinated Campaign, May-Aug. 2020. National
distributed channels organizer on Warren for President, Dec.
2019-Mar. 2020; started as an organizing fellow in Des Moines,
June-Sept. 2019. B.S. in political science from Tufts
(Sept. 2020) Volunteer Director for Resistance Labs from
Mar. 2020. Distributed organizer, team lead on Tom
Steyer 2020, Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020. Campaign manager on
Ashton P. Woods for Houston, Jan.-Dec. 2019. SMS
outreach manager on Tony Madrigal for County Supervisor,
June-Dec. 2018. Voter registration manager for Pacifica
City Council, Jan.-June 2018. Studied criminal
justice/psychology at Prairie View A&M University.
Working on M.P.H. from University of Miami's Miller School of
Medicine. Public policy fellow at Hispanic Unity of
Florida, Inc., Aug. 2017-July 2018. Field organizer in
Doral for the Florida Democratic Party, Oct.-Nov. 2016.
B.S. in microbiology and immunology and B.A. in Jewish/Judaic
studies from University of Miami, 2016.
Regional Calls Managers
Melissa Goldberg (Aug. 2020) Public speaking coach and trainer, founder of Speech Capital, LLC in Mountain View, CA from Nov. 2012. Workshop facilitator and instructor. B.S. in economics from Washington University in St. Louis.
Graham Derfner (July
2020) Digital organizer on Biden for President, Dec.
2019-July 2020. Individual and classroom tutor for Test
Prep Chicago, May-Dec. 2019. Field director on Friend of
Marianne Lalonde, Feb.-Apr. 2019. Field organizer on JB
for Governor, July-Nov. 2018. Tutoring fellow at SAGA
Innovations, Aug. 2017-June 2018. B.A. in creative
writing from Northwestern University, 2017.
Spanish Calls Isabel
García-Ajofrín (Sept. 2020) Cultural
liaison for NYC Census 2020, Mar.-Sept. 2020. Senior PR
account executive, at d exposito & Partners, Aug.
2019-Jan. 2020. Account executive at Arcos
Communications, Aug. 2017-Sept. 2018. Instructor of
public administration (Sept. 2014-Sept. 2016) and research
assistant (Feb.-May 2014 at the College of New Rochelle.
Director of communications at Desarrollo y Asistencia in
Madrid,, Spain, Dec. 2009-Feb. 2014. Ph.D. in political
science from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2015; Master's
degree in politics and democracy from UNED, 2009; Master's
degree in journalism from Universidad San Pablo-CEU;
bachelor's degree in journalism from Universidad Complutense
de Madrid, 2006.
Kevin Stephen (July
2020) Investment analyst at Insight Partners, June-Aug.
2019. Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics from
Bridget Wu (Oct.
2020; started as an intern in Aug. 2020) Bachelor's
degree in philosophy from St. John's College, 2020.
Erin Kwitny (Oct.
2020) Marine mammal trainer at SeaWorld in San Diego
from June 2007. Bachelor's degree in zoology, animal
biology from UC Davis, 2006.
Regional Event Managers
Serena Bian (July 2020) Community manager at First Round Capital to May 2020. Researcher for Vivek Murthy's book Together: The Healing Power of Social Connections. Graduate of University of Pennsylvania. Chinese American Michigander living in San Francisco.
Reagan Hunter (Aug.
2020) Southwest Michigan organizer with Organizing
Together 2020, Apr.-June 2020. Mobilization hub
organizer in Houston on Warren for President, Dec. 2019-Mar.
2020. Volunteered on Beto for America and Beto for
Texas. Program analyst in Houston with NASA, Feb.
2015-Dec. 2019. Bachelor's degree in finance from Texas
A&M University, 2014.
Central States Hannah
Peyton Started on Biden for President as a field
organizer in Manchester, NH in June 2019. Organizer on
Dan Foley for State Representative (OH), May-Nov. 2018.
Deputy campaign manager on Jeff Rezabek for State
Representative (OH), May-Nov. 2016. Bachelor's degree in
political science from Miami University, 2018.
Angela Elder (Sept.
2020; started as a volunteer leader) Vice president of
events (Oct. 2019-Aug. 2020) and director of event programming
(Apr.-Oct. 2019 at SHRM. Yoga instructor, Jan. 2012-Mar.
2020. Vice president of event content and education at
the National Retail Federation, Oct. 2016-Feb. 2019.
Vice president of career development programs at NRF
Foundation, Sept. 2006-Sept. 2016. Assistant director of
the college division at DECA Inc., 2003-06. Director of
membership and administration at Financial Women
International, 2000-03. B.A. in women's studies and
history from William & Mary, 1999.
Regional Relational Managers
Trevor Fifer (Sept. 2020) Illinois state director (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and regional organizing director in Plymouth (July 2019-Feb. 2020) on Pete for America. Field director for the Colorado Democratic Senate Campaign Fund, Mar.-Nov. 2018. Field director for Our Denver, Aug.-Nov. 2017. Campaign manager on Karen Kellen for Colorado, Aug. 2017. Campaign manager on Chris Kennedy for Colorado, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Field organizer in Jefferson County, CO on Hillary for America, Nov. 2015-Apr. 2016. Deputy campaign manager on Goldhamer for Colorado, June-Nov. 2015. Field organizer for the Colorado Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2014. B.A. in political science and government from University of Denver, 2014.
Kai Mateo (Sept.
2020) Training and operations manager for the Leading
Change Network, June-Sept. 2020. South Carolina
operations director on Pete for America, July 2019-Mar.
2020. Gardner traveling fellow, Harvard University in
the Philippines, Nov. 2018-July 2019. A.B. in social
studies from Harvard University; A.A. in liberal arts from
Deep Springs College. Experience also includes field
organizing fellow in Spencer, Iowa on Bernie 2016, Jan. 2016.
(July 2020) Michigan digital director for
Organizing Together 2020, Mar.-July 2020. Digital
director for the Virginia House Democratic Caucus, Mar.-Nov.
2019. Digital director on Gretchen Whitmer for Governor,
Aug. 2017-July 2018. Michigan digital director on
Hillary for America, July-Dec. 2016. Digital director
for the Virginia Democratic Party from Aug. 2015.
Digital organizer for the Michigan AFL-CIO, March-Oct.
2014. Digital organizer/legislative organizer for the
Harriet Tubman Center, Aug. 2013-March 2014.
Digital organizer and earlier field organizer for the Michigan
Democratic Party, Aug. 2011-Aug. 2013; also interned there
Jan.-April 2011. Online organizer on Tim Greimel for
State Representative in Pontiac, Dec. 2011-Feb. 2012.
B.A. in public relations from Western Michigan University,
2011; started at Bethune-Cookman University in Florida.
Originally from Detroit.
Coalitions Project Director Jamie
(July 2020) SC digital director on Biden
for President, Aug. 2019-Mar. 2020. Social
content manager at the DNC from May 2018. Press
assistant (Feb. 2017-May 2018) and staff assistant (May
2016-Feb. 2017) in the Office of U.S. Rep. Cedric
Richmond. Bachelor's degree in public relations from
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2015. twitter
Digital Communications Special Projects Director Ben Cobley
(started on the campaign as Iowa digital
director in Oct. 2019) Communications director for
Iowa Voices, June-Oct. 2019. Digital and
communications specialist on Friends of John Delaney,
Feb.-June 2019. Senior digital strategist for
GPSIMPACT from June 2017. Press aide in Des Moines on
Hillary for America, Sept.-Nov. 2016. Deputy campaign
manager on Rob Hogg for U.S. Senate, Jan.-June 2016; also
legislative aide to Sen. Hogg, Jan.-April 2016.
Bachelor's degree in international/global studies from
University of Iowa, 2016.
Online Community Manager Sophia Rubio
(July 2020; started as national
recruitment/distributed organizing coordinator in Aug.
2019) Scheduler in the U.S. House, Oct. 2018-Aug.
2019. Virginia field organizer for For Our Future,
Feb.-Oct. 2018. B.S. in therapeutic
recreation/recreational therapy from University of
Tennessee, Knoxville, 2017.
Online Community Manager Benjamin Osterlund
(Aug. 2020) Organizer with the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, June-Aug. 2020. Regional organizing director in Kalamazoo on Organizing Together 2020. Organizer in San Francisco (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and in Newton, Iowa (June 2019-Feb. 2020) on Pete for America. Degree in public policy studies from Vanderbilt University, 2019.
Online Community Organizer Emma Turner
(Aug. 2020) Student in
political science and government from Georgetown
University. Organizing intern on Biden for
President, July-Aug. 2019. Director of logistics for
OWN IT Summit, Nov. 2018-Mar. 2020.
Online Community Organizer Hoor Qureshi
(Aug. 2020) Served in the Peace Corps
in Botswana, July 2019-Mar. 2020. B.A. in global
health studies and global development studies from Mercer
Online Community Organizer Gerard Oberle
(Aug. 2020) Digital organizer in
Michigan for Organizing Together 2020, May-July 2020.
Field organizer on Mike Bloomberg for President, Dec.
2019-Mar. 2020. Political aide on Menendez for Senate,
June-Nov. 2018. Bachelor's degree in political science
from Rowan University.
Online Community Organizer Márco Sanchez
(Aug. 2020) Grassroots advocacy
officer for the United Nations Foundation from Jan.
2018. Policy consultant to World Bank Group,
Sept.-Dec. 2017. B.A. in political science and
government from California State University Fullerton.
(July 2020) Digital content director at
When We All Vote, Mar.-July 2020. Senior digital
strategist on Kamala Harris For The People, Oct.-Dec.
2019. Digital strategist at Authentic Campaigns,
Jan.-Oct. 2019. Digital strategist at NARAL Pro-Choice
America, Feb. 2017-Jan. 2019. Digital and membership
coordinator at the DSCC, Mar. 2016-Feb. 2017. Interned
for U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, Aug. 2015-Feb. 2016. B.A.
degrees in criminal justice and journalism-strategic
communications from University of Nevada Reno, 2015.
Organizing Email Director Anthony Martinez
(Sept. 2020) Associate director of
communications-digital strategy (Sept. 2019-Sept. 2020) and
digital director (Dec. 2017-Sept. 2019) at the National
Immigration Law Center. Digital director for the House
Democratic Caucus, Chairman Joe Crowley, Jan.-Dec. 2017; and
digital strategist for the House Democratic Caucus, Rep.
Xavier Becerra, Feb. 2016-Jan. 2017. Communications
associate (Feb. 2014-Feb 2016) and intern (Nov. 2013-Mar.
2014) at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
Bachelor's degree in political science and government from
UC Berkeley, 2013.
Organizing Email Strategist Sofia Jesani
(Aug. 2020) Digital director on Sarah
Riggs Amico for U.S. Senate (GA), Feb.-June 2020.
Digital campaign strategist at the Vera Institute of
Justice, July 2018-Feb. 2020. Senior account manager
at Tinuiti, July 2015-May 2018. Education outreach
coordinator for Ashraya Initiative for Children in Pune,
India, Nov. 2014-Feb. 2015. B.A. in public relations
from The University of Georgia, 2014.
Organizing Email Strategist Megha Bhattacharya
(Sept. 2020) Digital associate at the
Democratic National Convention Committee from May 2020
Fundraising associate (Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020) and organizing
fellow (June-Aug. 2019) on Warren for President.
Bachelor's degree in political science from University of
Chicago, 2019. twitter
Organizing Email Production Assistant Solane Nemera
(Aug. 2020) Social media management and
development VISTA at YouthBuild DC (AmeriCorps), Aug.
2019-Aug. 2020. Digital organizer for Organizing
Together 2020, May-July 2020. B.S. in political
science and government from University of Arkansas at Little
Organizing SMS Manager Amanda Silva
(Sept. 2020) Integrated marketing
strategist (May-Sept. 2020), mobile specialist (Apr.
2019-May 2020) and coordinator for digital supporter
engagement and innovation, Fb. 2018-Apr. 2019 at Planned
Parenthood Federation of America. Development and
partnerships coordinator (Apr. 2016-Jan. 2018) and
development fellow (Nov. 2015-Mar. 2016) for the National
Peace Corps Association. TEFL teacher and trainer in
West Java, Indonesia, Apr. 2013-June 2015. Events and
insight trips intern for Opportunity International
Australia, Sept. 2012-Jan. 2013. B.A. in studio art:
multimedia from American University, 2012.
Organizing SMS Manager Diana Chávez
(Aug. 2020) Digital manager (Jan.
2019-Mar. 2020) and digital coordinator (Aug. 2017-Dec.
2018) at In Touch Ministeries in Atlanta.
Administrative assistant at Inversatil Finance, Jan.
2007-Sept. 2013. A.A. in journalism and professional
writing from Georgia State University Perimeter College,
Organizing SMS Manager Philisea Matthews
(Aug. 2020) Also
voter protection organizing director for the South
Carolina Democratic Party from Feb. 2020. Field
organizer in Aiken, SC on the Deval Patrick presidential
campaign, Jan.-Feb. 2020. Field organizer (July-Dec.
2019) and fellow (June-July 2019) in South Carolina on
Kamala Harris For The People. B.A. in political
science and government from University of South Carolina
Organizing SMS Manager Edward (Teddy) Echeverria
(July 2020; NH deputy
organizing director, July 2019-July 2020) Deputy
project manage for Revolution Field Strategies, Oct.
2018-Jan. 2019. Campaign manager on Garth Corriveau
for Executive Council (NH), May-Sept. 2018. Finance
director on Bob Massie for Governor, Aug. 2017-Apr.
2018. Project assistant at WilmerHale, May 2015-May
2017. Regional field director in NH at NextGen
Climate, June-Dec. 2014. B.A. in government from
Colby College, 2014.
Community Engagement and Inbox Systems Organizer Mackenzie Kolling
(Aug. 2020) Show producer for "The Doctors," Apr. 2016-Aug. 2020. Show producer for "Face the Truth," May 2018-Mar. 2019. Senior associate producer for "The Doctors," Feb. 2014-Apr. 2016. Segment producer for "Home and Family" TV show, May-Aug. 2015. Researcher at "The Doctors" TV show, Oct. 2012-Feb. 2014. Agent assistant at Rebel Entertainment Partners, Aug. 2011-Oct. 2012. Studio page at Paramount Pictures, Sept. 2010-Mar. 2011. Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism, government from American University.
Senior Advisor for Digital Strategy Caitlin Mitchell ...see above
Digital Director Rob Flaherty
Previously digital director on Beto for America, May-Nov.
2019). Creative director at the progressive super
PAC Priorities USA. Deputy digital communications
director on Hillary for America from June 2015.
Director of digital media (Feb.-June 2015) and video
producer/youth media coordinator (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2015) at
the DNC. Digital and press assistant at Terry
McAuliffe for Governor, June-Nov. 2013.
Communications coordinator for Assemblywoman Barbara
Lifton, Sept. 2011-Dec. 2012. Communications
director on Myrick for Ithaca, March-Sept. 2011.
B.A./B.S. in politics/television from Ithaca College,
Chief of Staff Medha Raj
(reported June 24, 2020) Deputy director of distribution (Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020) and started as program manager,(Aug.-Oct. 2019) on Pete for America. Investment team at Higher Ground Labs, Dec. 2018-June 2019. Digital team on Gavin for Governor, Aug.-Nov. 2018. Strategy team at Flippable.org, June-Aug. 2018. Worked in the office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, June-Aug. 2017. Consultant with Deloitte, Aug. 2014-June 2017. M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, 2019; B.S.F.S. in international politics from Georgetown University, 2014.
DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS | GRASSROOTS FUNDRAISING
Deputy Digital Director, Digital Communications Aalok Kanani
(2020) Head of brand and
content at Pete for America, 2019-20. Director at
Engine | Advocacy & Foundation, 2018-19.
Entrepreneurship fellow at TechnoServe (India), 2018.
Vice president at Mercury, 2015-16. Public information
office for the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response,
2015. Director of digital strategy for the U.S.
Mission to the United Nations, 2013-15. Confidential
assistant to the Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of
Education, 2011-13. M.B.A. from Northwestern
University-Kellogg School of Management, 2018; B.A. in
international relations from Tufts University, 2011.
Deputy Digital Director, Grassroots Fundraising Clarke Humphrey
(reported June 24, 2020) Director of online fundraising (Mar. 2019-June 2020) and grassroots prospects manager (June 2018-Mar. 2019) at the DNC. Associate at Bully Pulpit Interactive, July 2017-May 2018. Email director for It's On Us and The United State of Women at Civic Nation, Feb.-July 2017. North Carolina digital director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016. Email campaigner (Mar. 2015-May 2016) and digital production assistant (June 2014-Mar. 2015) for the DNC. B.S. in journalism and English literature from Northwestern University, 2014. twitter
(reported June 24, 2020)
Senior vice president for brand partnerships at Group Nine
Media, Jan. 2019-May 2020. Vice president of sales and
publisher of The Dodo, July 2017-Jan. 2019. Vice
president of sales and publisher at NowThis, Apr. 2015-Jan.
2019. Global accounts (Aug. 2013-Feb. 2015) and senior
account manager (Oct. 2011-Aug. 2013) at Twitter.
Deputy sales account manager at Google, Sept. 2009-Oct.
2011. B.A. in history and science, technology and
society from Stanford University. twitter
Partnerships and Influencer Manager Maha Ghandour
(Oct. 2020; started as
partnerships and influencer coordinator in Aug. 2020)
Digital media and non-scripted TV at WME (William Morris
Endeavor), Feb. 2018-Aug. 2020; and brand partnerships at
WME | IMG, June 2017-Feb. 2018. B.S. in industrial and
labor relations from Cornell University, 2017.
Partnerships Manager Aisha Shah
Communications strategist for Buoy from Jan. 2020.
Assistant manager of the corporate fund at the John F.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Mar. 2018-Jan.
2020. Account executive at Spitfire, July 2017-Mar.
2018. Program associate at Raise DC, July 2015-July
2017. Philanthropic events coordinator for LexisNexis,
Sept. 2014-July 2015. Impact fellow at YES Prep Public
Schools in Houston, July 2013-July 2014. B.A. in
English language and literature from Davidson College, 2013.
Influencer Partnerships Manager Lorraine Carlucci
(Aug. 2020; social media manager July 2019-Aug. 2020) Talent acquisition specialist (social media) at Olive Garden, Feb.-July 2019. Social media specialist at Uproar PR, May 2018-Feb. 2019. Social media and communications intern at the Walt Disney Company, May 2017-May 2018. B.A. in communication from University of Connecticut, 2017. Experience includes paid media intern on Hillary for America, May-Aug. 2016. twitter
Content and Partnerships Strategist Amelia Montooth
(Sept. 2020) Digital
content manager for the 2020 Democratic National Convention
Committee, May-Sept. 2020. Media strategist on Warren
for President, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020. Digital media
fellow at Priorities USA, May-Nov. 2019. Political
affairs associate at Planned Parenthood Federation of
America, 2018-Nov.. 2019. B.A. in international
relations and global business from University of Southern
California, 2019. From Phoenix.
Digital Partnerships Content Coordinator Abigail Cherubin
(Sept. 2020) B.S. in
journalism from University of Florida, 2020.Senior Partner
at JUV Consulting from June 2020. Florida outreach
coordinator for The Love Vote, Sept.-Nov. 2018.
Community Content Director Madeline V. Twomey
(Sept. 2020) Director of
training and fellowships at Priorities USA, Nov. 2017-Dec.
2018. Director (Sept. 2015-June 2017), associate
director (Dec. 2014-Sept. 2015), senior associate (Dec.
2013-Nov. 2014), associate (Nov. 2012-Dec. 2013),
advertising budget manager (Jan.-Nov. 2012) and account
executive (June 2011-Jan. 2012) at Bully Pulpit
Interactive. Advertising budget manager at Obama for
America, Jan.-Nov. 2012. B.A. in political
communication, music from The George Washington University,
Digital Partnerships Allison Stern
(Aug. 2020) CSO (July
2018-Jan. 2020) CMO (Aug. 2016-July 2018), VP of marketing
(Jan. 2015-July 2016), GM enterprise solutions (Aug.
2013-Dec. 2014 and and co-founder and VP of business
development (June 2012-July 2013) at Tubular Labs.
Senior analyst (Sept. 2008-Apr. 2010) and research analyst
(Sept. 2007-Sept. 2008) at CEB (now Gartner). MBA from
Stanford University Graduate School of Business;
undergraduate degree from Yale University.
Director of Distributed Content Katy Rose Glickman
"Lead the campaign's content
distribution program by managing a tool called Greenfly,
responsible to getting shareable social content into the
hands of over 3000 surrogates, coalitions, macro and micro
influencers, staff, and grassroots activists to amplify our
(Sept. 2020) Senior digital strategist for the Democratic National Convention Committee, July-Sept. 2020. National digital director on Team Bloomberg, Jan.-Mar. 2020. Program and partnerships director at Higher Grounds Labs, Aug. 2018-May 2019. Director of community at Blue State Digital, July 2016-Nov. 2017. Chief engagement officer and head of community partnerships at Apploi, Nov. 2014-Nov. 2015. Director of partner success at Amicus, Inc., Feb.-July 2014. Digital marketing manager at MSNBC, Mar. 2013-Feb. 2014. Lead, national regional digital director at Obama for America, Apr. 2011-Dec. 2012. New media regional director for Organizing for America, June 2010-Apr. 2011. Staff assistant in the U.S. House, Mar. 2009-June 2010. Field organizer on Obama for America, 2008. B.A. in fine arts from University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
(reported May 8, 2020)
Self-employed consultant, Jan.-May 2020. Director of
video on Kamala Harris For The People, May-Dec. 2019.
Head of global strategic products for BuzzFeed Entertainment
Group/executive producer for BuzzFeed Video; worked at
BuzzFeed from Aug. 2012-Feb. 2019. Previously video
producer for Mediabistro, June 2011-July 2012. twitter
Deputy Video Director Jonathan Hebert
(Mar. 2020; started as a video
producer in Aug. 2019) Manager of digital strategy
(from Sept. 2018), senior policy and content associate
(Sept. 2017-Aug. 2019) and policy coordinator (May
2015-Sept. 2017) at Students for Education Reform.
Bachelor's degree in economics and public policy from UNC at
Chapel Hill, 2015.
Executive Producer Lenore Cho
(July 2020) Director of media advance on Warren for President, Jan. 2019-Mar. 2020. Senior associate at Three Point Media, Jan.-Dec. 2018. Ohio trip director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Coordinator for original programming at Showtime Networks Inc., Oct. 2013-May 2016. Motion picture literary assistant at Creative Artists Agency, Oct. 2011-Oct. 2013. Special assistant in the Manhattan Borough President's Office, Aug. 2008-May 2009. Special assistant for women's outreach on Hillary Clinton for President, April 2007-June 2008. Copy editor at the Washington Post, June 2006-April 2007. Master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, 2010; undergraduate degree from Smith College, 2006. New Orleans native. twitter
Senior Producer Chantel
(Aug. 2020) Freelance supervising producer/consultant at Refinery 29, Inc., Jan.-Aug. 2020. Senior producer (Jan. 2017-Oct. 2019), video producer (Jan. 2016-Jan. 2017), junior video producer (Oct. 2014-Dec. 2015) and video intern (Mar.-Oct. 2014) at BuzzFeed. B.F.A. in narrative television and broadcast journalism from Chapman University, 2013.
Senior Producer Ashly Perez
Experience includes writer for "Good Trouble"
(FreeformTV), writer for "Home Economics" (TV series),
development partner for Buzzfeed Motion Pictures. A
queer first generation American "best known for making
content for and by young, multicultural women."
Video Producer Sara Kenigsberg
(July 2020) Freelance
producer, photographer, digital strategist from Aug.
2013. Supervising producer at Friends of Bernie
Sanders, May-June 2020; supervising producer at Bernie 2020,
Oct. 2019-Apr. 2020. Yoga teacher at CorePower Yoga,
July 2018-Jan. 2020. Senior producer and editor (Oct.
2017-Sept. 2019) and producer (June 2016-Oct. 2017) at
MoveOn. Producer at NowThis, July 2012-Oct.
2013. Producer at HuffPost, May 2011-June 2012.
Producer at WJLA-TV, June 2010-May 2011. B.S. in
journalism from Northwestern University.
Video Producer Erik Augustine
(Aug. 2020) Associate
producer at A+E Networks, Sept. 2019-Aug. 2020; researcher
at Jigsaw Productions, Feb. 2019-Aug. 2020. Freelancer
for Point Seven Labs, Jan. 2018-Feb. 2019.
Investigative analyst at the New York County District
Attorney's Office, Jan. 2015--May 2017. B.A. in
philosophy from UNC Chapel Hill, 2015.
Producer Laney Kraus-Taddeo
(Aug. 2020) Contract
video editor for the Democratic National Convention
Committee, Aug. 2020. Video production specialist for
Amy for America, Dec. 2019-Feb. 2020. Iowa associate
video producer (Sept.-Dec. 2019) and freelance videographer
(June-Aug. 2019) for Kamala Harris For The People.
B.A. in digital media production from University of Northern
Video Producer River Branson
(Sept. 2020) Freelance
associate producer at Refinery 29, Inc., Jan.-Feb.
2020. Contract shooter/editor for Hearst, June-Dec.
2019. Freelance associate producer for CBS
Interactive, Mar.-May 2019. LGBT video producer for
Buzzfeed, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2019. B.A.in film and
television production from University of Southern
Producer Joy Ngugi
(Sept. 2020; started as associate producer, July-Sept. 2020, also digital content intern July-Aug. 2019) Producer at PBS WNIT, Oct. 2019-July; 2020. B.F.A. in documentary filmmaking from Andrews University.
Post Production Manager Gwen Schroeder
(Sept. 2020) Freelance
video director/producer since May 2010, producing and
directing short-form video content for brands; founder (Nov.
2019) of Cosyne, a creative content collective to advance
women's narratives. Creative director for The Michael
J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research May 2018-June
2019. Producer/post-production manager for TED
Conferences, Sept. 2012-Dec. 2017. Associate producer
at RAINmedia for PBS/Frontline, 2008-10. Freelance
film and TV production, 2003-07. Master's in
humanitarian affairs from Columbia|SIPA, Ruhr University
Bochum, University College Dublin 2008; B.A. in radio, TV,
film from University of North Texas, 2002.
Producer/Production Coordinator Jessica Leal
(Sept. 2020) Researcher at E! Networks, Dec. 2019-Sept. 2020. Production assistant (Sept.-Dec. 2019) and audience coordinator/production assistant (Oct. 2018--Aug. 2019) at Buzzfeed. Production assistant at MSNBC, Mar.-Oct. 2018. East Coast page for NBCUniversal, Nov. 2016-Mar. 2018. Studio page at Paramount Pictures, May-Nov. 2016. Degree in literary journalism and drama from UC Irvine, 2014.
Production Coordinator Shanice Bland
(June 2020) Production
coordinator (Jan. 2018-May 2020), junior production
coordinator (June 2017-Jan. 2018) and fellow (Oct. 2016-June
2017) at BuzzFeed. Bachelor's degree in television,
radio and film from Syracuse University, 2016.
Post-Production Coordinator Becca Davila
(June 2020) Content
manager, assistant editor on Pete for America, June
2019-Mar. 2020. Digital content editor in South Bend
for ABC News, July 2018-June 2019. Production
assistant in L.A. for NBCUniversal, June 217-Apr.
2018. Coordinator for the New York Film Academy, May
2016-May 2017. B.A. in telecommunications from Ball
State University, 2016.
Production Coordinator Billy Czerwinski
(Aug. 2020) Surrogates
advance associate on Warren for President, Jan.-Mar.
2020. Trip director (Nov. 2019-Jan. 2020) and personal
aide to Sec. Castro (Jan. 2019-Jan. 2020) on Julian for the
Future. Special assistant at Castro's Opportunity
First PAC, Apr.-Nov. 2018. Bachelor's degree in CLEG
from American University, 2018.
Lead Videographer Drew Heskett
Non-fiction filmmaker who has
over 7 years experience delivering documentary and branded
content of all shapes and sizes.
Collaborates with a broad range of brands, artists, digital agencies, influencers, and production partners to bring their unique visions to life onscreen." L.A. based. B.F.A. in TV/broadcast journalism from Chapman University, 2013.
Traveling Digital Director Olivia Raisner
(Aug. 2019) Digital
director for Tax March, June-Aug. 2019.
Speechwriter/communications consultant to ALDE Party for the
EU's 2019 parliamentary elections, Jan.-June 2019.
Writer/producer at Putnam Partners, Sept. 2017-Dec.
2018. Writers' assistant at HBO, May-Sept. 2017.
Assistant to the communications director (Oct. 2015-Nov.
2016) and communications fellow (June-Oct. 2015) at Hillary
for America. B.A. in government and legal studies from
Bowdoin College, 2015. twitter
Senior Producer for
Kamala Harris Julian Hamer
Freelance producer and camera operator based in Baltimore,
from Sept. 2016. Senior video producer on Kamala
Harris For The People, Aug.-Dec. 2019.
Producer/shooter at GRB Studios, June-Nov. 2018.
Associate producer at Sirens Media, July 2017-Jan.
2018. Assistant editor at Half Yard Productions,
Oct. 2016-July 2017. Replay operator for NBA G
League, Oct. 2015-Apr. 2017. Evening news production
assistant for Sinclair Broadcast Group, Sept. 2014-Nov.
2016. 1st camera assistant and researcher on the Ana
Deavere Smith Pipeline Project, Apr.-Dec. 2015. B.A.
in journalism from Temple University, 2013.
Video Producer for
Kamala Harris Yessica Hernandez-Cruz
(Sept. 2020) Senior video producer at Center fr American Progress, May-Aug. 2020. Content producer on Bernie 202, Mar.-Apr. 2020. Contract digital content producer for Yang 2020, Jan.-Feb. 2020. Video producer on Kamala Harris For The People, Sept.-Dec. 2019. Associate producer for Viacom, Oct. 2018-Sept. 2019. Freelance associate producer for Awesomeness, Aug. 2017-Sept. 2019. Video host for Discovery Digital Networks, July 2016-Mar. 2017. Freelance video producer and host for Univision Communications, June-Dec. 2016. Video resident at BuzzFeed, July 2015-May 2016. Social media specialist and digital video producer for Consolidated Bookkeeping in Seattle to June 2015. B.S. in American ethnic studies from University of Washington, 2014.
