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Cory 2020

(page updated January 9, 2020)

Headquarters: Newark, NJ  |  FEC  @corybooker
   - announced Feb. 1, 2019.
   - suspended campaign Jan. 13, 2020.

  press releases on staff  | organized by Teamsters  |  Memos:  Aug. 30, Sept. 21, Nov. 26  | Dec. 5 speech

Candidate  Cory Booker  timeline


Campaign Manager  Addisu Demissie

Principal and co-founder at 50+1 Strategies since Feb. 2011.  Most recently campaign manager on Gavin Newsom's campaign for governor of California, Sept. 2017-Nov. 2018.  Vice president and director of grassroots advocacy at The Messina Group, Feb. 2014-Feb. 2017.  National voter outreach and mobilization director at Hillary for America, Mar.-Nov. 2016.  Field director at Chicago for Rahm Emanuel, Oct. 2010-Feb. 2011.  Policy counsel at Google, May-Oct. 2010.  Political director at Organizing for America/DNC, Feb. 2009-May 2010.  Ohio GOTV director at Obama for America, Aug.-Nov. 2008.  Worked on Hillary Clinton for President during the primaries, 2007-08.  Georgia field director on the Kerry campaign.  Research director for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.  J.D. from Yale Law School, 2008; B.A. in political science from Yale University, 2001.  From Atlanta.  twitter

Deputy Campaign Manager  Jenna Lowenstein

Campaign manager on U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (CT)'s re-election campaign, June-Nov. 2018.  Founder of Most Good, Jan. 2017.  Digital director and earlier deputy digital director on Hillary for America, from March 2015.  Vice president of digital at EMILY's List.  Deputy digital director at the DNC, Dec. 2013-June 2014.  Coordinated campaign digital director in Virginia, April-Nov. 2013.  Campaign innovation (Feb. 2012-April 2013) and senior campaigner at (Jan. 2011-Feb. 2012).  New media director on Lee Fisher for Ohio, July-Nov. 2010.  Director of communications and online organizing at National Stonewall Democrats, June 2009-July 2010.  Online strategy associate at Joe Trippi and Associates, Feb.-June 2009.  B.A. in government, English from Georgetown University.  twitter

Deputy Campaign Manager, States  Jenn Brown

(Mar. 2019)  Executive director of Civic Nation, Oct. 2015-Feb. 2019.  Executive director of Battleground Texas, Mar. 2013-Oct. 2015.  Talent director for New Organizing Institute, Nov. 2012-Feb. 2013.  Ohio field director (July 2011-Nov. 2012) and national regional director (Apr. 2009-July 2011) for Organizing for America.  Regional field director on Obama for America, July-Nov. 2008.  Campaign manager on Nancy Nadel for Oakland City Council, Feb.-June 2008.  California campus director for Vote Hope 2008, May 2007-Feb. 2008.  National field manager for the Center for Progressive Leadership, 2006-07.  Organizing director for the United States Student Association, 2004-06.  Undergraduate degree from UC San Diego, 2003.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Matt Klapper

Started working for Booker "19 years ago, when he was a councilman and I was a high school student."  Chief of staff (Nov. 2014-Jan. 2019) and senior advisor (Nov. 2013-Nov. 2014) to Sen. Booker.  Policy director on Cory Booker for Senate, June-Oct. 2013.  Chief policy advisor (2011-2013) and policy advisor (2006-08) to the City of Newark.  J.D. from Yale Law School, 2011; B.A. in history and political science from University of Pennsylvania, 2005.  twitter

Senior Strategist  Modia "Mo" Butler

Partner at Mercury from June 2018; joined the firm in 2016.  New Jersey state director to Sen. Booker.  Chief of staff to Booker while he was Mayor of Newark.  Commissioner of the Newark Housing Authority from 2006.  President and earlier executive director (from May 2003) Newark Now.  Executive director of Newark Do Something, after school program, 1993-2003.  Master's degree in public policy from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, 1998; B.A. in political science from Franklin and Marshall College, 1995.  twitter

Chief of Staff, Executive Team  Bridgit Donnelly

(June 2019; started as chief of staff for innocation, Feb.-June 2019)  Director of data and analytics for the Public Engagement Unit for the City of New York, July 2017-Dec. 2018.  Early vote lead and data science project manager at Hillary for America, June-Dec. 2016.  Data training manager for the New Organizing Institute, Feb.-Aug. 2014.  Political director on Ralph Northam for Lt. Governor, Mar.-Nov. 2013.  Data fellow for The Atlas Project, Jan.-Mar. 2013.  Logistics director and regional field director in Virginia for Organizing for America, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012.  Deputy organizing director on Fairfax Victory 2011, Aug.-Nov. 2011.  M.Sc. in computational analysis and public policy from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, 2016; B.A. in political science and government from Barnard College, 2011.

Assistant to the Campaign Manager and Executive Team  Sofia Greco-Byrne

(Feb. 2019)  Deputy voter protection director for the Indiana Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Program manager at Tech4America, Jan.-June 2018.  B.A. in politics from University of San Francisco, 2018.


National Political Director  Tamia Booker

(reported by New Jersey Globe on Feb. 1, relation)  Moves over from deputy chief of staff in Booker's Senate office, there since Sept. 2017.  African American outreach director on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Director of constituency and allied outreach for the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) from Jan. 2016.  Associate director of the Office of External Affairs at the U.S. Department of HHS, July 2010-Dec. 2015.  Executive director of College Democrats of America, March 2008-June 2010.  Co-Youth Vote director at Obama for America, July-Nov. 2008.  B.S. in political science, Spanish from Florida A&M University, 2005.  twitter

Director of Coalitions  Linh Nguyen

Special projects director on Beto O'Rourke's U.S. Senate campaign.  Campaign manager on Laura Moser for Congress (TX-7), Nov. 2017-May 2018.  Managing partner at Tanzeem Group from Sept. 2017.  Campaign manager on Brian Cunningham for NY, June-Sept. 2017.  Political director on John Wisniewski for Governor (NJ) from Nov. 2016.  Constituency director on Tom Periello for Governor (VA), April-June 2017.  Campaigner and outreach at Purpose LLC, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Outreach special projects coordinator on Bernie 2016; earlier deputy political director in Illinois and started as political and digital assistant in Iowa in Oct. 2015.  Green Party of Canada MP candidate for Mississauga Centre, Jan.-Dec. 2015.  B.A. in international economics and finance from Ryerson University.  twitter

Millennial and Influencer Engagement Director  Christina A. Coleman

(Apr. 2019)  News and culture director for Glamour, May 2018-Jan. 2019.  Senior news and culture editor for Essence Communications, Inc., Apr. 2016-May 2018.  Managing editor of, Mar. 2015-Aug. 2016.  News and politics editor at Global Grind, Dec. 2012-Mar. 2015; freelance news editor for Saint Heron, Sept. 2013-2015.  Science writer for NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Feb. 2008-Dec. 2012.  B.A. in journalism from Howard University.  twitter

Delegates  Shiah Shahmohammadi

Experience includes GOTV associate on Hillary for America and research analyst at The Messina Group from 2014.  Studied at The George Washington University; served as vice president of GW College Democrats.  From Pueblo, CO.


Primary States Director  Jessica Lovejoy

(Apr. 2019) Vice president and Midwest director at 50+1 Strategies from Oct. 2013.  Campaign manager on Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court, July 2017-Apr. 2018. Wisconsin training director and Northern California organizing director on Hillary for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016.  Deputy field organizer in Bradenton, FL on Obama for America, Oct.-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in criminology and law from University of Florida, 2011.  twitter

"Justice Academy" leadership development program

(announced May 8, 2019)

States Chief of Staff  Jen Kim

(May 2019)  Program director at Everybody Votes, May 2017-Feb. 2019.  Special projects coordinator at Peoples Climate Movement, Jan.-May 2017.  Tampa, FL pod lead, deputy training director at Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  State director at NJPIRG, Sept. 2010-Aug. 2014.  Colorado state director at Community Voters Project, Aug.-Nov. 2012.  Assistant organizing director for CALPIRG Students, Nov. 2008-Aug. 2010.  Organizing director at Fair Share, Inc., May-Nov. 2008.  Organizer/lead organizer at CALPIRG Students, July 2006-May 2008.  M.P.A. in urban and social policy from Columbia | SIPA, 2016; B.A. in history from University of Michigan, 2005.

