updated August 19, 2019)
Candidate Seth Moulton timeline
Launch Campaign Manager Jim Matheson
(Jan. 2019) Senior lecturer at Harvard Business
School. Co-founder (Sept. 2018) of Patriapps. Special
advisor to The Engine from Dec. 2018; and special advisor to
Breakthrough Eneryb Ventures from Dec. 2018. Founder (May 2018)
and CEO of Fuzzy, Inc. Advisor to New Politics from Sept.
2017. Chairman, president and CEO of Oasys Water, Sept. 2008-May
2018. General partner and venture partner at Flagship Pioneering,
2000-May 2018. Commander in the U.S. Navy, 1983-2008.
M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, 2001; B.S. in engineering from the
U.S. Naval Academy, 1987.
Deputy Campaign Manager for Policy and Communications Marie Harf
(repurted by the Daily Beast on May 8, 2019) Co-host of "Benson and Harf" radio show (from May 2018), analyst (from Jan. 2018) and contribuber (Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018) at Fox News. Fellow at Georgetown University, Sept.-Dec. 2017. Senior advisor to Secretary Kerry for strategic communications (June 2015-Jan. 2017) and deputy spokesperson (June 2013-June 2015) at the U.S. Department of State. Associate policy director for national security on Obama for America, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012. Media spokesperson (June 2008-Nov. 2011) and Middle East leadership analyst (Mar. 2006-Jne 2008) at the Central Intelligence Agency. Master's degree in foreign affairs from University of Virginia, 2006; bachelor's degree from political science and government Russian and Eastern European studies, Jewish studies from Indiana University Bloomington, 2003.
National Political Director Julie Heinz
2019) Freelancer at J. A. Heinz LLC
from Apr. 2018. Special advisor for Mrs. Obama's Reach Higher
Initiative at Civic Nation, Feb. 2017-Feb. 2018. Special advisor on
First Lady Michelle Obama's Reach Higher Initiative (May 2016-Jan.
2017), special advisor at the Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE),
Jan. 2012-May 2016, and confidential assistant (July-Dec. 2012) at the
U.S. Department of Education. Director of communications for the
Every Kid in a Park Initiative at the U.S. Department of the Interior,
June-Sept. 2015. Managing director of Neighbor to Neighbor
program for American Red Cross Bay Area, Jan.-June 2011.
Founder/director of the School for Global Citizenship, Feb.
2008-2011. Regional GOTV director in Central Pennsylvania on
Obama for America, 2008. Northeast advocacy organizer in New
Hampshire for CARE USA, 2005-08. Northeast field organizer in
Portland, ME for The ONE Campaign, May-Dec. 2005.
Co-founder/director for World School, Inc. 2002-04. ESL teacher
in Kyoto, Japan, 2002-03. Master's degree in international
education from the School for International Training; bachelor's degree
in child development and psycholoy from Cal State University, Chico.
Political Advisor (on Maternity Leave) Michelle Kleppe
Directed Moulton's PAC. National organizing director on Hillary for America, Feb.-Nov. 2016; started on the campaign in April 2015 as organizing director for the Iowa caucuses. Senior vice president at 270 Strategies. State field director on Terry McAuliffe for Governor, Jan.-Dec. 2013. Wisconsin state field director on Obama's 2012 re-election campaign; started as Wisconsin state field director on Organizing for America in Aug. 2009. Field organizer on the Obama campaign in Waukesha County, Fall 2008. Business manager at Shao Lin Boxing Methods, 2001-09; sales consultant at Mortensen Art Photography, 2001-06. B.A. in politics from Carroll College, 2009. twitter
Veterans Organizer Scott Eshorn
(Apr. 2019) Growth at Tradecraft from Aug. 2018. Associate at Goldman Sachs, May 2016-Aug. 2018. Office in the U.S. Army for 10 years 2006-16; including special forces officer/Green Beret, Feb. 2012-Apr. 2016. B.A. in international relations and affairs from American University. Seattle native. twitter
National Press Secretary and Senior
Spokesman Matt Corridoni
(Apr. 2019) Press secretary on Seth Moulton for
Congress from May 2017; press secretary to U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton, May
2017-Feb. 2019. Deputy communications director and campaign
spokesman on Pete for DNC, Jan.-Feb. 2017. Communications
director on Levar Stoney campaign for Mayor of Richmond, Apr.-Dec.
