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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
Chief of Staff
to the Campaign Manager Thomas Winslow
Chief of staff t the campaign manager at Beto for America,
July-Nov. 2019. Managing principal for organizing and
campaign management (Aug. 2018-July 2019), principal (June
2016-Aug. 2018), senior associate (Nov. 2014-June 2016) and
associate (Aug. 2013-Nov. 2014) at Precision Strategies.
Staff assistant to the deputy campaign manager at Obama for
America, Apr.-Nov. 2012. B.A. in international studies,
public communication from American University. Interned
at Organizing for America/DNC, Aug. 2009-Aug. 2011. Also
several stints at Oxbridge Academic Programs. twitter
Assistant to the Campaign Manager Shreeya Panigrahi
Organizer in DFW Texas (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and Hanover, NH (July
2019-Feb. 2020) on Pete for America. Bachelor's degree
in environmental engineering from Harvard University,
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
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
(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
Deputy Campaign Manager Pete
(Apr. 25, 2019) President of
Revolution Field Strategies in Boston from June 2013, and
partner in Hilltop Public Solutions from June 2009.
Virginia senior advisor on Hillary for America, Apr.-Nov.
2016. Director of the Obama for America campaign
in New Hampshire, Sept. 2011-Nov. 2012. Advisor on
Jody Wagner for Lt. Governor in Virginia, 2009, and on Terry
McAuliffe for Governor in Virginia, 2009. Field
director on the Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign,
2008. New Hampshire deputy field director on John
Edwards for President, 2007-08. Deputy director of the
Missouri Democratic Coordinated Campaign, 2006. Field
director on the Scott Lang for Mayor campaign in New
Bedford, MA, 2005. Political director at
IssuesMatter.org, 2004. Political director on Jim
Stork for Congress in FL-22, 2004. New Hampshire
political assistant on the John Edwards for President
campaign, 2003-04. B.A. in government from Georgetown
University, 2006. twitter
Deputy Campaign Manager and Chief of
Staff to Dr. Jill Biden Anthony Bernal
Deputy Campaign Manager Rufus Gifford
(reported Apr. 29, 2020) Most recently serving advisory roles (UTEC, Angeleno Group, Out Leadership, GAME) and on several boards (Run for Something, Priorities USA). Candidate for Congress in MA-3, Nov. 2017-Sept. 2018. Ambassador to Denmark, Aug. 2013-Jan. 2017. Finance director on Obama for America, Apr. 2011-Nov. 2012. Finance director at the DNC, Feb. 2009-11. With his then-partner Jeremy Bernard, Gifford did fundraising through B&G Associates in California; California fundraising for Obama's campaign in 2007-08. Deputy finance director, Western States for the DNC during the 2004 election (oversaw eight states). Six years working at Davis Entertainment and then Twentieth Century Fox. Degrees in American civilization and theater from Brown University, 1996. Son of banking executive Charles K. Gifford. twitter
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.
Manager Julie Chávez Rodríguez
(promoted to deputy campaign manager in Sept. 2020; reported as senior advisor 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 secretary to Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. Director of programs at the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation. B.A. in Latin American studies from UC Berkeley, 1996. Granddaughter of Cesar Chávez. twitter
Chief of Staff Zeppa Kreager
(April 2019) Director of the Creative
Alliance at Civic Nation from Mar. 2017. Director of
public engagement (June 2016-Jan. 2017) and associate director
of public engagement and intergovernmental affairs (June
2015-June 2016) in the Office of the Vice President.
Mobilization program coordinator for Airbnb, Apr. 2015-June
2015. Deputy operations manager at Battleground Texas,
Apr. 2013-Mar. 2015. Field organizer (May-Nov. 2012) and
intern (Feb. 2011-May 2012) with Organizing for America.
B.A. in political science and religion from Hood College.
Traveling Chief of Staff Annie Tomasini
Senior director of state, local and
community relations at Harvard Public Affairs and
Communications. Deputy press secretary to Vice
President Biden during the first two years of the Obama
Administration to Dec. 2010. Worked communications on
Biden's 2007-08 presidential campaign. Press secretary
to then Sen. Biden when he was chair of the Senate Foreign
Relations Committee. Started career at Rasky
Baerlin Strategic Communications. Graduate of Boston
University, 2002. From Boston.
Note: Tomasini, Traveling Press Secretary Remi Yamamoto and Trip Director Ashley Williams typically accompany Biden on his travels.
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
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.
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,
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
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
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
Northeast Regional Political Director Chelsey Cartwright
(July 27, 2020 tweet, succeeding Laura
O'Neill) Political desk-South on Warren for
President. Deputy political director on Elizabeth for MA
re-election campaign from Jan. 2018. Scheduler and
neighborhood liaison for City Councilor at large Ayanna
Pressley from Dec. 2014. Deputy director of the Office
of Boards and Commissions (Feb.-Dec. 2014) and constituent
services aide, July 2013-Feb. 2014 to Gov. Deval
Patrick. B.S. in broadcast journalism from Emerson
College, 2012. twitter
South Political Director ...
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
ThisMatters.org and Be the Change USA grassroots political
organizations in Denver area. B.A. from Michigan State
Midwest Political Director ...
Political Chief of Staff Danielle Okai
(July 2020) Special assistant to the
Secretary of Intergovernmental Affairs (from Feb. 2019) and
executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission for Women,
Jan.-July 2020) in the Office of PA Gov. Tom Wolf.
Deputy political director (Sept.-Nov. 2018) and political
operations manager (Apr.-Sept. 2018 on Tom Wolf for
Governor. Product help supervisor (Nov. 2015-July
2016) and phone contact center supervisor (May 2014-Oct.
2015) and management trainee (Aug. 2013-May 2014) for
McMaster-Carr. K-4 Spanish teacher for Teach for
America, June 2011-June 2013. English teaching
assistant in Columbia, Aug. 2010-May 2011. B.A. in
English and Spanish from Tufts University, 2010.
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
Western Coalitions Director Paa Wee Rivera
(July 2020) Western political director
at Warren Democrats Mar.-July 2020. Colorado state
director (Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020) and western states desk
(Jan.-Sept. 2019) on Warren for President.
Special advisor on Warren's 2018 Senate campaign,
July-Dec. 2019. Native American/AAPI finance director
at the DNC, Mar. 2018-July 2019. Director of Native
American and rural engagement at the DNC, June 2015-Mar.
2017. Government relations advisor to Kilpatrick Townsend
& Stockton LLP, Aug. 2013-June 2015. B.A. in
government from Dartmouth College, 2013. Enrolled
member of the Pueblo of Pojoaque in New Mexico. twitter
Expansiion States Coalition Desk Mike Litt
(Sept. 2020) Consumer campaign director
at U.S. PIRG, Mar.-Sept. 2020. Nevada regional political
director on Warren for President, June 2019-Feb. 2020.
Consumer campaign director (Nov. 2017-June 2019) and consemer
advocate (Mar. 2015-Nov. 2017) at U.S. PIRG..
Communications team member at the Iowa Democratic Party,
Oct.-Nov. 2018. Co-owner of Founded 1776, Mar. 2014-Mar.
2015. Field director for Clean Energy Project NV, Jan.
2013-Feb. 2015. Co-founder of iLoveMikeLitt, July
2007-Dec. 2013. Lead organizer for The Action, in Las
Vegas, Nov. 2012-Jan. 2013. Deputy field director
(Sept.-Nov. 2012) and regional field director (Jan.-Sept.
2012) in Las Vegas on Obama for America. Regional field
director in Austin, TX for the DNC, July 2009-Jan. 2012.
Field director on Chris Riley for Austin City Council,
Jan.-June 2009. Canvass director and field
organizer for the Travis County Democratic Party,
Apr.-Nov. 2008. Community organizer for ACORN, Aug.
2005-July 2007. Bachelor's degreee in American/United
States studies/civilization from the University of Texas at
Austin, 2005. twitter
Director of African American Engagement Trey Baker
(Aug. 2019) City manager of Grenada, MS,
started in that role in Nov. 2016. Legislative aide and
counsel to U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson (MS), Apr. 2014-Nov.
2016. Career consultant at University of Denver Sturm
College of Law, Aug. 2011-Mar. 2014. Attorney at Pryor
Johnson Carney Carney Karr Nixon, P.C., Sept. 2009-Aug.
2011. J.D. from University of Denver Sturm College of
Law, 2009; B.A. in political science from Tougaloo College,
2006. Native of Grenada. twitter
Director of Latino Engagement Laura Jiménez
(Aug. 2019) Chief legislative aide in the
Office of Sen. Jose Javier Rodriguez (FL), Dec. 2016-Aug.
2019. Deputy director of trips and surrogates on Andrew
Gillum's campaign for governor in Florida, Sept.-Nov.
2018. Regional political director for Palm Beach, FL on
Hillary Clinton's campaign, June-Nov. 2016. Communications
associate for Broward Teachers Union, June 2015-Jan.
2016. Legislative assistant in the Florida Senate,
Nov. 2014-June 2015. Deputy campaign manager on
Maria Sachs for State Senate, July- Nov. 2014.
Legislative assistant in the Florida Senate, Dec.
2013-July 2014. Bachelor's
degree in political science from Florida Atlantic
University. From Dominican Republic. twitter
Latino Advisor Tatiana Matta
(reported July 2020) Communications
consultant with Amplify Latinx from 2019. Vice president
of development and board of directors (from 2016) and programs
manager VP/advocate (2013-16) for Military Spouse Advocacy
Network. School board member/trustee for the Muroc Joint
Unified School District, 2017-18. Democratic nominee for
Congress in CA-23 in 2018. Master's degree in strategic
public relations from The George Washington University;
bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Universidad
Metropolitana (San Juan). From Caguas. twitter
AAPI Vote Director Amit Jani
(Sept. 2019) President and co-founder of
the New Jersey Leadership Program from Aug. 2015.
Contributing writer for The Huffington Post from Sept.
2014. Director of AAPI outreach on Menendez for Senate
(NJ), Sept.-Nov. 2018. Director of AAPI outreach on
Murphy for Governor/Victory 2017 Coordinated Campaign,
Aug.-Nov. 2017. District representative to U.S. Rep.
Frank Pallone (NJ), June 2014-Jan. 2016; and legislative
fellow to U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (CA), Sept. 2013-June 2014.
B.A. in journalism, political science from Rutgers,
AAPIs for Biden (announced Oct. 26, 2019)
Women's Vote Director Carissa Joy Smith
(Aug. 2019) Public relations specialist
for Black Girls Rock! Fest from Mar. 2019. Regional
press secretary in Cincinnati for the Ohio Democratic Party,
Sept.-Nov. 2018. Communications and program associate
for the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress,
Jan.-July 2017. Communications fellow at R&R
Resources+, Aug.-Dec. 2016. B.S. in communication from
Bowie State University, 2016. Native of Bloomfield, NJ.
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
LGBTQ + Senior Advisor Alex Gabriel
(Mar. 2020 Deputy senior advisor to the
community affairs unit in the Office of the Mayor of New York
City, May-Oct. 2019. Associate for partnerships and
policy programs for the Rework America Task Force at the
Markle Foundation, Sept. 2017-Oct. 2018. Analyst for
public policy at Airbnb, 2015-17. Manager for business
development and public affairs at Clyde Group, 2014-15.
Fellow for strategic community outreach at the DNC,
2012-13. B.A. in American government and politics from
University of Michigan, 2012. twitter
Out for Biden (announced June 8, 2020)
Youth Vote Coordinator Lubna Sebastian
(July 2019; also states department assistant
from Feb. 2020) B.A. in political economy from UC
Berkeley, 2019. twitter
(announced May 26, 2020) – Students for Biden, Young Professionals for Biden, Young Elected Officials for Biden
Rural Engagement Director Will McIntee
Tribal Engagement Director Clara Pratte
(reported July 16, 2020) CEO and founder
(May 2016) of Strongbow Strategies, LLC, based in New
Mexico. Chief of staff of the Navajo National Office of
the President and Vice President, Nov. 2017-May 2018.
Vice president, strategist, government relations at Bracy
Tucker Brown & Valanzano, May 2016-Apr. 2018. Senior
VP and interim CEO at NOVA Corporation, Jan. 2015-Apr.
