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Attention Readers: This page is the current, active presumptive nominee 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. Now, in the latter part of June the campaign has begun adding state leadership staff. Also see the primary election edition, which covers the first year of the campaign from launch through the contested primaries to end of April 2020Suggestions/input/additions/corrections for either of these pages would be greatly appreciated.  |  @JoeBiden  |  @TeamJoe
  - announced candidacy April 25, 2019

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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

Senior Advisor  Anita Dunn

(expanded role "campaign strategy and overall coordination on budget and personnel" from Feb. 7, 2020)  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.

General Election Strategist and Senior Advisor  Greg Schultz

(including liaison 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 University.  twitter

Assistant  Esther Ongeri

(June 2019)  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.

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

Executive Assistant  Amijah Townsend-Holmes

(Aug. 2019)  Lead research assistant at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, May-Aug. 2019.  Bachelor's degree in international studies from Spelman College, 2019.

Deputy Campaign Manager  Pete Kavanaugh

(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, 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

Deputy Campaign Manager and Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden  Anthony Bernal

(Apr. 25, 2019)  Special Assistant to The President and Deputy Chief of Staff (Sept. 2013-Jan. 2017) and director of scheduling/trip director (from Jan. 2009) to Dr. Jill Biden in the Office of the Vice President.  Director of scheduling for Dr. Jill Biden on the Obama-Biden campaign from Aug. 2008.  Worked in the office of the CEO at the The Critical Path Institute. Chief of staff at the ALS Therapy Development Foundation, a Cambridge-based non-profit biotechnology company.  Director of financial administration for the Democratic National Convention Committee, Inc. in 2004.  He worked at AARP, and earlier worked in Coca-Cola Company’s office of international affairs in Washington, DC.  Served both President Bill Clinton and Vice-President Al Gore in their respective offices of scheduling and advance at the White House and did scheduling and advance for both Clinton campaigns.  Bachelor's degree in history and philosophy from the University of Texas at El Paso; also studied at Carleton College in Northfield, MN.  Native of Tucson, Arizona.  twitter

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

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.

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.

Travelling 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.


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 University.

Ron Klain

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

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.

Bruce Reed

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.

Steve Ricchetti

Chief of staff to Vice President Biden, Dec. 2013-Jan. 2017.  Founder/principal at Richetti, 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.

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, 2013.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Cristóbal 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

Senior Advisor  Brandon English

(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

Senior Advisor  Julie Chávez Rodríguez
(reported by ABC News on May 19, 2020)  Travelling 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 aecretary 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.


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

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


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

LatinX Vote Director  Laura Jiménez

Worked on Andrew Gillum's campaign for governor in Florida.  Regional political director for Palm Beach, FL on Hillary Clinton's campaign, July-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

Latinos con Biden (announced Oct. 23, 2019)
Latino  Leadership Committee (announced July 3, 2020)

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, 2012.  twitter

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.

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

     Out for Biden (announced June 8, 2020)

Youth Vote Coordinator  Lubna Sebastian

(July 2019; also states department assistant from Feb. 2020)  B.A. in political economy from UC Berkeley, 2019.  twitter

"League 46"

(announced May 26, 2020) – Students for Biden, Young Professionals for Biden, Young Elected Officials for Biden

Climate Engagement Advisory Council (announced July 3, 2020)

Mid-Atlantic Political Director  Laura O'Neill

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

South Political Director  Vincent Evans

(July 2019, initially South and Northeast)  Special assistant in the U.S. House, Jan. 2017-July 2019.  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

West Political Director  Adam Dunstone

(initially West and Midwest)  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 and Be the Change USA grassroots political organizations in Denver area.  B.A. from Michigan State University, 2004.

Midwest Political Director  Will McIntee

(started on the campaign as Iowa political director, June 2019-Feb. 2020, then to Missouri)  Midwest outreach director for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, Feb. 2017-June 2019.  Lead advance representative with the U.S. Department of the Interior, June 2015-Jan. 2017.  Account executive for Cambridge Global Advisors, Dec. 2014-June 2015.  Deputy district director for U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2015.  Deputy political director on Braley for Senate, July-Nov. 2014.  Field director on Braley for Congress, May-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in politics/international studies from Loras College, 2011.