Manager of State Operations  Chelsea Goldinger

(June 2019)  Manager of government relations for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center, Sept. 2018-June 2019.  Associate vice president (Mar.-Sept. 2018) and senior associate (Mar. 2017-Mar. 2018) at Kasirer LLC.  Senior advisor and director of operations on Rhodes for Congress (NY-19), June 2017-June 2018.  Community affairs and digital communications coordinator for the New York State Department of State, Mar. 2015-Feb. 2016.  Finance associate and volunteer coordinator on Andrew Cuomo 2014.  B.A. in history from University of Pennsylvania, 2014.  twitter

National Organizing Director  David Berrios

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


National Communications Director  Jeff Giertz

(reported by the New York Times on Feb. 1, 2019)  Moves over from serving as communications director in Booker's Senate office from Feb. 2015.  Communications director on Bruce Braley's campaign for U.S. Senate in Iowa, Jan.-Nov. 2014.  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, Sept. 2011-Jan. 2014; campaign manager on Braley for Congress re-election campaign, Aug.-Nov 2012.  Communications director for North Carolina Senate Democrats, Jan.-Sept. 2011.  Communications director on U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon's U.S. Senate campaign in Louisiana, Oct. 2009-Nov. 2010.  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, Jan. 2007-Oct. 2010.  Alaska communications director/Nevada deputy communications director on Obama for America, July-Nov. 2008.  Communications director on Braley for Congress, Mar.-Dec. 2006.  B.A. in history, political science from UNC Chapel Hill, 2005.  twitter

Deputy Communications Director  Michael Tyler

(reported by New Jersey Globe on Feb. 1, 2019)  Press secretary at the DNC from April 2017 after serving as press secretary on Perez's bid for DNC chair.  Communications director on Russ Feingold's 2016 U.S. Senate campaign.  Director of African American Media and Southern regional press secretary at the DNC.  Press secretary on Michele Nunn's 2014 campaign for U.S. Senate in Georgia.  Communications specialist for the Atlanta City Council from June 2011.  Strategist on a City Council campaign in Washington, DC, 2010.  A field organizer in Virginia on Obama's 2008 campaign.  B.S. in international politics from Georgetown University.  twitter 

Director of State Communications  Julie McClain Downey

(announced Mar. 11, 2019)  Senior director of campaign communications for EMILY's List, May 2017-Mar. 2019.  New Hampshire communications director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016; started out as press secretary for Clinton's New Hampshire primary campaign, April 2015-Feb. 2016, then did communications for the campaign in Vermont and Maryland.  Communications director for the New Hampshire Democratic Party, March-Nov. 2014.  Press secretary to U.S. Sen Brian Schatz (HI), March 2013-March 2014.  Deputy press secretary on Berkley for Senate in Nevada, 2011-12.  Press for U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (PA), March-Nov. 2011.  Policy associate on Andrew Cuomo 2010, June-Dec. 2010.  B.A. in political science and government from University of Pennsylvania, 2010.  twitter

National Press Secretary  Sabrina Singh

(announced Mar. 11, 2019)  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

Deputy National Press Secretary for Spanish Language Media and Nevada Communications Director  Vanessa Valdivia

(announced Mar. 11, 2019)  Press secretary to U.S. Sen. Martin Heimrich from Feb. 2017 and communications director on his 2018 re-election campaign, July-Nov. 2018.  Colorado Latino vote director on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2018; regional organizing director with the Colorado Democratic Party, April-July 2016.  Associate at Gonring, Spahn  Associates, April 2012-July 2015.  M.A. in communications from University of Southern California, 2012; bachelors degree in global and international studies and communication from UC Santa Barbara, 2010.  twitter

Speechwriter  Marissa Brogger

(Mar. 2019)  Moved over from the Senate office; started working for Booker in June 2013  Speechwriter and deputy press secretary (Mar. 2018-Feb. 2019), deputy press secretary/writer (Sept. 2016-Mar. 2018), press aide (Feb. 2015-Sept. 2016) and staff assistant (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2015).  Special assistant to the director of communications to Mayor Cory Booker, June-Oct. 2013.  Staff assistant at Brazile and Associates, Mar. 2012-May 2013.  B.S.F.S. in international politics from Georgetown University, 2013. 


Research Director  Jenna Kruse

Vice president of research (May 2017-Mar. 2019) and deputy director of research (Feb. 2015-Jan. 2017) at EMILY's List.  Deputy director of strategy at the DCCC, Sept. 2014-Jan. 2015.  Research director on Schatz for Hawaii, Mar. 2013-Sept. 2014.  Plains region research (Jan. 2011-Jan. 2013) and I.E. research analyst (Mar. 2010-Jan. 2011) at the DCCC.  Forum producer for WMUB, Aug. 2008-Dec. 2009.  B.A. in political science, mass communications from Miami University, 2009


EITC expansion - the Rise Tax Credit  |  strengthen EPA  |  prevent gun violence  |  reproductive rights  |  clemency initiative  |  immigration 
long-term care  |  hate crimes and white supremacist violence
  |  climate change  |  workers' rights  |  child poverty  end exploitation in sports
economic justice and opportunity for every community  |  HBCUs  |  rural America

Policy Director  Amanda Perez

Previously 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.

Deputy Policy Director  Chad Maisel

(Apr. 2019)  Economic policy advisor in the Office of Sen. Booker, Apr. 2017-Apr. 2019.  Senior policy advisor with the White House National Economic Council, Domestic Policy Council, June 2016-Jan. 2017; and senior policy advisor for U.S. OMB, White House Rural Council, Feb. 2015-Jan. 2017.  Policy advisor for USDA Rural Development in the Office of the Under Secretary, Jan. 2014-Feb. 2015.  Policy fellow on Cory Booker for Senate, June-Nov. 2013.  Mayoral fellow for the City of Chicago, June-Aug. 2012.  Executive assistant in the Office of Cabinet Affairs at The White House, Aug. 2010-May 2011.  Confidential assistant to the Deputy Secretary at USDA, May 2009-Aug. 2010.  Regional field director on Obama for America, June-Nov. 2008; field organizer and regional field director on Hillary Clinton for President, June 2007-Apr. 2008.  M.P.A. from Princeton University, 2013; undergraduate degree from Emory University, 2007.


Director of Special Projects  Matt Donnally

Digital director for Sen. Booker from Feb. 2016.  Co-founder of MEYVYN, Jan. 2015-Jan. 2016.  Senior account executive at DKC, Mar.-Aug. 2014.  Deputy director of digital on Cory Booker for Senate, July-Nov. 2013.  Digital strategist at #waywire, June 2012-June 2013.  Digital director on Booker Team for Newark.  B.A. in political science from University of Pennsylvania.  twitter

Deputy Digital Director  Alex Witt

(Feb.  2019)  Associate director at Bully Pulpit Interactive, Jan. 2018-Feb. 2019.  Digital director on Northam for Governor, Jan.-Nov. 2017.  Senior social media strategist on Hillary for America, Nov. 2015-Nov. 2016.   Innovation coordinator for Cerner Corporation, May-Nov. 2015.  Digital content manager at the DNC, Sept. 2014-May 2015.  MSc in politics and communication from London School of Economics and Political Science, 2014; B.A. in political science and communication from Truman State University, 2013.  twitter

Digital Organizing Director  Dom Leon-Davis

(June 2019)  Communications director on Michael Blake's campaign for New York City Advocate, Nov. 2018-Feb. 2019.  Deputy digital director on Stacey Abrams for Governor, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Communications associate for the Working Families Party, Aug. 2017-Aug. 2018.  Communicatins director for DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake, Dec. 2016-Aug. 2017.  Field organizer in West Palm Beach for the Florida Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  B.A. in psychology from Washington College, 2012; B.S. in history from U.S. Naval Academy, 2010.  twitter

Online Fundraising Director  Catherine Gabel

(Apr. 2019)  Digital director at Friends of Sherrod Brown, Sept. 2017-Apr. 2019.  Digital strategist at Rapid Returns, Jan.-Sept. 2017.  Wisconsin deputy digital director on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016.  Email and partnerships coordinator at ATTN: in Los Angeles, Feb.-May 2016.  Email and digital associate at 270 Strategies, Sept. 2014-Jan. 2016.  Digital media intern on Ready for Hillary, May-Oct. 2014.  B.A. in journalism from Marquette University, 2015.  twitter

Email Manager  Masha Anderson

(June 2019)  Senior digital strategist (from Jan. 2019) and email writer (Aug. 2018-Jan. 2019) at the DSCC.  Finance director (Apr.-July 2018) and deputy finance director (Mar.-Apr. 2018) on Ann Kirkpatrick for Congrees (AZ).  Deputy finance director for KJD Strategies in Chicago, Jan.-Mar. 2018; digital director for Cause the Effect Chicago, Jan.-Mar. 2018.  Digital associate at Run the World Digital, Sept. 2017-Jan. 2018.  Regional director on the Wisconsin recount, Nov.-Dec. 2016.  Field organizer in Shorewood for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, May-Nov. 2016.  Chair of College Democrats of Wisconsin, Apr. 2016-Apr. 2017.  twitter

SMS Manager  Kimberly Hall

(May 2019)  Digital associate for The Hub Project, Sept. 2018-May 2019.  Policy and press assistant in the U.S. House, Apr.-Sept. 2018.  Communications associate for Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund, Sept. 2017-Apr. 2018.  Senior policy and advocacy fellow for OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates, Aug. 2016-Sept. 2017.  Bachelor's degree in economics from University of Virginia, 2016.

Director of Design  Meena Yi

(Apr. 2019)  Creative director at New Paradigm Strategy Group, Dec. 2017-Apr. 2019.  Design director (June 2016-Dec. 2017) and senior designer (May 2014-June 2016) at the DNC.  Associate and gallery curator for Leica Camera AG in Washington, DC, Mar. 2012-Nov. 2013.  Graduate studies in graphic design from The Maryland Institute College of Art, 2013; B.F.A. in fine art photography from the Corcoran College of Art and Design, 2011.  twitter

Video Producer/Editor  Jenna Sumar

(Mar. 2019)  Video producer at the DCCC, Feb.-Dec. 2018.  Senior digital engagement coordinator and digital coomunications coordinator for Vital Voices Global Partnership, Feb. 2017-Oct. 2018.  Tracker for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016.  M.A. in digital arts and B.A. in communication and media studies from Goucher College.  twitter

Videographer  Yash Mori

Photographer  Kevin Lowery

Atlanta-based photographer. Previously photographer on Stacey Abrams' campaign.  Originally from a rural town in south Georgia.  twitter


Chief Innovation Officer  Emily Norman

(Feb. 2019) National data and analytics director and Florida recount for the DSCC, Aug.-Dec. 2018.  Vice president of analytics for Global Strategy Group, May 2016-Aug. 2018.  Analytics consultant for Union Privilege (Oct. 2015-Apr. 2016), USA for UNHCR (June 2015-Apr. 2016), Oscar Insurance (May 2015-Mar. 2016) and Hillary for America (June-Sept. 2015).  Data and analytics director for KIPP DC, Aug. 2013-Aug. 2014.  Manager for global public sector research and data eminence, Jan.-Aug. 2013.  Battleground states Operation Vote analytics lead, Colorado data director on Obama for America, May 2011-Nov. 2012.  Elections analyst in the Targeting Department at the DNC, May 2010-May 2011.  Business analyst at McKinsey & Company, Jan. 2008-Dec. 2009.  M.P.P. from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, 2016; A.B. in mathematics from Bryn Mawr College, 2007.