2016. Secretary and chair of the board of directors
(2013-15) of Navajo CDFI and executive director of Navajo
Nation Washington office, May 2011-2015. Director of the
Office of Native American Affairs at the Small Business
Administration, May 2009-July 2011. Government and
legislative affairs associate at the Navajo Nation Washington
office, July 2007-May 2009. Trade specialist and IT
business liaison at the Department of Commerce/International
Trade Administration/OCIO, June 2004-July 2007. M.S. in
public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University,
2004; B.S. in marketing from University of Arizona's Eller
College of Management, 2001. twitter
Disabilities Engagement Director Molly Doris-Pierce
(reported July 16, 2020) National women's
outreach director and national disability outreach director on
Warren for President, Dec. 2018-Feb. 2020. Finance
associate at Elizabeth for MA, May 2017-Dec. 2018.
Community outreach and development coordinator for the
Boston Fencing Club, May 2015-Feb. 2017. Bachelor's
degree, individually designed from Hobart and William Smith
Colleges, 2015. twitter
Faith Engagement Director Josh Dickson
(reported July 16, 2020) Independent
strategy and public affairs consultant from Nov. 2016.
Senior managing director at Teach For America, 2017-July
2020. Vice president of impact programs at Points of
Light, May-Nov. 2016. Vice president for regional
engagement (SW at Teach for America, Aug. 2015-May 2016.
Director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood
Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Sept.
2013-May 2015. National finance chair at Young
Democrats of America, Dec. 2012-Aug. 2013. Deputy
director for faith outreach at the DNC, May-Nov. 2012.
Director of the faith and values program at Young Democrats of
America, July 211-May 2012. Recruitment director and
manager of outreach (June 2009-May 2010), national recruitment
director, faith community relations (July 2008-June 2009) and
Corps member in SW Chicago (June 2006-June 2008) at Teach For
America. M.P.P. from Harvard University's John F.
Kennedy School of Government, 2012; B.A. in political science
from University of Michigan, 2006. twitter
Jewish Engagement Director Aaron Keyak
(reported July 16, 2020, member of the Biden
for President National Finance Committee (volunteer) since May
2020) Leave of absence from position as managing partner
at Bluelight Strategies, he co-founded the firm in Dec.
2014. Communications director for U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler
(NY), July 2013-Dec. 2014. Interim executive director at
the National Jewish Democratic Council, Feb.-July 2013.
Director of The "Hub" in Washington, DC, July 2012-Feb.
2013. Communications director to U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman
(NJ), Jan. 2010-July 2012. Communications director (Nov.
2009-Jan. 2010) and press secretary (June 2008-Nov. 2009) at
National Jewish Democratic Council. Associate at
Rabinowitz/Dorf Communications, May 2007-June 2008.
Bachelor's degree from Washington University in St. Louis,
2007. From San Francisco; started in politics as a
precinct captain on Mayor Willie Brown's 1999 re-election
Veterans and Military Families Engagement Director Leo Cruz
(July 2020) Principal and owner
at Like Minded Consulting from Apr. 2017. Associate
director of communications and campaigns at National Security
Action, June 2018-July 2020. Work on campaigns includes
paid field program manager on Elaine Luria for U.S. House
(VA-2) in 2018; deputy policy director on Cory Booker for
Senate; Florida political director for Progressive Majority;
Florida spokesman for Veterans for Obama. Strategic
communications consultant under contract to Army CIO/G-6,
Sept. 2017-Jan. 2018. Partnerships and communications
manager under contract to National Veterans Intermediary,
Apr.-June 2017. Outreach manager under contract to the
Defense Health Agency, Jan.-Mar. 2017. Special assistant
to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower &
Reserve Affairs), Aug. 2016-Jan. 2017. Fellow at the
U.S. Department of Defense, Jan.-Aug. 2016. Fellow to
the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army, Jan.-Dec. 2015.
Fellow to the Navy Chief of Information, Aug. 2014-Jan.
2015. Central regional associate at Hiring Our Heroes,
Mar.-Aug. 2014. Planner II for the City of Orlando, Feb.
2007-Dec. 2011. Planner for the City of Sanford (FL),
Nov. 2005-Feb. 2007. Surface warfare officer in the U.S.
Navy, May 2002-Nov. 2004. Bachelor's degree in political
science from Norwich University, 2002. twitter
Advisor for Business Engagement Rhett Buttle
Senior fellow at The Aspen Institute from Nov.
2017. Founder (Jan. 2017) and principal at Public
Private Strategies. Business outreach director on
Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016. Director of private
sector engagement for the U.S. Department of HHS from July
2014. President and managing director (Feb.-July 2016)
and vice president of external affairs (March 2013-July 2014)
and director of national outreach and government affairs (July
2010-March 2013) at Small Business Majority. Director of
special projects in the Office of the President at The George
Washington, University, Dec. 2008-July 2010. Staffer on
Obama for America, July-Nov. 2008. Executive fellow in
the Office of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, June 2007-July
2008. Master's in political management and public policy
from The George Washington University; B.A. in political
science and sociology from University of San Diego. twitter
Small Business and Entrepreneurs Advisory
Sept. 23, 2020)
Climate Engagement Advisory Council (announced July 3, 2020)
Ambassadors for Biden (announced July 15, 2020)
Sportsmen and Sportswomen for Biden (announced Sept. 3, 2020)
Coalitions Project Director Jamie Green
(July 2020) SC digital director on Biden
for President, Aug. 2019-Mar. 2020. Social
content manager at the DNC from May 2018. Press
assistant (Feb. 2017-May 2018) and staff assistant (May
2016-Feb. 2017) in the Office of U.S. Rep. Cedric
Richmond. Bachelor's degree in public relations from
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2015. twitter
Coalitions Chief of Staff Jason Tengco
(June 2020) Consultant to Civic
Leadership USA, Jan.-June 2020. Senior advisor (May
2019-June 2020) and executive director (Dec. 2016-Apr. 2019)
at the National Federation of Filipino American
Associations. National AAPI outreach director on Hillary
for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Deputy
director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans
and Pacific Islanders from May 2012. Asian Pacific
American Institute for Congressional Studies fellow in
Office of U.S. Rep. Mike Honda, Sept. 2011-May 2012.
B.A. in political science from UCLA. twitter
States Director Jenn Ridder
(May 2020) Campaign manager on Gov. Steve Bullock's presidential campaign; started as senior advisor to Bullock's Big Sky Values PAC in Mar. 2019. Campaign manager on Jared Polis' 2018 campaign for governor of Colorado. Mountain West regional political director for the DCCC in the 2016 cycle. Deputy campaign manager on U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (CO)’s unsuccessful 2014 re-election bid. Deputy political director on President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign in Colorado. Climate reality associate at The Climate Reality Project. Worked on Obama's 2008 campaign in Colorado. Graduate of Middlebury College, 2010. Colorado native. twitter
Deputy States Director Molly Ritner
(May 2020...previously director of Super
Tuesday states Oct. 2019-Mar. 2020) National
political director for campaigns and recruitment (Jan.- late
July 2019) and Midwest regional political director
(2018 cycle) at the DCCC. Campaign manager on Sue
Minter's run for governor of Vermont, Feb.-Nov. 2016.
Campaign manager at Friends of Gary McCollum for State
Senate (Virginia Beach, VA), 2015. Midwest fundraising
director for the DCCC, 2013-14. Finance director on
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's (MN) 2012 re-election campaign.
Finance director on Chris Donovan for Congress (CT-5) from
July 2012. Deputy finance director on U.S. Rep. Martin
Heinrich (NM)'s 2010 re-election campaign. twitter
Northeast States Director Aleigh Cavalier
(July 2020) Communications director on
Deval for All, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020. National press
secretary on Beto for America. Communications director
(Dec. 2017-June 2019) and senior press secretary (June-Dec.
2017) for Tom Steyer's NextGen America. Communications
director on Jim Johnson for Governor, Jan.-June 2017.
Pennsylvania communications director for NextGen Climate,
June-Dec. 2016. Public affairs director for Planned
Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, Aug. 2013-June 2016;
Western Pennsylvania director for Planned Parenthood
Pennsylvania Advocates, Aug. 2013-June 2016.
Finance/communications director on Adam Cook for Congress
(VA), Apr.-Dec. 2012. Special events coordinator for
Allegheny County, Dec. 2010-Jan. 2012. Operations
manager on Onorato for Governor (PA), Jan.-Dec. 2010.
M.P.S. in strategic public relations from The George
Washington University, 2013; B.A. in political science,
English writing from University of Pittsburgh, 2010.
From New Castle, PA. twitter
States Team Ian Moskowitz
(Feb. 2020; NH state director, Apr. 2019-Feb. 2020) Campaign manager on Steve Dettelbach's run for Ohio Attorney General, May 2017-Nov. 2018. Account executive at AL Media, Sept.-Nov. 2016. Campaign manager on Galbraith for Vermont, Mar.-Aug. 2016. Political director for the New Hampshire Democratic Party, Dec. 2014-Feb. 2016. NH Senate Democratic Caucus campaign manager for state Sen. David Watters re-election and for Maureen Manning for state Senate, May-Nov. 2014. Special assistant to New York City Council Member Annabel Palma, Mar. 2013-May 2014. Research assistant at D Squared Tax Strategies, Jan.-May 2013. Finance assistant on Mark Murphy for Congress (NY), June-Nov. 2012. B.A. in political science from Boston University, 2012. twitter
Midwest States Deputy Director Claudia Chavez
(July 2020; Illinois state director Feb.-Jun. 2020 and started as Iowa deputy state director, June 2019-Feb. 2020) Senior advisor to Chicago for Rahm Emanuel, Feb. 2018-May 2019. Deputy director of Legislative Council and government affairs (Aug. 2016-Feb. 2018) and assistant to the Mayor, Legislative Council and government affairs (Mar. 2014-July 2016) to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Senior account executive at Resolute Consulting LLC, Apr. 2011-Feb. 2014. Senior account executive at Central Strategies, May 2011-Dec. 2013. Regional deputy GOTV director for OFA-CO, Sept.-Nov. 2012. Regional director for For A Better Chicago, Jan.-May 2011. Deputy field director for the Illinois Democratic Coordinated Campaign, July 2010-Apr. 2011. Field director on Alexi for Illinois, May-July 2010. Field director on Dan Hynes for Governor, July 2009-Feb. 2010. Field director on Friends of Sara Feigenholtz (IL-5), Dec. 2008-Mar. 2009. Regional field director on Bill Foster for Congress (IL-14), Aug.-Nov. 2008. GOTV for the IL-14 special election, Feb.-Mar. 2008. B.A. in political science and government from Illinois State University. twitter
West States Director Alex Glass
(July 2020) President of Glass Ceiling
Strategies, LLC in Seattle from Nov. 2018. Senior
communications officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation, Mar. 2017-Nov. 2018. Political advisor (Feb.
2016-Mar. 2017) and communications advisor (Mar. 2014-Feb.
2016) at EMILY's List. Vice president of events at
Foreign Policy magazine, May 2013-Jan. 2014. Director of
press relations for the 2012 Democratic National Convention
Committee in Charlotte. Deputy press director and
spokesperson for the U.S. Agency for International
Development, Oct. 2011-May 2012. Worked for U.S. Sen.
Patty Murray (D-WA) for over ten years to Oct. 2011, serving
as her long-time communications director and advisor from
April 2001. Deputy campaign manager for Murray’s
re-election campaign in 2010, and has worked on numerous
political campaigns. Surrogate booker with the
Gore/Lieberman presidential campaign, July-Dec. 2000. B.A. in
sociology from Bryn Mawr College, 2000.
West States Deputy Director Philip Kim
Nevada state director on Cory 2020, June 2019-Jan. 2020. Director of AAPI outreach for the DNC, 2018. Organizing advocate for Educators for Excellence, 2017. Deputy political director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016. Attended UC Berkeley. twitter
Director of Opinion Research and Strategy Julia S. Kennedy
(mid-July 2020) Deputy campaign manager
on Amy for America, Feb. 2019-Mar. 2020. Worked
on Sen. Tammy Baldwin (WI)'s 2018 re-election
campaign, Previous experience at the DSCC and DCCC and
has worked on campaigns in her native state of Ohio, as well
as Maryland, Florida, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and North
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
National Organizing Director Kurt Bagley
(Apr. 25, 2019) National field director
(from Feb. 2017) and Southern national field desk (Oct.
