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Candidate Deval Patrick timeline
Campaign Manager Abe Rakov
by Politico on
Secretary of State, Sept. 2009-Nov.
2011. Associate at Angle and Associates, Mar.-Sept. 2009.
Campaign manager for Illinois State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, Aug.-Dec.
2008. B.S. in journalism from Northwestern University, 2008. twitter
Senior Advisor Rosy Gonzalez Speers
(Nov. 2019) Executive director of Andrew
Gillum's Forward Florida Action and
Forward Florida PC. A vice president at Northwind
Strategies, a public relations and campaign management firm in Boston,
MA, from Oct. 2015. Finance director and political liaison for
Deval Patrick Committee/Together PAC, Oct. 2013-Jan. 2015..
Finance director for the Massachusetts Democratic Party, Jan.-Oct.
2013. Finance director on the Felix G. Arroyo campaign, May-Nov.
2011; organizing director to Boston At-Large City Councilor Felix G.
Arroyo, Sept. 2010-May 2011. B.A. in international relations and
political science from Simmons College. twitter
Communications Director Aleigha Cavalier
(announced Nov. 26, 2019) 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
Senior Advisor for National Political and External Affairs Don Calloway
Director of States/COO Samantha Joseph
Senior advisor to Ed Markey for Senate from Sept.
2019. National operations director on Seth Moulton for America,
May-Sept. 2019. Account manager for purpose practice at Porter
Novelli, May 2018-Sept. 2019. Global expansion lead at Cambridge
Innovation Center CIC, July 2015-June 2016. Director of corporate
responsibility and sustainability (Sept. 2011-Dec. 2014) and manager of
enterprise strategy (Dec. 2009-Sept. 2011) at Iron Mountain.
Summer associate at the World Business Council for Sustainable
Development, June-Dec. 2009. Photographer at Samantha Joseph
Photography, Jan. 2004-Jan. 2009. M.P.A. from Harvard
University's John F. Kennedy School, 2017; M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School
of Management, 2009; B.A. in sociology and political science from
Brandeis University, 2004. twitter
National Organizing Director Chelsie Ouellette
(announced Nov. 26, 2019) Partner at Field First, a progressive consulting firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. Regional organizer for Southern tier (Nashua and Salem) on Hillary for America New Hampshire primary campaign from Apr. 2015. Field director on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, Feb.-Dec. 2014. Consultant on Raise Up Massachusetts. Field director on Peter Koutoujian for Congress, July-Oct. 2013. Regional field director on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, Feb.-July 2013. Deputy press secretary and speechwriter to Gov. Patrick, May 2012-Feb. 2013. Field organizer in MA-3 for the Obama campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2012. Speechwriter and communications aide to Gov. Patrick, Aug. 2011-May 2012. Account coordinator at the Sherman Group Public Relations Agency, May 2008-April 2011. Scheduling and operations coordinator on the Deval Patrick campaign, June-Nov. 2010. B.A. in organizational communication from Northeastern University. twitter
Deputy Political Director Porsha White
(announced Nov. 26, 2019) National
MS and resident of Decatur, GA. twitter
Headquarters: 62 Lowell St., Ste. 6, 2nd Floor, Manchester, NH 03101 ...Patrick opened Jan. 4, 2020
State Director Wyatt Ronan
(reported by WMUR
secretary in Youngstown, OH on Hillary for
America July-Nov. 2016. New Hampshire press secretary at NextGen
Climate, June 2015-May 2016. Public relations assistant at
Solomon McCown & Co. (Boston), July-Dec. 2014. Communications
director on Bill Walczak for Mayor of Boston, April-Sept. 2013.
Field organizer at Organizing for America in Nashua, NH, July-Nov.