Video Editor for Kamala Harris Elyssa Cusimano
(Sept. 2020) Freelance
video editor for Bravo Digital from Feb. 2018. Post
workflow manager and editor at Mashable, Apr. 2015-Feb.
2018. Editor, assistant editor at ABC News, Jan.
2014-May 2015. Editor, assistant post supervisor at
NowThis News, Mar.-Dec. 2013. Editor, DIT at Raven,
LLC, Sept. 2012-Mar. 2013. B.S. in film/video
production from Drexel University, 2011.
Senior Motion Designer Laura Porat
(July 2020) Freelance
motion designer based in the L.A. area from Jan. 2017 for
companies including NBC Universal, Live Nation, STX
Entertainment, Snapchat. Contract motion designer for
ACRONYM, Apr.-July 2020. Motion designer on Warren for
President, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. Bachelor's degree in
animation, interactive technology, video graphics and
special effects from Emerson College.
Video Editor/Motion Graphic Artist Aulistar Mark
(July 2020) Freelance video
editor/motion designer from Feb. 2018. Over eight
years of experience and has worked as an editor and motion
graphic artist for about twenty different companies
including Conde Nast, Vox Media, Food Network, Carrot,
Buzzfeed, NBC News, and Martha Stewart Living
Omnimedia. B.A. in journalism from Eugene Lang College
(The New School), 2011; earlier studied at University of
Motion Graphic Designer Bria Bass
(June 2020) Video
producer on Bernie 2020, Dec. 2019-Apr. 2020. Video
and motion graphics producer for Indivisible Project,
June-Dec. 2019. Motion graphics designer at
FleishmanHillard, Jan. 2018-Mar. 2019. M.A. in
interactive media from Elon University, 2017; B.A. in media
and communications studies, visual arts from University of
Maryland-Baltimore County, 2016.
Senior Digital Video Editor Chris Strider
(June 2019) Self-employed
video editor editor/animator/colorist in the Philadelphia
area from June 2012. Video editor and animator at
Stream Companies, 2017-Apr. 2018. Freelance video
editor for CNN, 2017. Senior video editor for Star
Group in Philadelphia area, 2013-16. Colorist and
visual digital effects compositor at Eye in the Sky
Entertainment, Sept.-Nov. 2013. B.F.A. in film/video
and photographic arts from Virginia Commonwealth
Rapid Response Video Editors
(July 2020) Working towards bachelor's degree in political science and public administration/policy from American University. Vice president of communications for Beta Theta Pi, Dec. 2019-July 2020. Local organizer on Beto for Texas, Sept. 2017-Nov. 2018. Local organizer on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016.
(Sept. 2020) Senior digital video editor for the Democratic National Convention Committee, Aug. 2020. Rapid response video lead on Warren for President, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. Video editor for the Senate Democratic Media Center, Jan. 2017-Dec. 2019. Rapid response video editor on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Video systems administrator (May 2015-June 2016) and video research associate (Apr. 2014-Apr. 2015) at the DNC. Communications specialist for the American Association of University Professors, Apr. 211-Apr. 2014. B.A. in political science from The University of Chicago, 2009.
Eric Bravo (Jan.
2020) Video producer on Beto for America, Aug.-Nov.
2019. Video production at Vino Nuevo El Paso, Apr.
2014-Aug. 2019. Freelance video director from Jan.
2018. B.A. in cinematography and film/video
production, media advertising from The University of Texas
at El Paso. twitter
Denny Thomas (Aug. 2020) Television editor for A+E Networks, Nov. 2019-Aug. 2020. Video editor for Vox Media, Inc., Apr. 2019-Aug. 2020. Television editor for A+E Networks, Mar.-Apr. 2019. Editor for VICE News, 2016-19. Assistant video editor (2014-Aug. 2016) and finishing assistant editor (Feb. 2014-May 2015) for VICE Media, Inc. Filmmaker for Spurious Films, Oct. 2010-Oct. 2013. M.F.A. in film/cinema/video studios from University of North Texas, 2012; Master's degree in English literature from Hislop College, 2009; bachelor's degree in English literature from Delhi University, 2003. 2018 Emmy for Outstanding Editing News and 2018 Peabody for "Charlottesvile: Race and Terror."
(Aug. 2020; started as a video intern in June
2020) B.A. in cinematography and film/video production
from Ball tat University, 2020. Multimedia director
for the McKinley Avenue Agency, Mar. 2018-Apr. 2019.
Jesse Rindner (Aug. 2020) Producer/editor for Gannett | USA Today Network from Aug. 2019. Video editor with Refinery29, Inc., July 2015-Aug. 2019. Video editor for NBC Sports "OnHerTurf," Jan. 2018-July 2019. B.F.A. in film/cinema/video studies from City University of New York-Hunter College; A.A. in communication and media studies from Brookdale Community College.
Sebastian Enamorado (Sept.
2020) Freelance video editor, SebEdits.com, in the
L.A. area from Apr. 2019. Video editor at Buzzfeed,
Apr. 2016-Mar. 2019. Video editor for Paper Street
Media, Jan. 2012-Feb. 2016; and freelance videographer,
2014-2015. Master's degree in documentary production
(2010) and bachelor's degree in film production (2009) from
Universidad de Artes, Ciencias y Comunicac
Annie Giang (Sept. 2020) Freelance editor for ATTN: from Sept. 2018. Trailer editor for Netflix, Aug. 2017-Aug. 2018. Freelance editor (May-June 2017), junior editor (Apr. 2015-July 2016) and assistant editor (May 2014-Apr. 2015) for Trailer Park. Freelance assistant editor for AboutFace Media, June 2012-Dec. 2013. Assistant editor (June-Oct. 2013) and editor (July 2012-Aug. 2013) for Mandt Brothers Productions. Assistant editor for Vote for Equality, June 2011-May 2012. B.A. in film and digital media, psychology from UC Santa Cruz, 2006.
Chrissy Pacific (Sept. 2020) Creative director, head of digital narratives for Here Minds Collective from May 2020. Content producer for The Hooligans, Dec. 2019-Sept. 2020. Video assistant at Pete for America, Aug.-Nov. 2019. B.A. in cinema from San Francisco State University, 2017.
Edward Pino (Sept. 2020) Video editor at BuzzFeed from May 2019. Associate producer/lead show editor at ESPN, Aug. 2017-Apr. 2019. Video producer/editor for NFL Digital Media, July 2015-July 2017. Video producer for Miami Dolphins & Sun Life Stadium, May 2012-July 2015. B.S. in entrepreneurial and small business operations from Florida State University, 2013.
Nicole Ro (Sept. 2020) Freelance video producer for Wibbitz from May 2019. Videographer and editor at esense partners, Sept. 2018-July 2019. Content producer for Fusfoo Media LLC, Nov. 2016-Sept. 2018. B.A. in communication from University of Southern California, 2014.
Junior Video Editor
Daniel Wood-Guyton (Sept. 2020) B.S. in cinematography and film/video production from Drexel University, 2020. Self-employed creative director, Pluto* Productions from Dec. 2019. Cinematographer for Dragon Productions, June 2017-June 2020.
(reported May 8, 2020)
Director of creative and product on Beto for America, July-Nov.
2019. Freelance since July 2018. Senior
product designer for Etsy, June 2017-June 2018. UX
designer for Amazon, Dec. 2015-June 2017. Co-founder
and designer of MyTransHealth, Aug. 2014-2017.
Graphic designer for New Balance, Apr.-Nov. 2015.
Graphic designer for Staples, Aug. 2014-Apr. 2015.
Graphic designer for Great Schools Partnership, Jan.
2013-Aug. 2014. Graphic designer and tour manager
for Dispatch Magazine, Mar. 2011-Oct. 2012. Graphic
design intern for the Portland Stage Company, Aug.
2010-Mar. 2011. Graduate of the University of Maine
Farmington, 2010. twitter
Typography Jonathan Hoefler
Founder (1989) and director of
Hoefler&Co. in New York. See: "Typography
for Biden" Hoefler
&.Co., July 7, 2020.
Deputy Design Director Carahna Magwood
(Apr. 2020, started as lead
graphic designer, July 2019-Apr. 2020) Founding
designer at Lemonaid from Sept. 2012. Branding and
creative services manager (Jan. 2017-July 2019) and
administrative assistant for external affairs (June
2014-Dec. 2016) for the Congressional Black Caucus
Foundation. B.F.A. in graphic design from Howard
University, 2016. twitter
Senior Brand Designer Eric Ziminsky
(July 2020) Senior
designer at Warren Democrats, Mar.-July 2020. Senior
designer/social media designer on Warren for President, Feb.
2019-Mar. 2020. Senior designer (Apr. 2018-Jan. 2019)
and junior designer (Feb. 2016-Apr. 2018) at the DNC.
B.F.A. from The Maryland Institute College of Art,
Lead Brand Designer Julian Williams
(Aug. 19, 2020)
German-American graphic designer and creative living in
Amsterdam, Netherlands. Digital designer for Tommy
Hilfiger, Jan.-Aug. 2020. Worked at the New York
agency &Walsh. Started career as a brand designer
working for Nike. Graphic design class of 2017 from
Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
Lead Brand Designer Jessica Lucia
(Aug. 2019) Senior
graphic designer for the New York State Executive Chamber,
Jan. 2017-Aug. 2019. Graphic designer at Smith &
Jones, May 2016-Mar. 2017. Literacy program director
(Sept. 2010-May 2016) and site coordinator (Jan. 2003-Sept.
2010) at the Pittsfield Family YMCA. B.F.A. in graphic
and media design from The Sage Colleges-Sage College of
Senior Product Designer Maggie Bignell
(Sept. 2020) Associate
design director (from Feb. 2020), senior designer (July
2019-Feb. 2020) and designer (Jan.-June 2019) at
Instrument. Senior product designer at Treehouse, July
2017-Dec. 2018. Product designer on Hillary for
America, June-Nov. 2016. Product designer at PocketTM,
Jan. 2015-June 2016. Master's in human-computer
interaction and B.F.A. in communication design and
human-computer interaction from Carnegie-Mellon University,
Lead Product Designer
(Aug. 2020) Senior service designer (June 2019-Aug. 2020) and service designer (June 2017-June 2019) at IDEO. Bachelor's degree in graphic design from North Carolina State University; earlier studied psychology and then journalism at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Designer Ojwanna Wilson
(Aug. 2020) Designer
(2018-Apr. 2020) and junior graphic designer (2017-18) at
Adrenaline Agency in Atlanta. Graphic designer at In
Our Own Voices Inc., 2016-17. B.F.A. in graphic design
from The College of Saint Rose, 2016.
Designer Anisa Chugthai
(Aug. 2020) Freelance designer from Jan. 2020. B.F.A. in graphic and interactive design from Temple University, 2019.
Graphic Designer Tashi Scott
(Sept. 2020) Graphic
designer at West Cary Group from June 2019. Freelance
designer from Aug. 2013. M.F.A. in design from
Virginia Commonwealth University, 2019; B.F.A. in graphic
design from Howard University, 2016.
Brand Designer Chelsea Alexander
(Sept. 2020) CEO, founder
(Feb. 2019) and creative director at Sqwigl Studio.
Freeland graphic designer for Great Big Story, Nov.
2019-Oct. 2020. Designer on Beto for America,
Sept.-Nov. 2019. Several internships, 2019. Web
designer at Sankofa.org, June 2018-Apr. 2019. B.F.A.
in graphic design from Rhode Island School of Design, 2018.
Creative Project Manager Jessica Monroy
(Sept. 2020) Owner/lead
photographer at Jessica Monroy Photography in Calif. from
Jan. 2015. Lead photographer at OneLove Photography
from Jan. 2019. Creative PM at Airbnb, Jan. 2019-May
2020. Lead photographer and producer at Drew Altizer
Photography, Jan. 2015-Jan. 2020. Art director (Mar.
2016-Jun. 2018) and assistant art director (Mar.
2015-Mar. 2016) at Palm Press Inc.. Galley assistant
at Rayko Photo Center, May 2014-Aug. 2016. Studio
assistant for Josh Band, Sept. 2015-16. B.F.A. in
photography from San Francisco Art Institute, 2014.
(Sept. 2019) Freelance
designer from Oct. 2017. B.S. in graphic design
communication from Philadelphia University, 2019.
Photographer and designer. Mexicana. Wife of
video editor Eric Bravo.
(June 2020) B.A.
double major in American history and political communication
from University of Pennsylvania, 2020.
(Sept. 2020) B.S. in
digital communications with concentration in design from
Lebanon Valley College, 2020.
Bachelor's degree in digital communication and media,
multimedia from Lebanon Valley College, 2020.
(Sept. 2020) Visual
designer (Dec. 2015-Feb. 2019), creative operations manager
(Dec. 2015-Jan. 2019), executive assistant to CEO (Dec.
2015-Sept. 2016) and manager and certified dispensing
optician (May 2010-Dec. 2015) at Garrett Leight California
Optical. Bachelor's degree in sociology from UC Santa
Rebecca ("Rubie") Nathanson
(Oct. 2020) Freelance
designer (May-Oct. 2020) and intern (Oct. 2019-May 2020 at
Hemp Black. B.S. in graphic design from Thomas
Jefferson University, 2020.
Design Team Operations Aja Nuzzi
Experience includes project
manager, photo operations for Airbnb, English teacher in
Korea, photo coordinator at Conde Nast; photo assistant at
Elle Magazine. Studied at New York University.
Head Photographer Adam Schultz
(Apr. 2019) Owner of
Schultz Media in NYC from Mar. 2013. A staff
photographer on Hillary for America, June 2015-Nov.
2016. Event photographer for Clinton Global
Initiative, May 2009-June 2016; multimedia manager for the
William J. Clinton Foundation, Mar. 2008-Mar. 2013.
Bachelor's degree in international economics, Spanish from
Georgia State University, 2006.
(July 8, 2020 tweet) Partnerships and
audience development consultant from Nov. 2016.
Director of strategic partnerships at ACRONYM, Apr.
2019-June 2020. Deputy creative director at Priorities
USA, July-Dec. 2018. Marketing analytics lead at mit,
Feb.-Nov. 2017. Audience growth strategist at Hillary
for America, Aug. 2015-Nov. 2016. Junior digital
strategist at Maker Studios Inc., Sept. 2014-July
2015. B.A. in international relations and
communications from Simmons University, 2014. twitter
Audience Growth Strategist Ryan
(Aug. 2020) Senior manager for global
social strategy and content for Elite World Group, Oct.
2019-June 2020. Manager for global social engagement,
portfolio brands at Revlon, July 2018-Oct. 2019.
Assistant manager, community, social media and influencers
for Dermablend (L'Oreal), Oct. 2016-June 2018.
Content, culture and trends associate (Jan.-Oct. 2016),
content and community assistant (Aug. 2014-Jan. 2016) and
intern (Oct. 2013-Aug. 2014) for Tumblr. Bachelor's
(2016) and associate's (2014) degrees in advertising and
marketing communications from Fashion Institute of
YouTube and LIVE Strategist Lauren "Elle" Williams
(Aug. 2020) Self-employed digital
producer and content development in Austin, TX from Apr.
2016. Consultant at TEGNA, Apr. 2018-Jan. 2020.
Creative producer for branded content at BuzzFeed, Aug.
2016-Aug. 2017. Producer (Dec. 2013-Aug. 2016) and
network development coordinator (Apr.-Dec. 2013) at Maker
Spanish Content Strategist Carolina Montes Zamora
(Oct. 2020) Spanish content associate
on Warren for President, Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020.
Assistant assessment analyst for University of Florida,
Jan.-Nov. 2019. Bachelor's degree in political
science, international studies, Russian studies from
University of Florida, 2018.
Audience Growth Strategist Garima Verma
(Aug. 2020) Freelance strategy and
design from Mar. 2020. Manager of digital marking
(Aug. 2019-Mar. 2020) and assistant manager of digital
marketing (Sept. 2017-Aug. 2019) for Paramount
Pictures. Digital and social media strategist
(May-Sept. 2017) and assistant digital and social media
strategist (Mar. 2016-Apr. 2017) for ABC Entertainment at
Horizon Media. Digital and partnership marketing for
ABC Family/Freeform, Sept. 2015-Mar. 2016. B.A. in
communication from UCLA, 2014. Born in India, grew up
in Ohio and Central Valley of California.
Audience Growth Strategist Bradley E. Williams
(Aug. 2020) Social media manager for
the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, July
2019-Aug. 2020. Contract digital consultant for
FairVote, Apr.-July 2019; contract digital consultant for
Women's March, Jan.-June 2019. Senior digital manager
at Color of Change PAC, May-Dec. 2018. Digital
organizing coordinator at People for the American Way, May
2017-May 2018. Social media coordinator for Peoples
Climate March, Feb.-May 2017. Digital strategist in
Ohio on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. National
African American college and young professionals outreach
director (Feb.-May 2016) and deputy field organizer
(Jan.-Apr. 2016) on Bernie 2016. Field organizer in
Lafayette on John Bel for Louisiana, Aug.-Nov. 2015.
Graduate of Louisiana State University, 2015.
Web and Facebook Strategist Brenna Parker
(Sept. 2020) Social media manager at
ACRONYM, May 2019-Sept. 2020. Social media consultant
for Michelle Obama's Reach Higher, Mar.-July 2020.
Assistant director at Civic Advisors, July 2018-May
2019. Digital strategist for When We All Vote,
July-Nov.. 2018. Deputy director of outreach on David
Blair for Montgomery County, MD, Mar.-June 2018.
Digital coordinator for Civic Nation's College Promise
Campaign, May 2017-Mar. 2018. Bachelor's degree in
public relations from Kent State University, 2017.
(Aug. 2020) Senior advisor
for digital at NARAL Pro-Choice America, June 2019-June
2020. Senior advisor for public affairs (May -Dec.
2019), director of public affairs (Mar.-May 2019) and
director of communications (Apr. 2018-Mar. 2019) at
VoteRunLead. Director of advocacy for Planned
Parenthood Affiliates of California, Inc., Oct. 2017-June
2018. Director of digital communications in the
Executive Office of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, Sept. 2016-Sept.
2017. Deputy director of digital communication for the
2016 Democratic National Convention Committee, Feb.-Aug.
2016. Account manager at Large Media, Feb.-May
2015. Freelance writer, May 2014-Feb. 2015.
Legislative representative for New York State United
Teachers, May 2007-May 2014. Political assistant at
the DNC, Aug. 2005-April 2007. Executive assistant to
the deputy campaign manager at John Kerry for President,
July-Nov. 2004. B.A. in CLEG from American University,
Deputy Director of Editorial Brendan Cohen
(Jan. 2020...platform strategist, May 2019-Jan. 2020) Digital director on Tony Evers for Wisconsin, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Digital director on Dan Koh for Congress, Nov. 2017-Sept. 2018. Account coordinator at New Blue Interactive, June-Nov. 2017. Bachelor's degree in political science and digital studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017. twitter
Writer Isabella Giovannini
Editorial Writer Chauncey Alexander
(Sept. 2020) Digital
engagement coordinator for the 2020 Democratic National
Convention from July 2020. Regional organizing
director in Illinois on Mike Bloomberg for President,
Jan.-Mar. 2020. Field organizer in Waterloo, Iowa on
Kamala Harris For The People, Oct.-Dec. 2019.
Executive director at Unsigned Entertainment, Oct. 2015-June
2019. Bachelor's in degree in communication (2014),
Master's degree in organizational leadership (2016) and
Ph.D. in instructional management and leadership (2019) from
Robert Morris University.
Editorial Producer Derek Pearce
(Sept. 2020) Senior content strategist for Storefront Political Media from Aug. 2019. Freelance writer, self-employed in the SF Bay area, Dec. 2015-Aug. 2019. Regional content lead at Priorities USA, Apr.-Dec. 2018. Digital communications rapid response writer/producer at Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. Writer/editor at the DNC, March 2014-Oct. 2015. Writer at American Bridge 21st Century, Feb. 2011-March 2014. Press secretary (June-Dec. 2010) communications assistant (June 2009-Jan. 2010) and staff assistant/systems administrator (Sept. 2007-June 2009) to U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy (RI). B.A. in government and legal studies from Claremont McKenna College, 2007.
Director of Digital Rapid Response Rebecca Rinkevich
(July 2020) Director of
political programs (from Dec. 2019), associate director
(July-Dec. 2019), senior associate (July 2018-June 2019),
associate (July 2017-June 2018) and senior account executive
(May 2016-June 2017) at Bully Pulpit Interactive. Project
manager at DCI Group, May 2015-Apr. 2016. B.A. in
political science from Davidson College. Florida
Frontend Developer (Consultant) Anna Impson
(Mar. 2020) Junior
developer and frontend web developer at Airtype Studio, Aug.
2016-Mar. 2020. Project coordinator and developer in
training at Frogman Interactive, June-Aug. 2016. B.A.
in psychology from Anderson University (SC), 2015.
Deputy Digital Director, Grassroots Fundraising Clarke Humphrey ...see above
Director of Online Fundraising Elana Firsht
(Apr. 2019) Principal (Dec. 2018-Apr.
2019), director of email strategy (May-Dec. 2018), managing
strategist (Sept. 2015-May 2018) and digital strategist
(Feb.-Sept. 2015) at Mothership Strategies.
Communications intern in the Office of the Vice President,
Jan.-May 2014. B.A. in organizational studies, history
from University of Michigan. twitter
Deputy Director of Online Fundraising Kelly Langford
Deputy digital director (from Aug. 2018) and
email director (Feb.-July 2018) on Kaine for Virginia.
Lead strategist at Mothership Strategies, May 2017-Feb.
2018. National youth coordinator for People's Climate
Movement, Mar.-May 2017. Central Ohio campus
organizing director for Ohio Democratic Party, July-Nov.
2016. Organizer on Hillary for America, Jan.-July
2016. Bachelor's degree in English language and
literature from Towson University, 2015.
Optimization+Special Projects Manager Julia Cohen
(May 2020) Project manager, fundraising on Warren for President, May 2019-Apr. 2020. Senior federal campaigns manager (Jan.-May 2019) and outreach associate (Aug. 2017-Jan. 2019) at ActBlue. Bachelor's degree in political science and government, statistics from Boston University, 2017. Experience includes finance intern on Hillary for America, May-Aug. 2016.
Targeted Projects Manager Amanda Sessego
(Aug. 2020) Marketing manager (Dec.
2019-Aug. 2020) and marketing coordinator (Aug. 2018-Dec.
2019) at Solera Health. Communications specialist at
Isagenix, Oct. 2015-Aug. 2018. B.S. in health
promotion from Arizona State University, 2015.
Senior Email Strategist Taylor Casey
(June 2020; started as email strategist,
June 2019-June 2020) Senior creative associate at
Demand Justice, Apr. 2018-July 2019. Digital
strategist at Run the World Digital, Aug. 2017-Apr.
2018. Digital organizer for Conservation Voters of
Pennsylvania, Jan.-Aug. 2017. Digital organizer for
the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.
Digital coordinator for Fedalei for Congress (SC), Feb.-July
2016. South Carolina organizing fellow on Hillary for
America, May 2015-Feb. 2016. B.A. in politics from
Converse College, 2016.
Senior Email Fundraising Strategist Coby Eiss
(June 2020; started as email strategist,
Oct. 2019-June 2020) Digital campaigns manager (May
2018-Sept. 2019) and digital campaigns associate (June
2017-Apr. 2018) at Blueprint Interactive. Bachelor's
degree in public communication, political science from
American University, 2017.
Senior Email Strategist Henry Decker
(July 2020) Senior account supervisor
(Sept. 2019-July 2020), account supervisor (Jan.-Sept.
2019), senior consultant (Apr. 2018-Jan. 2019), consultant
(Apr. 2017-Apr. 2018), senior associate (Apr. 2016-Apr.
2017) and online associate (Apr. 2015-Mar. 2016).
Managing editor (Apr. 2013-Mar. 2015), associate editor
(Nov. 2011-Mar. 2013) and editorial associate (July-Nov.
2011) at Eastern Harbor Media, LLC. B.A. in government
from Dartmouth College, 2011.
Email Fundraising Strategist Max Levy
Digital fundraising associate on Warren for President, Jan.-Mar. 2020. Digital communication manager for Democracy Forward, May 2018-Jan. 2020. Digital campaigns associate at Blueprint Interactive, June 2017-May 2018. Campus organizer for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016. B.A. in communication and public service from University of Pennsylvania. From Atlanta, GA.
Email Fundraising Strategist Larry J. Sanders
(July 2020) Founder (Jan. 2016) and
editor in chief of WHATSUITSHIM (WSH) e-magazine, podcast,
consulting and photography. Assistant project manager
for Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, June 2017-July
2018. Policy analyst for the College Board, May-Aug.
2016. Studied law at Howard University Law School,
2018-19 and graduate studies in public policy at University
of Michigan; B.A. in political science, English from Howard
Email Fundraising Strategist Kiersten Schneider
(July 2020) Digital consultant on
Diedre Nguyen for CA State Assembly, Apr.-July 2020.
Digital associate for eStreet Group, Aug. 2019-Mar.
2020. Field organizer for the Arizona Democratic
Party, June-Nov. 2018. B.A. in political science
and philosophy from Wellesley College, 2017.
Email Fundraising Strategist Rachel Shabad
(Sept. 2020) Digital strategist at
FogLamp Content Studio, Oct. 2019-Feb. 2020. Junior
digital strategist at Veracity Media, Mar.-Dec. 2018.
Digital producer at Well & Lighthouse, LLC, June-Nov.
2017. Digital coordinator for the DSCC, Apr. 2016-Feb.
2017. Web assistant for the Brady Campaign &
Center to Prevent Gun Violence, Feb.-Dec. 2015. B.A.
in political science from American University, 2014.
Merchandise Strategist Layna Davis
(July 2020) Digital merchandise
content manager on Warren for President, Sept. 2019-Mar.
2020. Site merchandise coordinator for TOMS.com, Aug.
2018-Sept. 2019. Web content assistant at TEKsystems,
May-Aug. 2018. Web content and ecommerce coordinator
at Thule Group, Jan. 2017-Apr. 2018. B.A. in theatre
acting from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2013.
Merchandise Director Zach McNamara
(July 2020) Deputy director of direct marketing (Apr. 2018-July 2020) and direct marketing manager (Oct. 2017-Apr. 2018) at the DNC. Press secretary (Nov. 2016-March 2017) and communications director House and Senate (April-Nov. 2016) for the New Hampshire Democratic Party. Coordinator of the State Party Victory Fund at the DNC, March 2015-April 2016. Marketing coordinator at 14th Street Strategies, Inc. April 2014-Feb. 2015. Press intern for Sen. Gillibrand, Aug.-Dec. 2013. B.A. in international affairs from The George Washington University, 2013.
SMS Strategist Hannah Fishman
(Aug. 2020) Contract research and
polling associate for the NEA from Apr. 2020.
Pennsylvania deputy digital director at Mike Bloomberg for
President, Jan.-Mar. 2020. Campaign manager on Jess
Foster for Delegate (VA), Aug.-Nov. 2019. B.A. in
political science from Skidmore College, 2019.
SMS Fundraising Strategist Daniel Hernández Marrero
(Sept. 2020) Community outreach
manager (Jan.-Sept. 2020) and community outreach associate
(May 2018-Jan. 2020) at the Fresh Air Fund. B.A. in
government from Cornell University, 2017.
Online Fundraising Production Assistant Nicola Cardoso Vigio
(Nov. 2019) Fellow at Bully Pulpit
Interactive, June-Nov. 2019. Degree in political
science from American University, 2019.
Optimization Assistant Antonia Acquistapace
(Aug. 2020) Director of operations
strategy (from June 2019), manager of business operations
(Dec. 2018-June 2019) and associate of business operations
(July-Dec. 2018) at Better.com. Finance, strategy and
analytics at Workable, 2016-18. Investment management
at ICONIQ Capital, 2015-16. Investment banking analyst
at J.P. Morgan, 2014. B.S. in business administration
from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.
Grassroots Fundraising Program Coordinator Samantha Ng
(Aug. 2020) Deputy campaign manager/finance director on Elizabeth Crowley for Queens Borough President, Dec. 2019-July 2020. Finance director on Christine Clarke for Assembly (NY), Sept.-Nov. 2019. B.S. and B.A. in Asian and Asian American studies from Binghamton University. From Manhattan.