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

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

Political Chief of Staff  Stacy Eichner

(June 2019)  Deputy political director/PAC director for UFCW, July 2017-June 2019.  Program manager for Foreign Policy's CultureSummit 2017, Feb.-Apr. 2017.  Florida surrogates director on Hillary for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016.  Director of special projects for the 2016 Democratic National Convention Committee, Aug. 2015-Aug. 2016.  Special assistant to the chair at the DNC, Mar. 2013-May 2015.  Deputy finance director on Robin Kelly for Congress, Dec. 2012-Mar. 2013.  Deputy finance director on Kathy Boockvar for Congress, Mar.-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in political science and government from University of Florida.


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

Northeast Organizing Director  Rachel Niemerski

(Mar 2020...previously California organizing director, Feb.-Mar. 2020, and started as deputy organizing director on the Iowa caucus campaign, May 2019-Feb. 2020)  Organizing director on Andrew Cuomo 2018, June-Nov. 2018.  NYC organizing director for the New York State Democratic Party, Feb.-June 2018.  Field director on Sheehan for Mayor (Albany, NY), May-Nov. 2017.  Regional organizing director for the Ohio Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2016.  Regional organizing director in Boise, ID (Feb.-Apr. 2016) and field organizer in Iowa (July 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America.  Operations manager (2014-June 2015) and policy associate and executive assistant (Feb. 2013-Aug. 2014) for Environmental Working Group.  B.S., program in the environment from University of Michigan, 2012.  twitter

National Training Director  Gabriella Cascone

(May 2019)  Trainer for the National Democratic Training Committee from Jan. 2018.  Coach for Wellstone Action from July 2017.  Mobile enrollment coordinator for IDNYC for the NYC Human Resources Administration from Apr. 2017.  Training director on JB Pritzker for Governor, May-Dec. 2018.  Senior training manager with Indivisible Project, Mar.-May 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


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-plusyears at the White House: press secretary (July 2015-Dec. 2016), deputy presss 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 director 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 director 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 native.  twitter

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 University.  twitter

Deputy Director of Strategic Comms./Hispanic Media Press Secretary  Isabel Aldunate

(started on the campaign as Nevada press secretary, announced May 6, 2019)  Deputy national press secretary (from Mar. 2018), 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 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

Regional Communications Director  Emma Riley

(Mar. 2020...previously Northeast regional Super Tuesday communications director (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and New Hampshire press secretary (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 Desk  Vedant Patel

(Feb. 2020...previously Nevada/Western states communications director, May 2019-Feb. 2020)   Communications 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

Regional Press Secretary  Ike Hajnazarian

(Mar. 2020...previously Ohio press secretary (Mar. 2020), Texas press secretary (Feb.-Mar. 2020), Nevada press assistant (Feb. 2020) and New Hamsphire press assistant (July 2019-Feb. 2020)  Deputy press secretary to House Committee on Homeland Security/Chairman Bennie G. Thommpson, Jan.-July 2019.  Press assistant (Apr.-Dec. 2018) and press intern/fellow/digital assistant (Sept. 2017-Apr. 2018) to U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly.  Master's in political management from The George Washington University, 2018; B.A. in journalism from Intiana University Bloomington, 2016.

Regional Press Secretary  John Grandy

(Mar. 2020...previously South Carolina press secretary, Aug. 2019-Feb. 2020)  Deputy press secretary (Apr.-Aug. 2019) and press assistant (June 2017-Apr. 2019) to U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz.  Internships on Capitol Hill, 2016-17.  Sales rep. for WealthEngine, June-Dec. 2015.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Franklin & Marshall College, 2015.  twitter


Research Director  Megan Apper

Research director on Sen. Tim Kaine's 2018 re-election campaign.  Deputy research director on Maggie Hassan's 2016 campaign for U.S. Senate.  Senior research associate at American Bridge.  Political reporter for BuzzFeed News.  twitter

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, KY.  twitter


Policy Director  Stef Feldman

(April 2019)   Director of policy at the Biden Institute at the University of Delaware, Apr. 2017-Apr. 2019.  Deputy director for domestic and economic policy (Mar.-July 2015), associate director for policy (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2015), assistant director for policy (July 2012-Nov. 2013) and policy analyst (June 2011-July 2012) in the Office of Vice President Biden.  J.D. from Yale Law School; B.A. in public policy studies from Duke University.  twitter

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.