Lead Product Manager  Andrew Serrano

(June 2019)  Senior associate at Global Strategy Group, May 2016-June 2019.  Client capstone consultant for Collegiate Directions, Inc. Aug. 2014-May 2015.  Policy fellow for the Center for Community Change, Aug. 2013-Aug. 2014.  Legislative policy advisor to State Rep. Mike Villarreal (TX), Jan.-July 2013.  Corps member in San Antonio with Teach for America, Aug. 2010-July 2012; also served as an education policy intern in the Office of Mayor Julian Castro.  Ed.M. from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, 2016; M.P.P. from Georgetown University, 2015; B.A. in political science, psychology from Texas Tech University, 2010.


Chief Technology Officer  Michael Fisher

(Feb. 2019)  Engineering manager at Casper, Jan. 2018-Feb. 2019.  Engineering manager at the DNC, May-Nov. 2017.  Site reliability engineering manager on Hillary for America, June 2015-Jan. 2017.  Solutions engineer for Krux Digital, Inc. Nov. 2014-June 2015.  Technical account manager (ad serving)  at Google, Dec. 2012-Jan. 2014.  Client services manager at Blue State Digital, May 2011-Nov. 2012.  Online communications associate at the Center for American Progress, May 2010-April 2011.  Business consultant, retail business development for Apple, June 2007-Dec. 2008.  B.A. in American studies from UC Santa Cruz.

Director of IT  Charles Delavan

IT helpdesk manager on Hillary for America from April 2015.  IT specialist at The MIS Department, Inc, Nov. 2011-Nov. 2014.  IT analyst at Obama for America, Sept.-Nov. 2012.  IT analyst (Aug. 2011-Nov. 2012), junior helpdesk analyst (Aug. 2010-Jan. 2011) and intern (June-Aug. 2010) for the Democratic National Committee.  Web development/social media for the City of Annapolis, Sept. 2008-March 2010.  B.A. in political science from University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2012; studied computer science at the Rochester Institute of Technology, 2007-09.

Lead Product Manager  Annie Whitford

(Mar. 2019)  Digital product manager for checkout (from Aug. 2018), digital product manager for orders (July 2017-Jan. 2019), operations analyst (Sept. 2016-June 2017) and customer experience specialist (Nov. 2015-Sept. 2016) for Casper.  Conference servies supervisor (Aug.-Sept. 2015) and project manager (June-Aug. 2015) in Portsmouth, NH for Star Island Corporation.  Bachelor's degree in organizational behavior studies, dance performance from Pitzer College, 2015.

Senior Software Engineer-Tech Lead  Sunil Sadasivan

(May 2019)  Engineering advisor (from Oct. 2018) and senior engineering lead for VA appeals (Aug. 2017-Oct. 2018) at Nava.  CTO at Buffer (a social media platform) in the SF area, Sept. 2012-Feb. 2017.  Co-founder of Fancite, inc., Apr. 2011-Aug. 2012.  Software engineer at Kno, Inc., Apr. 2010-Apr. 2011.  Engineer/software engineering at Cisco Systems, Sept. 2009-Apr. 2010.  Research assistant at UPenn MLab, 2009-10.  B.S. in engineering, computer engineering from University of Michigan, 2009.  twitter

Software Engineer  Eliana Abraham

(June 2019)  Recurser for Recurse Center, July-Sept. 2018.  Bachelor's degree in computer science from University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2007.


Director of Polling and Opinion Research  McKenzie Young

Associate program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation from Apr. 2017.  Survey analyst on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016.  Associate at Global Strategy Group, June 2013-Apr. 2016.  M.A. in political science from Duke University, 2013; B.A. in political science, statistics from Elon University, 2011.  twitter


Chief Analytics Officer  Simon Vance

Deputy campaign manager on Rich Cordray for Ohio.  National targeting director & Iowa Caucus analytics director on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.  Worked on Sen. Booker’s first campaign for Senate in 2013.  Worked on Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign in Ohio.    twitter

Data Scientist  Victoria Levchenko

Bachelor's degree from Georgetown University.  twitter

Data Analyst  Ian A. Smith

(Feb. 2019)  Political associate (April 2018-Feb. 2019) and staff assistant/intern coordinator (Apr. 2017-Apr. 2018) at the DSCC.  Press/political intern on Keith for DNC, Jan.-Feb. 2017.  Field organizer on Brad Schneider for Congress, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in psychology from Frostburg State University, 2016.

Digital Analytics Lead  Reta Gasser

Analyst (from Sept. 2018), planner (Feb.-Aug. 2018), assistant planner (May 2017-Jan. 2018) and trainee (Jan.-May 2017) at Zenith.  Marketing manager at Count It Labs, Inc., June-Dec. 2016.  B.A. double major in government and Latin American studies from Wesleyan University, 2016.

Digital Ads Analyst  Vedika Bandhi

(June 2019)  Analyst at Havas Media Group, May 2018-May 2019.  Advertising, brand and creative specialist at VMware, July 2017-Apr. 2018.  Partner marketing co-op for Alert Logic, July-Dec. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in business from Northeastern University, 2018.

Reporting Lead  Tarah Marshall

Experience includes government and public services consultant at Deloitte.  Bachelor's degree in economics and psychology from Tulane University, 2016.


National Finance Director  Lauren Dikis

(reported by New Jersey Globe on Feb. 1, 2019)  Founder of LED Strategy Group.  Finance director for Booker since his 2013 campaign.  Campaign services director at the DSCC, Mar. 2011-Feb. 2013.  Candidate fundraising director (Aug. 2009-Mar. 2011) and Northeast regional candidate service director (May 2007-2009) at the DCCC.  Finance director for the Montana Democratic Party, May 2006-May 2007.  Regional field organizer for Carry Oregon/Democratic Party of Oregon, Aug.-Nov. 2004.  Graduate of The Ohio University, 2001.  twitter

Deputy National Finance Director-Northeast  Annie Rowland

(Feb. 2019)  Connecticut finance director on Friends of Chris Murphy (for U.S. Senate), Aug. 2017-Jan. 2019.  State scheduler for Sen. Cory Booker, Jan. 2015-Aug. 2017.  Finance coordinator (May-Dec. 2014) and finance assistant (Apr. 2013-Apr. 2014) on Cory Booker for Senate.  Administratic coordinator and project assistant for Perennial Strategy Group, Sept. 2012-Apr. 2013.  B.A. in urban planning and public policy from Rutgers, 2012.  twitter

Deputy National Finance Director-West  Lindsay Lassman

(Feb. 2019)  Northern California finance director on Hillary for America, April 2015-Nov. 2016.   District fundraiser on Jackie Speier for Congress, 2012-Dec. 2014.  Director of development at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, May-Oct. 2011.  Deputy director of development at NARAL Pro-Choice America, June 2004-July 2010.  Southern regional finance director at the DCCC, 2003-04.  Director of national development at the New Democratic Network, 2003.  Finance director for the Florida Democratic Party, 2002-03.  Deputy finance director for Brian Schweitzer for U.S. Senate, June-Nov. 2000.  Finance assistant to U.S. Rep. John F. Tierney, 1998.  B.S. in psychology, Spanish, anthropology from University of Florida, 1998.

Finance Director-States  Kristin Broner

(Feb. 2019)  Deputy mid-Atlantic finance director for the DCCC, Oct. 2017-Feb. 2019.  Outreach and development coordinator for the Florida Justice Association, Aug. 2015-Oct. 2017.  Executive assistant to the chairwoman (June 2014-July 2015) and finance assistant (Jan. 2014-July 2015) at the Florida Democratic Party.  Deputy field organizer in Pompano Beach, FL for Organizing for America, Oct.-Nov. 2012.  Bachelor's degree in public relations from Florida A & M University, 2013.

Anne Sciaino

General consultant at Anne Sciaino Consulting in Jersey City from Dec. 2017.  Deputy campaign manager on Symes for Ward E City Council (Jersey City), June-Dec. 2017.  New Jersey finance director on Hillary for America, April 2015-Nov. 2016.   Finance director on Bonnie Watson Coleman for Congress, Aug. 2014-April 2015.  Deputy finance director on Cory Booker for Senate, June 2013-Aug. 2014.  Senior aide to the Booker team, Aug. 2011-June 2013.  Public relations/public affairs manager for Devils Arena Entertainment, March 2009-July 2011.  Project manager at Growth for Good, Dec. 2008-March 2009.  Staff assistant at Lautenberg for Senate, Jan.-Dec. 2008.  B.A. in journalism and media studies, sociology from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, 2008.

Northwest Finance Director  Drew Prestridge

(July 2019)  President at Prestridge Political, LLC from Jan. 2017.  Finance associate with SGR Consulting, LLC, Feb.-July 2019.  Fundraiser for Our City, Our Home: A Committee in Support of Prop. C (San Francisco), Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Finance director on Rebecca Bauer-Kahan for Assembly (California AD-16), July-Nov. 2018.  Finance director/senior fundraising advisor on Deb Haaland for Congress (NM-01), Apr. 2017-Nov. 2018.  Campaign manager on Helena Moreno for Council, Feb.-Oct. 2017.  Campaign manager on Derrick for Congress (NY-21), Mar.-Nov. 2016.  Finance director for the Louisiana Democratic Party, Jan. 2015-Mar. 2016.  In-state finance director on Udall for Us All (NM), Apr. 2013-Nov. 2014.  Legislative assistant in the New Mexico House of Representatives, Nov. 2012-Mar. 2013.  Campaign manager on Committee to Elect Stephen Easley (New Mexico HD-50), July-Dec. 2012.  Deputy finance director on New Mexicans for Marty Chavez (NM-01), Jan.-June 2012.  Regional field organizer and field organizer on legislative races in Virginia, July-Nov. 2011.  B.A. in mass communication, political science from Lousiana State University, 2010.