Communications Director Kate Bedingfield ...see above
Deputy Communications Director for Messaging Kate Berner
(Apr. 25, 2019) Vice president at SKDKnickerbocker from April 2016. Special advisor to the Under Secretary at the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, May 2015-Apr. 2016. Director of outreach (from June 2014), deputy director of administration (May 2013-June 2014) and associate director of administration (May 2012-May 2013). Senior state-federal liaison for the Governor's Office, State of Illinois, May 2011-May 2012. Advance and communications specialist on Quinn for Illinois, Feb.-Nov. 2010. Bachelor's degree in history at The University of Chicago, 2010. twitter
Deputy Communications Director for Strategic Planning Meghan Hays
(Apr. 25, 2019) Executive director of enterprise communications/director of executive communications for MGM Resorts International from Apr. 2017. Deputy director of communications/director of message planning/advance lead to Vice President Joe Biden, 2012-17. Director of scheduling and advance on Wendy Davis for Governor, Oct. 2013-Nov. 2014. Press lead, national advance staff on Obama for America, 2012. Director of scheduling for U.S. Sen. Blumenthal (CT), Jan.-Dec. 2011. Director of research and legislative affairs at The Duberstein Group, July 2008-Jan. 2011. Deputy director for surrogate scheduling on Hillary Clinton for President, Sept. 2007-June 2008 National traveling advance team: lead site/press on Kerry-Edwards, 2004. National traveling advance team: lead site/press on Dean for America, 2003-04. Scheduler in the Office of Gov. Gray Davis, 2003. B.A. in political science from UC Davis, 2003. twitter
Deputy Communications Director for Press Bill Russo
(Apr. 25, 2019) Communications director to former Vice President Biden. Advisor to Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken. Advisor to Biden national security aide Jake Sullivan, associate director of administration, and earlier scheduling intern in the Office of the Vice President from Fall 2011. Graduate in political science, English and history from the University of Delaware, 2009. Grew up in Exton, PA. twitter
National Press Secretary Jamal Brown
(Apr. 25, 2019) Marketing consultant for The School of The New York Times, Dec. 2018-Apr. 2019; director of regional press at When We All Vote, Sept. 2018-Apr. 2019. Consultant with Civic Advisors, Oct 2017-Apr. 2019. Senior associate at Civitas Public Affairs Group, Jan.-June 2017. Worked for five-plus years at the White House: press secretary (July 2015-Dec. 2016), deputy press secretary (Aug. 2014-June 2015), assistant press secretary (June 2012-Aug. 2014) and confidential assistant (Sept. 2011-June 2012 at the Office of Management and Budget. A senior legal assistant at GLBTQ Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), Sept. 2008-Jan. 2011. B.A. in political science and government and women's and gender studies from Dartmouth, 2008. From Northern California. twitter
National Press Secretary TJ Ducklo
(Apr. 25, 2019) Senior
communications director at NBC News in NYC from Mar.
2018. Producer/communications for "The Circus:
Inside The Biggest Story on Earth," Mar. 2017-Feb.
2018. Owner of TJD Communications, Inc., Mar.
2017-Feb. 2018. Communications director at
Bloomberg Politics, Apr. 2016-Mar. 2017. Senior
manager for corporate communication at Viacom, Mar.
2015-Apr. 2016. Communications lead and advisor
to the chairman on Washington 2024 (Olympic bid), July
2014-Apr. 2015. Deputy director of corporate
communications (Feb. 2013-July 2014) and press
assistant (Sept. 2011-Feb. 2013) at the Motion Picture
Association of America. Communications assistant
at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, June-Sept.
2011. Research/staff assistant to Mary Matalin
and James Carville, Aug. 2010-June 2011. B.A. in
political communication from The George Washington
University, 2011. twitter
Traveling National Press Secretary Remi Yamamoto
(Apr. 25, 2019) Communications
on Fred Hubbell for Governor (IA) from Sept. 2017.
Press secretary on Tom Perriello for Virginia, Jan.-June
2017. A regional press secretary in Virginia on
Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. Senior
associate (Aug. 2015-July 2016) and communications
associate (Aug. 2014-Aug. 2015) at Precision
Strategies. B.A. in political science and
government from The George Washington University,
2013. Served as a national headquarters paid media
intern on Obama for America in summer 2012. twitter
Deputy Press Secretary Matt Hill
Previously media relations manager at Georgetown University from Jan. 2018. Associate at Global Strategy Group, May 2016-Jan. 2018. B.A. degrees in political science, communication from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016; communications intern in the Office of the Vice President, Jan.-May 2016. twitter
Deputy Press Secretary Adonna Biel
(May 2019) Campaign
communications assistant at EMILY's List, Jan.-Dec.
2018. B.A. in political science and government from
North Carolina State University, 2017. twitter
Director of Rapid Response Andrew Bates
(Apr. 25, 2019) Communications
for House campaigns (from Feb. 2018) and deputy
communications director (Feb. 2017-Feb. 2018) at American
Bridge 21st Century. North Carolina communications
director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016. Press
secretary (Sept. 2014-May 2016) and deputy press secretary
(Dec. 2013-Sept. 2014) at the U.S. Trade
Representative. Communications researcher (Aug.
2011-Dec. 2013), press assistant (March-Aug. 2011) and media
monitor (March 2010-March 2011) at The White House.
Development coordinator at Business Forward, Sept. 2009-Feb.
2010. Bachelor's degree in political science from
North Carolina State University, 2009. Winston-Salem
Deputy Rapid Response Director Michael Gwin
(Sept. 2019) Regional
press secretary at the DCCC, Jan.-Sept. 2019. Press
secretary on Cordray-Sutton for Ohio, Jan.-Nov. 2018.
Deputy communications director at American Oversight, May
2017-Jan. 2018. Communications director at the North
Carolina Democratic Party, Jan.-May 2017. North
Carolina deputy press secretary on Hillary for America,
Aug.-Nov. 2016. Special assistant to the U.S. Trade
Representative from July 2015. Advance associate with
the White House, Feb.-June 2015. Regional field
director for the Iowa Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2014.
Experience also includes field organizer for Organizing for
America-Iowa in Polk County, May-Nov. 2012. B.S.F.S.
in international politics from Georgetown University,
Rapid Response Spokesperson Rosemary Boeglin
(Aug. 10, 2020 tweet) Northeast
press secretary on Bernie 2020, Dec. 2019-Apr. 2020.
Director of communications at the New York City
Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, Mar. 2017-June
2018. Deputy press secretary (Dec. 2016-Mar. 2017) and
assistant press secretary (May-Dec. 2015) to Mayor Bill de
Blasio. Communications associate on the Mayor's Fund
to Advance New York City, Sept. 2014-May 2015.
Master's degree in gender policy and inequalities from the
London School of Economics and Political Science, 2019;
bachelor's degree in American history from Oberlin College,
Director of Strategic Communications Kamau Marshall
(Apr. 25, 2019) Deputy
national press secretary and director of African American
media at the DCCC, 2018-19. Communications director to
U.S. Rep. Al Green (TX), 2017-18. Speechwriter and
communications advisor at the USDA, 2016-17. Special
assistant to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, 2015-16.
Communications and outreach coordinator (contractor) for
U.S. Department of Labor, 2015. Public affairs at
SKDKnickerbocker, 2014-15. Press and legislative
fellow with U.S. Sen. Tom Carper and Homeland and Government
Affairs Committee, 2013-14. Field organizer with Obama
for America, 2012. M.P.A. in public policy and B.A. in
journalism and public affairs from Texas Southern
Latino Media Director Jennifer Molina
(June 2020) Director of
communications for the California League of Conservation
Voters, Nov. 2019-June 2020. Press secretary for the
California Department of Justice, May 2017-Nov. 2019.
Consultant/freelance writer, Dec. 2016-Mar. 2017.
Nevada constituency media director on Hillary for America,
July-Dec. 2016. Deputy to the communications director
(Mar. 2015-July 2016), ethnic media coordinator (Jan.-July
2016) and ethnic media associate (Mar. 2015-Jan. 2016) at
the Center for American Progress. New York region
public affairs at BerlinRosen, Aug. 2014-Jan. 2015.
Field, finance and Hispanic media assistant coordinator on
David Martin for Mayor (Stamford, CT), June-Aug. 2013.
B.A in political science from Hope College. twitter
African American Media Director Ramzey L. Smith
(July 2020) Senior communication
specialist at Howard University, May 2018-July 2020.
Communications associate at Feldman Strategies, Jan.
2017-May 2018. Producer at Sinclair Broadcast Group,
Dec. 2015-July 2016. Content producer for NBCUniversal
Media, LLC, Jan.-Dec. 2015. Producer at Waterman
Broadcasting in Fort Myers, FL, Nov. 2012-Nov. 2014.
Associate producer for WFTV-ABC (Cox Media Group) in
Orlando, FL, May-Oct. 2012. B.S. from Florida
Agricultural and Mechanical University, 2012.
Women's Media Director Mariel Sáez
(Aug. 2020) Came to the
campaign after 10 years working for U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer:
deputy communications director to the Majority Leader (from
Mar. 2018); national press secretary to the Deputy Whip
(July 2014-Mar. 2018); Maryland press secretary (Apr.
2012-July 2014); and press assistant and researcher to the
Majority Leader (Aug. 2010-Apr. 2012). Degree in
economics from St. Mary's College of Maryland.
Communications Director for Coalitions Pili Tobar
(July 2020) Deputy
director (Feb. 2019-July 2020) and managing director (Mar.
2018-July 2020) at America's Voice. Hispanic media
director for Sen. Chuck Schumer, Jan. 2017-Mar. 2018.
Advocacy and communications director (June 2016-Jan. 2017)
and communications director (Oct. 2015-June 2016) at Latino
Victory Project. Communications director for U.S. Rep.
Ruben Gallego, Jan.-Oct. 2015. Director of Hispanic
media/Western regional press secretary at the DNC, Oct.
2013-Jan. 2015. Press secretary at America's Voice,
Mar. 2011-Oct. 2013. Intern at Greenberg Quinlan
Rosner, Aug. 2010-Mar. 2011. M.P.A. (2010) and B.S. in
political science (2008) from University of Miami. twitter
Director of State Communications Meira Bernstein
(Mar. 2020...previously New
Hampshire communications director, Apr. 2019-Feb.
2020) Communications director on McCaskill for
Missouri, Jan.-Nov. 2018. Communications director for
the Missouri Democratic Party, ,July-Dec. 2017. Press
secretary to U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, Jan.-July 2017;
press secretary on Maggie for NH, Jan.-Nov. 2016.
Senior associate (June 2014-Dec. 2015) and associate (Apr.
2013-May 2014) at Global Strategy Group. Associate
account executive at Kwittken & Company, Jan.-Mar.
2013. B.A. in history, leadership studies and
international studies from Williams College, 2012. twitter
Regional Communications Director Julia Krieger
(Feb. 2020...previously Iowa
communications director, May 2019-Feb. 2020)
Communications director for the start up of U.S. Rep. Tim
Ryan's presidential campaign (first six weeks).
Communications director on U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)'s
re-election campaign, Nov. 2017-Nov. 2018. Deputy
communications director (Feb.-Nov. 2017) and press secretary
to Sen. Heitkamp. New media press secretary to the
U.S. House Oversight & Government Reform Committee, July
2013-Aug. 2014. Media analyst for American Bridge 21st
Century, Feb. 2012-July 2013. Researcher at Media
Matters for America, June 2010-Feb. 2012. B.A. in
journalism, gender, women and sexuality studies from
University of Minnesota, 2009. twitter
Northeast Regional Communications Director Rachel R. Thomas
(July 2020) Deputy communications director on Pete for America, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. Deputy communications director for strategic content on Beto for America, May-Nov. 2019. Senior director of communications at ACRONYM from July 2018. Yoga instructor at CorePower Yoga in DC from Aug. 2017. External relations, government and regulatory affairs at IBM, Apr. 2017-Aug. 2018. Communications director (Feb. -Apr. 2017) and national press secretary (Apr. 2015-Jan. 2017 at EMILY's List. Traveling press secretary to Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Jan. 2014-Apr. 2015; deputy communications director on McAuliffe's transition; deputy press secretary on McAuliffe for Governor, Apr.-Nov. 2013. Special assistant to the Administrator at the U.S. Small Business Administration, Sept. 2011-Apr. 2013. Advance associate for the White House, June 2010-Sept. 2011. B.A. in communication and public service from University of Pennsylvania, 2011. twitter
South Regional Communications Director Hyma Moore
(July 26, 2020 tweet)
Vice president of external affairs at Greater New Orleans,
Inc. from July 2018. Director of federal affairs
(May-July 2018) and communications advisor (Aug. 2017-May
2018) at City of New Orleans. Communications advisor
on Jon Ossoff for Congress, May-June 2017. Mayoral
transition liaison in Baton Rouge, Dec. 2016-Mar.
2017. National press advance lead on Hillary for
America, May 2015-Nov. 2016. Communications manager
for City of New Orleans, Feb. 2014-Nov. 2015.
Business development and PR account executive at Deveney in
June 2013-Feb. 2014. Public relations and
communications manager for New Orleans Business Alliance,
Jan. 2011-June 2013. Special project manager at Baton
Rouge Area Chamber, June 2010-Jan. 2011. Studied at
Morehouse College. twitter
Midwest Regional Communications Director Rob Friedlander
(mid-July 2020) Senior advisor to Beto for America and earlier to Beto for Texas. Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of the Treasury, July 2015-Jan. 2017. Press secretary to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN), Jan. 2014-July 2015. Communications director to U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster (NH), Jan. 2013-Jan. 2014; communications director on Kuster for Congress, July-Nov. 2012. Press assistant at the White House Office of Management and Budget, June 2011-July 2012. Confidential assistant at the U.S. Department of Education, Aug. 2010-June 2011. Field organizer on Obama for America in ME, NC and MI to Nov. 2008; started as an intern in NH in Dec. 2007. Studied at Bates College. twitter
West Regional Communications Director Vedant Patel
Nevada/Western states communications director, May 2019-Feb.
director to U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA) from July
2018. Regional press secretary and director of AAPI
media at the DNC, Apr. 2017-July 2018. Communications
director on Mike Honda for Congress, Nov. 2015-Jan.
2017. Deputy communications director to U.S. Rep. Mike
Honda (CA), Jan. 2013-Nov. 2015. M.B.A. from UF Hough
Graduate School of Business, 2017; B.S. in biology from UC
Riverside, 2012. twitter
Expansion Regional Communications Director Shadawn Reddick-Smith
Communications director for House
Judiciary Committee Democrats from May 2016.
Communications director to U.S. Rep. John Conyers (MI), May
2016-Jan. 2018. Communications director to U.S. Rep.
Alma Adams (NC), Mar. 2015-May 2016. Deputy press
secretary to U.S. Sen Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), 2014-15.
Press assistant and policy correspondent for the Senate
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship,
2013-14. B.S. in communications and public relations
from Towson University
Carolina González Pérez
(Aug. 2020...started as
intern in June 2020) B.A. in international relations
from Saint Joseph's University, 2020.
Angela de la Cruz Perez
(Aug. 2020...started as intern
in June 2020) B.A. in political science and
government, journalism from Georgetown University,
2020. Filipino American.
Research Director Megan Apper
Deputy Research Director Sharmeen Khan
(April 2019) Research
associate at American Possibilities PAC, July 2018-Apr.
2019. Research analyst at Democracy Forward, Sept.
2017-July 2018. B.A. in political science and
government from New York University, 2017.
Internships include research intern on Hillary for America
(Sept.-Nov. 2016), office of Sen. Gillibrand (June-Aug.
2016), and research intern on Hillary for America, June
2015-May 2016. Pakistani American from Louisville,
Director Brad Pollock
(Aug. 2019) Research
director at House Majority PAC, Feb.-Dec. 2018.
Research consultant at Walsworth Landset Research, Jan.
2017-Jan. 2018. Due diligence lead on Hillary for
America, Feb. 2015-Nov. 2016. Research consultant at
Walsworth Landset Research, Nov. 2014-Feb. 2015.
Research director on Gina Raimondo for Governor, April-Nov.
2014. Research consultant at Walsworth Landset
Research, Jan. 2013-March 2014. Senior research
associate at Obama for America/DNC in Chicago, July
2011-Nov. 2012. Research consultant at Walsworth
Landset Research, Jan.-June 2011. Senior research
analyst (Nov. 2008-Dec. 2010) and research analyst (Feb.
2007-Nov. 2008) at the DCCC. Project associate at
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, Oct. 2005-Dec. 2006.
Research/press assistant at Thunder Road Group, Sept.-Nov.
2004. Accounts payable coordinator on Dean for
America, Dec. 2003-May 2004; started as a finance intern,
Sept.-Dec. 2003. B.A. in political science and history
from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2003.
Senior Research Associates including
Elena Lund (July
2019) B.A. in international relations from Stanford
University, 2019. Research fellow on Tim Kaine for
Senate, June-Aug. 2018.
(July 2020) Research assistant in the U.S. Senate,
July 2019-June 2020. Senior communications associate
(Mar.-July 2019) and communications associate (Mar.
2018-Feb. 2019) at Precision Strategies. Research
associate (Democratic opposition research), May 217-Feb.
2018. Bachelor's degree in political science and
government from The George Washington University, 2017.
Senior Policy Advisor Carmel Martin
(Dec. 2019) National policy director on Beto for America, June-Dec. 2019. Executive vice president at the Center for American Progress. Assistant secretary for planning, evaluation and policy at the U.S. Department of Education to Apr. 2013. General counsel and deputy staff director to U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy on the H.E.L.P. Committee, 2005-08. Associate director for domestic policy at the Center for American Progress, 2004-05. Chief counsel and senior policy adviser to U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, 1999-2004. Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, 1998-99. Associate at Hogan & Hartson LLP, 1995-98. Special counsel to U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle. J.D. from University of Texas School of Law and M.A.P.A. from University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs, 1994; B.A. from Manhattan College. 1989. twitter
Senior Policy Advisor Jake
Senior fellow and faculty member at UNH's Carsey School of Public Policy. Senior policy advisor on Hillary for America, Apr. 2015-Nov. 2016. Deputy assistant to the President and national security advisor to Vice President Joe Biden from Feb. 2013. Director of policy planning at the U.S. State Department from Feb. 2011; previously deputy chief of staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from Jan. 2009. Deputy policy director on Hillary Clinton's 2008 campaign. Chief counsel and senior policy advisor to Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Attorney at the Minneapolis law firm of Faegre & Benson. After finishing law school, he clerked for Judge Guido Calabresi of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and then Justice Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court. J.D. from Yale University, 2003; M.Phil. in international relations (2000) from Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar; B.A. in international studies and political science from Yale University, 1998. Minnesota native.
Policy Director Stef Feldman
Deputy Policy Director Grace Landrieu
(July 2019; started as
briefings director in April 2019) Special projects
director for the Nevada State Democratic Party 2018
Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2018. Deputy
director of product design and previously senior business
analyst for New Classrooms, July 2013-July 2016.
Associate product manager, UX designer at Amplify, Aug.
2012-July 2013. Teach for America Corps member and
8th grade math teacher at Miller-McCoy Academy in New
Orleans, May 2010-July 2012. M.P.P. from Harvard
University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2016;
B.A. in government, social justice analysis from
Georgetown University, 2010.
Policy Coordinator Lawrence Strickling
(Mar. 2020) Policy coordinator at Pete for America, Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020. Executive director of the Collaborative Governance Project at the Internet Society, Feb.-Dec. 2018. Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the U.S. Department of Commerce, June 2009-Jan. 2017. Policy coordinator on Obama for America, May 2007-Nov. 2008. Chief regulatory office at Broadwing Communications, Sept. 2004-May 2007. Senior vice president at Allegiance Telecom, June 2002-June 2004. Executive vice president and general counsel at CoreExpress, Sept. 200-Dec. 2001. Chief of the Common Carrier Bureau at the FCC, Nov. 1998-Aug. 2000. Vice president of public policy at Ameritech, Feb. 1993-Sept. 1997. Attorney at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 1976-1987. J.D. from Harvard Law School, 1976; B.A. in economics from University of Maryland, 1973.
Director of Speechwriting and Foreign Policy Director Carlyn Reichel
Most recently communications director for the
Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.
Foreign policy speechwriter to Vice President Biden, Sept.
2015-Jan. 2017. Worked at the National Security
Council and U.S. State Department; Presidential Management
Fellow, 2009. M.P.P. from Harvard Kennedy School,
2009; undergraduate degree in American studies from Stanford
University, 2005. From Rome, GA.
Speechwriter and Senior Advisor Vinay Reddy
Vice president of strategic communications
for the National Basketball Association. Speechwriter
to Vice President Biden, 2013-17.
director of speechwriting on Obama's 2012 re-election
campaign. Senior speechwriter for the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency and for the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services.
Speechwriter to Sen. Sherrod Brown. J.D. from
Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law, 2006;
bachelor's degree double major in political science and
philosophy from Miami University, 2001. Born and
raised in Dayton, Ohio; parents Indian-American immigrants.
Speechwriter Dan Cluchey
(2019) Speechwriter for
the Biden Institute from July 2018. Senior advisor and
executive speechwriter for Consumer Reports from Aug.
2015. Senior advisor and head of speechwriting at the
Ex-Im Bank, Feb. 2014-July 2015. Speechwriter at the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Nov.
2012-13. Speechwriter at the U.S Department of
Justice, May-Aug. 2011. J.D. from Harvard Law School,
2012; B.A. in political science from Amherst College, 2008.
First ever in-house paid media team on a general election presidential campaign; staff of over 60, 200TBs of footage, 150,000 media assets, shipped over 600 ads >
Director of Paid
Media Patrick Bonsignore
(Apr. 2019) Senior vice
president (Jan.-Mar. 2019) and vice president (Mar.
2017-Dec. 2018) at GMMB. Lead media buyer on Hillary
for America, Oct. 2015-Nov. 2016. Principal
(April-Oct. 2015) and senior associate (May 2014-April 2015)
at Precision Strategies. Manager/director of business
development at Devine Mulvey, Oct. 2009-Jan. 2013.
M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, 2014; bachelor's
degree in English language and literature from Boston
College, 2008. twitter
Senior Paid Media Advisor Megan Clasen
(May 2020) Vice president, digital at GMMB from May 2019. Digital director at Think Big Illinois, Feb.-May 2019. Digital director on JB for Governor, Mar. 2017-Feb. 2019. Digital advertising consultant, Jan.-Mar. 2017. Digital advertising media lead on Hillary for America, Oct. 2015-Dec. 2016. Digital media supervisor at MEC, March-Oct. 2015. Integrated media supervisor (Jan. 2014-Mar. 2015), associate (Jan. 2013-Jan. 2014) and junior associate (Nov. 2011-Dec. 2012) at Starcom USA/Starcom MediaVest Group. Project manager at The Technology House, June 2009-Sept. 2011. B.S. in marketing from Miami University, 2009. twitter
Chief of Staff Jordan Finkelstein
(Aug. 11, 2020 tweet; started
as program manager in Sept. 2019) Senior associate
(Jan.-Sept. 2019) and associate (Sept. 2016-Dec. 2018) at
SKDKnickerbocker. Communications fellow in office of
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, June-Aug. 2016. Bachelor's
degree in business administration, marketing and
communication design from Washington University in St.
Louis; student body president, Mar. 2015-Mar. 2016. twitter
Director of States Paid Media Scott Syroka
(May 2020) Founder (Apr. 2019) and owner of Next Door Saints LLC, a digital marketing firm in Johnston, Iowa. Member of the Johnston City Council, elected Nov. 2019. Staffer for state Sen. Rita Hart, lieutenant governor nominee on Fred Hubbell for Governor. Brand marketing at Google, Jan. 2017-July 2018. Elections and issues advocacy at Google, May-Nov. 2014. B.A. in government from Georgetown University. Field fellow in Iowa on Obama for America, 2008.
Director of Creative Production Alexander Kalsey
(Oct. 2019) Creative
director at GtP Media from Nov. 2011. Editor for NFL
Network, Aug. 2011-Feb. 2014. Editor at Ringleader
Productions, Jan. 2007-Jan. 2012. Freelance at Kalsey,
LLC, Jan. 2000-Jan. 2012. Editor/designer/producer at
Evil Twin, Oct. 2007-Aug. 2011. Editor/designer/smoke
artist at Klasky Csupo, Oct. 2004-Nov. 2007. B.A. in
critical studies in cinema-television from University of
Southern California, 2004. twitter
Senior Producer Anne Moriarity
(May 2020) Paid media for Mike
Bloomberg for President, Feb.-Mar. 2020. Director at
SCRB Strategies, Feb. 2018-Feb. 2020. Director
at Lighthouse Public Affairs, Dec. 2015-Feb. 2018.
Deputy chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52),
Jan.-Aug. 2015; director of community outreach on Scott
Peters for Congress, Aug.-Nov. 2014; legislative
assistant/scheduler (Jan.-Aug. 2014), scheduler (Jan.-Dec.
2013), and legislative correspondent/scheduler (Nov.
2011-Jan. 2013) to U.S. Rep. Scott Peters.
B.A. in history from Duke University.
Producer Emily Matthews
(July 2020) Associate at SCRB
Strategies, Jan. 2018-July 2020. Digital strategist at
Saguaro Strategies, Aug.-Dec. 2017. Assistant consultant and
intern at SCN Strategies, June-Dec. 2016 and part time
employee and intern at SCN Strategies, Sept. 2014-Jan.
2015. Bachelor's degree in political science,
environmental science and religious studies from Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo, 2017.
Producer Ellen Esterhay
(Sept. 2020) Creative strategist,
insights at Artemis Ward, Nov. 2018-Apr. 2020. Digital
strategist (Dec. 2017-Nov. 2018), account executive (July
2016-Dec. 2017) and assistant account executive for
political production, Mar. 2015-July 2016. Press
assistant on Alison Lundergan Grimes for U.S. Senate,
June-Nov. 2014. B.A. in Chinese and world politics
from Hamilton College.
Producer Asjia Garner
(Aug. 2020; associate producer
from Dec. 2019; started as digital advertising production
assistant, July-Dec. 2019) B.A. degrees in journalism
and international studies from Cal State University Long
Beach, 2019. twitter
Stories Producer Miriam Arkin
(Aug. 2020) Producer and locations scout
based in New Orleans, LA. B.A. in American Studies from
Columbia University in the City of New York, 2009.
Director of Stories Amy Romanow
(July 2020) Freelance senior producer
from June 2017. Account supervisor/producer (June
2016-June 2017), senior account executive/producer (Jan.
2015-June 2016), account executive/associate producer (Jan.
2013-Dec. 2014) and assistant account executive/production
assistant (Feb. 2011-Dec. 2012) at GMMB. Project manager
at BenBella Books, Nov. 2010-Feb. 2011. Account
associate at MSHC Partners, Aug.-Nov. 2010. B.A. degree
from Hiram College, 2010.
Lead Cinematographer Karee Maxson
Filmmaker, graphic designer and a nationally
certified Emergency Medical Technician. Creative
director for Creative Visions Foundation, May 2011-Dec.
2014. B.A. in telecommunication production from
Pepperdine University, 2011.
Senior Video Editor Yena Oh
(May 2020) Video editor on Warren for
President, Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020. Video
editor/associate producer/motion graphics designer (Sept.
2017-Aug. 2019),assistant editor (Apr.-Sept. 2017) and
production assistant (July 2016-Apr. 2017) at Georgetown
Post. Broadcast news assistant at PBS NewsHour, Nov.
2015-Apr. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political
science from New York University, 2015.
Junior Video Editor Casey
(July 2020) Filmmaker at Google
Creative Lab via Adecco, Jan.-June 2020. B.A. in
documentary studies and production from Ithaca College,
Script Manager Lucy Goss
(July 2020) Associate producer (June
2019-July 2020) and executive assistant (June 2018-June
2019) at Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj. Executive
assistant to showrunners Jonny Belt and Robert Scull at
Nickelodeon, July 2016-June 2018. Executive assistant
at Lawrence Gordon Productions, Apr. 2015-June 2016.
Assistant/intern to writer/director Josh Greenbaum, June
2014-Apr. 2015. B.A. in English language and
literature from Cornell University, 2014.
Post Producer and Media Manager Hannah Bergstrom
(July 2020) Associate producer (Aug.
2017-Apr. 2020) and post production supervisor (Nov.
2014-Aug. 2017) at 20 Century Fox Television. Post
production coordinator (Nov. 2012-Nov. 2014) and post
production assistant (Mar.-Nov. 2012) for Sony Pictures
Entertainment ("Community"); post production
coordinator for NBCUniversal Media, LLC ("Playing
House," "Animal Practice" and "Satisfaction"), May 2012-Aug.
2014. B.S. in film/cinema/video studies from Boston
Production Associate Monty Ruderman
(Aug. 2020) Self-employed media
associate and coordinator in Los Angeles from Jan. 2019.
Bachelor's degree in broadcast and digital journalism from
University of Southern California, 2019.
Assistant Editor Aliyah Bryant
(July 2020) B.F.A. in filmmaking-editing
from University of North Carolina School of the Arts, 2020.
Production Assistant Neeharika Simha
(Jan. 2020) Shift supervisor (May
2018-June 2020) and barista (Jan. 2015-May 2018) at
Starbucks. B.S. in rhetoric, communication and media
studies from Drexel University, 2019. Videographer and
editor at goPuff, Sept. 2018-Jan. 2019.
Senior Latinx Media Producer Mireydi Medieta Nunez
(Mar. 2020) Senior producer at Invodo,
Nov. 2017-Jan. 2020. Deliverables associate/field
producer at Megalomedia, May 2016-Nov. 2017.
Videographer and editor on Lez backpack, Oct. 2015-Jan.
2016. B.S. in mass communication/media studies from
Texas State University-San Marcos, 2015.
Latino Creative Lead Joel Maysonet
(June 2020) Director,
editor and mograph designer at La Brega since 2011.
Senior designer/editor at RebelRebel in Austin, Sept.
2008-May 2011. Creative services manager at Univision
Television Group, Oct. 2006-Sept. 2008. M.A. in
film/cinema/video studies from University of North Texas,
2005; B.A. in communication and media studies from
University of Puerto Rico, 2002. twitter
Latino Jr. Creative Lead Melanie Duran
Freelance video editor and motion graphics
designer from June 2015. Content creator/strategist at
Neighborhood Goods, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020. Video specialist
for Dallas Independent School District, Nov. 2014-Nov.
2019. Photographer assistant in Dallas-Fort Worth,
Aug.-Nov. 2014. B.A. in film and media studies from
University of Oklahoma, 2014.
Producer Xochitl Dorsey
(Sept. 2020) Supervising producer for
Tom Steyer 2020, Aug. 2019-Mar. 2020. Producer,
writer and editor of documentary and narrative films based
in California. Work
has appeared on HBO, PBS, NPR, Showtime, MSNBC, among
others, as well as film festivals around the
country. M.F.A. in
directing and production from UCLA and M.A. in Latin
American studies from NYU.
Director of African American Paid Media Cameron Trimble
(July 2020) Principal at
Precision Strategies, Apr. 2018-July 2020. Co-founder
of Men in Color in Communications, Jan. 2018-Feb.
2020. Senior public affairs specialist at the
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and
Culture, Feb. 2017-Feb. 2018. Director of
communications and external affairs (Aug. 2015-Feb. 2017),
director of media operations (Sept. 2012-Sept. 2014) and
digital communications director (June 2010-Nov. 2012) to
U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX).