2015-Dec. 2016) at the DCCC. Field director on Ron
Barber for Congress, Jan.-Dec. 2014. Field and data
director at Utah Votes from Apr.-Dec. 2013. Field
organizer at CU Boulder for Organizing for America-Colorado,
Aug.-Nov 2012; organizing fellow at Obama for America Utah,
Feb.-May 2012. General manager at Turbo Express Car
Wash, Jan. 2011-Feb. 2012. B.A. in economics from
University of Utah, 2011. twitter
National Director of States Organizing Anatole Jenkins
(June 2020) National organizing director
on Organizing Together 2020, Dec. 2019-May 2020.
National organizing director on Kamala Harris for the People,
Jan.-Dec. 2019. National GOTV director for the DCCC,
Aug. 2017-Dec. 2018. Minnesota organizing director on
Hillary for America, April-Nov. 2016; In
the primaries Jenkins served as political director/lead
organizer on the North Carolina primary campaign (Feb.-April
2016), and started as deputy organizing director on the
Nevada caucus campaign (April 2015-Feb. 2016).
Coordinated campaign field director for the Nevada State
Democratic Party, July-Dec. 2014. Worked for
Organizing for Action, the grassroots organization
supporting President Obama, as deputy national regional
director (April-July 2014), Maryland and DC coordinator
(Dec. 2013-April 2014) and Maryland fundraising manager
(Sept.-Dec. 2013). Regional field director at Obama
for America in Nevada, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012; field
organizer at Organizing for America in Las Vegas, June-Dec.
2011. B.A. in political science and pre-law from The
Catholic University of America, 2015. twitter
Southern States Organizing Desk Jennifer Sosa
(July 2020; Mountain West organizing director, Mar.-July 2020, Arizona state director, Feb.-July 2020 and started as Nevada organizing director, Apr. 2019-Feb. 2020) Western regional field director at the DCCC from Jan. 2018. Vice president of operations for California Young Democrats from Feb. 2018. Field representative for U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (CA), Dec. 2016-Dec. 2017. Field director in the greater San Diego area for the California Democratic Party (Aug.-Nov. 2016) and for the DCCC (Mar.-July 2016). Deputy campaign manager for Yes on A (Carlsbad), Nov. 2015-Feb. 2016. Campaign manager on Jerry Velasco for El Monte City Council and Andre Quintero for Mayor, Aug.-Nov. 2015. Field organizer with the California Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2014. Bachelor's degree from UC San Diego, 2014. twitter
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-plus years at the White House: press secretary (July 2015-Dec. 2016), deputy press secretary (Aug. 2014-June 2015), assistant press secretary (June 2012-Aug. 2014) and confidential assistant (Sept. 2011-June 2012 at the Office of Management and Budget. A senior legal assistant at GLBTQ Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), Sept. 2008-Jan. 2011. B.A. in political science and government and women's and gender studies from Dartmouth, 2008. From Northern California. twitter
National Press Secretary TJ Ducklo
(Apr. 25, 2019) Senior
communications director at NBC News in NYC from Mar.
2018. Producer/communications for "The Circus: Inside
The Biggest Story on Earth," Mar. 2017-Feb. 2018.
Owner of TJD Communications, Inc., Mar. 2017-Feb.
2018. Communications director at Bloomberg Politics,
Apr. 2016-Mar. 2017. Senior manager for corporate
communication at Viacom, Mar. 2015-Apr. 2016.
Communications lead and advisor to the chairman on
Washington 2024 (Olympic bid), July 2014-Apr. 2015.
Deputy director of corporate communications (Feb. 2013-July
2014) and press assistant (Sept. 2011-Feb. 2013) at the
Motion Picture Association of America. Communications
assistant at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, June-Sept.
2011. Research/staff assistant to Mary Matalin and
James Carville, Aug. 2010-June 2011. B.A. in political
communication from The George Washington University,
Traveling National Press Secretary Remi Yamamoto
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
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
Deputy Rapid Response Director Michael Gwin
(Sept. 2019) Regional press secretary at
the DCCC, Jan.-Sept. 2019. Press secretary on
Cordray-Sutton for Ohio, Jan.-Nov. 2018. Deputy
communications director at American Oversight, May 2017-Jan.
2018. Communications director at the North Carolina
Democratic Party, Jan.-May 2017. North Carolina deputy
press secretary on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.
Special assistant to the U.S. Trade Representative from July
2015. Advance associate with the White House, Feb.-June
2015. Regional field director for the Iowa Democratic
Party, May-Nov. 2014. Experience also includes field
organizer for Organizing for America-Iowa in Polk County,
May-Nov. 2012. B.S.F.S. in international politics from
Georgetown University, 2014. twitter
Rapid Response Spokesperson Rosemary Boeglin
(Aug. 10, 2020 tweet) Northeast
press secretary on Bernie 2020, Dec. 2019-Apr. 2020. Director
of communications at the New York City Mayor's Office of
Immigrant Affairs, Mar. 2017-June 2018. Deputy press
secretary (Dec. 2016-Mar. 2017) and assistant press secretary
(May-Dec. 2015) to Mayor Bill de Blasio. Communications
associate on the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, Sept.
2014-May 2015. Master's degreee in gender policy and
inequalities from the London School of Economics and Political
Science, 2019; bachelor's degree in American history from
Oberlin College, 2014. 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,
Latino Media Director Jennifer Molina
(June 2020) Director of communications
for the California League of Conservation Voters, Nov.
2019-June 2020. Press secretary for the California
Department of Justice, May 2017-Nov. 2019.
Consultat/freelance writer, Dec. 2016-Mar. 2017. Nevada
constituency media director on Hillary for America, July-Dec.
2016. Deputy to the communications director (Mar.
2015-July 2016), ethnic media coordinator (Jan.-July 2016) and
ethnic media associate (Mar. 2015-Jan. 2016) at the Center for
American Progress. New York region public affairs at
BerinRosen, Aug. 2014-Jan. 2015. Field, finance and
Hispanic media assistant coordinator on David Martin for Mayor
(Stamford, CT), June-Aug. 2013. B.A in political science
from Hope College. twitter
Communications Director for Coalitions Pili Tobar
(July 2020) Deputy director (Feb.
2019-July 2020) and managing director (Mar. 2018-July 2020) at
America's Voice. Hispanic media director for Sen. Chuck
Schumer, Jan. 2017-Mar. 2018. Advocacy and
communications director (June 2016-Jan. 2017) and
communications director (Oct. 2015-June 2016) at Latino
Victory Project. Communications director for U.S. Rep.
Ruben Gallego, Jan.-Oct. 2015. Director of Hispanic
media/Western regional press secretary at the DNC, Oct.
2013-Jan. 2015. Press secretary at America's Voice, Mar.
2011-Oct. 2013. Intern at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, Aug.
2010-Mar. 2011. M.P.A. (2010) and B.S. in political
science (2008) from University of Miami. twitter
Director of State Communications Meira Bernstein
(Mar. 2020...previously New Hampshire
communications director, Apr. 2019-Feb. 2020)
Communications director on McCaskill for Missouri, Jan.-Nov.
2018. Communications director for the Missouri
Democratic Party, ,July-Dec. 2017. Press secretary to
U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, Jan.-July 2017; press secretary
on Maggie for NH, Jan.-Nov. 2016. Senior associate (June
2014-Dec. 2015) and associate (Apr. 2013-May 2014) at Global
Strategy Group. Associate account executive at Kwittken
& Company, Jan.-Mar. 2013. B.A. in history,
leadership studies and international studies from Williams
College, 2012. twitter
Regional Communications Director Julia Krieger
(Feb. 2020...previously Iowa communications
director, May 2019-Feb. 2020) Communications director
for the start up of U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan's presidential campaign
(first six weeks). Communications director on U.S. Sen.
Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)'s re-election campaign, Nov. 2017-Nov.
2018. Deputy communications director (Feb.-Nov. 2017)
and press secretary to Sen. Heitkamp. New media press
secretary to the U.S. House Oversight & Government Reform
Committee, July 2013-Aug. 2014. Media analyst for
American Bridge 21st Century, Feb. 2012-July 2013.
Researcher at Media Matters for America, June 2010-Feb.
2012. B.A. in journalism, gender, women and sexuality
studies from University of Minnesota, 2009. twitter
Midwest Regional Communications Director Rob Friedlander
(mid-July 2020) Senior advisor to Beto for America and earlier to Beto for Texas. Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of the Treasury, July 2015-Jan. 2017. Press secretary to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN), Jan. 2014-July 2015. Communications director to U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster (NH), Jan. 2013-Jan. 2014; communications director on Kuster for Congress, July-Nov. 2012. Press assistant at the White House Office of Management and Budget, June 2011-July 2012. Confidential assistant at the U.S. Department of Education, Aug. 2010-June 2011. Field organizer on Obama for America in ME, NC and MI to Nov. 2008; started as an intern in NH in Dec. 2007. Studied at Bates College. twitter
West Regional Communications Director Vedant Patel
(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
South Regional Communications Director Hyma Moore
(July 26, 2020 tweet) Vice president of
external affairs at Greater New Orleans, Inc. from July
2018. Director of federal affairs (May-July 2018) and
communications advisor (Aug. 2017-May 2018) at City of New
Orleans. Communications advisor on Jon Ossoff for
Congress, May-June 2017. Mayoral transition liaison in
Baton Rouge, Dec. 2016-Mar. 2017. National press advance
lead on Hillary for America, May 2015-Nov. 2016.
Communications manager for City of New Orleans, Feb.
2014-Nov. 2015. Business develoopment and PR account
executive at Deveney in June 2013-Feb. 2014. Public
relations and communications manager for New Orleans Business
Alliance, Jan. 2011-June 2013. Special project manager
at Baton Rouge Area Chamber, June 2010-Jan. 2011.
Studied at Morehouse College. twitter
Northeast Regional Communications Director Rachel R. Thomas
(July 2020) Deputy communications director on Pete for America, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. Deputy communications director for strategic content on Beto for America, May-Nov. 2019. Senior director of communications at ACRONYM from July 2018. Yoga instructor at CorePower Yoga in DC from Aug. 2017. External relations, government and regulatory affairs at IBM, Apr. 2017-Aug. 2018. Communications director (Feb. -Apr. 2017) and national press secretary (Apr. 2015-Jan. 2017 at EMILY's List. Traveling press secretary to Gov. Terry McAulliffe, Jan. 2014-Apr. 2015; deputy communications director on McAuliffe's transition; deputy press secretary on McAuliffe for Governor, Apr.-Nov. 2013. Special assistant to the Administrator at the U.S. Small Business Administration, Sept. 2011-Apr. 2013. Advance associate for the White House, June 2010-Sept. 2011. B.A. in communication and public service from University of Pennsylvania, 2011. twitter
Regional Press Secretary John Grandy
Regional Press Secretary Rosie Lapowsky
(Aug. 2020) Pennsylvania deputy
communications director on the Bloomberg campaign, Jan.-Mar.
2020. Kamala Harris for the People, Aug.-Dec.
2019. Law clerk, Sept. 2018-Sept. 2019.
Constituent services liaison for U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright,
May 2013-July 2015. J.D. from Drexel University's Thomas
R. Kline School of Law, 2018; B.A. in communication and media
studies and political science from University of Scranton,
Chief of Staff for Strategic Planning Emilie Simons
(Aug. 2020) Communications director
(Jan. 2019-Aug. 2020), deputy communications director
(Jan.-Dec. 2018) and press secretary (Dec. 2016-Dec. 2017) to
U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff. Traveling statewide press
secretary onf Fred Hubbell for Governor (Iowa), July-Nov.
2018. Deputy press secretary(Apr.-Dec. 2016) and press
assistant (Sept. 2015-Mar. 2016) to Sen. Barbara Boxer.
Communications advisor to Patrick Murphy for Florida
(Oct.-Nov. 2016). Assistant account executive at GMMB,
May 2014-Aug. 2015. Press team intern for Sen. Barbara
Boxer, Mar.-May 2014. Lead outreach and development
assistant on AusCam Freedom Project, Sept. 2013-Jan.