Samantha Maltzman Schepps

Experience as a fundraiser for Memendez for Senate, Cory Booker for Senate, Organizing for Action and the DSCC.  Studied political science at Rutgers University.  From Manalapan, NJ.

Finance Associates include: 
Brynn DiNino

(Feb. 2019)  Campaign associate on Cory Booker for Senate from June 2017.  Executive assistant at AKPD Message and Media, June 2016-May 2017.  B.A. in political science and government from University of Dayton, 2016.

Gennie Duncan

(Mar. 2019) Deputy finance director on Kate Brown for Oregon, Jan.-Nov. 2018.  Call time manager on Ralph Northam for Governor, Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Assistant to the deputy executive director at EMILY's List, Feb. 2016-Apr. 2017.  B.A. in international community development from The College of William and Mary, 2016.  twitter


Director of Scheduling and Advance  Marquita V. Sanders

(May 2019 and director of advance from Apr. 2019)  GOTV director on Mike Espy's campaign for U.S. Senate in Mississippi, Oct.-Nov. 2018.  Senior account executive at campaign strategy firm Deliver Strategies, July-Nov. 2018.  English as a second language instructor in South Korea, May 2017-May 2018.  B.S. in criminology from Florida State University, 2006.  Special advisor for health programs at HUD, Mar. 2016-Jan. 2017.  Associate director in the Office of Intergovernment and External affairs at HHS, Apr. 2014-Mar. 2016.  Contract associate at Davis & Associates, Dec. 2013-Apr. 2014.  250 and Operation Vote director on Reshma Saujani's campaign for New York Public Advocate, Apr.-Sept. 2013.  Director of volunteer operations for the 57th Presidential Inaugural Committee, Nov. 2012-Feb. 2013.  Director of volunteer coordination for the 2012-Democratic National Convention Committee, Mar.-Sept. 2012.  Various positions at the Department of Defense, 2009-12.  Worked on Obama for America starting as a field organizer in July 2007, and later as failth/political outreach coordinator and regional field director/GOTV director.  Legal auditor, 2006-07.  twitter

Scheduling Director  Adam Topper

(Feb.  2019)  Moved to the campaign from Senate office; director of scheduling (Aug. 2017-Feb. 2019) and deputy scheduler (Dec. 2013-Aug. 2017) to Sen. Booker.  Staffer on the Committee on Rules and Administration (Feb.-Dec. 2013); a coordinator for the Joint Congressional Committe on Inaugural Ceremonies, Oct. 2012-Feb. 2013.  Account manager at Bluewolf, June-Oct. 2012.  Nuclear fuel communications assistant for Wetinghous Electric Company, Oct. 2010-Mar. 2011; independent film producer, Sept. 2010-Mar. 2011.  B.A. in advertising and public relations from Point Park University, 2010.

Trip Coordinator  Joseph Vogel

(Jan. 2019)  Advance lead on Ralph Northam for Governor, April-Nov. 2017.  National advance staff on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from The George Washington Universtiy, 2018.  twitter

Special Assistant  Rashan A. Colbert

(Mar. 2019)  Founder and managing partner of Lucrum Verus Capital, LLC, a cryptocurrency investment firm, from Jan. 2018.  Research aide in the Office of Sen. Booker, Mar. 2016-Mar. 2019.  Director of youth and student outreach (Sept. 2015-Feb. 2016) and political associate (June 2015-Feb. 2016) on O'Malley for President; political associate on O'Malley's O'Say Can You See PAC, Feb. 2015-Feb. 2016.  Deputy finance director (June-Dec. 2014) and field organizer (Mar.-June 2014) on Don Beyer for Congress VA-08).  Operations associate at Vineyard Vines, June 2011-Feb. 2014.  Degree in political science, studio art from Randolph College, 2011.  twitter

Driver  Kevin A. Batts


Chief Operating Officer  Josh Wolf

(Feb. 2019)   Director of operations for Mozilla Foundation, Oct. 2017-Feb. 2019.  Director of operations for, Oct. 2013-Oct. 2017.  Data services director at the DNC, June-Oct. 2013.  Chief administrative officer (Dec. 2011-June 2013), director of data and technology (May-Dec. 2011) and national data coordinator (Aug. 2010-May 2011) at New Organizing Institute.  Campaign management consultant based in Las Vegas, May 2006-June 2007 and Jan.-July 2010.  Data and reporting, hiring, and special projects director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Apr.-Dec. 2009.  Nevada state director for SEIU, Mar.-Nov. 2008.  Iowa, South Carolina and Hawaii regional field director on Hillary Clinton for President, Oct. 2007-Feb. 2008.  Regional field director on Sherrod Brown for U.S. Senate, 2005-06.  Regional field director for the Ohio Democratic Party, Jan.-Oct. 2005.  Regional field organizer in Marietta on the Ohio Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2004.  B.A. in trumpet performance from Ohio University, 2004.  twitter

Director of Human Resources  Sobaika Mirza

(Mar. 2019)  Senior operations officer (from Jan. 2019) and operations officer (from April 2014) at Avaaz.  Coordinator at PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law, April 2012-Mar. 2014.  National program intern for the Women's International League of Peace and Freedom, Jan. 2010-Mar. 2011.  B.A. in political science and international affairs, 2009.  twitter

Chief Financial Officer  Judy Zamore

(Feb. 2019)  Founder (Jan. 2011) and CEO of Capitol Compliance Associates.  President of the Zamore Group, Jan. 2017-Mar. 2011.  Treasurer on Sherrod Brown for U.S. Senate, Jan. 2006-Jan. 2007.  Assistant business manager at Manning Selvage & Lee, Nov. 2002-Dec. 2005.  Scheduler/legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. Sherrod Brown, Jan. 2001-July 2002.  Editorial coordinator at, April-Dec. 2000.  B.A. in American literature from Middlebury College, 2000.

Compliance Director  Jean Adelberger

(Feb. 2019)  Deputy director (from Jan. 2019), campaign compliance manager (from July 2015), senior campaign compliance associate (Aug. 2014-July 2015) and campaign compliance associate (July 2013-Aug. 2014) at Capitol Compliance Associates, Inc.  B.A. in political science and government, psychology from Bucknell University, 2013.  Grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

Compliance Associate  Taylor Marie Bounds 

(Feb. 2019)  Compliance associate at Capitol Compliance Associates, Inc. from Aug. 2018.  Assistant campaign manager on Ryan Ray for Texas House District 96, May-July 2018.  B.A. in maritime studies from Texas A&M University Galveston, 2017.  twitter

Compliance Assistant  Asia Beamon

(Mar. 2019)  Pursuing an M.P.A. from Rutgers Newark; B.A. in communication from Rutgers University New Brunswick, 2018.

@CoryForIowa  |  fb/coryforiowa
Headquarters (and field office): 3315 70th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322
Cedar Rapids:
3140 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids IA 52402
Sioux City: 508 Pierce St., Sioux City, Iowa 51101 house Oct. 27
Waterloo: 234 Newell St, Waterloo, IA 50703

State Director  Michael Frosolone

(announced Feb. 4, 2019; reported by CNN on Feb. 1)  Caucus director for Iowa House Democrats from June 2015.  Field director on Appel for Iowa, Jan.-Nov. 2014.  Organizer for Michigan House Democrats, Jun. 2011-May 2012.  Iowa House Democrats campaign manager for Dan Muhlbauer, April-Nov. 2010.  Organizer for SEIU in Phoenix, AZ, Dec. 2008-Feb. 2010.  B.A. in communications, political science from Western Michigan University, 2008.  twitter


Political Director  Francesca Lucia

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019)  Experience includes deputy campaign manager on Cindy Axne's congressional campaign.  twitter


Policy  Rishi Bharwani

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019 initially political director, East)  Research manager at The Hub Project in DC from Dec. 2015.  Senior political research analyst (Feb.-Dec. 2015) and research associate (May 2014-Feb. 2015) for Everytown for Gun Safety.  Research at Center for American Progress, April-May 2014.  Field organizer on Cory Booker for Senate, July-Oct. 2013.  B.A. in politics from The Catholic University of America.