2016. Deputy national press secretary and LGBTQ spokesperson on
O'Malley for President,
May 2015-Feb. 2016. Press associate at O'PAC, Aug. 2014-May
2015. M.A. in political communication from American University,
2015; B.A. in political science and theater arts from Marymount
Manhattan College, 2013. twitter
Speechwriter Adam Farina
(Apr. 2019) Worked Seth Moulton for Congress as
special assistant and deputy operations director from June 2017.
Content strategist and writer, digital marketing manager for Sharecare,
Inc. in Nashville, June 2015-May 2017. B.S. in business
management from Babson College, 2015. twitter
Director of New Media Martin Rather
(Apr. 2019) Blogger, intern for The Rachel
Maddow Show. Finishing work on Master's degree from Columbia
University's Graduate School of Journalism, 2019; bachelor's degree in
history and sport management from Rice University, 2018. twitter
Social Media Manager Michaela Johnson
(Apr. 2019) National online news producer for
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Aug. 2018-Mar. 2019. Freelance digital
producer for NBC Sports Washington, Mar. 2017-Aug. 2018. B.A. in
broadcast journalism, government and politics from University of
Maryland College Park, 2018. twitter
Senior Advisor for Foreign Policy David Vorland
(Apr. 2019) Vice president at Dezenhall Resources, Ltd. from Sept. 2017. Special assistant to the Secretary of Defense, Oct. 2016-Jan. 2017. Special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities, Mar. 2015-Oct. 2016; special assistant on nuclear and missile defense policy, July 2009-Mar. 2015. Regional field director in Rocky Mount, NC on Obama for America after serving as a field organizer in the Iowa caucuses, Sept. 2007-Nov. 2008. Master's degree in international relations and affairs from University of Chicago, 2007; bachelor's degree in political science and government from Iowa State University, 2006.
Senior Advisor for Domestic Policy Joseph Rodriguez
(Apr. 2019) ...
Finance Caitlin Quinn
(Apr. 2019) Deputy finance director on Serve America PAC and Seth Moulton for Congress from Aug. 2018. Development events manger at Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Sept. 2016-Aug. 2018. Development coordinator for Heading Home in Boston, Oct. 2013-Aug. 2016. Major gifts coordinator for Habitat for Humanity International, Mar.-Oct. 2013. New media editorial assistant at Macmillan Learning, June 2010-Feb. 2013. B.A. in journalism from University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010. twitter
Operations Director Samantha Joseph
(May 2019) Account manager for purpose practice
Novelli, May 2018-Sept. 2019. Global expansion lead at Cambridge
Innovation Center CIC, July 2015-June 2016. Director of corporate
responsibility and sustainability (Sept. 2011-Dec. 2014) and manager of
enterprise strategy (Dec. 2009-Sept. 2011) at Iron Mountain.
Summer associate at the World Business Council for Sustainable
Development, June-Dec. 2009. Photographer at Samantha Joseph
Photography, Jan. 2004-Jan. 2009. M.P.A. from Harvard
University's John F. Kennedy School, 2017; M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School
of Management, 2009; B.A. in sociology and political science from
Brandeis University, 2004. twitter
Deputy State Director Zac Elder
(June 2019...started as
special assistant, Apr.-June 2019)
Special assistant on Seth Moulton for Congress, Jan. 2018-Apr.
2019. Bachelor's degree in American history and public policy.
State Director Matthew DeFalco
(Apr. 2019) Strategic partner with Accretive
Consulting and with
Consili Inc. in Las Vegas from Feb. 2018. Campaign staffer on
many local races in 2018-19 (Michele Romero for Henderson City Council,
Cedric Crear for Las Vegas City Council, and Olivia Diaz for Las Vegas
City Council; Justin Jones for Clark County Commission, Jim Gibson for
Clark County Commission, Zach Conine for Nevada Treasurer, Sheriff Joe
Lombardo re-election, Cedric Crear’s special election for Las Vegas
City Council, and Question 5). Wildland firefighter for the
Bureau of Land Management, June 2015-June 2018. Primary candidate
for Henderson City Council in 2017, losing by less than half of one
percent. Interned for Sen. Harry Reid in 2011. Bachelor's
degree in political science and government from University of Nevada
Las Vegas, 2015. Soldier in the U.S. Army, Apr. 2008-Apr.