Founder/freelance at iStar Filmz, Jan. 2011-Aug. 2014.
From Cleveland. twitter
Associate Alivia Roberts
(Aug. 2020) M.P.A. in politics, policy and communication from The George Washington University, 2020; B.A. in broadcast and public relations from Mississippi State University, 2018.
Senior Operations Strategy Lead Katherine Miller
(Aug. 2020) Vice president (Jan.-Aug.
2020) and investor (Sept. 2017-Dec. 2019) at Fifth Wall.
Investment banking analyst at J.P. Morgan, June 2016-Sept.
2017. Bachelor's degree in economics from Princeton
Digital Planning Lead Kaushika Soundararajan
(Aug. 2020; senior media buyer for digital ads, July 2019-Aug. 2020) Digital media planner for FX Networks/Zenith, Feb.-June 2019. Digital advertising manager for the DCCC, July-Dec. 2018. Associate, digital for Paramount Pictures Theatrical/Wavemaker, Feb. 2017-July 2018. Degree in business administration from Cal Poly Pomona, 2016.
Ad Operations Manager [Google ads platform for YouTube Ads] Sonia Hernandez
(July 2020) Senior technical
trafficker, platform operations for Annalect, Mar. 2019-Apr.
2020. Ad trafficker-product, ops integration (Dec.
2016-Mar. 2019) and digital ad - production designer
product/ops integration (Apr.-Dec. 2016) for Cars.com.
Contract work, 2015-16. Project manager for Multi
Packaging Solutions (MPS), Aug. 2014-Mar. 2015.
Project manager for Knight Packaging Group, Inc., June
2011-July 2013. Production control at Paper Source,
June 2004-May 2010. Graphic artist for La Raza
newspaper (Chicago), Oct. 2000-Mar. 2002. B.F.A. in
advertising and design, A/B from International Academy of
Design and Technology-Chicago, 2002.
Senior Facebook Manager Mae Dobbs
(July 2020) [$35M budget] Digital
manager at 38 Degrees in London, UK, May 2019-July
2020. Senior digital strategist (Jan.-Apr. 2019) and
digital strategist (Feb. 2017-Dec. 2018) at Edelman in
London, UK. Campaign manager-digital advertising for
the DNC, Aug.-Dec. 2018. Senior digital account
executive (Jan. 2016-Jan. 2017) and digital account
executive (June 2014-Dec. 2015) at Portland Communications
in London, UK. Assistant to Liberal Democrat Member of
Parliament Adrian Sanders, Jan.-July 2014. Campaign
assistant at Unlock Democracy (UK), Oct.-Dec. 2013.
Campaign consultant on the Nonprofit VOTE website, July
2012-Sept. 2013. Campaign analyst for U.S. PIRG,
Aug. 20011-Apr. 2012. M.S. in political economy from
London School of Economics and Political Science, 2014; B.A.
in economic and international relations from Boston
Senior Planning Analyst Pamela Kaye
(Sept. 2020) Associate vice president
(Aug. 2019-Aug. 2020), senior digital strategist (May
2018-Aug. 2019) and digital strategist (May 20015-May 2018
at Anne Lewis Strategies. Early childhood center chair
(Aug. 2012-June 2013) and special education teacher (Aug.
2009-Aug. 2012) for Prince George's County Public
Schools. Master's degree in communication, culture and
technology from Georgetown University; bachelor's degree in
psychology from University of Chicago.
Senior Advertising Analyst Catie Hopkins
(July 2020; digital ads strategist, May
2019-July 2020) Senior specialist ad campaign
management (Jan.-May 2019) and associate digital strategist
(June 2017-Dec. 2018) at a4 Media. Bachelor's degree
in political science, classical studies from University of
Ad Operations Associate Darcy Pollard
(Aug. 2020) Student in anthropology
and public health at Columbia University in the City of New
Associate Aylon Berger
(May 2020) Student in interdisciplinary studies (CLEG) at American University. Served as national chair of High School Democrats of America, June 2016-June 2017. New Jersey native.
Traffic Coordinator Holly Spalding
(Sept. 2020) Account service representative at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., Dec. 2016-July 2019. B.A. in drama and dramatics/theatre arts from Dickinson College, 2013.
Senior Associate Aditi Somani
(Sept. 2020) Investment banking analyst,
June 2018-Sept. 2020. B.A. in economics from Columbia
University in the City of New York and Barnard College, 2018.
(Aug. 2020) Bachelor's degree in management and operations in information management from Georgetown University, 2020.
(July 2020) A regional data
manager on Amy for America, Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020.
Canvasser at GRSG Company for Amy for America, June-July
2020. B.A. in political science from University of
(Aug. 2020) Yale University
senior studying history and South Asian studies.
(Aug. 2020, started as an intern in June) M.A. in strategic public relations from University of Southern California, 2020; B.A. in media and cultural studies from UC Riverside, 2017.
$59M integrated voter mobilization program (iwillvote.com...voter registration, vote by mail, voter education, GOTV) for both BFP and DNC
Voter Mobilization Program Lead Patrick Burton
(Aug. 2020) Associate
vice president (Dec. 2019-Aug. 2020), senior digital
strategist (Dec. 2018-Dec. 2019), digital strategist
(Mar.-Dec. 2018) and digital associate (Apr. 2017-Mar. 2018)
at Anne Lewis Strategies. Regional organizing director
in NE Ohio for the Ohio Democratic Party, July-Nov.
2016. Regional field director for Iowa City and Cedar
Rapids areas (Jan.-July 2016) and field organizer in Iowa
City (Aug. 2015-Jan. 2016) for NextGen Climate.
Bachelor's degree in environmental policy from Vanderbilt
University, 2014; president of Vanderbilt College Democrats,
May 2013-May 2014.
Voter Mobilization Program Lead Mac Coddington
(July 2020) Venture consultant at
Creative Destruction Lab in Oxford, England, Oct. 2019-June
2020. Senior agency lead, Search Ads 360 (Jan.
2018-July 2019), account manager, Search Ads 360 (May
2016-Jan. 2018) and associate account strategist, Google
Marketing Solutions (May 2015-May 2016) at
Google. M.B.A. from University of Oxford; B.A.
in organizational studies and political science from
University of Michigan.
Digital Media Planning Director Tara Karam
(Aug. 2020) Senior
category director for strategy (Apr. 2018-Aug. 2020)
and strategy director (Mar. 2016-Apr. 2018) at Hearts
& Science. Connections associate director at
Starcom MediaVest Group, Jan. 2014-Mar. 2016.
Associate director for strategy at OMD, May 2013-Jan.
2014. Connections manager (Sept. 2011-May 2013) and
connections associate (Aug. 2009-Sept. 2011) at Starcom
MediaVest Group. Media planner (Jan.-Aug. 2009) and
assistant media planer (Mar. 2008-Jan. 2009) at
Mindshare. Lead technical information specialist at
DARPA, Feb. 2007-Mar. 2008. B.A. in international
affairs from The George Washington University.
Special Projects Lead Oren Fliegelman
(Aug. 2020) Leave of
absence from position as team lead at Google Creative Lab,
started there in Sept. 2018; writer for YouTube, Mar.
2017-Aug. 2018. Speechwriting and policy associate on
Hillary for America, Sept. 2015-Nov. 2016. Freelance
journalist specializing in higher education, Jan. 2013-Sept.
2015. Bachelor's degree in politics from Princeton
Mobilization Production Lead Brett Lake
(Sept. 2020) Senior digital content manager for the 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee, May-Sept. 2020. Video producer on Warren for President, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. Iowa digital director on Beto for America, June-Nov. 2019. Deputy digital director for the Arizona Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2018. Digital project director, patient advocate ambassador program at Americans for Cures, July 2017-Mar. 2018. Regional GOTV lead for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Oct.-Nov. 2017. Field organizer in Lake Worth for the Florida Democratic Party, Aug.-Dec. 2016. BA. in international/global studies from Emory University, 2015.
Mobilization Production Lead Jordan Bailey-Hoover
(Sept. 2020) Production manager on
Warren for President, Oct. 2019-Mar. 2020. Production
manager for Flies Collective, May 2016-Sept. 2019.
Producer for Hide Your Smiling Faces, Jan. 2011-Mar.
2014. Assistant at the Center for Technology and
Economic Development, New York University Abu Dhabi, Mar.
2011-Aug. 2012. Public programs assistant at Human
Rights First, May 2007-Mar. 2009. M.P.A. from NYU
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, 2015;
B.A. in human rights and conflict resolution from NYU
Gallatin School of Individualized Study, 2007.
Senior Media Buyer Emily Pollock
(Aug. 2020) Paid media manager (Oct. 2018-Aug. 2020), senior paid media associate (Apr.-Oct. 2018) and PPC associate (Aug. 2016-Mar. 2018 at Seer Interactive in Philadelphia. Marketing specialist at Halfpenny Technologies, Nov. 2015-July 2016. B.S. in marketing from University of Delaware, 2015.
Senior Associate Jing Qu
(Aug. 2020) Product marketing manager
for Facebook, Sept. 2017-Aug. 2020. B.A. in political
science, women's and gender studies from Columbia University
in the City of New York, 2017.
Paid Media Analyst Ana Lipson
(Aug. 2020) Contract fashion
assistant/stylist and freelance social media marketing
consultant in the L.A. area, 2018-Mar. 2020. M.A. in
emerging media from Loyola University Maryland, 2018; B.A.
in international studies from Washington College, 2014.
Chief Analytics Officer Becca Siegel
(Apr. 25, 2019) Director of data science at BlueLabs from Feb. 2015. Ohio data and analytics director (Apr.-Nov. 2016) and national analytics (Jan.-Apr. 2016) on Hillary for America. Data science and strategy at BlueLabs Analytics, 2015. Battleground Texas deputy data director, Dec. 2013-Nov. 2014. Deputy regional field director in Fort Collins on Obama for America, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012; deputy field organizer on Obama's 2008 campaign. B.A. in history from Stanford University, 2013. twitter
Deputy Chief Analytics Officer Molly Graepel
(May 2019) Analytics director, advocacy and engagement (Oct. 2018-May 2019) and data scientist (May-Oct. 2018) for the ACLU. Analytics at Blue State Digital, June 2017-Apr. 2018. Digital analytics on Hillary for America, June 2015-Nov. 2016; took a year and a half leave of absence from graduate studies at Harvard to work on the campaign. Program analyst (Oct. 2013-June 2014) and associate program analyst (Oct. 2011-Sept. 2013) at Charity Navigator. M.P.P. from Harvard University, 2018; undergraduate degree in East Asian studies, economics from Haverford College, 2010.
Chief of Staff Dan Bram
(July 2020) Senior
project manager for paid media (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and Iowa
voter contact program director (May 2019-Feb. 2020) on
Warren for President. Organizing director at ACRONYM,
Feb. 2018-May 2019. GOTV director for the Missouri
Democratic Party, Oct.-Nov. 2018. Organizing director
at MobilizeAmerica, June 2017-Feb. 2018. National
march volunteer coordinator for Peoples Climate Movement,
Apr.-May 2017. Worked on Hillary for America,
Apr. 2015-Nov. 2016 including as organizing director for
the West Virginia primary
(Mar.-May 2016) a regional organizing director, an
organizer on the Iowa caucus campaign, and started in
April as the Ramp Up grassroots organizer in
Missouri. Field associate at Jill
Schupp for Missouri State Senate, June-Nov. 2014.
Organizing fellow at Ready for Hillary, June-Aug.
2014. B.A. in political science from Washington
University in St. Louis, 2015. twitter
Director of Data Science Meg Schwenzfeier
(July 2019) Data scientist
at Blue Labs, Mar. 2017-Nov. 2018. Senior analyst on
Hillary for America, Sept. 2015-Dec. 2016. Analyst at
the Analyst Institute, May 2014-Sept. 2015. B.A. in
political science and government from The College of William
and Mary, 2014.
Senior Data Scientist Amee Amin
(Sept. 2019) Data
scientist (Sept. 2017-Sept. 2019) and analyst (Sept.
2017-July 2018) at Blue Labs: Analytics Data,
Technology. Cofounder of Article25, Jan. 2016-Oct.
2017. Visiting global health fellow at Harvard Medical
School, June 2014-June 2015. M.S. in predictive
analytics (2018) and B.A. in linguistics, anthropology and
global health (2014) from Northwestern University.
Senior Data Analyst Lauren Deitz
(Aug. 2020) Senior data
manager (Jan. 2019-Aug. 2020) and data manager (Mar.
2016-Dec. 2018) at murmuration. Data program manager
(Aug. 2015-Mar. 2016) and Northeast regional data manager
(May 2014-Aug. 2015) at Enroll America. Targeting
associate (July 2013-Apr. 2014) and grants administrative
associate (Feb. 2011-June 2013 at The Public Interest
Network. Targeting support at Work for Progress,
Sept.-Nov. 2012. B.A. in English language and
literature from Dickinson College, 2010.
Data Engineer Zach Josephson
(July 2020) Lead data
processing analyst at TargetSmart, May 2016-July 2020.
Data engineer on Pete for America, Dec. 2019-Mar.
2020. M.S. in analytics from Georgia Institute of
Technology, 2019; B.S. in computer science from Arizona
State University, 2016; experience includes technology
intern at the DNC, summer 2015.
Data Scientist Evan Rosenman
(June 2020) Product
manager (Sept. 2014-Aug. 2015) and associate product manager
(Aug. 2012-Sept. 2014 at Applied Predictive
Technologies. Ph.D. in statistics (2020) and M.S. in
electrical engineering (2019) from Stanford
University. M.S. in mathematics and statistics from
Georgetown University, 2015; B.A. in applied math,
concentration in physics from Harvard University, 2012.
Data Scientist Clara Wang
(Aug. 2020) Research
intern in foreign policy at the Brookings Institution,
June-Aug. 2020. Senior applied data scientist
(Apr.-Aug. 2019), applied data scientist II (Oct. 2018-Apr.
2019) and applied data scientist I (Sept. 2017-Oct. 2018) at
Civis Analytics. B.A. in government, public policy and
quantitative social sciences from Dartmouth College, 2017.
Data Scientist Madeline Campbell
(Aug. 2020) Data
scientist at Facebook, Nov. 2017-Aug. 2020. Data
analyst at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation,
July 2016-Sept. 2017. B.S. in biology of global health
and B.A. in mathematics from Georgetown University, 2016.
Data Science Product Manager Hilary Parker
(Aug. 2020) Data
scientist at Stitch Fix, May 2016-Aug. 2020. Senior
data analyst (July 2014-Mar. 2016) and data analyst (June
2013-July 2014) at Etsy. Ph.D. and M.H.S. in
biostatistics from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of
Public Health, 2013; B.A. in mathematics, molecular biology
from Pomona College.
Senior Analyst McKenzie Young
Director of polling and opinion research on Cory 2020. Associate program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation from Apr. 2017. Survey analyst on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016. Associate at Global Strategy Group, June 2013-Apr. 2016. M.A. in political science from Duke University, 2013; B.A. in political science, statistics from Elon University, 2011. twitter
Associate Analyst Zach Rosenfeld
(Aug. 2020) Consultant
(Aug. 2019-Aug. 2020) and intern (May-Aug. 2019) on the tech
team at the DNC. Bachelor's degree in political
science from Tufts University, 2020.
(July 6, 2020; previously full time
analytics advisor, June 2019-June 2020, and launch
consultant, Apr.-June 2019) Production sound engineer
at Oklahoma! on Broadway, Jan.-Apr. 2019. Analytics
consultant to the DNC, Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019. Deputy
national data and analytics director at the DSCC, Sept.-Nov.
2018. Senior data and analytics advisor for the NY
State Democratic Committee, Nov. 2017-Sept. 2018.
Senior advisor to the data and analytics team at the
Democratic Party of Virginia, 2017. Lead voter file
analyst on Hillary for America, Jan.-Nov. 2016. Freelance
sound designer on Broadway Jan. 2000-Nov. 2015. Data
analyst at Everytown for Gun Safety, June-Sept.
2014. B.A. in theater from SUNY New Paltz,
"This included managing data
warehouses on Redshift and BigQuery, building ETL
pipelines for ingesting data from a wide range of
sources, developing simple data models for effective
analysis and reporting, and interfacing with many
external vendors used by the campaign."
Director of Analytics Engineering Shreyes Seshasai
(July 2020) Volunteer
projects team co-lead for U.S. Digital Response, Mar.-May
2020. Director of engineering on Pete for America,
July 2019-Mar. 2020. Group product manager,
head of internationalization (Sept. 2016-Aug. 2018) and
director of engineering (Apr. 2010-Sept. 2016) at
Quora. Software engineer at Google, Aug. 2009-Apr.
2010. M.Eng. (2009) and B.S. (2008) in computer
science and electrical engineering from MIT. twitter
Engineer Michael Brewster
(July 2019) Data engineer
in Kentucky for NextGen America, July 2018-July 2019.
Deputy data and analytics director (Aug.-Nov. 2016) and data
fellow (June-July 2016) in Ohio on Hillary for America/Ohio
Together. Public services technician at the University
of Kentucky, July 2009-July 2016. M.B.A. (2016),
Master's in diplomacy and international commerce (2011) and
bachelor's degree in social work (2007) from University of
(Civis), Product Manager Anna Carmichael
Solutions architect at Civis
Analytics from Apr. 2019. Data director (May 2018-Mar.
2019) and deputy data director (Dec. 2017-May 2018) on JB
Pritzker for Governor. Field director on Friends of
D11 (Colorado Springs), July-Nov. 2017. Organizer on
Jim Johnson for Governor, Jan.-June 2017. Organizer in
Hillsborough for the North Carolina Democratic Party,
Aug.-Nov. 2016. B.A. in economics, religion from
Goucher College, 2016.
Engineer Colin Fleming
(June 2020 "architected a plan
for processing early vote and absentee vote data into a
standardized product") Software engineer at the DNC
from Aug. 2018. Software engineer at The Atlantic,
Feb.-Aug. 2018. Software engineer at BlueLabs, Jan.
2015-Feb. 2018. Rails and SQL developer in the digital
department at the DCCC, Aug. 2013-Dec. 2014. Community
organizer for the Arizona Democratic Party, July-Nov.
2012. Program associate (Sept. 2010-July 2012) and
program assistant (Sept. 2007-Sept. 2010) at the National
Foreign Affairs Training Center, U.S. Department of
State. Bachelor's degree in political science and
government from American University, 2007.
Architect Mike Weinberg
(June 2020) Data engineer
at WeWork, Apr. 2017-June 2020. Data engineer (full
time volunteer) at the DSCC, Oct.-Nov. 2018. Vertica
DBA on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. ETL
developer at CareerMD, Aug. 2015-Sept. 2016.
Predictive analytics consultant with QueBIT Consulting, July
2014-July 2015. B.S. in bioengineering and economics
from SUNY at Binghamton, 2014.
Data Engineer-DNC Patrick Trainer
(started at the DNC in Aug.
2020) Data engineer at Levelset, Aug. 2016-Aug.
2020. Project manager at SARID, June 2015-Apr.
2016. M.S. in logistics, trade and transportation
(2017) and B.A. in economics (2014) from The University of
Engineer Natasha Mathur
(Aug. 2020) Deputy data
director at VVN, Apr.-Aug. 2020. Data scientist on
Warren for President, July 2019-Mar. 2020. Technology
risk advisory consultant at Deloitte, Aug. 2016-July
2017. Master's in computational analysis and public
policy from the Harris School of Public Policy at the
Univresity of Chicago, 2019; B.S. in economics and finance
from NYU Stern School of Business, 2016.
Analytics Engineer Elliott Burklow
(Aug. 2020) Senior
applied data scientist (Oct. 2019-Aug. 2020) and applied
data scientist (Sept. 2017-Oct. 2019) at Civis
Analytics. B.S. in industrial engineering and
management sciences from Northwestern University, 2017.
(July 2020) Applied data
science lead at Civis Analytics, May-June 2020. Data
manager and program manager on the innovation team at Pete
for America, June 2019-Mar. 2020. Innovation fellow at
the City of South Bend, June-Aug. 2018. Consultant
(Sept. 2015-July 2017) and business analyst (Sept. 2013-Aug.
2015) at Deloitte. M.B.A. from Harvard Business
School, 2019; B.A. in public policy studies from Duke
Fundraising Analytics Manager, Growth Trevor Smith
(Aug. 2020; started June 2020
as senior outreach analyst) Senior business analyst
(Jan. 2018-June 2019) and business analyst (June 2015-Dec.
2017) at Capital One. Analyst on Hillary for America,
July-Nov. 2016. Degree from Amherst College, 2016.
Fundraising Analytics Manager, Engagement Maddie (Madeline) King
(Sept. 2020; senior fundraising analyst, June-Sept. 2020; started Dec. 2019 as outreach analyst) M.S. in data, analytics and statistics and B.A.Sc. in systems engineering and statistics from Washington University in St. Louis.
Fundraising Testing Analyst Sindhi Polubothu
Senior data analyst at Results
for America and What Works Cities from 2019. Assistant
director of data analytics and evaluation for The Financial
Clinic, 2017-19. Valuation senior associate at Grant
Thornton, 2015-16. Audit associate at Deloitte and
Touche, 2013-15. B.S. in business administration from
Boston University School of Management, 2013.
Fundraising Data Engineer Anne Ramirez
(July 2020) Data manager,
digital fundraising for Planned Parenthood Federation of
America, Mar. 2016-June 2020. Marketing and
communications associate at American Rivers, Sept. 2014-Mar.
2016. B.A. in linguistics from University of Maryland
College Park, 2014.
Fundraising Associate Analyst Mo (Muhammad) Eltahir
(July 2020) Associate
consultant at Bain & Company from July 2019. B.S.
in mechanical engineering from MIT, 2019.
(2020) Campaign manager
on Paige for Scranton (Paige Cognetti for Mayor),
2019. Senior political analyst (2017-19) and political
analyst (2014-17) at Blue Labs. Consultant to the
Victorian branch of the Australian Labor Party (2014);
advisor in the Office of the Premier of South Australia
(2014); and technical director, analytics at the ALP
National Secretariat in Canberra (2013-14). Research
economist (2012-13) and assistant research economist (2012)
for the Productivity Commission in Melbourne. B.Ec.
(2011) and L.L.B. (2010) from The Australian National
Senior TV Analyst Hawa Ahmed
(Aug. 2020) Senior
analyst for advanced analytics at Ampersand, Aug. 2018-July
2020. Senior business analyst (Nov. 2016-Aug. 2018)
and market research associate (June 2015-Oct. 2016) at
EAB. B.A. in foreign affairs from University of
Senior Mail Analyst David Mariutto
(July 2020) Data and
analytics manager for Climate Action Campaign DC, May
2019-Feb. 2020. Midwest/Mountain West targeting director at
the DCCC, Jun 2017-Dec. 2018. Analyst at The Feldman
Group, Feb. 2014-Dec. 2016. M.Sc. in politics
and communication from the London School of Economics and
Political Science, 2013; B.S. in public administration from
University of Central Florida, 2012.
Senior Digital Analyst Jack Welty
(July 2020) Digital analytics director at Organizing Together 2020, Feb.-June 2020. Digital analytics director on Kamala Harris For The People, Apr.-Dec. 2019. Digital director for U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (AZ), Oct. 2017-Jan. 2019; also director of data and analytics on Sinema for Arizona, July-Nov. 2018. Senior domain expert (July-Oct. 2017) and domain expert (July 2016-July 2017) for Dataminr, Inc.. Research assistant on a HIV study, Feb. 2015-May 2016. B.S. in international economics from Georgetown University. twitter
Paid Media Data Engineer Emily Cogsdill
(Aug. 2020) Staff data
analyst (Mar.-July 2020) and senior data analyst (Nov.
2017-Mar. 2020) at Vrbo. Senior product analyst (Jan.
2016-Nov. 2017) and user researcher (Apr.-Dec. 2015) at
Under Armor Connected Fitness. Ph.D. in social
psychology from Harvard University, 2015; B.A. in
psychology, music from Carleton College, 2011.
Paid Media Analyst Rachel Wishnie-Edwards
(July 2020) National data
analyst for digital organizing on Warren for President, Dec.
2019-Mar. 2020. Core states data manager at Beto for
America, Aug.-Nov. 2019. Senior data analyst
(Jan.-Aug. 2019) and data analyst (Oct. 2017-Jan. 2019) at
MediaMath. Campaigns and elections assistant at
National Education Associateion, June-Dec. 2016. B.S.
in mathematics from Georgetown University, 2017.
Paid Media Analyst Vijeta Tandon
Associate at Cornerstone
Research, an economic litigation consulting firm in downtown
L.A.. M.B.A. from Northwestern University's Kellogg
School of Management; M.A. and B.A. in economics from
University of Southern California, 2015.
Paid Media Analyst Anna Pokrovsky
(Aug. 2020) Digital
strategist at the National Democratic Redistricting
Committee, Aug. 2019-Aug. 2020. Ad ops associate at
Bully Pulpit Interactive, Apr. 2018-Aug. 2019. M.S. in
government analytics from Johns Hopkins University Advanced
Academic Programs; bachelor's degree in political
communication from The George Washington University, 2018.
Director of Reporting Analytics Anna Korman
(July 2020) Principal at New River Strategies, Mar.-July 2020. Data/technology advisor for the Nevada State Democratic Party, Dec. 2019-Feb. 2020. National data director on Beto for America, June-Nov. 2019. Principal for data and analytics at Precision Strategies, Jan. 2017-June 2019. Data director for the Colorado Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Deputy data director, data director in Iowa, Colorado, Utah on Hillary for America from Aug. 2015-Apr. 2016. Data associate at Precision Strategies, Jan.-Aug. 2015. Deputy data director on the North Carolina Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2014. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from The George Washington University. twitter
Absentee and Early Vote Analytics Program Manager Amanda O'Malley
(Aug. 2020) Data analyst, paid media on Warren for President, July 2019-Mar. 2020. Senior analyst, product analytics (Nov. 2018-Mar. 2019) and analyst product analytics (Mar. 2017-Oct. 2018) for the New York Times. Battleground states analyst on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. Deputy data director on Alison Lundergan Grimes for U.S. Senate, June-Nov. 2014. Bachelor's degree double major in economics and government from Georgetown University.
Early Vote Data and Reporting Manager Ben McGuire
(July 2020) National
reporting director on Warren for President, July 2019-Mar.
2020. Senior research analyst (Apr. 215-June 2017),
research analyst (Sept. 2013-Apr. 2015) and research
associate (Nov. 2012-Sept. 2013) at The Advisory Board
Company. Data analyst at Hillary for America,
Aug.-Nov. 2016. Field organizer on the Kerrey
Coordinated Campaign (NE), July-Nov. 2012. M.P.P. from
Harvard Kennedy School, 2019; B.A. in history and economics
from the University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
Early Vote Data Engineer/Analyst Johannes Fischer
(Oct. 2020; previously data
engineer, Aug.-Oct. 2020 and started as states data analyst,
May-Aug. 2020) Data director for the Tennessee
Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2018. Legislative
correspondent in the U.S. House, May 2017-Apr. 2018.
Bachelor's degree in economics from Vanderbilt University,
Early Vote Data Engineer Ray Kim
(Sept. 2020) Product
manager/analytics engineer at Particle, Jan. 2018-June
2020. Product specialist-host, growth, internal tools
(May 2014-Dec. 2017), project coordinator-trip experience
(Dec. 2013-May 2014) and customer experience (Mar.-Dec.
2013) at Airbnb. Sports analyst at Krossover
Intelligence, Jan.-Mar. 2013. Graduate development
program at HSBC, July 2011-Dec. 2012. B.B.A. in
marketing, international business from Washington University
in St. Louis-Olin Business School, 2011.
Scientist Christian Holmes
(June 2019) Data science
team lead (Oct. 2018-June 2019) and data scientist (Jan.
2017-Oct. 2018) at CKM Analytix. Optimization analyst
(July 2015-June 2016) and associate optimization analyst
(July 2014-June 2015) at ChoiceStream. B.A. in
chemistry/economics from Middlebury Cllege, 2014.
Vote/Absentee Vote (AV/EV) Analysts
Served in the Peace Corps in Thailand. M.S. in applied
cognition in neuroscience and B.S. in neuroscience from UT
Matt Yarri (Sept. 2020) Data science manager for Lyft from 2017. Associate for Idinsight in Zambia, Uganda, Kenya, 2014-16. B.S. in engineering science from Harvard University, 2014.
Hannah Gorman (Sept.
2020) Data analyst, audience development for Adweek
from Aug. 2018. Fellow at Bend the Arc: A Jewish
Partnership for Justice, Apr.-Aug. 2020. Account
manager at Mighty Hive, July 2016-Oct. 2017. B.A. in
political science from Columbia College, Columbia
Mary Lewis (Sept.
2020) Senior associate, strategy and analytics
(June-Sept. 2020) and strategy associate (Sept. 2019-June
2020) at AMS. Consultant (Aug.-Sept. 2019) and
business analyst (Aug. 2017-Sept. 2019) at Deloitte
Consulting. Degree in economics, environmental and
sustainablity studies from Vanderbilt University.
Claudia Dodge (Sept.
2020) Digital principal (Jan.-Sept. 2020), senior
digital associate (Jan.-Dec. 2019), digital associate (Aug.
2017-Dec. 2018) and digital trainee (Mar.-Aug. 2017) at
Kivvit. Field organizer in Jefferson Co., CO on
Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. B.S. in symbolic
systems from Stanford University, 2016.
Samir Thanedar (Sept.
2020) Data scientist at Metis, Mar.-June 2020.
Growth at Playment, Mar. 2019-Mar. 2020. Customer
success manager at Quid, 2018-19. Enterprise account
executive (Jan. 2016-May 2018) and sales/customer
succes/implementation support at Branch, Jan. 2016-May
2018. CEO and co-founder of StatusOwl, Jan. 213-June
2015. B.B.A. in marketing and corporate strategy from
University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business,
Kevin Meers (Sept.