2014. B.A. in international studies from University of
Michigan, 2013. twitter
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
Director Stef Feldman
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.
Senior Policy Advisor Carmel Martin
(Dec. 2019) National policy director on Beto for America, June-Dec. 2019. Executive vice president at the Center for American Progress. Assistant secretary for planning, evaluation and policy at the U.S. Department of Education to Apr. 2013. General counsel and deputy staff director to U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy on the H.E.L.P. Committee, 2005-08. Associate director for domestic policy at the Center for American Progress, 2004-05. Chief counsel and senior policy adviser to U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, 1999-2004. Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, 1998-99. Associate at Hogan & Hartson LLP, 1995-98. Special counsel to U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle. J.D. from University of Texas School of Law and M.A.P.A. from University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs, 1994; B.A. from Manhattan College. 1989. twitter
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. Communications 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,
Regional Digital Organizing Directors
Northeast Eisha Misra
(Mar. 2020; started as NH digital director,
July 2019-Feb. 2020) Digital director for the NH
Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Dec. 2018. Digital
strategist at Run the World Digital, Aug. 2017-Aug.
2018. Communications and digital coordinator at the
Toxics Action Center, Feb.-Aug. 2017. Digital content
lead in Philadelphia on Hillary for America, July-Nov.
2016, Studied public relations, advertising and applied
communication at Penn State University. twitter
Midwest Andy Oare
(July 2020) Digital strategist at AODS
LLC from Jan 2017. Senior director, digital at Kivvit,
Jan. 2018-Mar. 2020. Vice president of digital strategy
at The Glover Park Group, June 2014-May 2018. Florida
senior digital director on Hillary for America, Sept.-Nov.
2016. Digital client manager at 270 Strategies, Apr.
2013-June 2014. Digital strategist at The Action, Nov.
2012-Jan. 2013. Regional digital director for South,
Midwest on Obama for America, Jan.-Nov. 2012. Senior new
media strategist (Oct. 2010-Oct. 2011) and new media
specialist on the Recovery Act team (April 2009-Sept. 2010) at
the U.S. Department of Energy. Worked on Obama's 2007-08
campaign starting in Dec. 2007 as a field organizer in the
South Carolina, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Kentucky
primaries, and in the general election as a regional field
director in Michigan, and redeployed to Indiana GOTV for the
close of the campaign. B.A. in communications and B.S.
in psychology from Xavier University, 2006.
Digital Organizing Team Megha Bhattacharya
(Sept. 2020) Digital associate at the
Democratic National Convention Committee from May 2020
Fundraising associate (Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020) and organizing
fellow (June-Aug. 2019) on Warren for President.
Bachelor's degree in political science from University of
Chicago, 2019. twitter
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 president of sales and publisher of
The Dodo, July 2017-Jan. 2019. Vice president of sales
and publisher at NowThis, Apr. 2015-Jan. 2019. Global
accounts (Aug. 2013-Feb. 2015) and senior account manager
(Oct. 2011-Aug. 2013) at Twitter. Deputy sales account
manager at Google, Sept. 2009-Oct. 2011. B.A. in history
and science, technology and society from Stanford
Director of Social Media and Audience Development Sarah J. Galvez
(July 8, 2020 tweet) Partnerships and
audience development consultant from Nov. 2016. Director
of strategic partnerships at ACRONYM, Apr. 2019-June
2020. Deputy creative director at Priorities USA,
July-Dec. 2018. Marketing analytics lead at mitú,
Feb.-Nov. 2017. Audience growth strategist at Hillary
for America, Aug. 2015-Nov. 2016. Junior digital
strategist at Maker Studios Inc., Sept. 2014-July 2015.
B.A. in international relations and communications from
Simmons University, 2014. twitter
Traveling Digital Director Olivia Raisner
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
Senior Digital Video Editor Chris Strider
(June 2019) Self-employed video editor
editor/animator/colorist in the Philadelphia area from June
2012. Video editor and animator at Stream Companies,
2017-Apr. 2018. Freelance video editor for CNN,
2017. Senior video editor for Star Group in Philadelphia
area, 2013-16. Colorist and visual digital effects
compositor at Eye in the Sky Entertainment, Sept.-Nov.
2013. B.F.A. in film/video and photographic arts from
Virginia Commonwealth University. 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
Director of Content Pamela Stamoulis
(May 2020) Digital director at Senate
Majority PAC Nov. 2017-May 2020. Digital and communications
director at Metropolitan Public Strategies, May 2014-Oct.
2017. Special assistant at the NYC Mayors Office,
Jan.-May 2014. Consultant to de Blasio transition.
Communications fellow on New Yorkers for de Blasio, June-Nov.
2013. Communications fellow at Center for Constitutional
Rights, May 2012-May 2013. B.A. from Queen's
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
Digital Organizing Platform Director Vishal Disawar
(Aug. 30, 2020 tweet) Innovation
manager on Warren for President, Oct. 2019-Mar. 2020.
Product manager at MobilizeAmerica, Mar. 2018-Aug.
2019. Co-founder and CEO at Grove AI (acquired by
MobilizeAmerica, May 2017-Mar. 2018. Entrepreneur in
resident fellow at Higher Ground Labs, Aug.-Oct. 2017.
Product consultant to United We Dream, Apr.-July 2017.
Digital organizer for Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov.
2016. Studied computer science and political science
at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. twitter
Platform Strategist Lorraine
(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
Deputy Design Director Carahna Magwood
(Apr. 2020, started as lead graphic
designer, July 2019-Apr. 2020) Founding designer at
Lemonaid from Sept. 2012. Branding and creative
services manager (Jan. 2017-July 2019) and administrative
assistant for external affairs (June 2014-Dec. 2016) for the
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. B.F.A. in
graphic design from Howard University, 2016. twitter
Senior Brand Designer Eric Ziminsky
(July 2020) Senior designer at Warren
Democrats, Mar.-July 2020. Senior designer/social
media designer on Warren for President, Feb. 2019-Mar.
2020. Senior designer (Apr. 2018-Jan. 2019) and junior
designer (Feb. 2016-Apr. 2018) at the DNC. B.F.A. from
The Maryland Institute College of Art, 2016. twitter
Design Associate Abbey Pitzer
(Sept. 2019) Freelance designer from
Oct. 2017. B.S. in graphic design communication from
Philadelphia University, 2019
Design Associate Teagan Aguirre
(June 2020) B.A. double major in
American history and political communication from University
of Pennsylvania, 2020.
Graphic Design Intern Audrey Morales
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
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
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 Flippable.org, June-Aug. 2018. Worked in the office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, June-Aug. 2017. Consultant with Deloitte, Aug. 2014-June 2017. M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, 2019; B.S.F.S. in international politics from Georgetown University, 2014.
Director of Paid Media Patrick
(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
Director of Creative Production Alexander Kalsey
(Oct. 2019) Creative director at GtP
Media from Nov. 2011. Editor for NFL Network, Aug.
2011-Feb. 2014. Editor at Ringleader Productions, Jan.
2007-Jan. 2012. Freelance at Kalsey, LLC, Jan.
2000-Jan. 2012. Editor/designer/producer at Evil Twin,
Oct. 2007-Aug. 2011. Editor/designer/smoke artist at
Klasky Csupo, Oct. 2004-Nov. 2007. B.A. in critical
studies in cinema-television from University of Southern
California, 2004. twitter
Associate Producer Asjia Garner
(Dec. 2019...started as digital advertising
production assistant, July-Dec. 2019) B.A. degrees in
journalism and international studies from Cal State
University Long Beach, 2019. twitter
Latino Creative Lead Joel Maysonet
(June 2020) Director, editor and mograph
designer at La Brega since 2011. Senior
designer/editor at RebelRebel in Austin, Sept. 2008-May
2011. Creative services manager at Univision
Television Group, Oct. 2006-Sept. 2008. M.A. in
film/cinema/video studies from University of North Texas,
2005; B.A. in communication and media studies from
University of Puerto Rico, 2002. twitter
Director of African American Paid Media Cameron Trimble
(July 2020) Principal at Precision
Strategies, Apr. 2018-July 2020. Co-founder of Men in
Color in Communications, Jan. 2018-Feb. 2020. Senior
public affairs specialist at the Smithsonian National Museum
of African American History and Culture, Feb. 2017-Feb.
2018. Director of communications and external affairs
(Aug. 2015-Feb. 2017), director of media operations (Sept.
2012-Sept. 2014) and digital communications director (June
2010-Nov. 2012) to U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson
(TX). Founder/freelance at iStar Filmz, Jan. 2011-Aug.
2014. From Cleveland. twitter
Senior Media Buyer Emily Pollock
(Aug. 2020) Paid media manager (Oct.
2018-Aug. 2020), senior paid media associate (Apr.-Oct.
2018) and PPC associate (Aug. 2016-Mar. 2018 at Seer
Interactive in Philadelphia. Marketing specialist at
Halfpenny Technologies, Nov. 2015-July 2016. B.S. in
marketing from University of Delaware, 2015.
Senior Media Buyer (Digital Ads) Kaushika Soundararajan
(July 2019) Digital media planner for
FX Networks/Zenith, Feb.-June 2019. Digital
advertising manager for the DCCC, July-Dec. 2018.
Associate, digital for Paramount Pictures
Theatrical/Wavemaker, Feb. 2017-July 2018. Degree in
business administration from Cal Poly Pomona, 2016.
Digital Reporting Associate Nora Raube
(July 2020) A regional data manager on
Amy for America, Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020. Canvasser at
GRSG Company for Amy for America, June-July 2020. B.A.
in political science from University of Minnesota,
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
Chief of Staff Jordan Finkelstein
(Aug. 11, 2020 tweet; started as program
manager in Sept. 2019) Senior associate (Jan.-Sept.
2019) and associate (Sept. 2016-Dec. 2018) at
SKDKnickerbocker. Communications fellow in office of
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, June-Aug. 2016. Bachelor's
degree in business administration, marketing and
communication design from Washington University in St.
Louis; student body president, Mar. 2015-Mar. 2016. twitter
Senior Paid Media Advisor Megan Clasen
(May 2020) Vice president, digital at
GMMB from May 2019. Digital director at Think Big
Illinois, Feb.-May 2019. Digital director on JB for
Governor, Mar. 2017-Feb. 2019. Digital advertising
consultant, Jan.-Mar. 2017. Digital advertising media
lead on Hillary for America, Oct. 2015-Dec. 2016.
Digital media supervisor at MEC, March-Oct.
2015. Integrated media supervisor (Jan. 2014-Mar.
2015), associate (Jan. 2013-Jan. 2014) and junior associate
(Nov. 2011-Dec. 2012) at Starcom USA/Starcom MediaVest
Group. Project manager at The Technology House, June
2009-Sept. 2011. B.S. in marketing from Miami
University, 2009. twitter
Chief Analytics Officer Becca
(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.
Regional Analytics Director John Miller
(June 2020, previously states analytics
desk, Feb.-June 2020 and started as Iowa data director, June
2010-Feb. 2020) Data director on Beto for Texas,
Jan.-Nov. 2018. Data director for the Democratic Party
of Arkansas, July-Dec. 2017. Battleground states
analyst on Hillary for America, Sept.-Nov. 2016. New
Hampshire data director for NextGen Climate, July-Sept.
2016. California data director (May-June 2016) and
national data desk (Jan.-May 2016) on Bernie 2016.
Data director and deputy state director on Give Arkansas a
Raise, Oct.-Nov. 2014. Data director/deputy state
director on Arkansas Voter Registration Project, May-Oct.
2014. Degree in politics from Hendrix College,
2013. Fellow in Little Rock on Obama for America,
May-Nov. 2012. Fellow in San Antonio on Obama for
America, Aug.-Nov. 2008.
Regional Analytics Director Alex Barbieri
(July 2020) Data and analytics director on Amy McGrath for Senate, June 2020. Iowa data and analytics director on Warren for President, Feb. 2019-Mar. 2020. Data and analytics director at the Florida Democratic Party, March-Nov. 2018. Virginia data director for For Our Future, Sept. 2017-March 2018. Senior associate for data and analytics at Precision Strategies, Feb.-Sept. 2017. Ohio deputy data and analytics director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Fellow at Bully Pulpit Interactive, Dec. 2015-May 2016. Deputy data director for Battleground Texas (started as an intern), May-Nov. 2014. B.A. from The George Washington University, 2016; served as president of GW for Hillary and as communications director of GW College Democrats. twitter
Distributed Analytics Director Nina Wornhoff
(July 2020) Battleground states
analytics manager at the DNC, Apr.-July 2020. Data
scientist/organizing data manager on Pete for America, Apr.