2011. Raised largely in Henderson, NV.
State Director Tonya V. James
(reported May 22, 2019) Retired Marine Corps Master Sergeant, served 20 years on active duty, retiring in Dec. 2015 after a tour as communications chief at Marine Corps Base Quantico,. More recently served as campaign manaager for Ronnie Ross for state Senate (SD-27) in Virginia; and earlier on Sen. Tim Kaine's 2018 re-election; the Northam campaign; and with Virginia Democrats. Spartanburg native. twitter
Deputy State Director Clara Sandrin
Political organizer (from Nov. 2018) and field
2018) on Seth Moulton for Congress. Graudate fellow at The
Blue-Lab, June 2017-Mar. 2018. Master's degree in professional
politics and B.S. in American government and politics from Suffolk
University, 2018. twitter
Nicole Sganga. "Seth Moulton disputes report
he's laying off half of campaign staff." CBS
News, Aug. 7, 2019.
Jacqueline Alemany. "Power Up: 2020 hopeful Seth
Moulton scaling back campaign staff." The Washington Post, Aug.
Daniel Strauss and Stephanie Murray.
"Moulton hires staff for expected presidential campaign." Politico, Apr. 18, 2019,
Finance Director Cathleen Coyle
(May-Aug. 2019) Assistant dean (from Jan. 2017),
major gifts (July
2014-Dec. 2016), associate director of major gifts (July 2013-July
2014), director of strategic alliances (Dec. 2007-July 2013) at Harvard
Kennedy School. Associate director for fellowship programs at the
Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School, July 2004-Dec.
2007. Associate director of administration at Harvard Kennedy
School of Government, May 2000-July 2004. B.A. in political
science and government from Boston College, 1994.
Deputy Political Director Adnan Mohamed ...on July 19, 2019, Politico reported Mohamed signed on as political director on Beto O'Rourke's campaign
Deputy political director for Moulton's Serve America PAC from Feb. 2018. Regional political director on Ralph Northam for Governor, Aug.-Nov. 2017. Deputy political director on Tom Perriello for Governor, Apr.-June 2017. Legislative correspondent for U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (VA), Jan. 2015-Apr. 2017. M.S. in public policy and security studies from American University, 2015; B.A. in political science and Arabic studies from Texas A&M University, 2013. twitter
For 2018 Moulton's Serve America PAC reported
$4.33 million contributed to elect Democrats
$1.8 million contributed to female candidates
candidates endorsed in 28 states
embedded staff members on 13 races across the country
Moulton travelled to 16 states
Executive Director Lenora Hanks
In 2018 cycles was director of finance and operations
and senior advisor for operations for the Clinton campaign in
Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Associate manager for housing for the
Democratic National Convention Committee, May-Aug. 2016. Operations
to the CEO (Feb. 2009-June
2010) at Benenson Strategy Group. Field assistant on Obama's
Campaign for Change, June-Nov. 2008. Degree in political science,
French from University of Michigan, 2008. twitter
Chief of Staff Alexis Prieur L’Heureux
Co-founder (June 2017) and senior advisor to Voter Protection
Partners. Co-founder of Access Democracy, Mar. 2017-April
2018. Chief of staff in OSD policy at the U.S. Department of
Defense, 2014-Jan. 2017. Deputy executive secretary at the U.S.
Department of the Treasury, 2013-14. Voter protection, special
projects director on Obama for America, 2012. Special assistant
on Somalia and Kenya (2011-12), special assistant on rule of law and
international humanitarian policy (2010-11) and special assistant on
Sudan (Sept. 2009-Sept. 2010) in the Office of the Secretary of
Defense. Mediator and litigation assistant in the Office of the
Attorney General of Massachusetts, May 2007-Apr. 2009. Voter
protection coordinator in Wisconsin on Obama for America, Aug.-Nov.
2008. Legal analyst for the UN High Commmission for Human Rights
(Sri Lanka), May-Aug. 2006. J.D. from Northeastern University
School of Law, 2007; B.A. in history from Queen's University, 2001.