2020) Director of research and strategy (Jan.
2016-Aug. 2019) and football research analyst (July
2014-Jan. 2016) for the Cleveland Browns. Bachelor's
degree in economics, statistics from Harvard University,
Data director at the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in 2018. Data director on the Jim Johnson for Governor June 2017 Democratic primary campaign in New Jersey. Organizer on Hillary for America, 2016. Field organizer on Kelly Westlund for Congress (WI) from Aug. 2014. Field organizer in Greensboro/Winston-Salem for the North Carolina Coordinated Campaign, Apr.-July 2014. B.S. in biology and B.A. in economics frm UNC at Chapel Hill, 2013.
Northeast Regional Analytics Director John Miller
(June 2020, previously states
analytics desk, Feb.-June 2020 and started as Iowa data
director, June 2010-Feb. 2020) Data director on Beto
for Texas, Jan.-Nov. 2018. Data director for the
Democratic Party of Arkansas, July-Dec. 2017.
Battleground states analyst on Hillary for America,
Sept.-Nov. 2016. New Hampshire data director for
NextGen Climate, July-Sept. 2016. California data
director (May-June 2016) and national data desk (Jan.-May
2016) on Bernie 2016. Data director and deputy state
director on Give Arkansas a Raise, Oct.-Nov. 2014.
Data director/deputy state director on Arkansas Voter
Registration Project, May-Oct. 2014. Degree in
politics from Hendrix College, 2013. Fellow in Little
Rock on Obama for America, May-Nov. 2012. Fellow in
San Antonio on Obama for America, Aug.-Nov. 2008.
South Regional Analytics
Director Christa Chiao
Experience includes regional targeting director at the DCCC from Sept. 2017-2018. Analytics fellow at the Analyst Institute, March-June 2017. Ohio deputy data and analytics director on Hillary for America, July-Dec. 2016. Analytics fellow at Clarity Campaign Labs, May-July 2016. Political engagement intern at the Analyst Institute, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2016.. B.A. in political theory and African studies from Smith College, 2015.
Midwest Regional Analytics Director Alex Barbieri
(July 2020) Data and
analytics director on Amy McGrath for Senate, June
2020. Iowa data and analytics director on Warren for
President, Feb. 2019-Mar. 2020. Data and
analytics director at the Florida Democratic Party,
March-Nov. 2018. Virginia data director for For Our
Future, Sept. 2017-March 2018. Senior associate for
data and analytics at Precision Strategies, Feb.-Sept.
2017. Ohio deputy data and analytics director on
Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Fellow
at Bully Pulpit Interactive, Dec. 2015-May 2016.
Deputy data director for Battleground Texas (started as an
intern), May-Nov. 2014. B.A. from The George
Washington University, 2016; served as president of GW for
Hillary and as communications director of GW College
West Regional Analytics Director Tarah Marshall
Experience includes reporting
lead on Cory 2020., and government and public services
consultant at Deloitte. Bachelor's degree in economics
and psychology from Tulane University, 2016.
Distributed Analytics Director Nina Wornhoff
(July 2020) Battleground
states analytics manager at the DNC, Apr.-July 2020.
Data scientist/organizing data manager on Pete for America,
Apr. 2019-Mar. 2020. Machine learning engineer for the
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Oct. 2017-Apr. 2019. Data
consultant for the Indiana Coordinated Campaign, Sept.-Nov.
2018. Data analyst at Deck, Jun.-Sept. 2017.
Tech. intern at the DNC, May-Aug. 2015. Field
organizer on Darryl Neher for Mayor, Jan.-May 2015.
B.A. in mathematics, political science from Indiana
University Bloomington. twitter
Distributed Analytics Analyst-DNC Joe Bryan
(Sept. 2020) Software
engineering manager (2019-20) and software engineer
(2018-19) at Autodesk Construction Solutions; software
engineer at PlanGrid (acquired by Autodesk), 2017-18.
Software engineer team lead at Tesla, 2016-17; software
engineer team lead (2015-16) and senior software engineer
(214-15) at SolarCity (acquired by Tesla). Business
intelligence specialist (2013-14) and data modeling analyst
(2010-13) at SunEdison. Risk assessment analyst at
Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative,
2009-10. B.S. in electrical engineering, mathematics
from Tufts University, 209.
Senior States Analyst Shareq Rashid
Analyst Phil Enock
(Aug. 2020) Contract
assistant research scientist for The Research Alliance for
New York City Schools, Feb.-Aug. 2020. Contract data
scientist for Enplus Advisors, Inc., Jan. 2017-Dec.
2019. Contract data science consultant for Happify
Health, Feb.-Apr. 2019. Backend software engineer at
NS1, July 2017-Sept. 2018. Data science and analytics
engineering volunteer at the DNC, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Data
scientist, data science engineer at Wayfair, June 2015-Aug.
2016. Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Harvard
University, 2015; B.A. in computer science from Williams
States Data Engineer Kaitlin Menzie
(July 2020) Database
analyst (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and Iowa deputy data director (Oct.
2019-Feb. 2020) on Warren for President. Team lead
(Mar.-Oct. 2019) and software engineer (Jan. 2018-Mar. 2019)
at NGP VAN. Software engineer at Teradyne, Dec.
2016-Apr. 2017. Deputy data director at the Florida
Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016. B.S. in computer
systems engineering, math (data science) from University of
Massachusetts, Amherst, 2016. Experience also includes
data fellwon on Hillary for New Hampshire, June-Aug. 2015.
States Data Engineer Zachary Brown
(Sept. 2020) State
analytics lead on Amy for America, Jan.-Mar. 2020.
Principal (2016-19), portfolio manager (2013-16) and
quantitative analyst (29-13) at Milliman. Working
towards a Master's degree in liberal arts from University of
Chicago; bachelor's degree in economics and history from
Northwestern University, 2009.
States Associate Frieda Fein
(Aug. 2020) Michigan
deputy data director (May-July 2020) and Wisconsin field
organizer (Apr.-May 2020) on Organizing Together 2020.
GIS specialist at UNDP, Nov. 2018-Apr. 2020. School
consultant and science teacher for Yuwa School in India,
June 2015-May 2016. Analyst in the Office of
Innovation for the City of South Bend, Juy 2014-June
2015. Master's degree in geography from Oregon State
University 2018; B.S. in environmental geoscience and B.A.
in political science from Yale University, 2014.
(July 2020; also a data analyst
intern, May-Aug. 2019) Undergraduate degree in
economics and education from Colby College, 2020.
and about 90
analytics staff in 17
Finance Director Katie Petrelius
(Apr. 25, 2019) Director of development at the Biden Foundation from May 2017. Northeast finance director at the DSCC, Mar. 2014-May 2017. National finance director at Joe Kennedy for Congress, Feb. 2012-Mar. 2014. West deputy finance director at the DSCC, Mar. 2011-Mar. 2012. Finance associate at 4C Partners, LLC, Sept. 2009-Feb. 2011. Finance assistant at the Public Justice Foundation, May 2008-Sept. 2009. B.S. in political science and government, French from Drew University, 2008.
Deputy National Finance Director Sharon Weber
(April 2019) Midwest and South finance director at the DSCC, Mar. 2017-Feb. 2019. Illinois finance director on Tammy for Illinois, Apr. 2015-Dec. 2016. Political fundraiser for New Chicago Consulting LLC, Nov. 2014-Apr. 2015. Political fundraiser at Nancy Kohn Consulting, LLC, Apr. 2011-Nov. 2014. Deputy finance director on Toi for Illinois, Dec. 2012-Mar. 2013. Field staffer (Sept.-Nov. 2010) and finance assistant (June-Oct. 2010) at Alexi for Illinois. B.A. in political science from DePaul University, 2010.
Finance Chief of Staff Meredith Jachowicz
(April 2019) Finance chief of staff (Mar. 2017-Mar. 2019), deputy events director (Apr. 2015-Mar. 2017), Senate services director (Dec. 2012-Mar. 2017) and assistant to the finance director (Feb. 2011-Dec. 2012) at the DSCC. Member services assistant, marketing intern at EMILY's List, Jan.-Nov. 2010.
New England Finance Director Justin Brennan
(April 2019) Deputy campaign manager on Strickland for Senate, July 2015-Nov. 2016. New England deputy finance director on Obama for America, May 2011-Jan. 2013. Degree in Communications from Fordham University, 2001.
Deputy Tri-State Finance Director Annie Rowland
(Sept. 2020) Organizer at Frontline Fooods, Mar.-July 2020. Northeast finance director on Cory 2020, Feb. 2019-Mar. 2020. Connecticut finance director on Friends of Chris Murphy (for U.S. Senate), Aug. 2017-Jan. 2019. State scheduler for Sen. Cory Booker, Jan. 2015-Aug. 2017. Finance coordinator (May-Dec. 2014) and finance assistant (Apr. 2013-Apr. 2014) on Cory Booker for Senate. Administratic coordinator and project assistant for Perennial Strategy Group, Sept. 2012-Apr. 2013. B.A. in urban planning and public policy from Rutgers, 2012.
Mid-Atlantic Finance Director Hannah Schwartz
(Sept. 2019) Mid-Atlantic director of development for Share OUr Strength| No Kid Hungry, July 2017-Jan. 2020. PAC director/finance director for One Commonwealth PAC.
PA and DE Finance Director Evan Seltzer
(April 2019) Deputy finance director on Tom Wolf for Governor, Mar. 2017-Nov. 2018. Deputy finance director (in-state) on Katie McGinty for Senate, Sept. 2015-Nov. 2016. Finance director on Paul Steinke for City Council At-Large (Philadelphia), Jan.-May 2015. Finance assistant ant tracker (May-Nov. 2014) and finance intern (Oct. 2013-May 2014) on Sean Eldridge for Congress (NY). B.A. in political science from Vassar College, 2014.
Deputy Southeast Finance Director (Miami) Georgette Brammer
(May 2019) Tri-state finance director at the DNC, Feb. -May 2019. Finance director on Donna Shalala for Congress, Mar. 2018-Feb. 2019. Finance director (Aug. 2017-Jan. 2018) and deputy finance director (May-Aug. 2017) for the Florida Democratic Party. Sales coordinator for the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Aug. 2016-May 2017. Welcome desk agent at W Fort Lauderdale, Nov. 2015-Aug. 2016. Director of scheduling and advance in the USTR, Nov. 2013-Aug. 2015. Director of scheduling and advance (Feb.-Nov. 2013), associate director of scheduling and advance (Dec. 2010-Feb. 2013) and special assistant to the White House liaison and scheduling and advance for the U.S. Department of Transportation. Florida finance assistant on Obama for America, June 2007-Nov. 2008. Bachelor's degree in political science from University of Miami, 2007.
South Central Finance Director Crystal Kay Perkins
(May 2019) Senior advisor (from Mar. 2019) and executive director (Feb. 2015-Feb. 2019) for the Texas Democratic Party. Finance director on Mark Schauer for Governor, June 2013-Dec. 2014. Regional campaign services for the DCCC, Jan. 2012-Jan. 2013. Southern deputy finance director for the DSCC, Feb.-Dec. 2011. Deputy campaign manager on Julie Lassa for Congress (WI), July-Nov. 2010. Deputy finance director on Cal Cunningham for U.S. Senate (NC), Jan.-July 2010. Finance director on Jack McDonald for Congress in TX-13, Feb.-Dec. 2009. Finance consultant with Progressive Capitol Group, May 2008-Dec. 2009. B.A. in public relations and political science from Texas State University-San Marcos.
Deputy Regional Finance Director (Houston) Atissa Ladjevardian
(June 2019) Finance associate at Fulkerson and Company, Mar. 2017-Mar. 2019. Finance assistant on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Yale University, 2016.
Northwest Finance Director
and LGBTQ Finance Council Kevin Geiger
(Apr. 2019) Partner at
Blue Wave Political Partners from July 2014. Program
coordinator for waterfront program for the Seattle
Department of Transportation, 2014. Session aide to
Sen. Nathan Schlicher, 2013. Deputy finance director and
finance assistant on Maria Cantwell for U.S. Senate,
2012. Master's in political management from Carleton
University, 2012; bachelor of Social Sciences from Mouth
Allison University, 2011.
Deputy Northwest Finance Director Luke Branscum
(June 2019) Senior
fundraising associate at Blue Wave Political Partners, Aug.
20018-May 2019. Finance director on Jason Rittereiser
for Congress (WA), July 2017-Aug. 2018. B.A. in
business economics from UCLA. Experience includes SW
finance intern on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.
No. Calif. and Hawaii Finance Director Jessica Aune
(Apr. 2019) National
finance director on Tom Perriello for Virginia, Feb.-June
2017. West finance director at the DSCC, Jan.
2015-Jan. 2017. Director of candidate fundraising for
House Majority PAC, Sept. 2012-Dec. 2014. Candidate
services and fundraising cordinator at the DCCC, Jan.-Sept.
2012. Fundraiser at HM Consulting, Feb. 2011-Jan.
2012. Deputy Northeast finance director at the DCCC,
Jan. 2007-Jan. 2011. Bachelor's degree in
psychology/political science from The George Washington
So. Calif. and Nevada Finance Director Ryan Baukol
Principal at Ryan Baukol
Consulting, Inc. in L.A. from Jan. 2013. Finance
assistant on Obama for America, May 2011-Nov. 2012.
J.D. from Pepperdine School of Law, 2012; B.A. in political
science and government from UCLA, 2008.
Deputy So. Calif. Finance Director Haley Jones
(April 2019) Junior associate (Sept. 2018-Mar. 2019), account assistant (Mar. 2017-Sept. 2018) and executive assistant (June 2016-Mar. 2017) at Gonring, Spahn & Associates. B.A. in political science and government from UCLA, 2016; internships include finance intern in the SW regional finance office on Hillary for America (Mar.-June 2016).
Director of Donor Services Genevieve "Gennie" Duncan
(June 2020) Deputy regional director, West on Team Bloomberg, Feb.-Mar. 2020. Associate finance director, West on Cory 2020, Mar. 2019-Jan. 2020. Deputy finance director on Kate Brown for Oregon, Jan.-Nov. 2018. Call time manager on Ralph Northam for Governor, Apr.-Nov. 2017. Assistant to the deputy executive director at EMILY's List, Feb. 2016-Apr. 2017. Organizing fellow with the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2015. B.A. in international community development from the College of Willliam and Mary.
Young Professionals Finance Coordinator John Pratt
(Aug. 2020) Deputy investment director, Midwest and South regions on Pete for America, May 2019-Feb. 2020. Strategy and development consultant for Citizens' Climate Lobby, Mar.-May 2019. Minnesota finance director on Tina Smith for Minnesota, Feb.-Dec. 2018. Deputy Northern Midwest finance director on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Associate manager of the party leaders fro the 2016 Democratic National Convention Committee, May-Aug. 2016. Senior executive assistant at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Nov. 2013-April 2016. Advance associate at the White House from June 2012; national advance staff on Obama for America, June-Nov. 2012. Bachelor's degree in political science, psychology from University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011.
Director of Scheduling and Advance Leigh Flores
(Aug. 2020...previously advance lead,
Aug. 2019-Aug. 2020) Senior producer, events
messaging for the LA 2028 Olympic Exploratory
Committee, Dec. 2016-Feb. 2018. Advance lead in
the Office of the Vice President, 2014-16. Head
of editorial and digital content for PromaxBDA,
2013-14. Co-founder and executive editor of
spenser magazine, 2010-14. National advance lead
on Obama for America, 2011-12. Senior campaign
consultant on Jerry Brown for Governor, 2010.
Director of public affairs in the Office of the L.A.
City Attorney, 2006-10. Operations director at
H.D. Buttercup, 2005-06. Trip director at the
DNC, 2004. New Hampshire director of scheduling
and advance on Dean for America, 2003-04. Client
services manager at Democracy Data and Communications,
2001-03. M.B.A. from Columbia Business School,
2011; M.B.A. from Haas School of Business, 2010; B.A.
in government and politics from University of
ADVANCE: 12 full-time employees and an additional 445 advance contractors
Director of Advance Sam Salk
(Feb. 2019) Director of Advance and Deputy Director of Operations in the Office of the Vice President at the White House, Nov. 2015-Jan. 2017. Director of scheduling and advance (Feb.-Nov. 2015) and deputy director of scheduling and advance (Oct. 2011-Feb. 2015) and deputy director of scheduling (Feb. 2009-Oct. 2011) at the U.S. Department of Education. Operations manager for the Presidential Inaugural Committee, Dec. 2008-Feb. 2009. B.A. in political science and government from Ohio Wesleyan University, 2008.
Deputy Director of Advance Jaclyn Gelfond
(April 2019) Operations manager
at ACRONYM, Aug. 2018-Apr. 2019. Leadership
recruiting for Tesla, Feb. 2017-Aug. 2018.
Deputy director of advance (Oct. 2016-Jan. 2017) and
associate director of advance (Oct. 2015-Oct. 2016) in
the Office of the Vice President; advance associate
(May 2015-Sept. 2015) and scheduling and advance
intern (Jan.-May 2015) at the White House. B.A.
in political science and communication at University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015. twitter
Director of Production Ari Krupkin
(May 2019...May 20 tweet) Manager at The Markham Group, Jan. 2015-May 2019. Campaign manager on Edwin Edwards for Congress, July-Nov. 2014. Advance associate at the White House, Feb. 2012-June 2014. National advance staff on Obama for America, Feb.-Nov. 2012. Studied at Louisiana State University. twitter
Senior Advance Lead Valentine Sanders
(May 2019) Director of advance in the Office of the New York State Attorney General, Jan. 2018-May 2019. White House advance lead (Apr. 2014-Jan. 2017) and White House advance associate (Aug. 2011-Apr. 2014) for the Office of the Vice President. Press advance leader on Obama for America, Feb.-Nov. 2012. Advance lead on Elizabeth Warren for Massachusetts, Feb.-Nov. 2012. Scholarship in Oman, May-Aug. 2011. Studied political science and Arabic at CUNY Hunter College. Communications intern in the Office of the Vice President, Dec. 2010-June 2011. Deputy Wisconsin GOTV director (May-Nov. 2008) and field organizer (Jan.-June 2008) on Obama for America. Junior analyst at Caine Mitter & Associates, Jan.-Sept. 2007.
Advance Lead and
Accessibility Team Lead Ally
(Oct. 2019) Manager of event production for Indeed.com, Apr. 2018-Oct. 2019. Freelance event producer, 2014-Apr. 2018. Advance associate for Vice President Biden, Jan. 2015-Jan. 2017. National advance staff on Hillary for America, Oct. 2015-Nov. 2016. Executive assistant at Hillel Iternational, Apr.-Dec. 2015. Scheduler and office manager for U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, Aug. 2013-Apr. 2015. B.F.A. in theatrical design and production, stage management from College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, 2012.
More Advance Leads
include Roy Sherman, Adam Baron
Surrogate Trip Lead Connor Goddard
(senior production associate from July
2020; surrogate trip lead and national advance
associate, Feb.-July 2020; NH advance lead, Dec.
2019-Feb. 2020; advance associate, May-Dec.
2019) M.S. in foreign service from Georgetown
University Walsh School of Foreign Service, 2019; B.A.
in international affairs and political science from
Northeastern University, 2014.
Director of Scheduling Allie Panther
(May 2019) Events
manager at Emily's List, Oct. 2017-May 2019.
Director of the CEO's office at No Labels, Mar.-Oct.
2017. Associate director of scheduling for Vice
President Joe Biden, June 2015-Jan. 2017. Scheduler
for Secretary Tom Vilsack at the USDA, Jan.-June
2015. Director of scheduling and operations
for U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, Jan. 2013-Jan. 2015.
Regional field director in Davenport (Jan.-Nov. 2012) and
field organizer (Aug.-Dec. 2011) on Organizing for
America-Iowa. Deputy field organizer for the Iowa
Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2010. B.A. in
political science and gender, women's and sexuality
studies from University of Iowa, 2011. twitter
Briefings Director Vanessa Lion
(Aug. 2019) Associate at McKinsey & Company, Sept. 2018-July 2019 and Jan. 2014-July 2016. e-Marketplace analyst for The Global Fund, July 2015-Feb. 2016. M.P.P. from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2018; Master's degree in business administration and management from Solvay Brussels School, 2013.
Scheduler Alyssa Gimmerella
(July 2019) Scheduler for U.S.
Rep. Judy Chu (CA), Apr. 2018-July 2019. IP
paralegal (Aug.-Dec. 2017) and legal administrative
assistant (Aug. 2015-July 2017) at Clark+Elbing
LLP. B.A. in political science, international
studies, pre-law from Boston College, 2015.
Scheduler John Scanlon
Studied political science at
University of Notre Dame; interned in the Office of
the Vice President, Spring 2016.
Wilmington TV Studio ...reporting to Director of Scheduling and Advance Leigh Flores and Digital Director Rob Flaherty
Showrunner and Studio Operations Blake Levy
(Aug. 2020) Award-winning
producer of television, film, and global broadcast
specials. Founder (Jan. 2020) of Camp Presents,
a sustainable media company. Producer at XXIV in
Los Angeles, June 2009-Dec. 2019. Advance on
Hillary for America, May 2015-Nov. 2016. Start his career at CBS Television Studios, served in a creative capacity at AEG, Universal, and Warner Bros. and moved to an overall deal with Lionsgate. B.A.
in conflict management and negotiation from Chapman
Studio Julia Reed
Trip Director Ashley Williams
(Apr. 25, 2019) Senior advisor at director of special projects for the Ambassador at the U.S. Department of State, Feb. 2014-Aug. 2016. National advance staffer on Obama for America, Aug.-Nov. 2012. Special assistant (Apr. 2011-Aug. 2012) and intern (Sept. 2010-Jan. 2011) in the Office of Dr. Jill Biden at the White House. J.D. candidate at University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2019. Master's degree in political management from The George Washington University, 2018; B.S. in international politics from Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service, 2010.
Personal Aide to Joe Biden Stephen Goepfert
Worked as deputy commissioner for the N.Y. State Dept. of Transportation and as an executive assistant at the Rockefeller Foundation. Senior advisor to the chief of staff in the Office of the Vice President at the White House, Jan. 2015-Jan 2017; deputy director of the Office of Presidential Correspondence at the White House, July 2010-Jan. 2015. Field organizer in New Hampshire on the Obama campaign, May-Nov. 2008. Degree in political science from The George Washington University, 2008. New York native.
Senior Advisor Rory Brosius
Founder of Brosius Consulting, Mar. 2018. Military families advisor to the Biden Foundation, Mar. 2018-Mar. 2019. Vice president at ScoutComms, Inc., Mar. 2017-Apr. 2018. Deputy director of Joining Forces in the Office of the First Lady during the Obama-Biden administration, July 2013-Jan. 2017. Social worker at Casa de Amparo, Jan.-July 2013. Intern in the Office of the First Lady at the White House, Aug.-Dec. 2012. Administrative officer at Presdio of Monterey for the U.S. Army, Oct. 2010-Oct. 2011. Readiness and deployment support trainer/family readiness program at Camp Pendleton for the U.S Marine Corps, May 2008-Feb. 2009. Grants administrator at George Mason University, 2006-07. Program director at We Stand for Kids, Apr. 2005-May 2006. Also several stints as a match support specialist for Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County. M.S.W. from University of Southern California, 2013; bachelor's degree in philosophy from Clemson University, 2005. Originally from Lockport, IL.
Communications Director Sherice Perry
(Apr. 25, 2019) A vice president at Spitfire Strategies from Sept. 2017. Executive director of The Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative, Feb. 2016-Apr. 2017. Director of (Mar. 2014-Feb. 2016) and special assistant for (Apr. 2012-Mar. 2014) specialty and broadcast media in the secretarys Public Affairs Office at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). Health equity program manager at Families USA, June 2008-Mar. 2012.. A communications specialist with the National Cancer Institutes Cancer Information Service, June 2006-May 2008. Consultant for health policy (Sept. 2005-May 2006) and intern (Nov. 2004-June 2005) at Burness Communications. M.P.P. from Georgetown University; undergraduate degree from University of Pennsylvania. Author of Invincible Summer. twitter
Press Secretary Michael LaRosa
(Nov. 2019) Deputy director/communications for House Democratic Policy Committee, Apr.-Nov. 2019. Communications director for U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, June 2017-Apr. 2019. Segment producer for Hardball with Chris Matthews at MSNBC, June 2013-July 2017 and digital reporter for MSNBC.com/NBC News, Sept. 2012-Dec. 2014. B.A. in political science and communications from Seton Hall University. twitter
Speechwriter Amber Macdonald
(May 2019) Founded Lede Strategies, speechwriting, in May 2018. Senior advisor and director of speechwriting (Mar.-June 2016), director of speechwriting (Apr. 2015-Mar. 2016) and deputy director of speechwriting (Feb. 2014-Apr. 2015) at the U.S. Department of HHS. Communications director and speechwriter t U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott (WA), Jan. 2013-Feb. 2014. Political director on Berman for Congress (CA), Jan.-Nov. 2012. Field representative for California Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, Jan. 2011-Jan. 2012. Communications director for Survivors' Truths, 2011-12. Executive assistant at Rush Associates, Aug. 2008-Jan. 2011. Intern at UCB Theatre, 2009-10. Office manager at Fairytale Productions, June 2006-Aug. 208. B.A. in English and theatre from Hanover College, 2005.
Digital Director Charlie Goldensohn
(July 2020) Senior strategist and producer (May 2019-July 2020), associate producer (Mar. 2018-May 2019) and executive assistant (Sept. 2017-Mar. 2018) at ATTN:. Research fellow on Gavin Newsom's campaign, Dec. 2017-Aug. 2018. Constituent services representative (Feb.-Sept. 2017) and staff assistant (Jun 2016-Jan. 2017) in the SF office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein. B.S. in applied business and economics from University of Oregon.
Director of Scheduling Brie Moore
Experience includes press advance on
Hillary for America.
Trip Director, Senior Aide and Scheduler Jordan Montoya
Policy associate for shaping foreign policy at the Biden Foundation from 2018. Associate director at Save the Children. Deputy director of advance for Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden for three years. Advance staff and later deputy press secretary at the U.S. Department of the Interior, Secretary Ken Salazar, 2009-12. Member of the national advance team on Obama's 2008 campaign. B.A. in international relations from Stanford University. Originally from Colorado.
Chief of Staff Karine Jean-Pierre
(Aug. 11, 2020; started as senior advisor to the campaign, reported May 20, 2020) Senior advisor/national spokesperson at MoveOn.org from Apr 2016. Faculty member at Columbia University in the City of New York from Dec. 2013. Deputy campaign manager, political and field on O'Malley for President, May 2015-Feb. 2016. Campaign manager for Tish James for New York City public advocate run-off campaign in 2013. Senior advisor on Bill Thompsons 2013 New York City mayoral campaign. With Katie Ingebretson, another former Obama staffer, Jean-Pierre formed K+K Enterprises. Deputy battleground states director on Obama's re-elect from Aug. 2011-May 2012. A regional political director in the White House Office of Political Affairs. Southern political pod person on Obama 2008's campaign. Came to the Obama campaign after serving for four months as press secretary to U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner. Southeast regional political director on John Edwards for President, Jan. 2007-Feb. 2008. State and local outreach coordinator at Wal-Mart Watch, 2006-07. Deputy chief of staff for New York City Councilman James Sanders, 2004-06. Director of legislative and budget affairs for New York City Council Member James F. Gennano. Master's degree in public policy from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, 2003. twitter
Senior Advisor Shiela Nix
(Aug. 11, 2020) President at Tusk Philanthropies in Chicago from Apr. 2017. Chief of staff to Dr. Jill Biden, Apr. 20013-Jan. 2017. Chief of staff to Vice President Biden at Obama for America, Apr.-Nov. 2012. U.S. executive director at ONE Campaign, June 2019-Apr. 2012. Senior vice president at The Strategy Group, 2008-09. Chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, 2001-03. Chief of staff, legislative director to U.S. Se. Bob Kerrey, 1992-99. Associate at Arnold & Porter, 1989-91. J.D. from University of Chicago Law School, 1989; B.S. in accounting from Creighton University, 1983. twitter
Senior Advisor Rohini Kosoglu
(reported Aug. 16, 2020) Chief of staff on Kamala Harris for the People, Oct.-Dec. 2019. Chief of staff in Harris' Senate office, announced Dec. 18, 2019; previously deputy chief of staff from Jan. 2017. Policy director and senior advisor to U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (CO), 2009-16. Legislative aide to U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, 2006-09. Master's degree in legislative affairs from The George Washington University; bachelor's degree in English from University of Michigan. Sri Lankan American.