2019-Mar. 2020. Machine learning engineer for the Chan
Zuckerberg Initiative, Oct. 2017-Apr. 2019. Data
consultant for the Indiana Coordinated Campaign, Sept.-Nov.
2018. Data analyst at Deck, Jun.-Sept. 2017.
Tech. intern at the DNC, May-Aug. 2015. Field
organizer on Darryl Neher for Mayor, Jan.-May 2015.
B.A. in mathematics, political science from Indiana
University Bloomington. twitter
Lead Elections Analyst Tony Smolenski
(July 6, 2020; previously full time analytics advisor, June 2019-June 2020, and launch consultant, Apr.-June 2019) Production sound engineer at Oklahoma! on Broadway, Jan.-Apr. 2019. Analytics consultant to the DNC, Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019. Deputy national data and analytics director at the DSCC, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Senior data and analytics advisor fr the NY State Democratic Committee, Nov. 2017-Sept. 2018. Senior advisor to the data and analytics team at the Democratic Party of Virginia, 2017. Lead voter file analyst on Hillary for America, Jan.-Nov. 2016. Freelance sound designer on Broadway Jan. 2000-Nov. 2015. Data analyst at Everytown for Gun Safety, June-Sept. 2014. B.A. in theater from SUNY New Paltz, 2000. twitter
Fundraising Analytics Lead Justine Hong
(July 2020) Applied data science lead
at Civis Analytics, May-June 2020. Data manager and
program manager on the innovation team at Pete for America,
June 2019-Mar. 2020. Innovation fellow at the City of
South Bend, June-Aug. 2018. Consultant (Sept.
2015-July 2017) and business analyst (Sept. 2013-Aug. 2015)
at Deloitte. M.B.A. from Harvard Business School,
2019; B.A. in public policy studies from Duke University,
Analytics Chief of Staff Dan Bram
(July 2020) Senior project manager for paid media (Feb.-Mar. 2020) and Iowa voter contact program director (May 2019-Feb. 2020) on Warren for President. Organizing director at ACRONY, Feb. 2018-May 2019. GOTV director for the Missouri Democratic Party, Oct.-Nov. 2018. Organizing director at MobilizeAmerica, June 2017-Feb. 2018. National march volunteer coordinator for Peoples Climate Movement, Apr.-May 2017. Worked on Hillary for America, Apr. 2015-Nov. 2016 including as organizing director for the West Virginia primary (Mar.-May 2016) a regional organizing director, an organizer on the Iowa caucus campaign, and started in April as the Ramp Up grassroots organizer in Missouri. Field associate at Jill Schupp for Missouri State Senate, June-Nov. 2014. Organizing fellow at Ready for Hillary, June-Aug. 2014. B.A. in political science from Washington University in St. Louis, 2015. twitter
Chief Technology Officer Jacky
(reported July 10, 2020...succeeded primary
CTO Dan Woods) A manager at Schmidt Futures.
Consultant for a number of political software projects,
including for the DNC’s voter protection team. Senior
software engineer on Hillary for America, Sept.-Nov.
2016. Senior software engineer at Eventbrite, July
2014-Sept. 2016. Technical co-founder of Plympton,
Jan. 2013-July 2014. Research engineer at StumbleUpon,
April 2011-Dec 2012. B.S. in computer science from
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010.
Chief Information Security Officer Chris DeRusha
(June 2020) Chief security officer
(Feb. 2019-June 2020), acting CSO (Nov. 2018-Feb. 2019) and
deputy CSO (Apr.-Nov. 2018)) for the State of Michigan
Department of Technology, Management and Budget.
Manager for enterprise vulnerability management and
application security at Ford Motor Company, May 2017-Apr.
2018. Senior cybersecurity advisor at The White House,
June 2015-May 2017. Advisor to the Deputy Under
Secretary for Cybersecurity (June 2014-June 2015),
cybersecurity strategist (Apr. 2011-June 2014) and special
assistant and trip director to the Deputy Secretary (Nov.
2009-Apr. 2011) at U.S. Department of Homeland
Security. Associate at IHS International Consulting
Group, Aug. 2003-Aug. 2008. Master's degree from
Columbia-SIPA; B.B.A. from James Madison University.
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
Technology Director Matt Hodges
(started June 2019 as engineering
director) Software engineer at Harmony Labs, Apr.-July
2019. Technology consultant at Alloy, Feb.-June
2019. Infrastructure engineer at Datadog, Dec.
2017-Apr. 2019. Senior software engineer for The
Groundwork / Timshel (software engineer on the digital
platform supporting Hillary for America) Feb. 2015-Dec.
2017. Web and mobile application engineer for Lisnr,
Aug. 2013-Feb. 2015. Mobile application engineer at
Cardinal Solutions, June 2012-Aug. 2013. Web engineer for
Rosetta, May-Oct. 2011. B.S. in computer science from
Miami University, 2012. twitter
Senior Software Engineer Sameer Arya
(July 2020) Software engineer at
Retain.ai, July-Nov. 2019. Data scientist (July
2018-June 2019) and software engineer (June 2017-July 2018)
at Affirm, Inc.. Engineer in residence at Pear VC,
June-Dec. 2016. Software engineer at Nuna Inc., Oct.
2014-Apr. 2016. Software engineer at DoorDash, Oct.
2013-May 2014. M.S. in computer science and B.S. in
electrical engineering from Stanford University, 2014.
Analytics Engineering Lead
(July 2020) Volunteer projects team
co-lead for U.S. Digital Response, Mar.-May 2020.
Director of engineering on Pete for America, July 2019-Mar.
2020. Group product manager, head of
internationalization (Sept. 2016-Aug. 2018) and director
of engineering (Apr. 2010-Sept. 2016) at Quora.
Software engineer at Google, Aug. 2009-Apr. 2010.
M.Eng. (2009) and B.S. (2008) in computer science and
electrical engineering from MIT. twitter
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
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
(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
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 Julie Lassa for
Congress (WI), July-Nov. 2010. Deputy finance director
on Cal Cunningham for U.S. Senate (NC), Jan.-July
2010. Finance director on Jack McDonald for Congress
in TX-13, Feb.-Dec. 2009. Finance consultant with
Progressive Capitol Group, May 2008-Dec. 2009. B.A. in
public relations and political science from Texas State
Deputy So. Calif. Finance Director Haley Jones
(April 2019) Junior associate (Sept.
2018-Mar. 2019), account assistant (Mar. 2017-Sept. 2018)
and executive assistant (June 2016-Mar. 2017) at Gonring,
Spahn & Associates. B.A. in political science and
government from UCLA, 2016; internships include finance
intern in the SW regional finance office on Hillary for
America (Mar.-June 2016).
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
Deputy Regional Finance Director (Houston) Atissa Ladjevardian
(June 2019) Finance associate at
Fulkerson and Company, Mar. 2017-Mar. 2019. Finance
assistant on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016.
Bachelor's degree in political science and government from
Yale University, 2016.
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 Scheduling and
Advance Leigh Flores
(Aug. 2020...previously advance lead, Aug.
2019-Aug. 2020) Senior producer, events messaging for
the LA 2028 Olympic Exploratory Committee, Dec. 2016-Feb.
2018. Advance lead in the Office of the Vice
President, 2014-16. Head of editorial and digital
content for PromaxBDA, 2013-14. Co-founder and
executive editor of spenser magazine, 2010-14.
National advance lead on Obama for America, 2011-12.
Senior campaign consultant on Jerry Brown for Governor,
2010. Director of public affairs in the Office of the
L.A. City Attorney, 2006-10. Operations director at
H.D. Buttercup, 2005-06. Trip director at the DNC,
2004. New Hampshire director of scheduling and advance
on Dean for America, 2003-04. Client services manager
at Democracy Data and Communications, 2001-03. M.B.A.
from Columbia Business School, 2011; M.B.A. from Haas School
of Business, 2010; B.A. in government and politics from
University of Maryland.
Director of Advance Sam Salk
Director of Advance and Deputy Director of
Operations in the Office of the Vice President at the White
House, Nov. 2015-Jan. 2017. Director of scheduling and
advance (Feb.-Nov. 2015) and deputy director of scheduling
and advance (Oct. 2011-Feb. 2015) and deputy director of
scheduling (Feb. 2009-Oct. 2011) at the U.S. Department of
Education. Operations manager for the Presidential
Inaugural Committee, Dec. 2008-Feb. 2009. B.A. in
political science and government from Ohio Wesleyan
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 Leads include
(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.
Ally Soifer O'Connell
(Oct. 2019) Manager of event
production for Indeed.com, Apr. 2018-Oct. 2019.
Freelance event producer, 2014-Apr. 2018. Advance
associate for Vice President Biden, Jan. 2015-Jan.
2017. National advance staff on Hillary for America,
Oct. 2015-Nov. 2016. Executive assistant at Hillel
Iternational, Apr.-Dec. 2015. Scheduler and office
manager for U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, Aug. 2013-Apr.
2015. B.F.A. in theatrical design and production,
stage management from College-Conservatory of Music at the
University of Cincinnati, 2012.
(Aug. 2020) Campaign manager on Odette Ramos for Baltimore City Council from Mar. 2020. National advance team on Mike Bloomberg's campaign. National advance desk on Kamala Harris for the People, April-Dec. 2019. Founder (May 2012) and director of Young Men with POWER in Baltimore, MD. Operations (Feb.-Apr. 2019) and youth engagement (Apr. 2017-Feb. 2019) in the Mayor's Office of Human Services, Baltimore; legislative assistant in the Mayor's Office of Government Relations, Baltimore, Jan.-Apr. 2017. Assistant in the Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City, Aug. 2015-Dec. 2016. Advance associate on Hillary for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Constituent services representative in the U.S. Senate, Oct. 2014-July 2015. Assistant community director for the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Aug. 2013-May 2014. M.P.A. (2015) and B.A. in jurisprudence (2013) from University of Baltimore. Baltimore native. twitter
Director of Scheduling Allie Panther
Events 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
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
Press Secretary Michael LaRosa
(Nov. 2019) Deputy
director/communications for House Democratic Policy
Committee, Apr.-Nov. 2019. Communications director for
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, June 2017-Apr. 2019. Segment
producer for Hardball with Chris Matthews at MSNBC, June
2013-July 2017 and digital reporter for MSNBC.com/NBC News,
Sept. 2012-Dec. 2014. B.A. in political science and
communications from Seton Hall University. twitter
Chief of Staff Karine Jean-Pierre
Senior Advisor Shiela Nix
(Aug. 11, 2020) President at Tusk
Philanthropies in Chicago from Apr. 2017. Chief of
staff to Dr. Jill Biden, Apr. 20013-Jan. 2017. Chief
of staff to Vice President Biden at Obama for America,
Apr.-Nov. 2012. U.S. executive director at ONE
Campaign, June 2019-Apr. 2012. Senior vice president
at The Strategy Group, 2008-09. Chief of staff to U.S.
Sen. Bill Nelson, 2001-03. Chief of staff, legislative
director to U.S. Se. Bob Kerrey, 1992-99. Associate at
Arnold & Porter, 1989-91. J.D. from University of
Chicago Law School, 1989; B.S. in accounting from Creighton
University, 1983. twitter
Political Director Vince Evans
(Aug. 11, 2020; previously Southern
political director for the campaign, and initially South and
Northeast, from July 2019) Special assistant in the
U.S. House, Jan. 2017-July 2019. North Florida
political director/special projects on Gillum for Governor,
Aug.-Nov. 2018. Aide to Commission Curtis Richardson,
Office of Mayor and City Commission, Tallahassee, Nov.
2014-Jan. 2017. Policy and rules research assistant at
the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services,
Apr. 2013-Aug. 2014. Legislative assistant at Lawson
and Associates Government Relations, Apr. 2012-Apr.