Communications Director  Tom Pietrykoski

(announced Feb. 4, 2019)  Moves over from position as New Jersey press secretary to Sen. Booker, started in that role Oct. 26, 2015.  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (NJ) from July 2012.  Worked for the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission for nine years finishing as director of public affairs.  B.S. in environmental studies from Montclair State University.  Originally from Bloomfield, NJ.  twitter

Deputy Communications Director  Tess Seger

(announced Feb. 4, 2019; reported by CNN on Feb. 1)  Communications director at the Iowa Democratic Party, July 2017-Jan. 2019.  Associate at SKDKnickerbocker in Los Angeles, June 2015-June 2017; started as an intern in Washington, DC.  B.A. in political science and government from The George Washington University, 2015.  twitter


Organizing Director  Sarah Sterner

(announced Feb. 4, 2019)  Statewide organizing director for the Ohio Democratic Party’s 2018 coordinated campaign, Jan.-Nov. 2018.  Deputy organizing director for the Ohio Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2016.  Organizer for Hillary for America in Ames, Iowa, Apr. 2015-Feb. 2016.  Field energy specialist for Solar City in Bethesda, MD, Feb.-April 2015.  Regional field director for the Iowa Democratic Party in Davenport, April-Nov. 2014.  Spring trainer in New Hampshire for Organizing for Action, Jan.-Apr. 2014.  Deputy regional field director on the Virginia Coordinated Campaign, Feb.-Nov. 2013.  Volunteer organizer for Bend the Arc, Nov. 2012-Jan. 2013.  Field organizer on Organizing for America, June-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in international studies from Miami University, 2012.  twitter

Deputy Organizing Director  Zach Bernstein

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019)  In 2018 served as field director on Aftab Pureval's congressional campaign in OH-1 and before that on Nate Boulton's gubernatorial primary campaign.  Has also worked on AARP's "Take A Stand" campaign in Ohio.   twitter

Regional Organizing Directors 
Polk County  Adam Henderson

(announced Feb. 4, 2019)  Managed Kenan Judge's successful bid for the Iowa House in 2018.  "Prior to that, he organized for several different Iowa campaigns, including the 2016 Iowa Coordinated Campaign.  twitter

Central Iowa  Caroline Closson

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019)  Candidate finance and communications director (from May 2018), candidate services director (Aug. 2017-May 2018) and campaign manager on Phil Miller for Iowa House (June-Aug. 2017) for Iowa House Democrats.  Campaign manager on Jennifer Konfrst for Iowa House (May-Nov. 2016) and campaigns and finance assistant (Sept. 2015-May 2016) for Iowa House Democrats.  Bachelor's degree in political science and strategic political communications from Drake University, 2017.  twitter

Iowa City  Jacob Ross Hamblin

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019)  Regional field director for the Ohio Democratic Party, March-Nov. 2018.  Deputy field director on Alex Triantaphyllis for Congress primary campaign in TX-7, Jan.-April 2018.  Campaign manager on Citizens for Ryan Messer (CPS Board of Education in Cincinnati), Mar.-Nov. 2017.  Field organizer for the Ohio Democratic Party, Aug.-Dec. 2016.  Studied international relations and affairs at the University of Cincinnati.  twitter

Cedar Rapids  Katie Brennan

(Mar. 2019)  Regional campus organizing director in Cedar Rapids for NextGenAmerica, Feb.-Nov. 2018.  Freelance photographer (Imperatrix Media in New York City area, 2015-Dec. 2017.  Field organizer for Gopal, Houghtaling and Downey for LD11 in New Jersey, Aug.-Nov. 2017.   Field organizer on Tom Perriello for Governor, (VA), May-June 2017.  Field organizer in Sarasota for the Florida Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  M.A. in history from University of St. Andrews, 2015.  twitter

Waterloo  Stephen Bronskill

(July 2019)  Chief of staff to Pine Bluff Mayor Shirley Washington, Dec. 2018-June 2019.  Field director on Jared Henderson for Governor (AR), June-Nov. 2018.  Science instructor at Education Outside, Aug. 2017-June 2018.  Co-founded What’s Next Pine Bluff?, providing community service projects to students, July 2015-July 2017.  With Teach for America taught biology at Pine Bluff High School, Aug. 2013-May 2015.  B.A. from the School of Public Affairs at American University, 2013.  Seattle native. .  twitter


Data Director  Matthew Lee

(reported by Iowa Starting Line on Feb. 28, 2019)  Experience includes data director for NextGen Iowa in 2017-18.  From Kansas.  twitter


Director of Operations and Special Projects  Haley Hager

(announced Feb. 4, 2019; reported by CNN on Feb. 1)  Iowa director for NextGen America (Tom Steyer), Jan.-Nov. 2018.  LD-11 (Ocean Township) field director for NJ Victory 2017, May-Nov. 2017. Midwest regional organizing director for 360 Campaign Consulting, Jan.-April 2017. Regional organizing director for the Florida Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016. Regional organizer on Monica Vernon for Congress, April-June 2016.  Public affairs specialist at Planned Parenthood California Central Coast, June 2015-April 2016.  Field organizer for David Ryu for Los Angeles City Council, Dec. 2014-May 2015.  Field organizer on Battleground Texas, Feb.-Nov. 2014.  Compliance and operations assistant (Jan.-Feb. 2014) and intern (Nov. 2013-Jan. 2014) on Wendy Davis for Governor (TX).  Bachelor's degree in social work from The University of Texas at Austin, 2013.  twitter

Trips Director  Daniel Pereira
Events director on Rob Sand for Auditor, July-Nov. 2018.  Campaign manager on Zach Wahls for Senate (IA), Mar.-June 2016.  Campaign manager on Dougherty Team 2017 (Morristown), Jan.-Nov. 2017.  Regional organizing director for the Florida Democratic Party, June-Aug. 2016.  Organizer in New Jersey on Hillary for America, May-June 2016.  Outreach coordinator (Nov. 2014-June 2016) and constituent advocate (Nov. 2013-Nov. 2014) to Sen. Cory Booker.  Deputy to the political director on Booker for Senate, June-Oct. 2013.  Field organizer for the New Jersey Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2012.  Master's degree in the social and philosophical foundations of education from Rutgers Graduate School of Education, 2018; bachelor's degree in political science and government from Rutgers, 2012.  twitter

Field Organizers include:
Kaila Beatriz Cantens
- Marshalltown  twitter
Matt Fide
l - Newton  twitter
Cormac Gahan - Iowa City  twitter
Deepak Jonnalagedda -
Des Moines  twitter
Sydney McDevitt - Des Moines  twitter
Alex Miles  twitter
Liz Nimmo
- Cedar Rapids  twitter
Brittan Ostby -
Iowa City  twitter
Regina Pearson
- Ottumwa  twitter
John Rasure
- Jasper and Marion Cos.  twitter
Maranda Saling - Cedar Rapids  twitter
Shea Seiff
- Des Moines   twitter
Julia Sherman -
Dallas Co./West DSM  twitter
Ryan Stevenson
- Waterloo  twitter
Henry White
- Dubuque  twitter
Jonah Wolff - Sioux City  twitter
Isabella Zox - Iowa City  twitter

Endorsements (press releases)

State Rep. Amy Nielsen
   ...Feb. 26, 2019 1, 2
State Rep. Jennifer Konfrst  ...Apr. 22, 2019
State Central Committee Member Landra Jo Reece ...Apr. 26, 2019

...announced June 3, 2019
Iowa for Cory Steering Committee
State Rep. Amy Nielsen (District 77 - Johnson Co.)
State Rep. Jennifer Konfrst (District 43 - Windsor Heights)
State Rep. Mark Smith (District 71 - Marshall Co.)
Jerry Crawford
Labor Activist Marcia Nichols
Iowa City Councilmember Mazahir Salih
Iowa City Councilmember Bruce Teague
Cedar Rapids Councilmember Dale Todd
IA State Central Committee Member Landra Jo Reece
IA State Central Committee Member Melinda Jones

...announced July 1, 2019
State Rep. Kenan Judge (District 44 - Dallas Co.)
more than 30 influential Iowa leaders — including renowned Iowa activists Nancy Bobo and Carolyn and John Klaus

...announced Aug. 9, 2019
State Rep. Monica Kurth
(District 89 - Davenport)
Ames City Councilwoman Amber Corrieri

and 9 Iowa activists

State Rep. Heather Matson (District 38 - Ankeny)  ...announced Aug. 10, 2019

...announced Oct. 17, 2019
Courtney Ball, media producer, founder and former co-executive director of Matthew 25
Carrie Barr, Marshall County activist
Christine Brunner-Luse, global health specialist
Paul Dayton, Dallas County activist
Will Flanegin, University of Northern Iowa student government
Miki Helton, UAW member and activist
Jason Helton, UAW member and activist
Mike Ladehoff, consumer protection attorney and community services chairman of his local UAW chapter
Davi Lowman, former communications chair, Boone County Democrats
Sara Nottestad, Affirmative Action chair, Winnebago County Democrats
Jason Nottestad, Winnebago county activist
Lu Ann Pedrick, Polk County activist
Mary Roskilly, Jasper County activist
Sharon Rubis, Polk County activist
Kale Smith, LGBTQ rights activist
Jason Snell, strategic relations and co-director at Sunrise Movement Cedar Rapids
Rebecca Truszkowski, gun violence prevention activist
Sally Wilson, Marshall County activist

...announced Nov 26, 2019
State Rep. Beth Wessel-Kroeschell (District 45 - Ames)
Wayne Clinton, Former Story County Supervisor
Cecil Brewton, Former DMPS School Principal and Educator
Kelly Donnelly, Early Childhood Center Director, National Association for the Education of Young Children Member
Leo Gansen, Union Leader and former Iowa State House candidate
Andrea Geary, Cedar Falls Small Business Owner
Debbie Gitchell, Story County Activist
Marilyn Hawkins, Former DMPS Bus Driver and Trainer, Mothers Board at Union Baptist Church
Heather Jones, Polk County Community Activist
Doug Kingsbury, Warren County IBEW Member
Holly Moore, Jefferson County Activist
Barb Wheelock, Story County Activist
Sue Wickham, East Des Moines Activist and Educator

...announced Dec. 12, 2019
Johnson County Supervisor Royceann Porter
Polk County Soil and Water Commissioner Lou McDonald
Dubuque Elected Official Danny Sprank

Deb Batey
, Henry County Central Committee member
Lauren Billings, UNI Citizens Climate League Vice President
Lori Bullock, Activist, Polk County
Tom Bullock, Activist, Polk County
Leslie Carpenter, Mental Health Activist, Johnson County
Scott Carpenter, Mental Health Activist, Johnson County
Olivia Kennedy, Gun Violence Prevention Activist, Linn County
Amy Konda, Activist and Teacher, Woodbury County
Ganesh Ganpat, Activist, Polk County
Nancy Gebhart, Ames Moms Demand Action Lead
Jim Holcomb, Activist, Polk County
Loxi Hopkins, Activist, Story County
Carole Horowitz, Community Arts Advocate and Activist, Story County
Mason Kuhn, University of Northern Iowa Education Professor
Lyle Otte, Activist, Winneshiek County
Armel Romaric Traore Dit Nignan, Immigration and Education Activist, Dallas County
Kate Rose, Chair, Mt Vernon Women
Dick Rose, Former Mt Vernon City Council Member
Roxy Strike, Activist, Story County
Reverend Jay Wolin, Activist, Scott County