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; 


Digital Director  Rob Flaherty

(Dec. 2019)  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.  Communictions director on Myrick for Ithaca, March-Sept. 2011.  B.A./B.S. in politics/television from Ithaca College, 2013.  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 Austin.  twitter

Deputy Digital Organizing Director  Courtney Corbisiero

(digital organizing director from July 2019; started as traveling digital director in Apr. 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, 2013.  twitter

Director of Digital Partnerships  Christian Tom

(reported June 24, 2020)  Senior vice president for brand partnerships at Group Nine Media, Jan. 2019-May 2020.  Vice preisdent 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, techology and society from Stanford University.  twitter

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

Video Director  Andrew Gauthier

(reported May 8, 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; started at BuzzFeed in 2012.  Previously video producer for Mediabistro; nonfiction programming for ITV, A&E and ESPN.  twitter

Video Editor  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

Digital Content Director  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.  Communnications 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

Senior Platform Strategist  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

Platform Strategist  Lorraine Carlucci

(July 2019)  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

Senior Creative Advisor  Robyn Kanner

(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

Advisor-Digital Strategy (Fundraising, Voter Outreach)  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

Director of Online Fundraising  Elana Firsht

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 Digital Director of 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

Director of Digital Advertising  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

Digital 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, 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.


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.


CTO  Dan Woods


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

Engineering Director  Matt Hodges

(June 2019)  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.


Direct Mail Director  Adam Zuckerman

(Sept. 3, 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


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.

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.

Finance Director of the South Central Region  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 Jullie 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 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 govenrment from UCLA, 2016; internships include finance intern in the SW regional finance office on Hillary for America (Mar.-June 2016).

Southeast Deputy Regional 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.

Deputy Regional Finance Director (Houston)  Atissa Ladjevardian

(June 2019)  Finance associate at Fulkerson Kennedy 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. 

Director of Strategic Initiatives  Karla Frank

(April 2019)  Finance manager at 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

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.


Director of Advance  Sam Salk

Director of Advance and Deputy Director of Operations in the Office of the Vice President at theThe 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

National 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.

Director of Scheduling  Allie Panther

Evants manager at Emily's List from Oct. 2017.  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

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

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.


Deputy Campaign Manager and Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden  Anthony Bernal

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 secretary’s 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 Institute’s 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.

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 News, Sept. 2012-Dec. 2014.  B.A. in political science and communications from Seton Hall University.  twitter


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

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 fo 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/trasition executive for DeKalb County Commissioner, Jan.-April 2017.  National chief operating officer fo 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.

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 University, 2011.

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 2017.

Chief People, Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CHRO)  Michael Leach

(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 Urbana-Champaign.

Operations and Hiring Coordinator  Esmeralda Orozco

(Aug. 2019)  Staff assistant in Orange County, CA for U.S. House, Jan.-July 2019.  B.A. in political science and public administration from Cal State Fullerton, 2019.

National Recruitment Coordinator  Sophia Rubio

(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.

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.

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 Financial Planning and Analysis  Amanda Brockbank

(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 Accountant  Andrea Wise

(Aug. 2019)  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.


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.  Prevously 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.

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 federal 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 Carolina.

(announced April 30, 2020)

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

(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

Director of Convention Special Projects  Lindsay Holst

Director of digital strategy for the DNC, Aug.-Dec. 2016.  Director of digital strategy for Vice President Joe Biden, Dec. 2015-Aug. 2016; director of online content, Office of Digital Strategy at The White House from Sept. 2013.  Email product lead for Upworthy, March-Sept. 2013.  Deputy director of email at Obama for America, April 2011-Nov. 2012. Email strategist at the DNC, June 2010-April 2011.  Business development writer at OST, Inc. May 2009-June 2010.  Columnist/reporter with Northern Virginia Magazine, March 2007-June 2010.  Senior copywriter at MSHC Partners, Aug.-Nov. 2008.  Degree in journalism from Boston Univeristy, 2008.  twitter

see also: Democratic National Convention Committee        



State Director  Jessica Mejia

(reported by 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  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 directr 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 directoor for former Sen. John Edwards’ campaign during the 2004 presidential primary. Delaware State director for the Emergency Campaign for America’s 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

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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

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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

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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 Gibralter 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

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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).  Bachelor’s degrees in political science and criminal justice from Shaw University, 2005.