2013. Legislative analyst in the Florida Senate,
2011-12. B.S. in political science/pre-law from
Florida A&M University, 2011. twitter
Policy Advisor Amanda Perez
(Aug. 11, 2020 tweet) Policy director on Cory 2020 presidential campaign. Senior policy director at the National Domestic Workers Alliance from Aug. 2018. Over a decade's experience on Capitol Hill and campaigns. Policy director for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee. Worked at the DCCC in the 2016 cycle. M.P.A. from the School of Public and International Affairs at Columbia University. twitter
Communications Director Liz Allen
(Aug. 11, 2020) Managing director
(from Jan. 2020) and senior vice president (Apr. 2017-Jan.
2020) at The Glover Park Group. Deputy communications
director (Jan. 2016-Jan. 2017) and director of message
planning (Mar.-Dec. 2015) at the White House. Director
of public affairs and strategic communications at the Bureau
of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of
State, Jan. 2014-Mar. 2015. Deputy communications
2012-13) and assistant press secretary and director of press
advance (2010-11) for Vice President Biden.
Pennsylvania director of GOTV operations on the Obama
campaign, Oct.-Nov. 2008. Associate director of
security operations for the Democratic National Convention
Committee, Jan.-Sept. 2008. Management analyst for the
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the
U.S. Department of State. U.S. Bachelor's degree
in political science and government from SUNY at Geneseo,
Press Secretary Sabrina Singh
(Aug. 16, 2020 tweet) A national spokesperson on Mike Bloomberg 2020, Jan. 30-Mar. 2020 National press secretary on Cory 2020, Mar. 2019-Jan. 2020. Regional deputy communications director at the DNC in Fall 2018. Deputy communications director at American Bridge. A regional communications director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Communications director on Katie McGinty's campaign for U.S. Senate (PA), 2015-June 2016. Senior associate at SKDKnickerbocker from Jan. 2015. Deputy communications director at the DGA. Communications director for U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL). Deputy press secretary at the DCCC in the 2012 cycle; started there in early 2011 as a press assistant. twitter
Press Assistant Amijah Townsend-Holmes
(Aug. 11, 2020; previously exec. assistant
to the deputy campaign manager/communications director and
special projects coordinator from Aug. 2019)
Bachelor's degree in international studies from Spelman
College, 2019. twitter
Director of Press Operations Peter Velz
(Sept. 2020) Assistant vice chancellor
for external affairs at The State University of New York,
Sept. 2017-Sept. 2020. Special assistant to the
director and director of special projects (Aug. 2016-Jan.
2017), press assistant (July 2013-Aug. 2016), media monitor
(Sept. 2012-June 2013) and intern (Jan.-May 2012) at the
White House. B.A. in English from Virginia Tech,
Digital Director Shelby Cole
(Aug. 28, 2020 tweet) Digital
director on Kamala Harris for the People, Aug.-Dec.
2019. Associate director at Authentic Campaigns,
Dec. 2018-Aug. 2019. Digital strategist at
Revolution Messaging, Jan. 2017-July 2018. Email
director on Russ Feingold's campaign for U.s. Senate (WI),
Feb.-Nov. 2016. Communications director for State
Rep. Ina Minjarez, June 2015-Feb. 2016. Digital
director on Leticia Van de Putte for Mayor campaign, Nov.
2014-Mar. 2015. Deputy digital director on Leticia
Van de Putte for Lt. Governor, Apr.-Nov. 2014. B.A.
in English, writing and rhetoric from St. Edward's
University, 2013. twitter
Director of Scheduling and Advance Ryan Montoya
(Aug. 11, 2020) CTO for the Sacramento Kings, May 2014-Feb. 2020. Co-founder of TownPool in Nantucket, Jan. 2014-Jan. 2019. Associate in the Executive Office of the President, Jan. 2009-Jan. 2017. Founder and CEO of TBD-Media, Jan 2009-Jan. 2014. Founder and CSO at TBD-Tech, Jan. 2002-Jan. 2014. Part of Team Coco on Conan, 2010-13. Associate on Obama for America, Nov. 2011-Nov. 2012. Associate on Obama for America, Jan. 2008-Nov. 2008. Senior advisor on John Edwards for President, 2004-05. Trip director for Elizabeth Edwards on John Kerry for President, Aug.-Nov. 2004. Office of scheduling and advance at The White House, Jan. 1996-Jan. 2000. Office of the Secretary in DC Department of Energy and Environment, 1999-2000. M.B.A. from Sacramento State; B.A. in governmment and international studies from University of Notre Dame. twitter
Director of Scheduling Evan Glover
(Aug. 11, 2020; started as national advance
lead in July 2019) Associate at K&L Gates, Mar.
2017-July 2019. Advance associate at the White House,
Apr. 2013-Jan. 2017; associate director of advance in the
OVP, May 2015-Mar. 2016. National advance staff on
Obama for America, June-Nov 2012. J.D. from The George
Washington University Law School, 2017; B.S. in business
administration from Elon University, 2012.
Director of Scheduling and Advance for Running Mate's Spouse Gina Lee
(Aug. 11, 2020) Senior policy associate (from Sept. 2018) and policy associate (from Aug. 2017) at the Biden Foundation. Scheduling and advance on Hillary for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Office of Legislative Affairs (Dec. 2014-Apr. 2016) and Presidential Personnel Office (Aug. 2013-Dec. 2014) at The White House. Confidential assistant to the executive director on the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Feb.-Aug. 2013. Regional GOTV director on Organizing for America North Carolina, Oct.-Nov. 2012. Special assistant to the CEO (Apr.-Oct. 2012) and executive assistant to the CEO (Apr. 2011-Apr. 2012) at the Democratic National Convention Committee. B.S. in journalism and American history from Boston University, 2010.
Senior Advisor Rohini Kosoglu
(reported Aug. 16, 2020) Chief of staff on Kamala Harris for the People, Oct.-Dec. 2019. Chief of staff in Harris' Senate office, announced Dec. 18, 2019; previously deputy chief of staff from Jan. 2017. Policy director and senior advisor to U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (CO), 2009-16. Legislative aide to U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, 2006-09. Master's degree in legislative affairs from The George Washington University; bachelor's degree in English from University of Michigan. Sri Lankan American.
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,
Deputy Director of Operations Hira Qureshi
(Aug. 2019) Senior consultant
(Feb. 2018-Aug. 2019) and data analyst and policy
consultant (Sept. 2016-Feb. 2018) at Artlin
Consulting. B.A. in economics and community
health from Tufts University.
Operations Special Projects Cathy Dinas
(Sept. 2020) Special projects on Warren for President, Dec. 2019-Mar. 2020. Chief of staff at All Turtles (SF Bay area), Feb. 2018-July 2019. Executive assistant and briefing coordinator at Greylock Partners, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2018. Executive assistant at GP Bullhound, May 2011-Aug. 2012. Sales assistant for JMP Securities, July 2010-May 2011. M.B.A. in finance from Mills College, Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business, 2014; B.A. in English language and literature from The University of Connecticut, 2010.
Deputy Director of National State Operations DeUndre Eberhart
(May 2019) Executive assistant to the
executive director at the Democratic Governors Association,
Feb.-May 2019. Deputy logistics director for the DSCC on
the Florida recount, Nov. 2018. Director of operations
for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, July-Nov.
2018. Director of logistics/special
assistant to the candidate on Stacey Evans for Georgia
Governor, July 2017-May 2018. Special assistant to the
Commissioner/transition executive for DeKalb County
Commissioner, Jan.-April 2017. National chief
operating officer for the National Black MBA Association,
Leaders of Tomorrow, Sept. 2014-June 2015. Executive
assistant to the executive director at Tomorrow's Luminaries
Foundation, Aug. 2012-Feb. 2014. twitter
Southern Operations Director Destine Hicks
(July 2020; previously SE operations director,
Mar.-July 2020; Florida operations director, Mar. 2020; SC
deputy operations director, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020 and started as
state intern/operations coordinator, Aug.-Nov. 2019)
Ordained minister with the African Methodist Episcopal Church
in Denmark, SC from July 2015. Legislative aide in the
South Carolina House, Jan. 2018-June 2019. B.A. in
political science and public affairs from Columbia College
(SC), 2018. twitter
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.
Human Resources Director Dalmyra Caesar
(Oct. 2019) Founder and CEO of Caesar
Performance Management and motivational speaker.
Regional HR manager at The Walsh Group in Herndon, VA, Nov.
2017-Oct. 2019. Training and development director (Jan.
2016-Sept. 2017) and retail store manager (July-Dec. 2015) in
Savannah, GA for Goodwill Industries International.
Human resources director in Hinesville, GA for the U.S. Army,
Aug. 2013-June 2015. Human resources director in
Fayetteville, NC, Aug. 2010-June 2012 and Oct. 2008-July 2010
for the U.S. Army. Recruiting and retention commander in
Peoria for the U.S. Army, June 2006-Sept. 2008. M.A. in
human resources management and services from Webster
University, 2006; B.B.A. from Georgia Southern University,
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
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,
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
Deputy CFO Patrick Stauffer
(May 2020) Deputy budget director at Pete for America, July 2019-Mar. 2020. Director of budget operations (Jan.-Aug. 2017) and financial analyst (Sept. 2013-Jan. 2016) at The University of Chicago. Business analyst at McKinsey & Company, July 2011-Aug. 2013. M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2019; M.S. in management science and engineering from Stanford University, 2011; B.S. in industrial engineering from University of Central Florida, 2010.
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,
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
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
Senior Compliance Analyst Lauren Schleyer-Hinchey
(Sept. 2019) Compliance and operations
director at Schneiderman 2018, Feb. 2015-Sept. 2019.
Staffer on Richard Aborn for District Attorney, Nov. 2008-Oct.
2009. Administrative/program assistant at the Religious
Coalition for the Freedom to Marry, Sept. 2007-Feb.
2008. M.S. in public policy from Northeastern
University, 2008; B.A. in political science from The George
Washington University, 2005.
General Counsel Dana Remus
(Apr. 25, 2019) General counsel of the
Obama Foundation and the Office of Barack and Michelle
Obama. Senior ethics counsel at the White House from
2016. Professor at the University of North Carolina
School of Law, from 2013. Previously taught at the
University of New Hampshire School of Law from 2009, and
Drexel University's Earle Mack School of Law, 2006-08.
Associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP in New York,
2002-05. J.D. from Yale Law School, 2002; A.B. in East
Asian studies from Harvard College, 1997.
Speciall Assistant to the General Counsel Kailash Sundaram
Investment team at Detroit Venture Partners from Sept. 2019; and fellow at Venture for America from July 2019. Assistant to the finance director on Seth Moulton for America, June-Aug. 2019. A.B. in social studies and computer science from Harvard University. twitter
Deputy Counsel Patrick Moore Jr.
Partner (from Jan. 2019) and counsel (from
Jan. 2017) at the Boston firm of Hemenway & Barnes
LLP. Associate Counsel for Presidential Personnel at the
White House, May 2015-Dec. 2016. A deputy counsel in the
Office of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
under Govs. Deval Patrick and Charles Baker, June 2013-Apr.
2015. Associate at Ropes & Gray LLP, Jan. 2011-June
2013. An Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth
of Massachusetts, Jan. 2010-Jan. 2011. Law clerk for the
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Aug. 2008-Sept.
2009. Law clerk at the Supreme Judicial Court of
Massachusetts, Aug. 2007-Sept. 2008. J.D. from Boston
College Law School, 2007, and B.A. from Boston College, 2004.
Senior Counsel Danielle Friedman
Chief of staff and senior counsel (from Jan.
2019), chief of staff and associate (Jan. 2017-Dec. 2018) and
associate (Sept. 2010-Dec. 2016) at Perkins Coie LLP.
J.D. from Emory University School of Law, 2010; B.S. in labor
and industrial relations from Cornell University, 2005.
Senior Counsel for Litigation Jonathan Cedarbaum
Partner at WilmerHale from Sept. 2011.
Acting Assistant Attorney General, Principal Deputy Assistant
AG, Deputy Assistant AG at the U.S. Department of Justice,
June 2009-June 2011. Partner (Jan. 2007-May 2009) and
associate (Sept. 2003-Dec. 2006) at WilmerHale. Legal
officer and deputy chef do cabinet at the International
Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Oct. 2002-Sept.
2003. Associate at WilmerHale, June-Sept. 2002.
Attorney-Advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S.