Bryce Smith, chair of Dallas County Democrats  ...announced Dec. 20, 2019

Michelle Smith, chair of Jasper County Democrats  ...announced Dec. 22, 2019

...announced Jan. 1, 2020
State Rep. Charlie McConkey (Disrict 15 - Council Bluffs)
Linn County Supervisor Ben Rogers
Story County Treasurer Ted Rasmussen
Dubuque City Councilor Brad Cavanaugh
School Board Member Tim Tripp, Marion County

Former State Representative Nate Willems, Linn County
Vickee Adams, Dallas County Activist
David Betsworth, Former Warren County Democratic Party Chair
Reverend Kenneth Briggs, Veteran, Polk County
Ruth Comer, Lucas County Activist
Janet Eldridge, Black Hawk County Gun Safety Advocate
Tom Fisher, Former State House Candidate. Polk County
Dr. Curtis Gedney, Cerro Gordo County Physician
Scott Hall, Attorney, Dallas County
Hope Johnson, Moms Demand Action Lead, Dallas County
Amy Keirderling and Keith Larsen, Dallas County Small Business Owners
Kirk Lautensleger, Polk County Small Business Owner
Margaret Vernon, Warren County Activist

Senior Advisor  Joe O'Hern   ...on July 15, 2019 AP's Alexandra Jaffe reported O'Hern had left the campaign for personal reasons

(announced Feb. 4, 2019; reported by CNN on Feb. 1)  Directed Ohio Democrats' Coordinated Campaign in the 2018 midterms.  Campaign manager on Nate Boulton's gubernatorial primary campaign, 2017-18.  Iowa caucus director on O'Malley for President, May 2015-Feb. 2016.  Deputy director/voter contact director of the Iowa Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign for the 2014 cycle.  Field director on U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell (IA-3)'s 2010 campaign.  O'Hern also ran congressional campaigns in Illinois and worked for the DCCC.  twitter


Headquarters: 225 Eddy Rd., Manchester, NH 03102
Nashua: 83 W. Pearl St., Nashua, NH 03060
Portsmouth: 545 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth, NH 03801
HQ lease signing reported Mar. 19, 2019 by Paul Steinhauser.  Office opening events: Nashua (May 22), Portsmouth (anncd. May 21; event June 20)

State Director  Erin Turmelle

(announced Feb. 4, 2019)  Coordinated Campaign director (April-Nov. 2018) and political director (Mar. 2017-April 2018) for the New Hampshire Democratic Party.  Deputy organizing director for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, April-Nov. 2016.  Regional organizing director for Portsmouth and the Seacoast for the NH primary campaign, then Maine and Wisconsin, on Hillary for America, April 2015-April 2016.  A regional field director for the NH Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2014.  Program coordinator for strategic partnerships for the Sierra Club, Aug. 2011-July 2014.  Media fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, Jan.-July 2011.  Bachelor's degree in international affairs and political science from The George Washington University, 2010.  twitter

Deputy State Director  Emma Tyler

(announced Feb. 4, 2019) Deputy executive director at the New Hampshire Democratic Party from Dec. 2018; organizing director on the New Hampshire Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Apr.-Nov. 2018.  Project manager fro the City of New Orleans, June 2017-April 2018.  Regional organizing director for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, April-Nov. 2016.  Organizer  NH, VT, ME and WI (Sept. 2015-April 2016) and fellow in NH (June-Aug. 2015) on Hillary for America.  B.A. in political science from Washington University in St. Louis, 2015; student body president, Sept. 2014-April 2015.   twitter

Senior Advisor  Sean Downey

(announced Feb. 4, 2019)  Partner with Hilltop Public Solutions New England.  Northeast regional organizing director on Ready for Hillary.  District director in the office of U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (NH) from Jan. 2013-March 2014.  Political director on Organizing for America - New Hampshire, Obama's 2012 re-election campaign.  Executive director of New Jersey Democratic State Committee from Jan. 2011.  Senior political and field advisor on the John Lynch for Governor 2010 campaign.  Political director on Sen. Chris Dodd's NH primary campaign (reported Feb. 2007).  Northeast political director for Sen. Evan Bayh's All America PAC in 2006; the PAC paid for Downey to work as finance director for the NH Democratic State Senate Caucus starting roughly May 2006.  Deputy scheduler for Sen. Joe Lieberman in his Washington, DC office.  Worked on Sen. Joe Lieberman's NH primary campaign starting in July 2003, doing advance and driving the Joe car.  Field and political director for Manchester City Democrats during the 2002 elections.  Undergraduate degree in political science from Holy Cross College, 2002.  Grew up in Long Valley, NJ.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Jim Demers

President and CEO of Demers, Blaisdell & Prasol Inc. in Concord.  Co-chair of Sen. Barack Obama's 2008 NH primary campaign. Co-chair of Rep. Dick Gephardt's 1988 NH primary campaign.  Candidate for Congress in 1986.  Served three terms as a NH state representative including as assistant minority whip.  M.B.A. from Southern New Hampshire University; undergraduate degree from University of Miami (FL).  twitter


Organizing Director  Teddy Smyth

(reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on Mar. 14, 2019)  New Hampshire state director for NewGen America, Mar. 2018-Mar. 2019.  Campaign manager on Jessica Morse for Congress (CA), Jan.-Mar. 2018.  Campaign manager on Jennifer Carroll Foy for Delegate (VA), July-Dec. 2017.  Virginia political coordinator for the Progressive Campaign Change Committee, Feb.-July 2017.  Regional organizing director for the North Carolina Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  New Hampshire deputy youth vote director (July-Aug. 2016) and campus organizer in Upper Valley (June 2015-June 2016).  B.A. in environmental studies from Middlebury College, 2015.  twitter

Deputy Organizing Director  Autumn Schoch

(Mar. 2019)  Campaign manager at Yes on Prop E for San Franciscans for the Arts, July-Dec. 2018.  Occupancy specialist for BRIDGE Housing Corporation in San Francisco, 2017-May 2018.  Field organizer on Tim Canova for Congress (FL), June-Aug. 2016.  Field staff on Bernie 2016 in NH, MI and Indiana, Dec. 2015-June 2016.  Field manager for Vermont Public Interest Research Group, May-Aug. 2015.  Bachelor's degree in English language and literature, global studies from University of Vermont, 2016.  twitter

Deputy Organizing Director  Emmie Horadam

(Apr. 2019)  Recruitment and training director at Aim Higher Now, Jan.-Dec. 2018.  Paralegal at Aziz Law Firm in Charlotte, NC, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018.  Organizer/team lead for the North Carolina Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2016.   Account manager for Professional Sports Publications, Jan. 2015-Jan. 2016.  Regional coordinator for Feminist Majority Foundation, Sept.-Nov. 2014.  B.A. in political science and government from Queens College of Charlotte, 2014.  From Naples, FL.  twitter

Digital Organizing Director  Emily Gittleman

(Apr. 2019)  Fundraising director/digital and content lead (from Feb. 2016) and digital director (Aug. 2017-Feb. 2019) at 50+1 Strategies, LLC.  State scheduler for Sen. Booker, Jan. 2015-Feb. 2016.  Director of operations (Oct. 2013-Dec. 2014) and operations coordinator (July-Oct. 2013) on Cory Booker for Senate.  Logistics coordinator for Fortune Magazine conference division, Aug.-Oct. 20111.  B.A. in international studies from Trinity College-Hartford, 2011.  twitter


Communications Director  Chris Moyer

(announced Mar. 11, 2019)  Communications director for Molly Kelly’s 2018 gubernatorial campaign, May-Nov. 2018.  Communications director for the State Energy and Environmental Impact Center at the NYU School of Law from Oct. 2017.  Deputy communications director for California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.  Director of media relations for the American Gaming Association for three years, 2014-17; took leave to serve as a regional press secretary on Hillary for America in Ohio, Sept.-Nov. 2016.  Press secretary to U.S. Sen Kay Hagan (NC), April 2012-April 2014.  Deputy press secretary to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Dec. 2010-April 2012.  Body man/press secretary on Friends for Harry Reid, July-Nov. 2010.  Deputy press secretary to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Feb.-July 2010.  Press assistant to Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Aug.-Dec. 2009.  B.S. in communications from Boston University.  From Hempstead, NH.  twitter

Press Secretary  Alexandra De Luca

(Apr. 11, 2019 tweet)  Press secretary (from June 2017) and deputy press secretary (July 2016-June 2017) at EMILY's List.  Associate at West End Strategy Team, Mar. 2015-July 2016.  B.A. in government from Georgetown University.  twitter


Data Director  Ethan Lopez

(reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on Mar. 14, 2019)  Deputy data director on the Arizona Democratic coordinated campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Field organizer on Fred Hubbell's 2018 primary campaign for Governor of Iowa.  Data research analyst at Kingland Systems, April 2016-May 2017.  B.S. in computer science from Iowa State University 2018.