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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 Gym’s successful campaign for Philadelphia City Council, Feb.-Nov. 2015.  Campaign manager on Kevin Strouse’s 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

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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

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(announced April 30, 2020)

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


(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

Director of Convention Special Projects  Lindsay Holst

Director of digital strategy for the DNC, Aug.-Dec. 2016.  Director of digital strategy for Vice President Joe Biden, Dec. 2015-Aug. 2016; director of online content, Office of Digital Strategy at The White House from Sept. 2013.  Email product lead for Upworthy, March-Sept. 2013.  Deputy director of email at Obama for America, April 2011-Nov. 2012. Email strategist at the DNC, June 2010-April 2011.  Business development writer at OST, Inc. May 2009-June 2010.  Columnist/reporter with Northern Virginia Magazine, March 2007-June 2010.  Senior copywriter at MSHC Partners, Aug.-Nov. 2008.  Degree in journalism from Boston Univeristy, 2008.  twitter

see also: Democratic National Convention Committee        



(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.

see: Transition      


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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)


International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) (announced Apr. 29, 2019)
133 former national security officials (announced Nov. 12, 2019)
National Association of Government Employees (NAGE-SEIU) (announced Dec. 9, 2019)
Actors Vivica A. Fox and Sean Patrick Thomas (announced Jan. 9, 2020)
AAPI Victory Fund (announced Jan. 17, 2020)
International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers (announced Jan. 22, 2020)

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) (announced Feb. 1, 2020)
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) (announced Feb. 5, 2020)
Latino Victory Fund (announced Feb. 20, 2020)
Operative Plasterers’ & Cement Masons’ International Association (OPCMIA) (announced Mar. 3, 2020)
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (announced Mar. 8, 2020)
Brady PAC (announced Mar. 8, 2020)
Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund (announced Mar. 9, 2020)

Giffords PAC (announced Mar. 11, 2020)
National Wildlife Federation Action Fund (announced Mar. 12, 2020)
National Education Association (NEA) (announced Mar. 14, 2020)

International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) (announced Mar. 15, 2020)
more than 80 nation security professionals (announced Mar. 18, 2020)

CHC BOLD PAC (announced Mar. 20, 2020)

United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) (announced Mar. 20, 2020)
American Federation of Teachers (AFT) (announced Mar. 22, 2020)
American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) (announced Mar. 23, 2020)

CASA in Action (announced Apr. 9, 2020)
Emgage PAC (announced Apr. 16, 2020)
Voto Latino (announced Apr. 16, 2020)
End Citizens United and Let America Vote (announced Apr. 16, 2020)
J Street (announced Apr. 17, 2020)
League of Conservation Voters Action Fund (announced Apr. 20, 2020)
Congressional Black Caucus PAC (announced Apr. 20, 2020)

more than 80 scientists (announced Apr. 21, 2020)
United Auto Workers (UAW) (announced Apr. 21, 2020)
Jewish Democratic Council of America (announced Apr. 24, 2020)
Invisible (announced May 4, 2020)
National Center for Transgender Equality Action Fund (announced May 5, 2020)
Human Rights Campaign (announced May 6, 2020)

Progressive Turnout Project (announced May 6, 2020)
Transport Workers Union (TWU) (announced May 7, 2020)
International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) (announced May 11, 2020)
International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) (announced May 15, 2020)

Equality PAC (announced May 17, 2020)
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) (announced May 19, 2020)
United Steelworkers (USW) (announced May 20, 2020)
Communications Workers of America (CWA) (announced  May 22, 2020)
AFL-CIO (announced May 26, 2020)
Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (announced May 27, 2020)
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (announced May 28, 2020)

American Postal Workers Union (APWU) (announced June 9, 2020)
Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers, and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) (announced June 10, 2020)
Planned Parenthood Action Fund (announced June 15, 2020)