Department of Justice, Oct. 1999-May 2002. Law clerk to
U.S. Supreme Court Asociate Justice David H. Souter, July
1998-July 1999. Fellow at the U.S. Department of
Justice, Office of the Solicitor General, Aug. 1997-June
1998. Law clerk to U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C.
Circuit Judge David S. Tatel, June 1996-June 1997. J.D.
from Yale Law School, 1996; M.A., M.Phil in history from Yale
University, 1992; A.B. in philosophy from Harvard University,
Associate Counsel Laura Booth
(June 2019) Associate at Latham Watkins
in Chicago, Oct. 2016-June 2019. J.D. from Georgetown
University Law Center, 2016. B.A. in anthropology,
international studies from Northwestern University, 2011.
Senior associate/counsel at WilmerHale, Mar.
2017-June 2019. Associate counsel (Apr. 2016-Jan. 2017)
and deputy associate counsel (Nov. 2014-Apr. 2016) at The
White House. Associate at WilmerHale, Dec. 2012-Nov.
2014. Special assistant to the general counsel at
Obama for America, May-Nov. 2012. Assistant at Plouffe
Strategies, Jan.-Aug. 2009. Field organizer, deputy
field director, voter hotline director on Obama for America,
June 2007-Nov. 2008. J.D. from NYU School of Law, 2012;
B.A. in political science from Washington University in
St. Lous, 2007. twitter
Voter Protection Director Rachana Desai Martin
(reported May 27, 2020) Comes to the
campaign from the DNC where she served as COO (April
2019-June 2020), interim COO following departure of Laura
Chambers, and DNC director of voter protection and civic
engagement from Sept. 2018. Senior
policy counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights,
Apr.-Aug. 2018. Nevada
director of voter protection on Hillary for America,
June-Nov. 2016. Counselor to the general counsel (July
2015-June 2016), deputy assistant general counsel for
oversight and litigation (Feb.-July 2015), deputy chief
counsel Office of Financial Stability (TARP) (Dec. 2012-Feb.
2015) and attorney advisor Office of Financial Stability
(TARP) (Jan. 2011-Dec. 2012) at the U.S. Department of the
Treasury. Worked in a U.S. Senate office, Nov.
2009-Jan. 2011. Associate at Sutherland Asbill &
Brennan, Sept. 2005-Jan. 2009. Consultant/office
manager at FieldWorks, 2001-02. Deputy Northeast
political director on Gore-Lieberman, 2000. J.D. from
Vanderbilt University Law School; B.A. in political science
from University of South Carolina.
Deputy Voter Protection Director Zach Learner
Self-employer attorney in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area from 2015. Florida senior strategist on Warren for President, Sept. 2019-Mar. 2020. Deputy campaign manager on Gilllum for Governor, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Campaign manager on Chris King for Florida, Feb. 2017-Aug. 2018. Voter protection director for the Florida Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Florida voter protection director on Hillary for America, 2016. Voter expansion director for the Florida Democratic Party, 2014. Chief of staff to Kristin Jacobs, Broward County Government, 2013-14. Florida deputy voter protection director on Obama for America, 2012. Legislative assistant to state Sen. Eleanor Sobel, 2009-12. Deputy regional voter protection coordinator in Miami Dade for Obama for America, 2008. J.D. from University of Miami School of Law, 2008; B.A. in history from Trinity College-Hartford, 2004.
Senior Advisor Bob Bauer
(also a key person on vetting in the vice
presidential search) Professor of practice and
distinguished scholar in residence at New York University’s
School of Law from 2011. Practiced law at Perkins
Coie LLP for more than thirty-five years to May 2018,
including chair of the Political Law Group which he founded in
White House Counsel to President Obama in 2010 to July
2011. General counsel to Obama's 2008 campaign.
Counsel to the Senate Minority Leader during the impeachment
trial of President Clinton in 1999. Counsel for many
years to the DSCC and DCCC. J.D. from the University of
Virginia School of Law, 1976; B.A. from Harvard University,
Executive Producer Lenore Cho
Director of media advance on Warren for President, Jan. 2019-Mar. 2020. (Jan. 2019) Senior associate at Three Point Media, Jan.-Dec. 2018. Ohio trip director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Coordinator for original programming at Showtime Networks Inc., Oct. 2013-May 2016. Motion picture literary assistant at Creative Artists Agency, Oct. 2011-Oct. 2013. Special assistant in the Manhattan Borough President's Office, Aug. 2008-May 2009. Special assistant for women's outreach on Hillary Clinton for President, April 2007-June 2008. Copy editor at the Washington Post, June 2006-April 2007. Master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, 2010; undergraduate degree from Smith College, 2006. New Orleans native. twitter
State Director Jessica Mejia
(reported by azcentral.com on June 19,
2020) State director on Biden's California
primary campaign (announced Oct. 28,
2019). Western regional director at EMILY's
List. Western state regional director during
the primary campaign on Hillary for America from
Apr. 2015. Southern regional organizing
director at Ready for Hillary super PAC. Campaign
manager on Anthony Rendon for California State
Assembly. Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Loretta
Sanchez's 2010 re-election campaign. Field
director on Judy Chu for Congress. Field
director for Ricardo Lara for Assembly (CA).
Statewide Get-Out-The-Vote director for the California
Democratic Party “Yes We Can! California ’08”
campaign. Deputy director of political affairs
for the 2008 Democratic National Convention
Committee. State field director for Hillary
Clinton for President in Colorado. Volunteer
coordinator for Barbara Boxer for U.S. Senate,
2004. Midwest deputy regional field director for
the DNC, 2004. Attended California Lutheran
University. Los Angeles native. Experience
also includes working as an organizer for SEIU
State Director Mark Gonzalez
(reported by the San Francisco Chronicle on Sept. 22, 2020) Chair of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party since Oct. 2017. District director to Assemblyman Miguel Santiago. Senior field representative to Speaker John A. Perez. Experience on Obama's 2008 campaign, the 2006 gubernatorial race, the 2005 campaign for L.A. Mayor. Graduate of CSU Northridge. Native Angeleno. twitter
Organizing Director Lizzie Heyboer
(reported by the San Francisco Chronicle on Sept. 22, 2020) National training desk on Warren for President, Nov. 2019-Mar. 2020. National training director, NextGen Rising (Jan. 2018-Aug. 2019) and scheduler and director of scheduling at NextGen America, Aug. 2016-Dec. 2017. Experience advocate/office coordinator at PCH International, Nov. 2015-Aug. 2016. B.A. in international relations and affairs, French and political science from Grand Valley State University, 2014. twitter
State Director Ernesto
(announced July 17, 2020) Communications director to Seattle Mayor Durkan, Jan.-July 2020. Nevada state director on Kamala Harris for the People, Apr.-Dec. 2019. Public relations manager (rapid response), North American transportation for Amazon, De. 2016-Mar. 2019. Fellow at the Institute for a Democratic Future, Jan.-June 2018. Freelance artist at The George Washington, University, Jan. 2016-Apr. 2017. Colorado deputy communications director/regional press secretary on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. PR specialist for Amazon in Seattle, WA, May 2015-June 2016. Consultant to La Gloria Market, Inc., Dec. 2014-May 2015. Latino organizing, regional field director and deputy press secretary on Battleground Texas, May-Nov 2014. State outreach director for Students First in Columbus, OH, Jan. 2013-May 2014. East Las Vegas field organizer and spokesperson on Obama for America, Feb.-Nov. 2012. Internships in the White House Office of Public Engagement and with Sen. Patty Murray (WA). B.A. in international affairs from The George Washington University, 2011. twitter
State Director Marc
(started early part of Sept. 20018; reported by the Connecticut Mirror on Sept. 16, 2020) Director of external and constituent affairs for Gov. Ned Lamont, Jan. 2019-Feb. 2020. Campaign manager on Ned Lamont's gubernatorial run, Feb.-Nov. 2018. Owner and guide at Four Peaks Travel, LLC in West Dover, CT from April 2013. Campaign manager on William Tong for U.S. Senate (CT), Feb. 2011-May 2012. Deputy political director and exploratory committee treasurer on Lamont for Governor, Dec. 2009-Sept. 2010. Aide de Camp on Ned Lamont for Senate, Feb.-Nov. 2006. New client manager for Shop for America, May 2005-Jan. 2006. Field aide worker for ICROSS in Kenya, Oct. 2004-April 2005. Mountain rescue at Mount Snow Resort in West Dover, VT, Oct. 2001-March 2004. Home energy auditor, Aug. 2000-June 2001. B.A. in government and history from St. Lawrence University, 2000. twitter
State Director Jackie Lee
(reported by the Miami Herald on July 6,
2020) Joined the campaign in Oct. 2019 as senior
advisor on Biden's Florida primary campaign.
Founding partner (2009) of JLee
Strategies in Orlando. Progressive partnership
and elections advisor for Our Future Florida, 2016.
Florida state director for NextGen Climate Action,
2014-16. Senior advisor on Obama's 2012 general
election campaign in Florida.
Florida lead for Protect Your Care/Know Your Care, May
2011-Apr. 2014. Executive director of Fair Districts
Now campaign in 2010. General election director on
Obama's Campaign for Change in Florida, July-Nov.
2008. Iowa field director for the John Edwards for
President campaign, 2007-08. Statewide field
director for the Florida Democratic Party in 2006.
Florida statewide field director for former Sen. John
Edwards’ campaign during the 2004 presidential primary.
Delaware State director for the Emergency Campaign for
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
State Director Tracey Lewis
(reported by the Atlanta Journal Constitution on July 28, 2020) Senior advisor for organizing on Warren for President, Jan. 2019-Mar. 2020. Deputy executive director and COO at the DSCC in the 2018 cycle, announced Feb. 16, 2017. Senior advisor for Georgia on Hillary for America in Fall 2016; earlier directed surrogate operations at the Democratic National Convention; and was primary states director on Hillary for America. State strategic advisor to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA). COO for Michelle Nunn's campaign for U.S. Senate in Georgia in 2014. Deputy campaign manager on Warren's 2012 campaign for U.S. Senate. Principal in the grassroots practice at Dewey Square Group from May 2011. National field director for the Alliance for Climate Protection. Managed the 2010 Connecticut Coordinated Campaign. General election director on Obama's Campaign for Change in New Hampshire, July-Nov. 2008. New Hampshire field director for Hillary Clinton's 2008 primary campaign, then served as senior staff and field advisor and organized get-out-the-vote efforts for Clinton in six other primary states. Campaign manager for Massachusetts Democrats' Victory ‘06 Coordinated Campaign. Deputy director of Sen. John Kerry's leadership committee, Keeping America's Promise. Worked in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Florida for John Kerry in 2004 and served as Kerry's credentials director during the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Worked in Wisconsin for Gore-Lieberman in 2000. Lewis has also worked on various local and statewide races in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Graduate of Colgate University. Grew up in Syracuse, NY. twitter
State Director Cameron
(Sept. 2020) State director to
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth from Jan. 2017.
Political director on Tammy for Illinois, June-Nov.
2016. Staff assistant to U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin,
Nov. 2011-June 2016. Downstate political
director on Dick Durbin for U.S. Senate, May-Nov.
2014. Legislative assistant for the Illinois
State Senate Democratic Caucus, Jan. 2009-Nov.
2011. Studied at University of Illinois
State Director Lauren Dillon
(reported by AP's Tom Beaumont on July 10,
2020) Iowa state director on Amy for America, Feb.
2019-Feb. 2020, then states director to Mar. 2020.
Deputy director at the DSCC, May-Dec. 2018. Research
director at the DNC for five years after serving
as deputy research director; senior research
associate, 2011-12; and starting at the DNC as a research
associate in 2009. Correspondence and judicial
appointments coordinator in the Office of Gov. Culver and
Lt. Gov. Judge, 2006-09. English teacher at Hebei
Normal University 2005-06. B.A. degrees in politics
and psychology from Drake University, 2005.
Originally from Brooklyn, Iowa. twitter
State Director James Stretch
(reported by the Portland Press Herald on
July 13, 2020) A regional political director at the
DCCC in the 2018 cycle.