Political Director Vince Evans
(Aug. 11, 2020; previously Southern political director for the campaign, and initially South and Northeast, from July 2019) Special assistant in the U.S. House, Jan. 2017-July 2019. North Florida political director/special projects on Gillum for Governor, Aug.-Nov. 2018. Aide to Commission Curtis Richardson, Office of Mayor and City Commission, Tallahassee, Nov. 2014-Jan. 2017. Policy and rules research assistant at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Apr. 2013-Aug. 2014. Legislative assistant at Lawson and Associates Government Relations, Apr. 2012-Apr. 2013. Legislative analyst in the Florida Senate, 2011-12. B.S. in political science/pre-law from Florida A&M University, 2011. twitter
Policy Advisor Amanda Perez
(Aug. 11, 2020 tweet) Policy director on Cory 2020 presidential campaign. Senior policy director at the National Domestic Workers Alliance from Aug. 2018. Over a decade's experience on Capitol Hill and campaigns. Policy director for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee. Worked at the DCCC in the 2016 cycle. M.P.A. from the School of Public and International Affairs at Columbia University. twitter
Communications Director Liz Allen
(Aug. 11, 2020) Managing director (from Jan. 2020) and senior vice president (Apr. 2017-Jan. 2020) at The Glover Park Group. Deputy communications director (Jan. 2016-Jan. 2017) and director of message planning (Mar.-Dec. 2015) at the White House. Director of public affairs and strategic communications at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Jan. 2014-Mar. 2015. Deputy communications director ( 2012-13) and assistant press secretary and director of press advance (2010-11) for Vice President Biden. Pennsylvania director of GOTV operations on the Obama campaign, Oct.-Nov. 2008. Associate director of security operations for the Democratic National Convention Committee, Jan.-Sept. 2008. Management analyst for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the U.S. Department of State. U.S. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from SUNY at Geneseo, 2006. twitter
Press Secretary Sabrina Singh
(Aug. 16, 2020 tweet) A national spokesperson on Mike Bloomberg 2020, Jan. 30-Mar. 2020 National press secretary on Cory 2020, Mar. 2019-Jan. 2020. Regional deputy communications director at the DNC in Fall 2018. Deputy communications director at American Bridge. A regional communications director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Communications director on Katie McGinty's campaign for U.S. Senate (PA), 2015-June 2016. Senior associate at SKDKnickerbocker from Jan. 2015. Deputy communications director at the DGA. Communications director for U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL). Deputy press secretary at the DCCC in the 2012 cycle; started there in early 2011 as a press assistant. twitter
Press Assistant Amijah Townsend-Holmes
(Aug. 11, 2020; previously exec. assistant to the deputy campaign manager/communications director and special projects coordinator from Aug. 2019) Bachelor's degree in international studies from Spelman College, 2019. twitter
Director of Press Operations Peter Velz
(Sept. 2020) Assistant vice chancellor for external affairs at The State University of New York, Sept. 2017-Sept. 2020. Special assistant to the director and director of special projects (Aug. 2016-Jan. 2017), press assistant (July 2013-Aug. 2016), media monitor (Sept. 2012-June 2013) and intern (Jan.-May 2012) at the White House. B.A. in English from Virginia Tech, 2011. twitter
Digital Director Shelby Cole
(Aug. 28, 2020 tweet) Digital director on Kamala Harris for the People, Aug.-Dec. 2019. Associate director at Authentic Campaigns, Dec. 2018-Aug. 2019. Digital strategist at Revolution Messaging, Jan. 2017-July 2018. Email director on Russ Feingold's campaign for U.s. Senate (WI), Feb.-Nov. 2016. Communications director for State Rep. Ina Minjarez, June 2015-Feb. 2016. Digital director on Leticia Van de Putte for Mayor campaign, Nov. 2014-Mar. 2015. Deputy digital director on Leticia Van de Putte for Lt. Governor, Apr.-Nov. 2014. B.A. in English, writing and rhetoric from St. Edward's University, 2013. twitter
Director of Scheduling and Advance Ryan Montoya
(Aug. 11, 2020) CTO for the Sacramento Kings, May 2014-Feb. 2020. Co-founder of TownPool in Nantucket, Jan. 2014-Jan. 2019. Associate in the Executive Office of the President, Jan. 2009-Jan. 2017. Founder and CEO of TBD-Media, Jan 2009-Jan. 2014. Founder and CSO at TBD-Tech, Jan. 2002-Jan. 2014. Part of Team Coco on Conan, 2010-13. Associate on Obama for America, Nov. 2011-Nov. 2012. Associate on Obama for America, Jan. 2008-Nov. 2008. Senior advisor on John Edwards for President, 2004-05. Trip director for Elizabeth Edwards on John Kerry for President, Aug.-Nov. 2004. Office of scheduling and advance at The White House, Jan. 1996-Jan. 2000. Office of the Secretary in DC Department of Energy and Environment, 1999-2000. M.B.A. from Sacramento State; B.A. in governmment and international studies from University of Notre Dame. twitter
Director of Scheduling Evan Glover
(Aug. 11, 2020; started as national advance lead in July 2019) Associate at K&L Gates, Mar. 2017-July 2019. Advance associate at the White House, Apr. 2013-Jan. 2017; associate director of advance in the OVP, May 2015-Mar. 2016. National advance staff on Obama for America, June-Nov 2012. J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, 2017; B.S. in business administration from Elon University, 2012.
Director of (Fundraising) Events Shelby Lopez
(Aug. 2020) Associate director (Dec. 2019-June 2020) and senior manager (Aug. 2018-Nov. 2019) at The Atlantic. Director of marketing and events(Apr. 2017-Aug. 2018), audience development manager (Jan. 2016-Apr. 2017), business development associate (Jan. 2015-Jan. 2016) and events associate (Aug. 2014-Jan. 2015) at RealClear Media Group. Collegiate development consultant to Delta Gamma, June 2013-June 2014. B.A. in communication from Northwestern University, 2013.
Executive Producer at Kamala Harris' Virtual Event Studios Liz Hart
(Sept. 2020) Principal at Liz Hart Productions, LLC from Jan. 2015; event production and experiential producer, TV broadcast and livestream production, political work, speaking engagments and entertainment industry. Coordinating producer (contract) for the 2020 Democratic National Convention televised event. Curator/producer for the Motion Picture Association from Mar. 2019. Special project manager-Super Bowl Halftime Shows for the NFL from Jan. 2018. Producer/writer for the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Drop Official Livestream, 2012-19. Director of the Official Media Studio and Livestream for the 2016 Democratic National Convention, Aug. 2016. Advance associate at the White House (Jan. 2013-Dec. 2016) and director of message events for the Office of Vice President Joe Biden (Jan. 2014-Jan. 2015). Advance associate for the Obama campaign, July-Dec. 2012. B.A. in communication, event management from Virginia Tech.
Chief of Staff for the Vice Presidential Nominee's Spouse Courtney Diesel O'Donnell
(Aug. 2020) On leave from Airbnb; director of global affairs and strategic partnerships (from June 2017), director of executive and strategic communications (Jan. 2016-June 2017) and global head of external affairs (Mar. 2014-Jan. 2016). Contributing editor to Marie Claire from Apr. 2015. Strategic communications and public affairs advisor in Berlin, Jan. 2012-Nov. 2013. Director of communications to Dr. Jill Biden in the Office of the Vice President at the White House, Jan. 2009-Dec. 2011. Director of marketing at the William J. Clinton Foundation, Sept. 2005-Jan. 2009. Account director at Fenton Communications, Feb.-Sept. 2005. Press secretary to Elizabeth Edwards on the Kerry-Edwards campaign, Aug.-Dec. 2004. Director of surrogate media at the Democratic National Committee, June-Aug. 2004. Press secretary on Howard Dean for America, Jan. 2003-June 2004. Deputy finance director on Bob Clement for Senate (TN), 2000. Brand strategy consultant at Interbrand, 1999-2000; brand strategist at Quidnunc, 1999-2000. Associate at Bright Sun Coonsulting, June 1998-July 1999. B.A. in American studies from Georgetown University, 1998.
Director of Scheduling and Advance for the Vice Presidential Nominee's Spouse Gina Lee
(Aug. 11, 2020) Senior policy associate (from Sept. 2018) and policy associate (from Aug. 2017) at the Biden Foundation. Scheduling and advance on Hillary for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Office of Legislative Affairs (Dec. 2014-Apr. 2016) and Presidential Personnel Office (Aug. 2013-Dec. 2014) at The White House. Confidential assistant to the executive director on the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Feb.-Aug. 2013. Regional GOTV director on Organizing for America North Carolina, Oct.-Nov. 2012. Special assistant to the CEO (Apr.-Oct. 2012) and executive assistant to the CEO (Apr. 2011-Apr. 2012) at the Democratic National Convention Committee. B.S. in journalism and American history from Boston University, 2010.
Communications Director for the Vice Presidential Nominee's Spouse Hannah Hankins
(Sept. 2020) Deputy chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN), Feb. 2019-June 2020. Strategic communications consultant at Civic Advisors LLC, Jan. 2017-Feb. 2019. Communications director and senior policy advisor for the Domestic Policy Council (Feb. 2015-Jan. 2017), press assistant (Sept. 2012-Feb. 2015) and media monitor (Nov. 2011-Sept. 2012) at the White House. Special assistant to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN), May-Nov. 2011. B.A. in public communication and international relations from American University.
Personal Aide to the Vice Presidential Nominee's Spouse Edgar Estrada
(Aug. 2020) Associate director, podium operations and remote sites for the 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee, Mar.-Aug. 2020. Advance contractor on Pete for America, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. Director of Georgetown University Politics Forum, Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020. Associate manager for programs and partnerships (May-Sept. 2019) and coordinator of programs and partnerships (Feb. 2018-May 2019) at POLITICO. Bachelor's degree in political science from The George Washington University; associate's degree in political science and government from Miami Dade College.
Director of Surrogate Strategy and Operations Adrienne Elrod
(June 2020) President of Elrod Strategies. Vice president of communications for American Bridge PAC and communications director for Correct the Record. Chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez. Deputy chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Ron Klein (FL). Worked on Hillary Clinton's 2008 campaign as Texas primary communication director, manager of the eastern and southern states communications operation and deputy director of the congressional delegate operation.. Regional press secretary at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) in the 2006 cycle. Communications director to U.S. Rep. Mike Ross (D-AR). Political appointee in the Clinton administration, serving as executive assistant to the Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs, and later as a Special Assistant at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. B.A. in journalism from Texas Christian University. From Arkansas; according to a Politico article (+), "She had known Bill Clinton since at least the age of five."
Surrogates Director Michelle Kwan
Outreach coordinator on Hillary for America, June 2015-Nov. 2016. American Public Diplomacy Envoy, appointed by Secretary of State Condolezza Rice in Nov. 2006. Champion figure skater from 1995-2005. Master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University, 2011; undergraduate degree in international studies from the University of Denver, 2008. twitter
Deputy Surrogates Director Melissa Piccoli
(Mar. 2020; started as
surrogates lead, Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020) Chief of staff
(July 2018-Sept. 2019) and political associate (Jan.
2017-July 2018). Ohio associate trips director on
Hillary for America, Sept.-Nov. 2016. Scheduler to the
CEO at the 2016 Democratic National Convention Committee,
May-Aug. 2016. M.P.P. from Temple University, 2019;
B.A. in political science from Saint Joseph's University,
Surrogates Communications Director Paige Hill
(June 2020; South Carolina communications director, May 2019-June 2020) Communications at Bloomberg Philanthropies from Jan.-Apr. 2019. Communications and policy director on former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean's campaign for governor in Tennessee, Feb.-Nov. 2018. Traffic anchor (Sept. 2016-Jan. 2018) and reporter (Oct. 2014-Sept. 2016) for "Good Morning Nashville" (ABC). Reporter for KFOR in Oklahoma City, May 2013-Oct. 2014. B.A. in journalism from Lindenwood University, 2013.
Deputy Surrogates Communications Director Isabel Aldunate
(June 2020; previously deputy
director of strategic communications/Hispanic media press
secretary, May 2019-June 2020; announced as Nevada press
secretary on May 6) Deputy national press secretary
(Mar. 2018-May 2019), press assistant (Jan. 2017-Mar. 2018)
and intern (Oct.-Dec. 2016) to U.S. Sen. Chuck
Schumer. Deputy press secretary on Andrew Gillum for
Governor (FL), Sept.-Nov. 2018. Communications intern
at ACORE, Aug.-Oct. 2016; fellow at Climate Action Campaign,
June-Aug. 2016; communications coordinator for the Maryland
Clean Energy Center, Jan.-May 2016; and graduate fellow on
Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate, Feb.-Apr. 2016.
Master's degree in political communication from American
University, 2017; B.A. in communication and media studies
from University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2015. twitter
Director of Surrogate Digital Content Pamela Stamoulis
(May 2020) Digital director at Senate Majority PAC Nov. 2017-May 2020. Digital and communications director at Metropolitan Public Strategies, May 2014-Oct. 2017. Special assistant at the NYC Mayors Office, Jan.-May 2014. Consultant to de Blasio transition. Communications fellow on New Yorkers for de Blasio, June-Nov. 2013. Communications fellow at Center for Constitutional Rights, May 2012-May 2013. B.A. from Queen's University. twitter
Booker Kelli Farr
(Sept. 2020) Deputy director of
communications for the 2020 Democratic National Convention,
Dec. 2019-Aug. 2020. Senior manager for
Global Conference 2019 at Women Deliver, Feb. 2018-Sept.
2019. Project manager for AFSCME, Dec. 2017-Feb.
2018. Staffing director, Space4 at CulturalDC, Nov.
2017-Jan. 2018. Director of volunteers for Producers
Guild of America PBNY Conference, Aug.-Oct. 2017.
Press advance lead on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov.
2016. Director of press operations for the 2016
Democratic National Convention Committee, Jan.-Oct.
2016. Vice president, director
of tracking with American Bridge 21st Century. Media
analyst/tracker at Progressive Accountability.org,
May-Nov. 2008. Photographer/administrative assistant
at Eventography Inc., Dec. 2006-April 2008. Finance
assistant on Phil Angelides for Governor (CA), Jan.-Nov.
2006. B.A. in government from Sacramento State
University, 2007. From Martinez, California.
National Broadcast Media Booker Muriel Chase
(June 2020) Broadcast media and radio manager for the DNC, June 2019-June 2020. Production assistant at Morning Joe, June 2018-June 2019. Bachelor's degree from Marist College.
(Aug. 2020; national advance
staff, June 2019-Aug. 2020) B.A. in political science
and psychology from Tulane University, 2019.
(June 2020; regional special
projects director, Mar.-June 2020; Ohio chief of staff,
Feb.-Mar. 2020; NH chief of staff and surrogates director,
June 2019-Feb. 2020) Finance director on Mina Malik
for DA (Queens), Feb.-June 2019. Operations
director/finance director on Dettelbach for Ohio, July
2017-Nov. 2018. Bachelor's degree in political science
and government from Marymount University, 2017.
(Aug. 2020; hiring operations
manager, June-Aug. 2020; started as operations and hiring
coordinator, Aug. 2019-June 2020) Staff assistant in
Orange County, CA for U.S. Rep. Gil Cisneros, Jan.-July
2019. B.A. in political science and public
administration from Cal State Fullerton, 2019.
Director of Surrogates Special Projects Alice Muglia
(Sept. 2020; previously
delegate operations, Jan.-Sept. 2020) Protocol
specialist and advance fficer at the U.S. Department of
Defense, Nov. 2015-Jan. 2017. Advance associate at the
White House, Sept. 2011-Nov. 2015. National advance
staff on Obama for America, Mar.-Nov. 2012.
Operations, sales and marketing manager at Washington Fine
Properties, Nov. 2010-Apr. 2011. Volunteer English
teacher in Thailand, Jan.-Mar. 2010. B.A. in sociology
and anthropology from Colgate University, 2009.
Officer Jacky (Jacqueline) Chang
(reported July 10,
2020...succeeded primary CTO Dan Woods) A manager at
Schmidt Futures. Consultant for a number of political
software projects, including for the DNCs voter protection
team. Senior software engineer on Hillary for America,
Sept.-Nov. 2016. Senior software engineer at
Eventbrite, July 2014-Sept. 2016. Technical co-founder
of Plympton, Jan. 2013-July 2014. Research engineer at
StumbleUpon, April 2011-Dec 2012. B.S. in computer
science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010.
Deputy CTO Laila ElGohary
(July 22, 2019 tweet)
Chief solutions officer at TargetSmart Communications, LLC,
Mar. 2018-July 2019. Senior analytics consultant for
The Messina Group, Mar. 2016-Sept. 2017. Director of
technology and operations at The White House, Sept.
2015-Apr. 2016. Senior analytics strategist at UFCW,
Mar.-Sept. 2015. Data director on Alison
Lundergan-Grimes for U.S. Senate, June-Dec. 2014.
Database administrator for SEIU Local 32BJ, May 2013-June
2014. Data and digital strategies on Obama for
President, Feb. 2011-Dec. 2012. Freelance
communications consultant in Bahrain, 2010-11. Junior
account executive at Hill & Knowlton, 2009-10.
B.A. in political science, philosophy from The American
University in Cairo. twitter
Senior Product Manager,
Fundraising Stephanie Cheng
(2020) Product-animation at Netflix, 2018-20. Product at CodeSignal, 2017-18. Strategy and pricing at Fundaci Alcia in Spain, 2017. Senior product manager, engagement and mobile on Hillary for America, Aug. 2015-Nov. 2017. Co-founder of Kooapps in Manila, Philippines, Aug. 2010-Aug. 2015. Interactive and mobile services at Six Flags, June-Aug. 2014. Department analyst at Dreamworks Animation, Jan. 2008-Aug. 2013. Product manager at PlayFirst, Inc. May-Dec. 2011. M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management, 2015; B.A.H. in psychology, international relations from Stanford University, 2008.
Senior Product Manager, Organizing Tools Jeff Chang
(Aug. 2020) Group product
manager (July 2013-Apr. 2018), senior product manager (Sept.
2009-July 2013), associate product manager (Aug. 2008-Aug.
2009) and intern (June Aug. 2007) at Google. B.S. in
computer science and engineering from MIT, 2008.
Senior Product Manager, Web Experiences Dave Lewis
(Aug. 2020) Senior product manager-technical for Amazon, Jan.-June 2020. Senior product marketing manager (Apr. 2019-Jan. 2020) and product marketing manager (Apr. 2018-Mar. 2019) at Square. Consultant with The Boston Consulting Group, Sept. 2016-Mar. 2018. Captain in the U.S. Army infantry serving at Fort Drum, KY and Kandahar, Afghanistan, May 2009-Aug. 2013. M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business; B.A. in economics from University of Virginia.
Senior Product Manager, Data Analytics Dominique McGowan
(Aug. 2020) Product
manager for BOLLYX, Inc. Aug. 2014-Mar. 2015. Strategy
and operations for Year Up as a RISE fellow, Sept. 2013-Aug.
2014. B.A. in technology and development from UC
Berkeley Haas School of Business, 2014.
Senior Product Manager, Voter Protection and GOTV Initiatives Natalie Moore
(Sept. 2020) Senior
product manager at NPR, Sept. 2018-Sept. 2020. Product
manager at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, United
States Digital Service, Sept. 2016-Sept. 2018. Digital
service expert at United States Digital Service, the White
House, July 2015-Sept. 2016. Community health
specialist with the Peace Corps in Burkina Faso, Oct.
2012-Nov. 2014. Program coordinator at Spark Program
in Chicago, Jan.-May 2012. Program manager at Centro
Cultural Colombo Americano in Columbia, July -Dec.
2011. B.A. in international studies from University of
Director of Engineering Matt Hodges
(started June 2019 as engineering director) Software engineer at Harmony Labs, Apr.-July 2019. Technology consultant at Alloy, Feb.-June 2019. Infrastructure engineer at Datadog, Dec. 2017-Apr. 2019. Senior software engineer for The Groundwork / Timshel (software engineer on the digital platform supporting Hillary for America) Feb. 2015-Dec. 2017. Web and mobile application engineer for Lisnr, Aug. 2013-Feb. 2015. Mobile application engineer at Cardinal Solutions, June 2012-Aug. 2013. Web engineer for Rosetta, May-Oct. 2011. B.S. in computer science from Miami University, 2012. twitter
Engineering Lead Izaak Lauer
(Apr. 2019) Lead engineer (Nov. 2018-Apr. 2019), senior software engineer (Jan.-Nov. 2018) and engineer (Aug. 2016-Jan. 2018) at Target. Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University, 2015.
Engineering Lead Danielle Ahrens
(Aug. 2020; started as senior
software engineer, May 2019-July 2020) Manufacturing
engineer (Mar. 2018-May 2019) and quality engineer (May
2015-Mar. 2018 for Boston Scientific. Design and
production engineer at Clarus Medical, LLC, July 2014-May
2015. B.S. in biomedical engineering from Michigan
Technological University, 2014.
Senior Software Engineer Josh Glick
(Dec. 2019) Co-founder
and software architect (Nov. 2014-Dec. 2019), lead developer
(Mar.-Nov. 2014) and iOS developer (Mar. 2012-Mar. 2014) at
LISNR. Co-founder at ManCard, LLC, Feb.-Aug.
2012. Mobile developer at eProximiti, May 2011-Aug.
2012. B.S. in computer science from The Ohio State
Senior Software Engineer Jennifer Strater
(June 2020) Lead developer advocate at Gradle Inc., Oct. 2018-May 2020. Senior engineer for Zenjob, June 2017-Sept. 2018. Senior consultant at Object Partners, Inc. Mar. 2015-Aug. 2016. Software engineer at Altegra Health, June 2013-Feb. 2015. Junior web developer at Robert Half Technology, Jan. 2012-May 2013. Bachelor's computer science at Hamilton College, 2011.
Senior Software Engineer Sameer Arya
(July 2020) Software
engineer at Retain.ai, July-Nov. 2019. Data scientist
(July 2018-June 2019) and software engineer (June 2017-July
2018) at Affirm, Inc.. Engineer in residence at Pear
VC, June-Dec. 2016. Software engineer at Nuna Inc.,
Oct. 2014-Apr. 2016. Software engineer at DoorDash,
Oct. 2013-May 2014. M.S. in computer science and B.S.
in electrical engineering from Stanford University, 2014.
Senior Software Engineer Neel Patel
(Sept. 2020) Engineering manager (Oct. 2019-Sept. 2020), engineering lead (Sept. 2018-Oct. 2019) and senior software engineer (May 2017-Sept. 2018) at Groove.co. Backend software engineer on Mike Johnston for Colorado (gubernatorial), Jan.-May 2017. Software engineer on Hillary for America, July 2015-Dec. 2016. Web development immersive instructional lead and web development immersive at General Assembly, Aug. 2013-June 2015. Wealth management; securities lending analyst at Merrill Lynch, March 2011-Aug. 2013. Business strategy consultant at ProBorea Inc. Feb. 2010-Feb. 2011. Environmental sustainability analyst for Airbus, May-Nov. 2009. Studied environmental business economics at Rutgers University.
Senior Software Engineer Shelly Yip
(Sept. 2020) Full stack
engineer for the New York Times, May 2018-Sept. 2020.
Senior software engineer at Ellevest, Sept. 2016-Apr.
2018. Software engineer at Namely, July 2015-Sept.
2016. Web developer at Mullen, Dec. 2013-May
2015. Quality assurance tester for BioShock Infinite
at Irrational Games, May 2011-July 2012. BFA in
graphic design from Boston University, 2010.
Chief Information Security Officer Chris DeRusha
(June 2020) Chief
security officer (Feb. 2019-June 2020), acting CSO (Nov.
2018-Feb. 2019) and deputy CSO (Apr.-Nov. 2018)) for the
State of Michigan Department of Technology, Management and
Budget. Manager for enterprise vulnerability
management and application security at Ford Motor Company,
May 2017-Apr. 2018. Senior cybersecurity advisor at
The White House, June 2015-May 2017. Advisor to the
Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity (June 2014-June
2015), cybersecurity strategist (Apr. 2011-June 2014) and
special assistant and trip director to the Deputy Secretary
(Nov. 2009-Apr. 2011) at U.S. Department of Homeland
Security. Associate at IHS International Consulting
Group, Aug. 2003-Aug. 2008. Master's degree from
Columbia-SIPA; B.B.A. from James Madison University.
Cyber Security Manager Ben Hagen
(Oct. 2020) Director of
information security at Cruise from Dec. 2018. Head of
corporate information security at Facebook, May 2017-June
2018. Vice president/principal security architect for
infrastructure assurance at Salesforce, Dec. 2016-May
2017. Engineering manager, cloud security tools ad
operations (Apr. 2014-Dec. 2016) and senior cloud security
engineer at Netflix, Feb. 2013-Apr. 2014. Senior
security engineer on Obama for America, Sept. 2011-Nov.
2012. Security consultant for Neohapsis,
2010-11. Security consultant (2007-10) and security
engineer (2004-07) for Motorola. M.S. in information
assurance (2004) and B.A. in political science (2002) from
Iowa State University.
Senior Cloud Security Architect Tom Cook
(Aug. 2020) Director of
building technology infrastructure systems at WeWork, Mar.
219-Feb. 2020. Senior cloud infrastructure engineer at
Anki, Apr. 2018-Mar. 2019. Infrastructure lead at
HackerOne, Feb. 2017-Apr. 2018 at HackerOne.
Infrastructure security consultant at the DNC, Oct.-Nov.
2016. Senior reliability engineer at Dropbox, Sept.
2013-Oct. 2015. Site reliability engineer at Amazon
Web Services, May-June 2013. Engineer at Quora, June
2011-Nov. 2012. Systems engineer at Facebook, May
2007-May 2011. Systems administrator at HRsmart,
2005-Apr. 2007. Technical fleet analyst at DG Systems,
Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Miles Crabill
(Sept. 2020) Senior
software engineer (June 2019-Aug. 2020), senior operations
engineer (Aug. 2018-June 2019), cloud operations engineer
(July 2016-Aug. 2018) and cloud operations engineer intern
(May 2015-July 2016) for Mozilla. Bachelor's degree in
computer science from Lewis & Clark College, 2016.
Senior Cyber Incident Response/Threat Analyst Jackie Singh
(July 2020) Founder of
Spyglass Security. Experience includes principal
consultant at Mandiant/FireEye, global director of incident
response at Intel Security/McAfee, and a senior manager at
Accenture. Served in the U.S. Army.
Director of Information Technology Matthew Wiegmann
(June 2019) Senior systems
engineer at Apex Systems, June 2017-Dec. 2018. Senior
systems engineer on Hillary for America, June-Nov.
2016. Satellite systems engineer for GHG Corporation
in South Pole, Antarctica, Oct. 2014-Nov. 2015. System
support engineer for Kforce Inc., July-Oct. 2014.
Network engineer for Alcatel-Lucent, Apr. 2013-July
2014. Brigade satellite manger in the U.S. Army, May
204-May 2010. Bachelor's degree in computer
engineering from University of North Texas, 2014.
Help Desk Manager Ruby Galenda Mathes
(May 2019) Program
manager at Keyport Naval Undersea Warfare Center for CJSet
Support Services LLC, Mar. 2017-June 2018. Information
assurance officer, FOIA/Privacy Act program manager, CAOC
night shift lead, program lead computer support and manager
commander support staff for the 691st Cyberspace Operations
Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, July 2009-Oct. 2016.
Program manager-postmaster, NCOIC commanders support staff
for the 722nd Air Control Squadron, July 2005-July
2009. Master's degree in cybersecurity from American
Military University; bachelor's degree in management
computer information systems from Park University,
Help Desk Associates
Lloyd Kwan (Aug.
2020; started as technology intern in June 2020)
Working towards B.S. in information technology systems from
The University of Texas at Dallas. Owner at founder
(July 2011) of Gadget Bound.
Justin Cubero (Dec.
2019; started as IT intern in Oct. 2019) Bachelor's
degree in political science and government from Ramapo
College of New Jersey, 2019.
Abednego Mwangangi ...
Worked in educational support services in Mobile, AL.
Engineer Jordan Hefcart
(May 2020) Security and
infrastructure lead (Jan. 2018-May 2020) and data management
team lead (Oct. 2015-Jan. 2018) at Tech Impact.
Technologist and systems engineer at New America's Open
Technology Institute, Apr. 2012-Oct. 2015. M.A. in
communication and media studies (2013) and bachelor's degree
in science, technology and society (2011) from Stanford
Worked in the IT department on Warren for President. Senior advisor to NFP, insurance broker and consultant, from Sept. 2018. Director of sales at Cayce Golf from Oct. 2018. Firefighter with the Brockton Fire Department, Dec. 2013-Oct. 2018. Real estate investor, June 2018-July 2018. Professional golfer, Aug. 2009-June 2013. Bachelor's degree in Business administration and management from Southeastern University, 2009.
COO and Senior Advisor Maju Varghese
(Sept. 2019) Chief operating officer for The Hub Project, Sept. 2018-Aug. 2019. Senior advisor at Dentons, Apr. 2017-Aug. 2018. Assistant to the President for Management and Administration (July 2015-Jan. 2017), Special Assistant to the President and deputy director of advance (June 2014-July 2015) and advance lead/senior advance lead (Nov. 2010-June 2014) at The White House. Associate at Wade Clark Mulcahy, Feb. 2006-Nov. 2010. Research associate at the DNC, Apr. 2001-July 2002. National advance staff on Gore 2000, June 1999-Nov. 2000. J.D. from Hofstra University, 2005; bachelor's degree in political science and economics from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1999. twitter
Director of Operations Andrew Schreyer
(April 2019) Operations at Everytown for Gun Safety, Apr. 2018-Apr. 2019. Manager of field operations for Mesmerize Marketing: Point-of-Care Media, May 2017-Mar. 2018. Accounting systems manager on Hillary for America, July 2015-Jan. 2017. Fleet performance and monitoring for Sungevity in Oakland, CA, from April 2014. B.A./B.S. in philosophy, business administration, French from Chapman University, 2014. twitter
- Director of National State Operations Laura DeLucia
(Feb. 2020; started as NH director of
operations, July 2019-Feb. 2020) Project manager at
The MIS Department, Inc. from Dec. 2013. Operations
manager for Tough Mudder LLC, July 2012-Nov. 2013.
Operations associate at the Center for a New American
Security, Sept. 2010-July 2012. Director of operations
for presidential personnel (Aug. 2009-May 2010) and staff
assistant (Jan.-Aug. 2009) in the EOP at The White
House. Director of operations in NH, TX, IN and PR on
Obama for America, Apr. 2007-Nov. 2008. Client
services manager and personal assistant to the CEO/President
at NGP VAN, May 2004-Apr. 2007. B.A. in political
science and government from The George Washington
Deputy Director of National State Operations DeUndre Eberhart
(May 2019) Executive
assistant to the executive director at the Democratic
Governors Association, Feb.-May 2019. Deputy logistics
director for the DSCC on the Florida recount, Nov.
2018. Director of operations for the Pennsylvania
Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2018. Director
of logistics/special assistant to the candidate on Stacey
Evans for Georgia Governor, July 2017-May 2018.
Special assistant to the Commissioner/transition
executive for DeKalb County Commissioner, Jan.-April 2017.
National chief operating officer for the National
Black MBA Association, Leaders of Tomorrow, Sept.
2014-June 2015. Executive assistant to the executive
director at Tomorrow's Luminaries Foundation, Aug.