United Farm Workers (announced June 24, 2020)
NRDC Action Fund (announced June 24, 2020)

Pride at Work (announced June 24, 2020)
All 23 Democratic Attorneys General (announced June 25, 2020)
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (announced June 26, 2020)

MoveOn (announced July 1, 2020)

International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P), Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association (MEBA) (announced July 1, 2020)

Brotherhood of Railway Signalmen (announced July 1, 2020)
International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Workers
(announced July 1, 2020)
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC)
(announced July 2, 2020)
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) (announced July 9, 2020)

Former Candidates for the 2020 Democratic Nomination (announcements)

Former President Barack Obama (announced Apr. 14, 2020)

On June 27, 2020 Biden for President released diversity numbers:

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.

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.  The campaign notes it is still in the hiring process and expects to continue to add key leaders.

See also:
Tyler Pager and Jennifer Epstein.  "Biden's Slow Hiring in Key States Starts to Worry Some Democrats."  Bloomberg, June 19, 2020.

Sara Fischer.  "Scoop: Biden won't tap Bloomberg agency Hawkfish for campaign."  Axios, June 12, 2020.

Marc Caputo.  "Biden adds states director, deputy in hiring spurt."  Politico, May 11, 2020.

Michael Scherer and Sean Sullivan.  "Biden campaign launches expansion in the face of Democratic worries — but no word on plans to leave his house."  Washington Post, May 8, 2020.

Ken Thomas.  "Biden campaign bulks up with new hires."  Wall Street Journal, May 8, 2020.

Michael Scherer.  "Biden campaign replaces Democratic National Committee CEO, signs deal to expand fundraising." Washington Post, Apr. 24, 2020.

Julia Manchester.  "Biden campaign, Democratic National Committee set joint fundraising agreement."  The Hill, Apr. 24, 2020.

Brian Schwartz.  "Bloomberg's Hawkfish is one of 3 tech firms Biden campaign is considering hiring."  CNBC, Apr. 22, 2020.

Alex Thompson.  "Internal Biden campaign rift opens over how to compete with Trump online."  Politico, Apr. 21, 2020.

David Karpf.  "Biden's Path to Victory Does Not Bode Well for Voters."  Wired, Apr. 10, 2020.

Jonathan Martin.  "Joe Biden Needs to Bulk Up HIs Team. He's Hiring a New Campaign Manager."  New York Times, Mar. 13, 2020.

Jonathan Martin.  "Joe Biden Shakes Up Campaign Leadership, Elevating Anita Dunn."  New York Times, Feb. 8 2020.

Ryan Lizza. "Why Biden's Retro Inner Circle Is Succeeding So Far."  Politico Magazine, Dec. 19, 2019.

Marc Caputo.  "Biden's senior Latina adviser quits in frustration.  Politico, Nov. 25, 2019

Olivia Nuzzi.  "Joe Biden's Zombie Campaign."  New York, Oct. 28, 2019.

Julia Terruso, Chris Palmer and Chris Brennan.  "Joe Biden's campaign office opens in Philly with a protest, not a party."  Philadelphia Inquirer, July 12, 2019.

Jessica A. Floyd.  "Black Staff Matters: Behind the Scenes with the Biden 2020 Team. Ebony, May 22, 2019.

John DiStaso.  "Biden staffing up: Ian Moskowitz, Laura O'Neill heading former VP's New Hampshire campaign team."  WMUR, Apr. 25, 2019, 2019.

Emma Dumain.  "Joe Biden enters 2020 race with a full team in South Carolina."  The State, Apr. 25, 2019, 2019

Katie Glueck and Emma Dumain.  "Biden's South Carolina allies lay groundwork for 2020 campaign."  McClatchy, Mar. 27, 2019.

Thomas Beaumont.  "Biden's team sees Iowa as crucial to nabbing 2020 nomination."  AP, Mar. 27, 2019.

Arlette Saenz and Jeff Zeleny.  "Joe Biden readies major endorsements and message of strength ahead of likely 2020 run."  CNN, Mar. 18, 2019.

Amie Parnes.  "Exclusive: Inside Joe Biden's campaign in waiting."  The Hill, Feb. 28, 2019.