Campaign manager on Annette
Taddeo for Congress campaign in Miami, FL from June
2016. Managed actress Melissa Gilbert's
congressional campaign in MI-8, 2015-May 2016. Finance
director on Cain for Congress (ME), 2013-14. Aide on
the Arlington County Board, 2013. Deputy finance
director on Schreibman for Congress (NY), 2012.
Finance director on Libby Garvey for Senate (Arlington,
VA), 2011. Regional field director on Perriello for
Congress, May-Nov. 2010. Regional field organizer on
the Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign, 2009. B.A.
in political science and government from Ithaca College.
State Director Eric Hyers
(reported by the Detroit Free Press on June
30, 2020) Campaign manager on Beshear/Coleman 2019
in Kentucky, Jan.-Dec. 2019. Campaign manager on
Clark Co. Commissioner's Chris Giunchigliani's campaign
for Governor in the 2018 Nevada Democratic primary.
Campaign manager for the Aruba People's Party, Apr.-Sept.
2017. Campaign manager on Montana Gov. Steve
Bullock's re-election, Aug. 2015-Nov. 2016. Senior
advisor to Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo's
re-election, Mar.-July 2015. Campaign manager on
Gina Raimondo's campaign for governor of Rhode Island,
Nov. 2013-Dec. 2014. Campaign manager on Karen
Spilka for Congress (MA-5), June-Oct. 2013. Campaign
manager on Nia Gil for State Senate (NJ), Apr.-June
2013. Campaign manager on Cicilline for Congress,
Mar.-Dec. 2012. Executive director of the
Connecticut Democratic Party, Mar. 2011-Mar. 2012.
Campaign manager on David Cicilline for Congress (RI),
Mar.-Dec. 2010. twitter
State Director Ryan Doyle
(reported by KARE 11 on July 13,
2020) Advance on Warren for President, Feb.
2019-Mar. 2020. Campaign manager on Keith Ellison
for Attorney General, June 2018-July 2019.
Organizing and program director (2017-18) and director of
Resistance Summer, Apr.-Sept. 2017 at the DNC.
Executive director and co-founder of Change Corps, May
2014-2017. Assistant organizing director (July
2011-May 2014)) and lead organizer (Aug. 2010-July 2011)
at Green Corps. Bachelor's degree in environmental
studies and political science from St. Olaf College,
State Director Rachel Caine
(announced July 17, 2020) Biden
state director on the Colorado primary campaign, Jan.-Mar.
2020. Political program director for the Denver
Classroom Teachers Association (managed School Board
slate), June-Nov. 2019. Campaign manager on Debbie
Ortega for Denver City Council, Jan.-May 2019.
Campaign manager on Jessie Danielson for Colorado,
July-Nov. 2018. Campaign manager on Monica Duran for
State Rep., Aug. 2017-June 2018. Legislative aide
for Colorado State Rep. Jessie Danielson, Jan. 2015-May
2017; campaign manager on Jessie Danielson for Colorado,
May-Nov 2016. Fellow with the Colorado House
Majority Project, June-Dec. 2015. Clinical case
manager at the Mental Health Center of Denver, Oct.
2014-Jan. 2015. Master's candidate at Regis
University, 2016-18; B.A. in sociology and psychology from
University of Vermont, 2014.
State Director Alana Mounce
(reported by The Nevada Independent on June
25, 2020) Executive director of the Nevada State
Democratic Party, announced July 13, 2017. Deputy
national political director for former Labor Secretary Tom
Perez's campaign for DNC chair. Organizing director
for the Colorado Democrats Coordinated Campaign in the
2016 general election; earlier served as director of
Hillary for America in Alaska and started as deputy
organizing director (Washoe County) on the Nevada caucus
campaign. Has also worked at the White House during
the Obama Administration and on statewide campaigns for
Terry McAuliffe in Virginia and Mark Begich in
Alaska. Regional field director (March-Nov. 2012)
and field organizer (Aug. 2011-Mar. 2012) for the Obama
campaign in Las Vegas, NV. B.A. in political science
from Chapman University, 2011. twitter
State Director Laura O'Neill
(announced July 17, 2020) Previously Mid-Atlantic political director and earlier NH deputy state director, Apr. 2019-Feb. 2020) Worked in the office of U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Jan. 2018-Apr. 2019. Director of the NH Senate Democratic Caucus, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018. Worked on Hillary for America in NH, ME and WI, July 2015-Nov. 2016. Executive assistant to U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, July 2013-July 2015. B.A. in political science and public and community service studies from Providence College, 2013. twitter
State Director Nabila Baptiste
(reported by New Jersey Globe on Sept. 10,
2020) Taking leave of absence from position as
deputy director of the New Jersey Democratic State
Committee; started there as operations and events manager
in Aug. 2018. Operations manager at City Nights
Hospitality, Nov. 2015-Aug. 2018. Operations assistant at
Public Health Solutions, May-Sept. 2015. Bachelor's
degree in philosophy, political science from CUNY-Brooklyn
College, 2014. twitter
State Director Raul
Deputy State Director Zach
(Sept. 2020) Chief of staff (Aug.
2017-Aug. 2020) and special assistant to the CEO
(Feb.-Aug. 2017) at Zeta Global. Advance
associate (May 2014-Jan. 2017) and scheduling and
advance intern (Jan.-May 2014) at the White
House. National advance staff on Hillary for
America, Sept. 2015-Nov. 2016. B.S. in applied
economics and management from Cornell
State Director L.T. (La'Tanta)
(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.
State Director Toni Webb
(announced July 17, 2020)
Partner at JM2 in Columbus from Feb. 2020. State
director of For Our Future Ohio, May 2016-Feb. 2020; and
Ohio political director of AFSCME, Mar. 2010-Feb.
2020. Field organizer and paid field coordinator for
the Democratic Party of Virginia, July-Nov. 2009.
Associate at Tonkin & Mondi, Mar.-July 2009.
Field organizer on Obama for America, Sept.-Nov.
2008. J.D. in international law and criminal
litigation from Saint Louis University School of Law,
2008; B.S. in experimental psychology from Millikin
State Director Brendan
(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
State Director Rebecca Acuña
(reported by The Texas Tribune on
Aug. 3, 2020) Director of government affairs
for seven states at PepsiCo from July 2017.
Executive director of the Latino Center for
Leadership Development in Dallas, TX, July 2015-June
2017. Chief of staff to state Rep. Victoria
Neave, Jan.-May 2017. Chief of staff to state
Rep. Cesar Blanco, Dec. 2014-July 2015. Press
secretary on the Wendy Davis for Governor campaign,
Oct. 2013-Nov. 2014. Communications director
for U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego, Jan.-Oct. 2013;
communications director on Pete Gallego for
Congress, Aug.-Dec. 2012. Deputy political
director of base outreach and communications for the
Texas Democratic Party, Aug. 2011-Aug. 2012.
Policy analyst/communications director to state Rep.
Garnet Coleman, Feb. 2009-Aug. 2011. Graduate
of the University of Texas at Austin. Raised
in Loredo. twitter
State Director Chris
(reported by Bloomberg on June 20,
2020) Executive director of Terry McAuliffe's
Common Good VA, Jan.-June 2020. Executive
director of the Democratic Party of Virginia, June
2017-Dec. 2019. Political director on Ralph
Northam for Governor, Jan.-Dec. 2017.
Organizing director (Mar.-Dec. 2016), deputy
executive director (Nov. 2015-Apr. 2016) and
Coordinated director (Mar.-Nov. 2015) at the
Democratic Party of Virginia. Regional
political director on Friends of Mark Warner,
Apr.-Nov. 2014. Regional field director for
the Democratic Party of Virginia, Mar.-Nov.
2013. Communications officer for the Richmond
Police Department, Sept. 2011-Mar. 2013.
National volunteer coordinator for Organizing for
America, Mar.-Nov. 2010. Field organizer on VA
Victory 2009, Aug.-Nov. 2009; field director on
Towey for Delegate, June-Aug. 2009; field organizer
on Friends of Terry McAuliffe, 2009. Field
organizer on Obama for America, 2008. Studied
political science and government at Virginia
Commonwealth University and business administration
and management at Hampton University. twitter
State Director Alysia
(from Aug. 2020; reported by the Spokesman-Review
on Sept. 16, 2020) Moved to the position
after serving as political director for Western
states (Mar.-Aug. 2020, Ohio political director
(Feb.-Mar. 2020) and Northern Nevada director
(Aug. 2019-Feb. 2020) Owner operator of We
Olive & Wine Bar in Reno, Sept. 2014-May
2020. Director of policy and public affairs
at Rowe Law Group, Ltd. in Las Vegas, Jan.
2017-Aug. 2019. Field director on the
Coalition to Save Our Schools, June-Nov.
2016. Executive assistant to the Secretary
of the Nevada Senate, July 2012-Sept. 2014.
Guest teacher at Paul Culley Elementary School,
2011-12. Director of research at Dan Hart
& Associates, 2011. M.P.A. (2010) and
B.A. in political science and government (2007)
Senior Advisor Kristine Reeves
State Director Danielle Melfi
(reported by Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on
June 24, 2020) Assistant Secretary of the Wisconsin
Department of Children and Families, Jan. 2019-June
2020. Operations director on the Transition Team for
Gov. Elect Tony Evers. Director of political
engagement on Tammy Baldwin for Senate, Mar.-Nov.
2018. Policy and development manager at Thorn, Jan.
2017-Mar. 2018. Wisconsin early vote director
(Sept.-Nov. 2016), Wisconsin organizing organizing
chief of staff (May-Sept. 2016) Organizer in NY and
Maine and started as an organizer on the NH primary (June
2015-Mar. 2016) on Hillary for America. Consultant
at Deloitte Consulting, 2013-15. B.A. in political
science from Loyola University Maryland, 2013. twitter
(Biden started working on
transition in April 2020; multiple news outlets
reported on June 20, 2020 the team was starting to
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
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U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
July 1, 2020)
International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P), Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association (MEBA) (announced July 1, 2020)
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)
National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) (announced July 20, 2020)
of Government Employees (AFGE) (announced
July 21, 2020)
National Weather Service Employees Organization (NWSEO) (announced July 24, 2020)
NARAL Pro-Choice America (announced July 27, 2020)
Democratic Treasurers Association (announced July 28, 2020)
Council for a Livable World (announced Aug. 6, 2020)
Congressional Democratic Women's Caucus (announced Aug. 7, 2020)
Sierra Club (announced Aug. 10, 2020)
Bend the Arc Jewish Action PAC (announced Aug. 13, 2020)
Supermajority (announced Aug. 13, 2020)
Alliance for Retired Americans (announced Aug. 13, 2020)
United Association of
Union Plumbers and Pipefitters announced
Aug. 17, 2020)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters (announced Aug. 18, 2020)
International Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers (announced Aug. 20, 2020)
BlueGreen Alliance (announced Aug. 26, 2020)
National LGBT Chamber of
Aug. 31, 2020)
Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) (announced Aug. 31, 2020)
Aug. 31, 2020)
Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) (announced Sept. 7, 2020)
National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) (announced Sept. 7, 2020)
International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC-NABTU) (announced Sept. 7, 2020)
UNITE HERE (announced Sept. 14, 2020)
National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) (announced Sept. 16, 2020)
Actors Equity Association (announced Sept. 21, 2020)
Voters/Community Change Action (announced
Sept. 21, 2020)
Paid Leave for the U.S. Action Fund (PL+US Action) (announced Sept. 24, 2020)
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (announced Sept. 24, 2020)
U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce (announced Sept. 25, 2020)
International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) (announced Sept. 30, 2020)
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) (announced Sept. 30, 2020)
North America Building Trades Unions (NABTU) (announced Oct. 23, 2020)
Former Candidates for the 2020 Democratic Nomination (announcements)
April 30, 2020...work concluded early Aug.
2020; Biden announced Harris on Aug. 11)
Co-Chairs Former U.S.
Sen. Christopher J. Dodd; U.S. Rep. Lisa
Blunt Rochester; Los Angeles Mayor Eric
Garcetti; and former White House and
Senate counsel to Vice President Biden, Cynthia
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
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
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
Columnist/reporter with Northern
Virginia Magazine, March 2007-June
2010. Senior copywriter at MSHC
Partners, Aug.-Nov. 2008. Degree
in journalism from Boston Univeristy,
see also: Democratic
National Convention Committee
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.
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