2012-Feb. 2014. twitter
Procurement Operations Manager Rebecca Wolff
(July 2020) Consultant,
strategy and transactions at EY-Parthenon from Sept.
2019. Vendor management, supply chain (Nov. 2015-June
2017), team lead, customer experience (Jan.-Nov. 2015) and
associate, customer experience (July 2013-Dec. 2014) at
Warby Parker. Membership events assistant (Nov.
2011-June 2013), membership sales assistant (May-Nov. 2011)
and intern at the Museum of Modern Art. M.B.A. from
Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management; B.A. in
history of art, psychology from The Johns Hopkins
State Operations Coordinator Grace Piotrowski
(Sept. 2020) Strategic
partnerships associate at Chicago Ideas, Mar.-Aug.
2020. Social impact associate (Sept. 2018-Mar. 2020)
and research and data intern (June-Aug. 2018) at Mission
Measurement. Bachelor's degree in learning and
organizational change, creative writing from Northwestern
State Operations Coordinator Nader Granmayeh
(Aug. 2020; started as state
operations intern in July 2020) Student in political
science and government at Yale University; campus
coordinator for Pete for America, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020.
Northeast Regional Operations Director Brooks Mears
(Mar. 2020; previously deputy state director, Feb. 2020-Mar. 2020; started as Nevada operations director, June 2019-Feb. 2020) Project management consultant/operations analyst for Booz Allen, July 2015-June 2019. B.A. in history, politics-foreign affairs from University of Virginia, 2015.
South Regional Operations Director Destine Hicks
(July 2020; previously SE
operations director, Mar.-July 2020; Florida operations
director, Mar. 2020; SC deputy operations director, Nov.
2019-Mar. 2020 and started as state intern/operations
coordinator, Aug.-Nov. 2019) Ordained minister with
the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Denmark, SC from
July 2015. Legislative aide in the South Carolina
House, Jan. 2018-June 2019. B.A. in political science
and public affairs from Columbia College (SC), 2018. twitter
Midwest Regional Operations Director Teresa Tolliver
(Feb. 2020; previously Iowa
deputy director of operations, July 2019-Feb. 2020)
Deputy scheduler in the Office of the Governor of Illinois,
Apr.-June 2019. Campaign manager on Re-Elect Tom
Tunney (Chicago Alderman), Nov. 2018-Mar. 2019.
Campaign manager on Julie Morrison for State Senate
(Deerfield), Apr.-Nov. 2018. Call time manager for
gubernatorial candidate Daniel Biss at LBH Consulting
Agency, July 2017-Mar. 2018. Degree in political
science from DePaul University, 2018. Freeport native.
West Regional Operations Director Anyah Lehr
(Aug. 2020) Impact Labs consultant for The Movement Cooperative, Apr.-Aug. 2020; also content and outreach lead at Covid Act Now from Mar. 2020. Campaign manager at Su Moran for State Senate (MA), Apr.-June 2020. Regional operations director at Warren for President, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020. New Hampshire operations director at Beto for America, June-Nov. 2019. Director of business operations for VICE Asia Pacific (Jan. 2018-Mar. 2019) and operations manager (Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018) and executive assistant and coordinator (Dec. 2014-Jan. 2017) at VICE. Administrative and marketing assistant, booker at The Bowery Electric, Sept.-Dec. 2014; media and development manager at Intersection Research (May-Dec. 2014) B.A. in cinematic arts from University of Southern California, 2014; served as general manager of KXSC Radio. New York native. twitter
Expansion State Operations Kevin Seymore
(Sept. 2020) Campaign
manager on Sheila Dixon for Mayor (Baltimore), Dec.
2019-June 2020. Director of operations, national
headquarters at Kamala Harris For The People, May-Dec.
2019. Operations associate at The Democracy Alliance,
Apr. 2018-May 2019. Staff assistant t the Ballot
Initiative Strategy Center, Feb. 2016-Nov. 2017. Human
resources assistant at Amazon, Oct. 2014-Feb. 2016.
Emergency management planner/writer/analyst for Williamson
County Government, Sept. 2013-July 2014. Bachelor's
degree in political science and government from University
of Tennessee-Knoxville, 2012.
- Director of Operations Special Projects Hira Qureshi
(Aug. 2019) Senior
consultant (Feb. 2018-Aug. 2019) and data analyst and policy
consultant (Sept. 2016-Feb. 2018) at Artlin
Consulting. B.A. in economics and community health
from Tufts University.
Regional director for mayoral
engagement on Mike Bloomberg for President. Director
of Development for Innovation & Technology for the City
of Philadelphia, 2017-2020. Analyst at Goldman Sachs,
2014-16. Founder and owner of The Evergreen Ice Cream
Co. in Brooklyn, 2012-13. Analyst at Brightwire Inc.,
2011-12. M.P.A. from University of Pennsylvania; B.A.
in entrepreneurship from Vanderbillt University. Born
in the Dominican Republic and grew up in Brooklyn.
Coordinator Bria Smith
B.F.A. in professional
theater from North Carolina A&T State University, 2020.
Operations Special Projects Cathy Dinas
(Sept. 2020) Special
projects on Warren for President, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020.
Chief of staff at All Turtles (SF Bay area), Feb. 2018-July
2019. Executive assistant and briefing coordinator at
Greylock Partners, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2018. Executive
assistant at GP Bullhound, May 2011-Aug. 2012. Sales
assistant for JMP Securities, July 2010-May 2011.
M.B.A. in finance from Mills College, Lorry I. Lokey
Graduate School of Business, 2014; B.A. in English language
and literature from The University of Connecticut, 2010.
Operations Analyst Caitlin Graff
Operations analyst at Mike Bloomberg for President, Dec. 2019-Apr. 2020. Travel coordinator on Kamala Harris For The People, Aug.-Nov. 2019. Operations manager at Wicklein's Water Gardens and Native Plants (nursery) in Baltimore, Mar. 2013-Sept. 2019; also activities specialist for Baltimore Co. Department of Recreation and Parks, Sept. 2013-Aug. 2019. Resource teacher for Baltimore City Public Schools, Aug. 2014-June 2015. M.S. in organismal ecology from Towson University, 2013; B.S. in environmental science from Albright College, 2008.
- Director of Travel Operations Adrian Culea
(May 2019) Field/political
director on Sean Patrick Maloney for Congress (NY),
Feb.-Nov. 2018. Production assistant/replay operator
for the National Basketball Association, Sept. 2014-Feb.
2018. Campaign manager for Stronger New Castle slate
(NY), July-Nov. 2017. Deputy GOTV/operations director
for the Colorado Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2016.
General manager for Hoop1Video, Aug. 2014-May 2016.
Basketball operations intern for the Brooklyn Nets, Jan.
2013-Aug. 2014. Deputy field director on Colorado
Commits to Kids, Sept.-Nov. 2013. Field director in
IA-04 for the Iowa Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2012.
Public relations associate for Men's Health Network, Dec.
2011-Mar. 2012. B.A. in political science from Hofstra
Deputy Director of Travel Operations Susanna Billings
(June 2019) Executive
assistant (July 2018-June 2019) and leadership recruiting
coordinator (June 2017-July 2018) at Tesla.
Administrator at the Maryland Addictions Directors Council,
Feb.-June 2017. B.A. in political science from
American University, 2017; internships include operations
intern in the Office of the Vice President, Sept. 2016-Jan
Travel Operations Coordinator Elizabeth Spencer
(Oct. 2020) Director of
executive operations at Human Rights Campaign, Nov.
2017-Nov. 2019. Executive and personal assistant to
former Second Lady Tipper Gore, Jan. 2008-Nov. 2017.
Associat director of Parents Action for Children (formerly
the Reiner Foundation), July 1997-Mar. 2017. Executive
assistant at Rock the Vote, Apr. 1995-June 1997.
Executive assistant for intergovernmental affairs in the
Executive Office of the President at the White House, Jan.
Travel Operations Coordinator Toria Boldware
(Oct. 2020) Program
operations manager (from Oct. 2020) and operations
coordinator and program assistant (from Sept. 2016) at
re:power. Political advisor in Charlotte, NC area from
2009; has served various roles including treasurer, finance
director and scheduler on NC campaigns. Hall
management associate for the 2016 Democratic National
Convention Committee, Mar.-Aug. 2016. Global ordering
customer service associate for AT&T, Aug. 2003-Feb.
2016. Master's from North Carolina Central University;
B.A. in Spanish, African American studies from UNC at Chapel
- Director of Recruitment Operations Ruby ElBasha
consultant from Johnson City, TN.
Volunteer Manager Tommy Berry
Volunteer Coordinator Keigo O'Haru
(June 2019) Field
organizer for Pennsylvania Democrats, Fall 2018.
Degree in international relations from Penn State, 2018.
Hiring Operations Manager Esmeralda Orozco ...moved over to surrogate scheduling coordinator
(June 2020; started as operations and hiring coordinator, Aug. 2019-June 2020) Staff assistant in Orange County, CA for U.S. Rep. Gil Cisneros, Jan.-July 2019. B.A. in political science and public administration from Cal State Fullerton, 2019.
Systems Director Sarah Monte
(June 2020) National
systems director (Jan.-Mar. 2020) and deputy compliance and
systems director (Oct.-Dec. 2019) and budget associate
(May-Sept. 2019) at Pete for America. Political
affairs and advocacy strategist (from Feb. 2018) and
policy analyst (Dec. 2015-Jan. 2018) for the Association
of California School Administrators. Campaign
reports specialist II at Olson, Hagel & Fishburn, LLP,
July 2012-Dec. 2015. B.A. in English from UC Santa
(Oct. 2019) Founder and
CEO of Caesar Performance Management and motivational
speaker. Regional HR manager at The Walsh Group in
Herndon, VA, Nov. 2017-Oct. 2019. Training and
development director (Jan. 2016-Sept. 2017) and retail store
manager (July-Dec. 2015) in Savannah, GA for Goodwill
Industries International. Human resources director in
Hinesville, GA for the U.S. Army, Aug. 2013-June 2015.
Human resources director in Fayetteville, NC, Aug. 2010-June
2012 and Oct. 2008-July 2010 for the U.S. Army.
Recruiting and retention commander in Peoria for the U.S.
Army, June 2006-Sept. 2008. M.A. in human resources
management and services from Webster University, 2006;
B.B.A. from Georgia Southern University, 1995.
Human Resources Manager Mary George Shemon
Administrative coordinator II for Charleston County (SC),
Dec. 2018-May 2019. Project office manager for The
Walsh Group-Walsh Construction and Archer Western, Sept.
2017-July 2018. Finance and administrative manager at
Midwest Rem Enterprises in Melrose Park, Mar. 2005-Sept.
2017. B.A. in political science and government from
Northeastern Illinois University, 2016.
(June 2019) Senior
manager of labor relations (Feb.-June 2019), manager of
labor operations (July 2015-Feb. 2019) and labor operations
coordinator (May 2014-July 2015) for the NFL Management
Council. Assistant to the head coach at the Chicago
Bears, June 2011-May 2014. Football operations
assistant (Jan.-May 2011) and media relations assistant (May
2010-May 2011) at the Miami Dolphins. Defensive
charter/manager for the University of Illinois football
team, Mar. 2006-Feb. 2009. M.S. from St. Thomas
University; B.S. from University of Illinois at
Deputy Director of People, Diversity and Inclusion Claradith Landry
Experience includes federal
inclusion and diversity program lead at Accenture Federal
Services from Nov. 2018. Federal consulting at
Deloitte Consulting, Jan. 20015-Jan. 2018 U.S. Army
office, Jan. 2006-Jan. 2015. B.A. from Saint Mary's
(May 2019) Program
manager to the deputy executive director at the ACLU, Sept.
2017-May 2019. Senior compliance specialist on Hillary
for America, June 2015-Dec. 2016. Operations associate
at Ready for Hillary PAC, Sept. 2014-June 2015; started as
Latino constituency intern, May-Sept. 2014. M.S. in
public administration and non-profit management (2015) and
B.S. (2012) in criminal justice from University of Central
Deputy Director of Compliance Amanda Pizzuti
(started as compliance manager
in May 2019) President of Pizzuti Strategic
Associates, LLC in Brooklyn from Mar. 2017. Finance
director on Suozzi for Congress, Apr. 2016-Mar. 2017.
Associate at Mercury, July 2015-Mar. 2016. Consultant
at Stiles Partners, LLC, Apr. 20013-June 2015.
Associate at Bedford Grove LLC, Feb. 2012-Feb. 2013.
Vice president at Darrison Barrett & Associates, Apr.
2009-Nov. 2011. Scheduler and deputy finance director
on McElroy for Senate, Sept.-Nov. 2008. Fundraising
and grasroots outreach intern on Hillary Clinton for
President, Feb. 2007-June 2008. M.A. in elections and
campaign management (2008) and B.A. in political science
(2007) from Fordham University.
Senior Compliance Analyst Lauren Schleyer-Hinchey
(Sept. 2019) Compliance
and operations director at Schneiderman 2018, Feb.
2015-Sept. 2019. Staffer on Richard Aborn for District
Attorney, Nov. 2008-Oct. 2009. Administrative/program
assistant at the Religious Coalition for the Freedom to
Marry, Sept. 2007-Feb. 2008. M.S. in public policy
from Northeastern University, 2008; B.A. in political
science from The George Washington University, 2005.
Samantha Deutsch (June
2020; started as a compliance fellow, Feb.-June 2020)
2020 graduate of Germantown Friends School.
Donovan Bendana (June 2020) B.A. in political science, international comparative studies and human rights from Duke University, 2020. Experience includes field office manager in Raleigh-Durham on Warren for President, Jan.-Mar. 2020 and national finance intern on Gillibrand 2020, May-Aug. 2019.
Kai Evans (June
2020) B.A. in political science and government from
Temple University, 2020. Experience includes finance
assistant at DeMaria Consulting, Sept. 2019-June 2020;
project fellow at Rittenhouse Political Partners, Sept-Dec.
2019; and field organizer with Organizing Corps 2020,
(Aug. 2020; started as a finance intern, June-Aug.
2020) Bachelor's degree in political science from
University of Notre Dame, 2020. Experience includes
investment [finance] intern at Pete for America, Oct.
(Sept. 2020) Research manager (Aug. 2019-July 2020)
and program manager (Sept. 2017-Aug. 2019) at Campus
Philly. Bachelor's degree in political science from
Villanova University, 2017.
Deputy Director of Vetting Michelle Figueroa
(July 2020; started as
vetting manager, June 2019-July 2020) Paralegal at
Cohen Forman & Barone, LLP, Sept. 2017-Aug. 2018.
Paralegal and office manager at Pickney Law Firm, May
2016-Sept. 2017. Legislative assistant in the New York
Assembly, Sept. 2013-June 2015. M.S. in
international/global studies from New York University, 2019;
B.S. in business management/political science from
Farmindale State College; B.S. in business, management,
marketing and related from St. John's University.
Vetting Lead Jessica Kosmider
(June 2020; started as an
analyst in Sept. 2019) Director (Mar.-June 2017),
senior associate (Feb. 2016-Feb. 2017) and associate (Nov.
2014-Feb. 2016) at Mercury. M.S. in foreign service
from Georgetown University, 2019; B.A. in political science
and government, history and international studies from
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014. Native of
Vetting Lead Manuelita Duran
(July 2020; senior vetting
analyst, July 2019-June 2020) Cabinet liaison in the
Office of Gov. Phil Murphy, Jan. 2018-July 2019; project
coordinator on the transition; assistant to the policy
director on Murphy for Governor, Aug.-Nov. 2017.
Program coordinator for community affairs at Morgan Stanley,
Mar.-July 2017. Research associate (June-Nov. 2016)
and states and political intern (Jan.-June 2016) on Hillary
for America. Bachlor's degree in political science
from Saint Peter's University, 2016.
Senior Vetting Analyst James Tingle
(started on the vetting team in
Sept. 2019) Started a consulting firm. Served in
the U.S. Army, including as a military intelligence analyst
in Afghanistan, to May 2019. Studied political science
and history at the University of Alabama in
Birmingham. Carbon Hill (Walker Co., AL) native.
Senior Vetting Analyst Josh Cooper
(July 2020) Deputy
research director for End Citizens United, Apr.-July
2020. Vetting analyst on Mike Bloomberg for President,
Jan.-Mar. 2020. Deputy research director on Doug Jones
for Senate, May-Dec. 2019. Senior research associate
on JB for Governor, Jan.-Dec. 2018. Research associate
at Beehive Research, Apr.-Dec. 2017. Commissioner's
aide for Cook County Government, Dec. 2016-Mar. 2017.
Research assistant and tracker on Tammy for Illinois, May
2015-Nov. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science
from Hope College, 2017.
Paige Blanchard (July 2020) Independent campaign contractor, Mar.-June 2020. Operational risk and vetting associate (Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020) and regional GOTC director in SE Iowa (Jan.-Feb. 2020) on Pete for America. Tracker on Heidi for North Dakota, May 2017-Nov. 2018. Degree in communication and media studies from the University of North Dakota, 2017. First campaign experience as field organizer on North Dakotans for Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks, July-Nov. 2014.
Courtney Lam (July 2020) Legislative correspondent to U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Apr. 2018-Aug. 2019. Staff assistant to U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, Jan. 2017-Mar. 2018. M.P.P. in public policy from Harvard University Kennedy School of Government; bachelor's degree in political science from UCLA, 2016. Interned in the Office of Vice President Biden, Sept.-Dec. 2016.
Eric Oringer (July
2020) Math teacher in Brooklyn, Dec. 2019-June
2020. Corps member, secondary history/math teacher in
NYC area with Teach For America, May 2017-July 2019;
geometry teacher at People's Preparatry Charter School, Aug.
2017-June 2019. Bachelor's degree in economics,
plitical science from Northwestern University, 2017.
(July 2020) J.D. from Syracuse University College of
Law and M.P.A. from Syracuse University Maxwell School,
2020; B.A. in legal studies from University at Buffalo,
(Aug. 2020) Litigation legal assistant at Sullivan
& Cromwell LLP in NY, June 2018-Aug. 2019.
Speechwriter and translator at the U.S. Embassy in
Nicaragua, Sept. 2017-Apr. 2018. M.Sc. in global
affairs from Tsinghua University, 2020; bachelor's degree in
political science and government from Middlebury College,
Alfred (Red) Joseph
(Aug. 2020) Investigator for the Public Defender
Service for the District of Columbia, Aug. 2018-Aug.
2020. Bachelor's degree in history, philosophy from
University of Pennsylvania, 2018.
(Aug. 2020) Ski patrol at Park City, Nov. 2019-Mar.
2020. Bike shop coordinator and ski patrol at
Middlebury College to Feb. 2019. Degree in sociology
and anthropology from Middlebury College, 2018.
(Aug. 2020) Associate director (Aug. 2019-Aug. 2020),
senior research manager (Jan. 2018-Aug. 2019) at Exiger
Diligence, research manager (Aug. 2016-Dec. 2017) and
research associate (Juy 2015-July 2016) at Exiger
Diligence. Consultant and partner at GDC Consulting,
June 2014-Jan. 2016. Staff assistant (vendor) at the
International Monetary Fund, June 2014-July 2015. Lead
appraiser and loan processor from Leader Bank, Nov.
2010-Aug. 2012. M.A. from the Elliott School of
International Affairs at The George Washington University,
2014; B.A. in international relations and political science
from Boston University, 2010.
(Oct. 2020) B.A. in political science and English from
The George Washington University, 2020.
Deputy Director of FEC Reporting Rebecca Kimmel
(July 2020) Litigation
associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
LLP, Sept. 2018-Mar. 2020. Analyst for the U.S.
Department of Defense, July 2014-July 2015. J.D. from
University of Virginia School of Law, 2018; B.A. in
political science from Tufts University, 2014.
Director of Correspondence Jack Reilly
Digital strategist at Anne Lewis Strategies,
LLC, Jun-Dec. 2018. Communications manager at the
Biden Institute, Mar. 2017-May 2018. Deputy director
of advance (Oct. 2016-Jan. 2017), associate director of
advance (Feb.-Oct. 2016), correspondent (Oct. 2015-Feb.
2016) and advance associate (Aug. 2012-Feb. 2016) in the
Office of the Vice President at the White House.
Advance desk for Vice President and Jill Biden at Obama for
America, Aug.-Nov. 2012. Bachelor's degree in public
policy and economic frmo University of Delaware, 2014.
Correspondence Team Molly E. Johnson
(Sept. 2020) Assistant vice
president-associate client executive at Marsh, June
2019-Mar. 2020. Legal assistant at Comcast, June
2017-May 2019. Almost eight years working in the U.S.
House: executive assistant to U.S. Rep. Frank D. Lucas,
Sept. 2015-June 2017; executive assistant to U.S. Rep. Ryan
Costello, Jan.-Sept. 2015; executive assistant to U.S. Rep.
Lucas, June 2011-Jan. 2015; legislative assistant (Nov.
2010-June 2011), legislative correspondent (Aug.-Nov.
2010), staff assistant (Sept. 2009-Aug. 2010) and intern
(May-Aug. 2008) to U.S. Rep. Todd R. Platts.
Bachelor's degree in political science and government from
Gettysburg College, 2009; transferred from Xavier
Chief Financial Officer Saloni Multani
(May 2020) Leave of absence from
venture partner at Congruent Ventures in San Francisco,
started there Oct. 2018. Managing director, advisors
at Three Cairns Group from Dec. 2016. Partner at SPO
Partners, Feb. 2012-Dec. 2015. Director at Hellman
& Friedman, 2006-12. Vice president for new
business development at Columbia House Company,
2002-04. Analyst at Blackstone Group, 2000-02.
M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business,
2006; A.B. in economics from Harvard University, 2000.
Deputy CFO Patrick Stauffer
(May 2020) Deputy budget
director at Pete for America, July 2019-Mar. 2020. Director
of budget operations (Jan.-Aug. 2017) and financial
analyst (Sept. 2013-Jan. 2016) at The University of
Chicago. Business analyst at McKinsey & Company,
July 2011-Aug. 2013. M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate
School of Business, 2019; M.S. in management science and
engineering from Stanford University, 2011; B.S. in
industrial engineering from University of Central Florida,
Senior Budget Analyst Sean Coari
(June 2019) Campaign manager on Pawar for Chicago, Nov. 2018-Apr. 2019. Associate at Ekistic Ventures, Jan. 2017-Oct. 2018. Degree in finance and economics from Fordham University, 2016.
Deputy CFO of Financial Planning and Analysis Amanda Brockbank
(started as director of financial planning and analysis in June 2019) Chief of staff (Apr. 2018-June 2019), client strategy and operations manager (June 2017-Apr. 2018) and business analyst (June 2016-June 2017) at Guild Education. Office of the Chief Economist of Global Practices and Cross Cultural Solution Areas at The World Bank, Mar.-Aug. 2015. B.A. in public policy from Stanford University.
Senior Financial Analyst Nicola Montagna
(Apr. 2020) Budget
associate on Pete for America, Jan.-Mar. 2020.
Strategic finance associate (Jan. 2019-Jan. 2020) and
strategic operations manager (Aug. 2017-Jan. 2019) at
Uber. Structured credit analyst at Apollo Global
Management LLC, July 2015-Aug. 2017. B.B.A. in finance
from University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of
Financial Analyst Leni Hirsch
(July 2020) Associate consultant at Bain & Company from 2018. Degree in history and science from Harvard University, 2018.
Budget Analyst Jalen Ross
(Aug. 2020) Co-founder of
Ellery Partners, Jan. 2020; consultant at the Boston
Consulting Group from July 2018. Global strategy for
McDelivery (partnership with UberEats) at McDonald's, Sept.
2017-July 2018. Associate at Boston Consulting Group,
Sept. 2015-Aug. 2020. M.B.A. from Harvard Business
School, 2020; B.S. in systems engineering from University of
Senior Advisor for Financial Operations Deanna Nesburg
(May 2020) Treasurer on
Kamala Harris For The People. CFO at End Citizens
United, Aug. 2016-Mar. 2018. Comptroller/treasurer
(Apr. 2011-May 2017) and deputy comptroller (Sept. 2007-Apr.
2011) at the DSCC. Staff accountant/senior staff
accountant at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
Foundation, Aug. 2006-Sept. 2007. M.B.A. in
accounting, information systems and business analytics from
University of Maryland College Park, 2016; bachelor's degree
in commerce from University of Virginia, 2003.
Director of Accounting Andrea Wise
(July 2020; started as senior
accountant, Aug. 2019-July 2020) Senior accountant
(Jan. 2008-Jan. 2019) and accounting analyst, accounts
receivable (Jan. 2005-Jan. 2008) at Axalta Coating
Systems. General accountant at H.D. Lee Company, Inc.,
Jan. 2001-Jan. 2005. Credit manager for VF
Corporation, Jan. 1997-Jan. 2001. M.B.A. from Drexel
University's LeBow College of Business, 2009.
Tax Strategist Keana Spencer
(May 2020) Chief tax strategist, Spencer Accounting Group, LLC in West Allis, July 2013-May 2020; chief accounting and financial officer, Spencer Renovation & Construction LLC, July 2013-Dec. 2019. Fiscal accountant at the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, Sept. 2015-June 2017. Consumer consultant with We Energies, 2005-Sept. 2015. M.S. in accountancy from University of Phoenix, 2014; B.B.A. in accounting from South University, 2011.
Administrator Roseann Martinez
(July 2020) Client
services manager-collections for Dentons, Feb.-July
2020. Contract billing/accounts receivable associate
for Savills, July 2019-Jan. 2020. Contract accounts
receivable associate for DoubleVerity, May-Oct. 2018.
Fund billing associate at BlackRock, Feb. 2014-July
2016. Accounts receivable and collections analyst at
McCarter & English, LLP, July 2007-Jan. 2014.
Collections specialist at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP,
Feb. 2005-June 2007. Accounting assistant at Other
Press, Nov. 2003-Feb. 2005. Bachelors's degree in
accounting from CUNY-Hunter College, 2002.
Accounts Payable Analyst Isabelle Swartz
(Nov. 2019) Program
manager (Aug. 2016-Oct. 2019) and accountant (June 2014-Aug.
2016) at CenterPoint Energy. B.B.A. in accounting from
University of Massachusetts at Amherst-Isenberg School of
(Senior Advisor for Jewish
Engagement and) FinOps Compliance Assistant Samantha
(July 2020) COO and
director of the states on Deval Patrick for President, Nov.
2019-June 2020. Senior advisor to Ed Markey for
Senate from Sept. 2019. National operations director
on Seth Moulton for America, May-Sept. 2019. Account
manager for purpose practice at Porter Novelli, May
2018-Sept. 2019. Global expansion lead at Cambridge
Innovation Center CIC, July 2015-June 2016. Director
of corporate responsibility and sustainability (Sept.
2011-Dec. 2014) and manager of enterprise strategy (Dec.
2009-Sept. 2011) at Iron Mountain. Summer associate
at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development,
June-Dec. 2009. Photographer at Samantha Joseph
Photography, Jan. 2004-Jan. 2009. M.P.A. from
Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School, 2017; M.B.A.
from MIT Sloan School of Management, 2009; B.A. in
sociology and political science from Brandeis University,
General Counsel Dana Remus
(Apr. 25, 2019) General
counsel of the Obama Foundation and the Office of Barack and
Michelle Obama. Senior ethics counsel at the White
House from 2016. Professor at the University of North
Carolina School of Law, from 2013. Previously taught
at the University of New Hampshire School of Law from 2009,
and Drexel University's Earle Mack School of Law,
2006-08. Associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP
in New York, 2002-05. J.D. from Yale Law School, 2002;
A.B. in East Asian studies from Harvard College, 1997.
Special Assistant to the General Counsel Kailash Sundaram
Investment team at Detroit Venture Partners from Sept. 2019; and fellow at Venture for America from July 2019. Assistant to the finance
director on Seth Moulton for America, June-Aug. 2019. A.B. in social studies and computer science from Harvard University. twitter
Deputy General Counsel Patrick Moore Jr.
(Apr. 2019) Partner (from
Jan. 2019) and counsel (from Jan. 2017) at the Boston firm
of Hemenway & Barnes LLP. Associate Counsel for
Presidential Personnel at the White House, May 2015-Dec.
2016. A deputy counsel in the Office of the Governor
of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts under Govs. Deval
Patrick and Charles Baker, June 2013-Apr. 2015.
Associate at Ropes & Gray LLP, Jan. 2011-June
2013. An Assistant Attorney General for the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Jan. 2010-Jan. 2011.
Law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third
Circuit, Aug. 2008-Sept. 2009. Law clerk at the
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Aug. 2007-Sept.
2008. J.D. from Boston College Law School, 2007, and
B.A. from Boston College, 2004.
Deputy General Counsel Lynn Eisenberg
Senior associate/counsel at WilmerHale, Mar. 2017-June 2019. Associate counsel (Apr. 2016-Jan. 2017) and deputy associate counsel (Nov. 2014-Apr. 2016) at The White House. Associate at WilmerHale, Dec. 2012-Nov. 2014. Special assistant to the general counsel at Obama for America, May-Nov. 2012. Assistant at Plouffe Strategies, Jan.-Aug. 2009. Field organizer, deputy field director, voter hotline director on Obama for America, June 2007-Nov. 2008. J.D. from NYU School of Law, 2012; B.A. in political science from Washington University in St. Lous, 2007. twitter
Senior Counsel Danielle Friedman
(June 2020) Chief of staff
and senior counsel (from Jan. 2019), chief of staff and
associate (Jan. 2017-Dec. 2018) and associate (Sept.
2010-Dec. 2016) at Perkins Coie LLP. J.D. from Emory
University School of Law, 2010; B.S. in labor and industrial
relations from Cornell University, 2005.
Senior Counsel for Litigation Jonathan Cedarbaum
On leave from position as
partner at WilmerHale, he rejoined the firm in Sept.
2011. Acting Assistant Attorney General, Principal
Deputy Assistant AG, Deputy Assistant AG at the U.S.