Operations Director  Shwetika Baijal

(reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on Mar. 14, 2019)  Vice president (from Sept. 2017) and political consultant and campaign strategist (Mar. 2015-Sept. 2017) at 50+1 Strategies, LLC.  Campaign director for Forward Progress PAC's Pacific Resource Partnership indep. expenditure, Jan.-Nov. 2014.  Field operations on Andria McClellan for Senate (Norfolk, VA), Nov. 2013.  Finance and events assistant on Northam for Lt. Governor, Sept.-Nov. 2013.  Columnist for PolicyMic, Jan.-Nov. 2013.  Product manager for Shmoop, Aug. 2012-April 2013.  Curator for short films at the Center for Asian American Media, Aug. 2010-April 2013.  Product analyst for Readyforce, Oct. 2011-June 2012.  Administrative assistant for CSI Capital/A SunTrust Group, Aug. 2009-Oct. 2011.  B.A. in cultural analysis, South Asian studies from Boston University, 2009.  twitter

Field Organizers include:
Braxton Brewington - Manchester  twitter
Violet Gehr
- Concord  twitter
Othneil M.A. Harris
- Nashua  twitter
Carolyn Jones
- Laconia  twitter
Conner Jure
- Keene  twitter
Joshua Laramie
- Salem  twitter
Quenton Law
- Hanover  twitter
Michael Scarlett
- Dover  twitter
James Steinbruecker - Manchester
*CBS News Nicole Sganga reported on July 17 "nearly 30 New Hampshire organizers"

Endorsements (press releases)

State Sen. Jon Morgan (District 23-Brentwood / Rockingham Co.)  ...April 8, 2019
State Sen. David Watters (District 4-Dover / Strafford Co.)  ...April 18, 2019

(announced July 5, 2019)
Rep. Anita Burroughs
Rep. Linn Opderbecke (Dover)
Rep. Lee Walker Oxenham (Plainfield)
Rep. Katherine Rogers (Concord)
Rep. Jeffrey Salloway (Lee)
Rep. Bruce Tatro (Keene)

(announced July 16, 2019)
Rep. Peter Leishman (Peterborough)

(announced July 18, 2019)
42 activists and community leaders

(announced Aug. 1, 2019)
Concord Mayor Jim Bouley

(announced Aug. 8, 2019)
Rep. Don Bouchard (Manchester)

(announced Sept. 6, 2019)
27 new endorsements including three state reps.
Rep. Patricia Klee (Nashua)
Rep. Kate Murray (New Castle)
Rep. Cecilia Rich (Somersworth)

(announced Sept. 9, 2019)
Rep. Bob Backus (Manchester)

(announced Sept. 13, 2019)
State Sen. Martha Hennessey (District 5-Hanover)

(announced Sept. 19, 2019)
Rep. Jackie Cali-Pitts

(announced Sept. 27, 2019)
Rep. Latha Mangipudi (Nashua)

(announced Oct. 2, 2019)
Rep. Christy Bartlett (Concord)

(announced Nov. 8, 2019)
Rep. Roger Dontonville (Enfield)

(announced Nov. 14, 2019)
Rep. Gerri Cannon (Somersworth)

(anounced Nov. 22, 2019)
Concord City Councilor Byron Champlin

(announced Dec. 2, 2019)
Dover City Councilor Michelle Muffett-Lipinski

(announced Dec. 3, 2019)
10 New Hampshire activists

(announced Dec. 4, 2019)
Rep. Garrett Muscatel

(announced Dec. 5, 2019)
Rep. Rosemarie Rung

(announced Dec. 6, 2019)
Rep. Cassie Levesque (Barrington)

(announced Jan. 9, 2020)
Rep. Tim Horrigan (Strafford County District 6 -Durham and Madbury)
Katie Desrochers, a six-term Manchester School Board member
Anthony Poore, the first African-American executive director of New Hampshire Humanities
Dierdre Reynolds, a prominent Nashua gun violence prevention activist


Headquarters: 2340 Paseo del Prado, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Reno: 354 W Liberty St., Reno, NV 89501   ...Oct. 29


State Director  Phil Kim

(June 2019) 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

Deputy State Director  David Berrios

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

Western States Senior Advisor  Eric Taylor

(reported by The Nevada Independent on May 1, 2019)  Western political and organizing director at the DNC, July 2018-Apr. 2019.  Campaign manager on Brian Forde for Congress, Mar.-June 2018.  Consultant for Nevada Senate Democratis, Sept. 2017-2018.  Western political director on Tom Perez for DNC Chair, Jan.-Mar. 2017.  Western regional field director (July-Dec. 2016) and national canvass director (July-Aug. 2016) for the DCCC.  Organizing director in Alaska (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and regional organizing director (May-Oct. 2015) on Hillary for America.  Deputy field director on Alaska Victory '14/Alaskans for Begich, May-Nov. 2014.  Field director in Richmond, VA for Terra Strategies, Sept.-Nov. 2013.  Field director in MI-01 for the Michigan Democratic Party, Mar.-Nov. 2012. Regional director in San Franscisco for Terra Strategies, Sept.-Oct. 2011.  Field organizer in Reno for the Nevada State Democratiic Party, June-Sept. 2011.  Team leader in Green Bay on Advancing Wisconsin, Mar.-June 2011.  Field organizer for Washington State Democrats, Aug.-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in political science from UC Berkeley, 2010.  twitter


Mobilization Director (Organizing and Digital)  Brynna Quillin

(July 2019)  Digital content director for American Bridge 21st Century, June 2018-July 2019.  Outreach director for AmpliFire News, June 2017-Apr. 2018.  Fellow in Cambridge, MA on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Consultant to Texas Low Income Housing Info, Jan.-Aug. 2015.  Field assistant on Wendy Davis for Texas, Jan.-Nov. 2014.  M.P.P. from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2017.  B.A. in English, public policy and global poverty from UC Berkeley, 2013.  twitter

Regional Organizing Directors
Northern Nevada/Reno  Alex Kania

(June 2019)  Regional organizing director (from Sept. 2018) and field organizer in Las Vegas area (from May 2018) for the Nevada State Democratic Party.  Field organizer on Ravi Bhalla for Mayor (Hoboken, NJ), Sept.-Nov. 2017; organizing fellow on Jim Johnson for Governor (NJ), Feb.-June. 2017.  Degree in political science, history from Rutgers University, 2019.  twitter

South and East Las Vegas  Obet Montalvo

(July 2019)  Launch team organizer on Beto for America, Mar.-Apr. 2019.  Field director on Christina Morales for State Representative (Houston), Jan.-Mar. 2019.  Field and outreach manager on Carol Alvarado for State Stenate, Nov.-Dec. 2018.  Field manager (Aug.-Nov. 2018) and field organizer (July-Aug. 2018).  Operations and outreach associate, campaign assistant and campaign fellow on Laura Moser for Congress (Houston), Dec. 2017-May 2018.  Studied marketing at University of Houston.  twitter

North Las Vegas  David G. Poyer



Deputy National Press Secretary for Spanish Language Media and Nevada Communications Director  Vanessa Valdivia

(announced Mar. 11, 2019)  Press secretary to U.S. Sen. Martin Heimrich from Feb. 2017 and communications director on his 2018 re-election campaign, July-Nov. 2018.  Colorado Latino vote director on Hillary for America, July-Nov. 2018; regional organizing director with the Colorado Democratic Party, April-July 2016.  Associate at Gonring, Spahn  Associates, April 2012-July 2015.  M.A. in communications from University of Southern California, 2012; bachelor's degree in global and international studies and communication from UC Santa Barbara, 2010.  twitter

Deputy Press Secretary and Deputy Political Director  Allen Chen

(July 2019)  Press fellow in the Office of U.S. Rep. Gil Cisneros, May-June 2019.  Deputy political director/AAPI outreach director on Cisneros for Congress (CA), Apr.-Nov. 2018.  Consultant with Arum Group LLC, June 2015-May 2018.  Deputy field organizer on Jon Ossoff for Congress (GA), June 2017.  Field organizer in Springfield Township and Holland, Ohio for the Ohio Democratiic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in policy analysis and management from Cornell University, 2018.  twitter


Data and Analytics Director  Cheska Perez

(May 2019)  Deputy data director for the Colorado Democratic Party, Mar.-Aug. 2017.  Deputy data director on the Colorado Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign, May-Nov. 2016.  Field organizer (Nov. 2015-Feb. 2016) and organizing fellow (Apr.-Nov. 2015) in Las Vegas on Hillary for America.  Studying computer science at Franklin & Marshall College.  DACA recipient, came to the U.S. from the Philippines at age 6.  twitter

Field Organizers include:
Meredith Baum
  Reno  twitter
Maria Paglieri  Las Vegas  twitter

Endorsements (press releases)

13 activists and community leaders ...July 9, 2019

16 activists and community leaders
...July 29, 2019

Patricia Gallimore
, former president of the Reno-Sparks NAACP  ...Aug. 19, 2019

Theron Goynes
, former councilman and mayor pro tem of North Las Vegas, and Naomi Goynes, retired educator   ...Sept. 23, 2019

20 new precinct captains
  ...Nov. 22, 2019

Clark County Black Caucus  ...Dec. 2, 2019


Headquarters: 2361 Taylor Rd, Columbia, SC 29204   ...opening Sept. 12
Charleston: 4112 Dorchester Rd., North Charleston, SC 29405  ...opening Nov. 9 with Booker
Orangeburg: 920 Russell St., Orangeburg, SC 29115 ...opening May 11 with Booker

State Director  Christale Spain
Senior executive assistant to U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn from Jan. 2018.  Executive director of the South Carolina Democratic Party from May 2016.  Political outreach director on Bernie Sanders' South Carolina primary campaign, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2016.  Deputy executive director of the South Carolina Democratic Party; started at the party in 2012.  Director of activities and education programs at the Carolina Childrens Home, Mar. 2005-Aug. 2011.  M.A. in human behavior and conflict management from Columbia College, 2010; B.A. in sociology (human services) from University of South Carolina at Aiken, 1999.  Native of Columbia, SC. twitter

Deputy State Director  Anna Gilbert

(June 2019)  Started on the campaign as a solutions architect in data and analytics.  Owner/data and analytics consultant at Marion Street Strategies in Washington, DC from Feb. 2018.  Director of research at Slate Magazine, June 2016-Feb. 2018.  Solutions architect at Civis Analytics, Feb.-June 2016.  Data analyst, national reporting director, regional data manager for Enroll America, May 2013-Feb. 2016.  Worked on Obama for America including as a regional field director in Ohio, Oct. 2011-Nov. 2012.  Conservation organizer for Friends of the Columbia Gorge, Mar.-Oct. 2011.  Field director on Bob Stacey for Metro Council President, Mar.-Nov. 2010.  Field organizer on Ballot Measures 66 & 67 - Vote Yes for Oregon, 2009-10.  M.B.A. from University of Maryland, 2017; B.A. from Grinnell College, 2009.