Department of Justice, June 2009-June 2011. Partner
(Jan. 2007-May 2009) and associate (Sept. 2003-Dec. 2006) at
WilmerHale. Legal officer and deputy chef de cabinet
at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former
Yugoslavia, Oct. 2002-Sept. 2003. Associate at
WilmerHale, June-Sept. 2002. Attorney-Advisor in the
Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice,
Oct. 1999-May 2002. Law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court
Asociate Justice David H. Souter, July 1998-July 1999.
Fellow at the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the
Solicitor General, Aug. 1997-June 1998. Law clerk to
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Judge David S.
Tatel, June 1996-June 1997. J.D. from Yale Law School,
1996; M.A., M.Phil in history from Yale University, 1992;
A.B. in philosophy from Harvard University, 1983.
Corporate Associate Counsel Laura Booth
(June 2019) Associate at
Latham Watkins in Chicago, Oct. 2016-June 2019. J.D.
from Georgetown University Law Center, 2016. B.A. in
anthropology, international studies from Northwestern
Associate Counsel Imani Franklin
(Aug. 2020) Legal fellow
in Lebanon for the International Refugee Assistance Project,
Sept. 2019-Sept. 2020. Policy intern and consultant in
Jerusalem for Mercy Corps, May 2016-Mar. 2017. Program
coordinator at ThinkUnlimited in Amman, Jordan,
2014-15. Fellow in philanthropy at the Ford
Foundation, 2013-14. J.D. from Harvard Law School and
M.P.P. from Harvard Kennedy School of Government,
2019. B.A. in international relations/Arabic from
Stanford University, 2013.
Voter Protection Director Rachana Desai Martin
(reported May 27, 2020)
Comes to the campaign from the DNC where she served as COO (April
2019-June 2020), interim COO following departure of Laura
Chambers, and DNC director of voter protection and civic
engagement from Sept. 2018. Senior
policy counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights,
Apr.-Aug. 2018. Nevada
director of voter protection on Hillary for America,
June-Nov. 2016. Counselor to the general counsel
(July 2015-June 2016), deputy assistant general counsel
for oversight and litigation (Feb.-July 2015), deputy
chief counsel Office of Financial Stability (TARP) (Dec.
2012-Feb. 2015) and attorney advisor Office of Financial
Stability (TARP) (Jan. 2011-Dec. 2012) at the U.S.
Department of the Treasury. Worked in a U.S. Senate
office, Nov. 2009-Jan. 2011. Associate at Sutherland
Asbill & Brennan, Sept. 2005-Jan. 2009.
Consultant/office manager at FieldWorks, 2001-02.
Deputy Northeast political director on Gore-Lieberman,
2000. J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School;
B.A. in political science from University of South
Deputy Voter Protection Director Zach Learner
Self-employed attorney in the
Miami-Fort Lauderdale area from 2015. Florida senior
strategist on Warren for President, Sept. 2019-Mar.
2020. Deputy campaign
manager on Gillum for Governor, Sept.-Nov. 2018.
Campaign manager on Chris King for Florida, Feb.
2017-Aug. 2018. Voter protection director for the
Florida Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Florida
voter protection director on Hillary for America,
2016. Voter expansion director for the Florida
Democratic Party, 2014. Chief of staff to Kristin
Jacobs, Broward County Government, 2013-14.
Florida deputy voter protection director on Obama for
America, 2012. Legislative assistant to state Sen.
Eleanor Sobel, 2009-12. Deputy regional voter
protection coordinator in Miami Dade for Obama for
America, 2008. J.D. from University of Miami
School of Law, 2008; B.A. in history from Trinity
Voter Protection Chief of Staff Carla Frank
(previously director of strategic initiatives; director of ballot access and delegate operations from April 2019) Finance manager at Biden's American Possibilities PAC, July 2017-Apr. 2019. Deputy West finance director at the DSCC, Mar.-July 2017. Deputy No. California and Northwest finance director at the DNC, Feb. 2015-Nov. 2016. National finance associate on Allison for Kentucky, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Client staff assistant at Burson-Marsteller, Oct. 2013-July 2014. B.A. in political science and government from Georgetown University, 2013. twitter
Regional Voter Protection
Directors (DNC 2020 Coordinated Campaign) >
Senior Advisor Bob Bauer
(also a key person on vetting in the vice presidential search) Professor of practice and distinguished scholar in residence at New York Universitys School of Law from 2011. Practiced law at Perkins Coie LLP for more than thirty-five years to May 2018, including chair of the Political Law Group which he founded in 1980. White House Counsel to President Obama in 2010 to July 2011. General counsel to Obama's 2008 campaign. Counsel to the Senate Minority Leader during the impeachment trial of President Clinton in 1999. Counsel for many years to the DSCC and DCCC. J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, 1976; B.A. from Harvard University, 1973.
Senior Advisor Anita Dunn...
Direct Mail Greg Minoff
Head of advertising at
SKDKnickerbocker for the last three years; joined the firm
in 2009. Senior associate at Shrum, Devine, Donilon,
Worked in U.S. Rep. Joe Hoeffel (PA)'s office for a year,
and earlier on his 1998 campaign. M.B.A. from
the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, 2011;
bachelor's degree in government from American University,
Direct Mail Adam Zuckerman
Vice president at SKDKnickerbocker from Sept. 2019. Senior advisor to Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn, Virginia House Democratic Leader, Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019. Political desk at House Majority PAC, Mar.-Dec. 2018. Campaign manager on Virginians for Mark Herring, Mar. 2017-Jan. 2018. Campaign manager on Friends of Jeff Bourne (VA District 71), Jan.-Feb. 2017. Campaign manager on LuAnn Bennett for Congress (VA-10), Dec. 2015-Nov. 2016. Political director for One Commonwealth PAC (Mark Herring), July 2014-Dec. 2015. Political director on Mark Herring for Attorney General, July 2012-July 2014. Legislative assistant to State Sen. Mark Herring, Dec. 2009-July 2012. Body person/staff on Jody Wagner for Lt. Governor, June-Nov. 2009. B.A. in political science, political communications from James Madison University, 2009; B.A. in sports management from University of South Carolina Columbia, 2006. twitter
Direct Mail Eva Kemp
Vice president at SKDKnickerbocker from July 2020. I.E. political desk at the DCCC. Deputy director for states paid media on the Bloomberg campaign, Jan.-Mar. 2020. Louisiana state director of Democrats for Education Reform, Mar. 2015-Dec. 2019. Legislative assistant to Sen. Mary Landrieu (LA), June 2013-Jan. 2015. Director of policy and planning for Louisiana Recovery School District/LDOE, June 2011-June 2013. Literacy coach at Jackson Elementary School, July 2009-May 2011. Corps member, 4th grade teacher at Teach for America, June 2007-June 2009. M.P.A., B.A in English, political science from Louisiana State University, 2007.
The campaign focused on 17 battleground states. In the latter part of June the campaign started adding state leadership staff in these key states. Due to the pandemic the campaign's field efforts in the states were virtual, mainly phonebanking and texting, through to the end of September. The campaign did start experimenting a bit with in-person events in the latter part of August; in particular there were a number of drive-in watch events around the convention, and the campaign resumed candidate travel at the end of August and after Labor Day. In Sept. the campaign added a bunch of state directors in non-battleground states. On Oct. 1 the AP reported, "Biden this weekend will dispatch several hundred newly trained volunteers to engage voters across Nevada, Michigan, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. The effort, focusing on voters who are considered difficult to reach by phone, is expected to spread into several more battleground states and include many more volunteers in the next few days and weeks." In the pandemic environment, national headquarters set the rules on what the state campaign organizations could do. At the state level, as one operative put it, the leadership was "hyperfocused on navigating the balance between virtual and in-person campaigning." There was variation among the states depending on the severity of the pandemic and state and local regulations, but the focus was on keeping people safe.
State Director Jessica Mejia
(reported by azcentral.com on June 19, 2020) State director on Biden's California primary campaign (announced Oct. 28, 2019). Western regional director at EMILY's List. Western state regional director during the primary campaign on Hillary for America from Apr. 2015. Southern regional organizing director at Ready for Hillary super PAC. Campaign manager on Anthony Rendon for California State Assembly. Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez's 2010 re-election campaign. Field director on Judy Chu for Congress. Field director for Ricardo Lara for Assembly (CA). Statewide Get-Out-The-Vote director for the California Democratic Party Yes We Can! California 08 campaign. Deputy director of political affairs for the 2008 Democratic National Convention Committee. State field director for Hillary Clinton for President in Colorado. Volunteer coordinator for Barbara Boxer for U.S. Senate, 2004. Midwest deputy regional field director for the DNC, 2004. Attended California Lutheran University. Los Angeles native. Experience also includes working as an organizer for SEIU 1928. twitter
State Director Mark Gonzalez
(reported by the San Francisco Chronicle on Sept. 22, 2020) Chair of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party since Oct. 2017. District director to Assemblyman Miguel Santiago. Senior field representative to Speaker John A. Perez. Experience on Obama's 2008 campaign, the 2006 gubernatorial race, the 2005 campaign for L.A. Mayor. Graduate of CSU Northridge. Native Angeleno. twitter
Organizing Director Lizzie Heyboer
(reported by the San Francisco Chronicle on Sept. 22, 2020) National training desk on Warren for President, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020. National training director, NextGen Rising (Jan. 2018-Aug. 2019) and scheduler and director of scheduling at NextGen America, Aug. 2016-Dec. 2017. Experience advocate/office coordinator at PCH International, Nov. 2015-Aug. 2016. B.A. in international relations and affairs, French and political science from Grand Valley State University, 2014. twitter
State Director Ernesto Apreza
(announced July 17, 2020) Communications director to Seattle Mayor Durkan, Jan.-July 2020. Nevada state director on Kamala Harris for the People, Apr.-Dec. 2019. Public relations manager (rapid response), North American transportation for Amazon, De. 2016-Mar. 2019. Fellow at the Institute for a Democratic Future, Jan.-June 2018. Freelance artist at The George Washington, University, Jan. 2016-Apr. 2017. Colorado deputy communications director/regional press secretary on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. PR specialist for Amazon in Seattle, WA, May 2015-June 2016. Consultant to La Gloria Market, Inc., Dec. 2014-May 2015. Latino organizing, regional field director and deputy press secretary on Battleground Texas, May-Nov 2014. State outreach director for Students First in Columbus, OH, Jan. 2013-May 2014. East Las Vegas field organizer and spokesperson on Obama for America, Feb.-Nov. 2012. Internships in the White House Office of Public Engagement and with Sen. Patty Murray (WA). B.A. in international affairs from The George Washington University, 2011. twitter
State Director Marc Bradley
(started early part of Sept. 2018; reported by the Connecticut Mirror on Sept. 16, 2020) Director of external and constituent affairs for Gov. Ned Lamont, Jan. 2019-Feb. 2020. Campaign manager on Ned Lamont's gubernatorial run, Feb.-Nov. 2018. Owner and guide at Four Peaks Travel, LLC in West Dover, CT from April 2013. Campaign manager on William Tong for U.S. Senate (CT), Feb. 2011-May 2012. Deputy political director and exploratory committee treasurer on Lamont for Governor, Dec. 2009-Sept. 2010. Aide de Camp on Ned Lamont for Senate, Feb.-Nov. 2006. New client manager for Shop for America, May 2005-Jan. 2006. Field aide worker for ICROSS in Kenya, Oct. 2004-April 2005. Mountain rescue at Mount Snow Resort in West Dover, VT, Oct. 2001-March 2004. Home energy auditor, Aug. 2000-June 2001. B.A. in government and history from St. Lawrence University, 2000. twitter
State Director Jackie Lee
(reported by the Miami Herald on July 6, 2020) Joined the campaign in Oct. 2019 as senior advisor on Biden's Florida primary campaign. Founding partner (2009) of JLee Strategies in Orlando. Progressive partnership and elections advisor for Our Future Florida, 2016. Florida state director for NextGen Climate Action, 2014-16. Senior advisor on Obama's 2012 general election campaign in Florida. Florida lead for Protect Your Care/Know Your Care, May 2011-Apr. 2014. Executive director of Fair Districts Now campaign in 2010. General election director on Obama's Campaign for Change in Florida, July-Nov. 2008. Iowa field director for the John Edwards for President campaign, 2007-08. Statewide field director for the Florida Democratic Party in 2006. Florida statewide field director for former Sen. John Edwards campaign during the 2004 presidential primary. Delaware State director for the Emergency Campaign for Americas Priorities and for Americans United to Protect Social Security. Field director for the Oklahoma Democratic Coordinated Campaign. North Central Iowa regional field director for the Edwards for President campaign in 2003-04, and then the campaign's field director in Virginia and Florida. Worked for the Louisiana Democratic Party during Sen. Mary Landrieu's 2002 run-off campaign. Managed a field office for the South Dakota Democratic Party during Sen. Tim Johnson's 2002 re-election campaign. B.A. in international relations from University of Delaware. Delaware native. twitter
State Director Tracey Lewis
(reported by the Atlanta Journal Constitution on July 28, 2020) Senior advisor for organizing on Warren for President, Jan. 2019-Mar. 2020. Deputy executive director and COO at the DSCC in the 2018 cycle, announced Feb. 16, 2017. Senior advisor for Georgia on Hillary for America in Fall 2016; earlier directed surrogate operations at the Democratic National Convention; and was primary states director on Hillary for America. State strategic advisor to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA). COO for Michelle Nunn's campaign for U.S. Senate in Georgia in 2014. Deputy campaign manager on Warren's 2012 campaign for U.S. Senate. Principal in the grassroots practice at Dewey Square Group from May 2011. National field director for the Alliance for Climate Protection. Managed the 2010 Connecticut Coordinated Campaign. General election director on Obama's Campaign for Change in New Hampshire, July-Nov. 2008. New Hampshire field director for Hillary Clinton's 2008 primary campaign, then served as senior staff and field advisor and organized get-out-the-vote efforts for Clinton in six other primary states. Campaign manager for Massachusetts Democrats' Victory 06 Coordinated Campaign. Deputy director of Sen. John Kerry's leadership committee, Keeping America's Promise. Worked in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Florida for John Kerry in 2004 and served as Kerry's credentials director during the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Worked in Wisconsin for Gore-Lieberman in 2000. Lewis has also worked on various local and statewide races in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Graduate of Colgate University. Grew up in Syracuse, NY. twitter
State Director Cameron Joost
(Sept. 2020) State director
to U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth from Jan. 2017.
Political director on Tammy for Illinois,
June-Nov. 2016. Staff assistant to U.S. Sen.
Dick Durbin, Nov. 2011-June 2016. Downstate
political director on Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate,
May-Nov. 2014. Legislative assistant for the
Illinois State Senate Democratic Caucus, Jan.
2009-Nov. 2011. Studied at University of
Illinois Springfield. twitter
State Director Lauren Dillon
(reported by AP's Tom Beaumont on July 10, 2020) Iowa state director on Amy for America, Feb. 2019-Feb. 2020, then states director to Mar. 2020. Deputy director at the DSCC, May-Dec. 2018. Research director at the DNC for five years after serving as deputy research director; senior research associate, 2011-12; and starting at the DNC as a research associate in 2009. Correspondence and judicial appointments coordinator in the Office of Gov. Culver and Lt. Gov. Judge, 2006-09. English teacher at Hebei Normal University 2005-06. B.A. degrees in politics and psychology from Drake University, 2005. Originally from Brooklyn, Iowa. twitter
State Director James Stretch
(reported by the Portland Press Herald on July 13, 2020) A regional political director at the DCCC in the 2018 cycle. Campaign manager on Annette Taddeo for Congress campaign in Miami, FL from June 2016. Managed actress Melissa Gilbert's congressional campaign in MI-8, 2015-May 2016. Finance director on Cain for Congress (ME), 2013-14. Aide on the Arlington County Board, 2013. Deputy finance director on Schreibman for Congress (NY), 2012. Finance director on Libby Garvey for Senate (Arlington, VA), 2011. Regional field director on Perriello for Congress, May-Nov. 2010. Regional field organizer on the Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign, 2009. B.A. in political science and government from Ithaca College.
State Director Eric Hyers
(reported by the Detroit Free Press on June 30, 2020) Campaign manager on Beshear/Coleman 2019 in Kentucky, Jan.-Dec. 2019. Campaign manager on Clark Co. Commissioner's Chris Giunchigliani's campaign for Governor in the 2018 Nevada Democratic primary. Campaign manager for the Aruba People's Party, Apr.-Sept. 2017. Campaign manager on Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's re-election, Aug. 2015-Nov. 2016. Senior advisor to Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo's re-election, Mar.-July 2015. Campaign manager on Gina Raimondo's campaign for governor of Rhode Island, Nov. 2013-Dec. 2014. Campaign manager on Karen Spilka for Congress (MA-5), June-Oct. 2013. Campaign manager on Nia Gil for State Senate (NJ), Apr.-June 2013. Campaign manager on Cicilline for Congress, Mar.-Dec. 2012. Executive director of the Connecticut Democratic Party, Mar. 2011-Mar. 2012. Campaign manager on David Cicilline for Congress (RI), Mar.-Dec. 2010. twitter
State Director Ryan Doyle
(reported by KARE 11 on July 13, 2020) Advance on Warren for President, Feb. 2019-Mar. 2020. Campaign manager on Keith Ellison for Attorney General, June 2018-July 2019. Organizing and program director (2017-18) and director of Resistance Summer, Apr.-Sept. 2017 at the DNC. Executive director and co-founder of Change Corps, May 2014-2017. Assistant organizing director (July 2011-May 2014)) and lead organizer (Aug. 2010-July 2011) at Green Corps. Bachelor's degree in environmental studies and political science from St. Olaf College, 2009. twitter
State Director Rachel Caine
(announced July 17, 2020) Biden state director on the Colorado primary campaign, Jan.-Mar. 2020. Political program director for the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (managed School Board slate), June-Nov. 2019. Campaign manager on Debbie Ortega for Denver City Council, Jan.-May 2019. Campaign manager on Jessie Danielson for Colorado, July-Nov. 2018. Campaign manager on Monica Duran for State Rep., Aug. 2017-June 2018. Legislative aide for Colorado State Rep. Jessie Danielson, Jan. 2015-May 2017; campaign manager on Jessie Danielson for Colorado, May-Nov 2016. Fellow with the Colorado House Majority Project, June-Dec. 2015. Clinical case manager at the Mental Health Center of Denver, Oct. 2014-Jan. 2015. Master's candidate at Regis University, 2016-18; B.A. in sociology and psychology from University of Vermont, 2014.
State Director Alana Mounce
(reported by The Nevada Independent on June 25, 2020) Executive director of the Nevada State Democratic Party, announced July 13, 2017. Deputy national political director for former Labor Secretary Tom Perez's campaign for DNC chair. Organizing director for the Colorado Democrats Coordinated Campaign in the 2016 general election; earlier served as director of Hillary for America in Alaska and started as deputy organizing director (Washoe County) on the Nevada caucus campaign. Has also worked at the White House during the Obama Administration and on statewide campaigns for Terry McAuliffe in Virginia and Mark Begich in Alaska. Regional field director (March-Nov. 2012) and field organizer (Aug. 2011-Mar. 2012) for the Obama campaign in Las Vegas, NV. B.A. in political science from Chapman University, 2011. twitter
State Director Laura O'Neill
(announced July 17, 2020) Previously Mid-Atlantic political director and earlier NH deputy state director, Apr. 2019-Feb. 2020) Worked in the office of U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Jan. 2018-Apr. 2019. Director of the NH Senate Democratic Caucus, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018. Worked on Hillary for America in NH, ME and WI, July 2015-Nov. 2016. Executive assistant to U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, July 2013-July 2015. B.A. in political science and public and community service studies from Providence College, 2013. twitter
State Director Nabila Baptiste
(reported by New Jersey Globe on Sept. 10, 2020) Taking leave of absence from position as deputy director of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee; started there as operations and events manager in Aug. 2018. Operations manager at City Nights Hospitality, Nov. 2015-Aug. 2018. Operations assistant at Public Health Solutions, May-Sept. 2015. Bachelor's degree in philosophy, political science from CUNY-Brooklyn College, 2014. twitter
State Director Raul Alvillar
(reported Sept. 22, 2020) Managing director of Medora Ventures, Jan.-Sept. 2017. National political director at the DNC, Mar. 2014-June 2016. Senior advisor for public engagement in the Office of Public Affairs at HUD. Associate director of public engagement in the Office of the Vice President, Mar. 2010-Apr. 2011. Western regional political director on Obama for America, Mar. 2007-Nov. 2008, including state director for the Feb. 5 Arizona primary. National deputy political director at Keeping America's Promise/Friends of John Kerry, Feb. 2000-March 2007. Also, in 2004 Alvillar served as political director on the New Mexico Democratic Coordinated Campaign, and earlier worked in the boiler room during the Democratic National Convention in Boston, worked as a delegate tracker at Kerry headquarters in DC, and served as 1st CD regional field director on Kerry's NM caucus campaign, 2003-Feb. 3, 2004. Deputy field organizer on Richard Romero for Congress, 2002. District scheduler for U.S. Rep. Tom Udall, 2000-02. Volunteer coordinator on the 2000 NM Coordinated Campaign. Started off in politics working for the Democratic Party of New Mexico as originator of the party's e-news newsletter. Attended the University of New Mexico. Originally from Belen, NM. Author of Political Dreams (July 2020). twitter
Deputy State Director Zach Leighton
(Sept. 2020) Chief of staff (Aug. 2017-Aug. 2020) and special assistant to the CEO (Feb.-Aug. 2017) at Zeta Global. Advance associate (May 2014-Jan. 2017) and scheduling and advance intern (Jan.-May 2014) at the White House. National advance staff on Hillary for America, Sept. 2015-Nov. 2016. B.S. in applied economics and management from Cornell University. twitter
State Director L.T. (La'Tanta) 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). Bachelors degrees in political science and criminal justice from Shaw University, 2005.
State Director Toni Webb
(announced July 17, 2020) Partner at JM2 in Columbus from Feb. 2020. State director of For Our Future Ohio, May 2016-Feb. 2020; and Ohio political director of AFSCME, Mar. 2010-Feb. 2020. Field organizer and paid field coordinator for the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2009. Associate at Tonkin & Mondi, Mar.-July 2009. Field organizer on Obama for America, Sept.-Nov. 2008. J.D. in international law and criminal litigation from Saint Louis University School of Law, 2008; B.S. in experimental psychology from Millikin University, 2003.
State Director Brendan McPhillips
(reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer on July 7, 2020) Iowa state director on Pete for America, May 2019-Feb. 2020. Campaign manager on Andrew Gillum for Governor (FL), Nov. 28, 2017-Aug. 2018. Senior advisor on Joe Khan for District Attorney (Philadelphia), Jan.-May 2017. Political director on Pete for DNC, Feb. 2017. Pennsylvania political director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016. Campaign manager on John Fetterman's 2016 primary campaign for U.S. Senate, Oct. 2015-April 2016. Campaign manager on Helen Gyms successful campaign for Philadelphia City Council, Feb.-Nov. 2015. Campaign manager on Kevin Strouses 2014 congressional race in PA-8 in Bucks County, Jan.-Nov. 2014. Pennsylvania organizing director for Mayors Against Illegal Guns, March 2013-Jan. 2014. Regional field director in Bucks County on the Obama campaign, March-Nov. 2012. Regional field director/assistant community manager for Draftfcb, March-Oct. 2011. Special projects director on Hoosiers for Hill, June-Nov. 2010. B.A. in political science, peace studies from University of Notre Dame, 2010; transferred from San Jacinto College. twitter
State Director Rebecca Acua
(reported by The Texas Tribune on Aug. 3, 2020) Director of government affairs for seven states at PepsiCo from July 2017. Executive director of the Latino Center for Leadership Development in Dallas, TX, July 2015-June 2017. Chief of staff to state Rep. Victoria Neave, Jan.-May 2017. Chief of staff to state Rep. Cesar Blanco, Dec. 2014-July 2015. Press secretary on the Wendy Davis for Governor campaign, Oct. 2013-Nov. 2014. Communications director for U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego, Jan.-Oct. 2013; communications director on Pete Gallego for Congress, Aug.-Dec. 2012. Deputy political director of base outreach and communications for the Texas Democratic Party, Aug. 2011-Aug. 2012. Policy analyst/communications director to state Rep. Garnet Coleman, Feb. 2009-Aug. 2011. Graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. Raised in Loredo. twitter
State Director Chris Bolling
(reported by Bloomberg on June 20, 2020) Executive director of Terry McAuliffe's Common Good VA, Jan.-June 2020. Executive director of the Democratic Party of Virginia, June 2017-Dec. 2019. Political director on Ralph Northam for Governor, Jan.-Dec. 2017. Organizing director (Mar.-Dec. 2016), deputy executive director (Nov. 2015-Apr. 2016) and Coordinated director (Mar.-Nov. 2015) at the Democratic Party of Virginia. Regional political director on Friends of Mark Warner, Apr.-Nov. 2014. Regional field director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Mar.-Nov. 2013. Communications officer for the Richmond Police Department, Sept. 2011-Mar. 2013. National volunteer coordinator for Organizing for America, Mar.-Nov. 2010. Field organizer on VA Victory 2009, Aug.-Nov. 2009; field director on Towey for Delegate, June-Aug. 2009; field organizer on Friends of Terry McAuliffe, 2009. Field organizer on Obama for America, 2008. Studied political science and government at Virginia Commonwealth University and business administration and management at Hampton University. twitter
State Director Alysia Peters
(from Aug. 2020; reported by the Spokesman-Review on Sept. 16, 2020) Moved to the position after serving as political director for Western states (Mar.-Aug. 2020, Ohio political director (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and Northern Nevada director (Aug. 2019-Feb. 2020) Owner operator of We Olive & Wine Bar in Reno, Sept. 2014-May 2020. Director of policy and public affairs at Rowe Law Group, Ltd. in Las Vegas, Jan. 2017-Aug. 2019. Field director on the Coalition to Save Our Schools, June-Nov. 2016. Executive assistant to the Secretary of the Nevada Senate, July 2012-Sept. 2014. Guest teacher at Paul Culley Elementary School, 2011-12. Director of research at Dan Hart & Associates, 2011. M.P.A. (2010) and B.A. in political science and government (2007) from UNLV.
Senior Advisor Kristine Reeves
State Director Danielle Melfi
(reported by Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on June 24, 2020) Assistant Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, Jan. 2019-June 2020. Operations director on the Transition Team for Gov. Elect Tony Evers. Director of political engagement on Tammy Baldwin for Senate, Mar.-Nov. 2018. Policy and development manager at Thorn, Jan. 2017-Mar. 2018. Wisconsin early vote director (Sept.-Nov. 2016), Wisconsin organizing organizing chief of staff (May-Sept. 2016) Organizer in NY and Maine and started as an organizer on the NH primary (June 2015-Mar. 2016) on Hillary for America. Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, 2013-15. B.A. in political science from Loyola University Maryland, 2013. twitter
U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-2) (announced May 31, 2019)
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (announced Jan. 9, 2020)
U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE) (announced Mar. 4, 2020)
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (MI) (announced Mar. 5, 2020)
Catherine M. Russell former chief of staff for then Second Lady Jill Biden
(announced April 30, 2020...work concluded early Aug. 2020; Biden announced Harris on Aug. 11)
Co-Chairs Former U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd; U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester; Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; and former White House and Senate counsel to Vice President Biden, Cynthia C. Hogan
Vetting teams led by former White House Counsel Bob Bauer, campaign general counsel Dana Remus, and former Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco
(Biden started working on transition in April 2020; multiple news outlets reported on June 20, 2020 the team was starting to staff up)
Former U.S. Sen. Ted Kaufman
Appointed to the U.S. Senate from Delaware on Jan. 15, 2009 and served to Nov. 10, 2010. Appointed by President Clinton to the Broadcasting Board of Governors and served from 1995-2008. President of Public Strategies, a political and management consulting firm. College professor. Staff assistant and chief of staff to Sen Joe Biden, 1973-94; started with Biden as a volunteer on his 1972 campaign. Engineer with DuPont. M.B.A. from University of Pennsylvania, 1966; B.S. in mechanical engineering from Duke University, 1960.
(reported by the NYT on June 1, 2020)
Senior Advisor for Coordinating the Convention Addisu Demissie
Principal and co-founder at 50+1 Strategies since Feb. 2011. Most recently campaign manager on Cory 2020, Feb.2019-Jan. 2020. Campaign manager on Gavin Newsom's campaign for governor of California, Sept. 2017-Nov. 2018. Vice president and director of grassroots advocacy at The Messina Group, Feb. 2014-Feb. 2017. National voter outreach and mobilization director at Hillary for America, Mar.-Nov. 2016. Field director at Chicago for Rahm Emanuel, Oct. 2010-Feb. 2011. Policy counsel at Google, May-Oct. 2010. Political director at Organizing for America/DNC, Feb. 2009-May 2010. Ohio GOTV director at Obama for America, Aug.-Nov. 2008. Worked on Hillary Clinton for President during the primaries, 2007-08. Georgia field director on the Kerry campaign. Research director for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. J.D. from Yale Law School, 2008; B.A. in political science from Yale University, 2001. From Atlanta. twitter
1. On June 27, 2020 Biden for President released diversity numbers; on Sept. 14 CNN reported updated numbers:
||Sept. 14 (622 staff)
35% of full-time staff are people of color.
36% of senior staff are people of color.
53% of full-time staff are female.
58% of senior staff are female.
5% of staff chose not to specify.
46% of full-time staff are people of color.
40% of senior staff are people of color.
59% of full-time staff are female.
56% of senior staff are female.
5% of staff chose not to specify.
Senior staff includes department heads, senior advisors, deputy campaign managers, and senior consultants who spend the majority of their time on the campaign, and others.
2. The post-campaign winding down team consists of Andrew Schreyer, Pat Moore, Hira Qureshi, Caitlin Graff, Mary Shemon, Iran Campana, Amanda Pizzuti, Andrea Wise, and Keana Spencer.
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