Senior Advisor  Clay Middleton

(announced Feb. 4, 2019)  Director of business services for the City of Charleston since Mar. 2017.  A regional political director in Florida on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016; state director on Hillary for America's South Carolina primary campaign, Mar. 2015-Feb. 2016.  Special advisor in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Congressional, Intergovernmental and External Affairs from Aug. 2014.  Congressional affairs liaison at the National Nuclear Security Administration Office of External Affairs, June 2013-Aug. 2014.  Special advisor at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, Aug. 2012-June 2013.  Associate director for faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Corporation for National and Community Service, May 2011-Aug. 2012.  Lowcountry director for U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn, May 2003-May 2011.  South Carolina political director on Obama for America, Aug.-Dec. 2008.  Regional field organizer for the South Carolina Democratic Party, July 2005-Dec. 2006.  Master's (2011) and B.A. in political science (2003) from The Citadel.  Major in the SC Army National Guard, Jan. 2000-present.  twitter


Political Director  Mayor Terrence Culbreath

(announced Mar. 15, 2019)  Mayor of the town of Johnston since April 2014.  Political consultant at E3MC from May 2017.  Independent consultant to the SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center, Jan. 2016-Sept. 2017.  Chairman of Edgefield County Democratic Party, Sept. 2013-Feb. 2016.  Riley Institute diversity fellow at Furman University, Jan.-June 2017.  Johnston City Councilman, April 2012-April 2014.  Creative director for the Knightheet Music Group, Feb. 2007-July 2011.  Audio engineer at Stankonia Recording Studio, Mar. 2005-June 2010.  B.A. in political science and government from University of South Carolina-Aiken, 2015; B.S. in audio engineering from Full Sail University, 2005.  twitter

Faith Outreach Coordinator  Aaron Bishop

(July 2019; reported by McClatchy on July 26)  Commissioner in Richland School District One since Nov. 2010.  Senior pastor at Grace Christian Church in Columbia since June 2007.  Strategic partnership development manager for Ashford University, 2015-16.  Market manager for NC and SC (Jan. 2014-Nov. 2015), workforce solutions advisor at Columbia campus (June 2013-Jan. 2014), corporate education liaison (Sept. 2009-June 2013) and business development manager (June 2006-Aug. 2009) for University of Phoenix.  twitter


Regional Organizing Directors 
Mary Geren

(announced Mar. 15, 2019)  Geren was the Democratic nominee for Congress in SC-3 (Anderson area) in 2018, def. by U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan (R).  She has worked on campaigns for Jane Dyer, Barack Obama and Vincent Sheheen.  English instructor at Tri-County Technical College from 2009; Engish lecturer at Clemson University, 2003-09.  M.A. in English literature (2003) and B.A. in English (2002) from Clemson University.  Grew up in Northeast Georgia.  twitter

Greenville  Shaterica Neal, MSW

(May 2019)  Town of Gray Court Council Member from April 2019.  Has worked with Sowing Seeds into the Midlands, May-2018-May 2019.  Field organizer in Columbia, July-Nov. 2018.  Fellow with Emerge South Carolina, Mar.-Aug. 2018.   Field organizer with the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug. -Nov. 2017.  James Clyburn political fellow with the SCDP, Jan.-Aug. 2017.  Education coordinator for Urban League of the Upstate, Nov. 2015-Aug. 2016.  Child care worker at Miracle Hill Ministries, June-Nov. 2015.  Solutions specialist (Oct. 2014-Nov. 2015) and experience specialist (June-Oct. 2014) for Verizon.  M.S.W. from University of South Carolina-Columbia, 2019; B.A. in politics and justice studies from Claflin University, 2013.


Communications Director  Rhonda Rawlings

(reported by The State on April 18, 2019)  News and community affairs director for Summit Media Greenville (four radio stations) for 10 1/2 years, from Oct. 2008; also morning news producer for "The Tom Joyner Show."  Bachelor's degree in radio and television from Temple University, 1991.  Native of Westchester County, New York.  twitter


Digital Director  Laurin Manning Gandy

(reported by the Post and Courier on June 19, 2019)  Pursuing a M.P.A. from University of South Carolina, attended USC School of Law; undergraduate degree from Wofford College.  From Hartsville, SC; resident of Florence.  twitter


Operations Director  Elena Kershaw

(reported by the Post and Courier on June 19, 2019)  Has worked for the South Carolina Democratic Party.

Field Organizers include:
Diane Dotson - Clemson  twitter
Christopher Hayward - Columbia  twitter
Alexis Sklair - Lowcountry/Charleston  twitter
Quani  twitter

Endorsements (press releases)

Brady Quirk-Garvan  stepped down from position as Charleston County Democratic Party chair to endorse  ...Mar. 8, 2019

State Rep. John R. King (District 49 - Rock Hill)  ...Mar. 22, 2019

...announced Apr. 18, 2019
State Rep. Leola Robinson-Simpson (District 25 - Greenville)  ...Apr. 18, 2019
State Rep. Annie McDaniel (District 41 - Winnsboro)  ...Apr. 18, 2019
Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis
Clarendon County Auditor Patricia Pringle
Manning Mayor Julia Nelson

...announced July 12, 2019

Moses Bell, Fairfield County Councilman 
Lumus Byrd, Jr., Laurens County Democratic Party Executive Committee Member 
Lorraine Dennis, Sumter County Assistant Administrator 
Gregrey Ginyard, Mayor of Jenkinsville
Alicia Sullivan, Laurens City Councilwoman 
Diane Sumpter, President and CEO of DESA, Inc.

...announced Aug. 8, 2019
Reverend James C. Brown, Community Leader 
Doris Coaxum, Retired Educator
Lydia Cotton, Community Leader
Councilman Demetrius Chatman, Winnsboro, SC
Mayor Terrence Culbreath, Johnston, SC
Bridgett DeLine, Community Leader
Latonya Gamble, President, Eastside Community Development Corporation
Jen Gibson, Community Leader
Erika V. Harrison, Esq, Community Leader
Jacquetta Jones, Retired Summary Court Judge
Councilman William Killian, Chester, SC
Mayor Samuel E. Murray, Port Royal SC
William E, Richburg, Community Leader, Sumter, SC
Councilwoman Shaterica Neal, Gray Court, SC
Mayor Pro-Tem Frank Nicholson, Johnston, SC

...reported Sept. 16, 2019
Mayor Harold Thompson, Union, SC; president of the SC Conference of Black Mayors

...announced Nov. 22, 2019
Quin Cureton, School Board Member, Newberry, SC
Verhonda Crawford, City Council Member, Chesnee, SC
Darreyl Davis, School Board Member, Fairfield, SC
Hamilton Grant, South Carolina State University Trustee
Alana Grant, Small Business Owner, Columbia, SC
Frenchi King, Pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, Florence, SC
Terry Davis, City Council Member, Mullins, SC

Organizing Director  Matt Handsfield   ...AP reported on Sept. 25 that he was leaving for undisclosed personal reasons

(reported by the Post and Courier on June 19, 2019)  Deputy field director for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in 2018.  Worked for Virginia Democrats in 2017.  Worked on Hillary for America.  Degree in political science from Tulane University, 2014.  Atlanta native.  twitter


National Headquarters: New Jersey Bell Building, 540 Broad St., Newark

See: Jonathan D. Salant.  "Cory Booker just set up his presidential campaign operation in this historic Jersey building.", Mar. 1, 2019.

State Director  Storm Wyche

(June 2018)  Deputy director of communications and policy (from Mar. 2018) and freeholder aide (Jan. 2015-Mar. 2018) for the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders.  Field director for Josh Gottheimer/New Jersey Democratic State Committee, May-Nov. 2018.  Bergen County deputy political director for Victory 2017: New Jersey Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Paid canvass director in CD5 (Josh Gottheimer) for the New Jersey Democratic State Committee.  Field organizer for the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, Sept.-Nov. 2014.  Fellow on Booker for Senate, June-Nov. 2013.  B.A. in political science and government from Drew University, 2013.  From Montclair, NJ.  twitter


> From the beginning:
U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (NJ)  .
..Feb. 1, 2019 >
Gov. Phil Murphy (NJ)  ...Feb. 1, 2019 >
Assemblyman John McKeon (West Orange)  ...Feb. 1, 2019 >

> On Feb. 21, 2019 the campaign
announced endorsements of 52 New Jersey Democratic officials including:
Gov. Phil Murphy
First Lady Tammy Murphy
Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver
Sen. Robert Menendez
every Democratic member of the U.S. House from New Jersey
the New Jersey Senate president
the New Jersey Assembly speaker
all four Democratic county executives
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and every member of the Newark city council
and all 21 county Democratic party chairs

[The 11 Congressmen are: U.S. Reps. Donald Norcross (NJ-1), Jeff Van Drew (NJ-2), Andy Kim (NJ-3), Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Frank Pallone (NJ-6), Tom Malinowski (NJ-7), Albo Sires (NJ-8), Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-9), Donald Payne Jr. (NJ-10), Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12)].

(press releases)



(announced Aug. 21, 2019)
State Sen. Lester Jackson
Assemblyman David Dreyer



Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon (announced Aug. 21, 2019)