2012. B.A. in communications studies and political science
from Northeastern University, 2015. twitter
Communications Director Caroline Kimball-Katz
(announced Jan. 3 2020) Deputy chief of staff to
Councilor Andrea Campbell, Jan. 2018-Nov. 2019; campaign manager on
Campbell's re-election, Aug.-Nov. 2017; director of special projects to
Councilor Campbell, Jan. 2016-Aug. 2017; and field director on
Campbell's campaign, May-Nov. 2015. Field organizer on Maura
Healey for Attorney General, June-Nov. 2014. Organizing fellow in
Boston on Obama for America, June-Nov. 2012. B.A. in political
science and government from Tufts University, 2015. twitter
Organizing Director Laura Cantwell
(announced Jan. 3, 2020) Regional organizing director in Rock Hill, SC on Beto for America, June-Nov. 2019. Field manager in the Dallas/Fort Worth area on Beto for Texas, 2018. Growth at Hive, 2017-18. Instructor at Pure Barre, 2015-18. Inside sales at Luxe, 2016-17. Social content at Kel & Partners, 2014-15. Digital marketing at Millward Brown Digital, 2013-14. Development, marketing and communications for the ALS Therapy Development Institute, 2012-13. B.A. from Northeastern University. twitter
Outreach Director Samuel Sands
(announced Jan. 3, 2020) NH special projects
director on Beto for
America, July-Nov. 2019. Research fellow at UNH's Carsey
School of Public Policy, Aug. 2018-July 2019. Master's degree in
community development policy and practice from UNH, 2018; B.A. in
political science and government from University of Redlands,
Five field organizers
State Director Matt DeFalco
Dec. 5, 2019) Nevada state director on Moulton for America,
Apr.-Aug. 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.
Headquarters: 1919 Hammond St., Columbia, SC ...Patrick opened Jan. 18, 2020
State Director LaJoia Broughton
(reported by Politico
on Nov. 25, 2019) State
manager for JUUL Labs, from June 2019.
Principal at Alpha Business Essentials from July 2014. Director
of external communications for the South Carolina Retirement System
Investment Commission, May 2017-June 2019. Executive director of
the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus, Dec. 2016-May 2017.
Programs manager at Colonial Life, July 2013-July 2014. Marketing
communications director for MBM (parent company) in Columbia, Sc, May
2008-June 2013. Media relations/marketing manager at Thunder
Tower Harley-Davidson, Nov. 2006-May 2008. Marketing coordinator
for Carolina Care Plan, Aug. 2005-Nov. 2006. Master's in mass
communications from the University of
South Carolina, 2005; B.A. in communication studies from Furman
University, 2003. Grew up in Mauldin (Greenville Co.) SC.
staff announced Jan. 18, 2020
State Director Arthur Bernard
Attorney at Travaglini Eisenberg Kiley since
chancellor for goovernment relations/public affairs at UMass Boston,
Feb. 2011-Feb. 2012. Chief of staff (June 2009-Feb. 2011) and
senior advisor (Jue 2008-June 2009) to Gov. Patrick. Vice
chancellor for government relations/public affairs for UMass Boston,
Nov. 2007-June 2008. Geneeral counsel to the University of
Massachusetts, June -Nov. 2007. Chief of staff to Senate
President Robert Travaglini, Jan. 2003-Apr. 2007. Associate
counsel (Jan. 1999-Dec. 2002) and assistant to the president for
government affairs (Sept. 1996-Dec. 1998) in the UMass president's
office. Director of compliance (Sept. 1993-Sept. 1996) and
associate general counsel (Sept. 1991-Sept. 1993) for Massachusetts
Turnpike. Assistant secretary for government affairs/special
counsel (Jan. 1990-Jan. 1991) and counsel (Feb. 1988-Jan. 1990 at
Executive Office of Transportation and Construction. Associate
general counsel (Dec. 1986-Mar. 1988) and legislation analyst (Nov.
1983-Dec. 1986) for the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. J.D.
from Boston College Law School, 1983; B.A. in government from Suffolk
Director Deborah Shah
Owner of Management Partners since Apr.
1987. Executive director of Progressive Massachusetts, Jan.
2013-Apr. 2014. Campaign manager on Setti Warren for Senate,
May-Nov. 2011. Chief of staff to the president of the Boston City
Council, Nov. 2009-Jan. 2010. Worked on various campaigns,
2005-10, including organizer on Hillary Clinton for President, 2008 and
a regional field director on the Deval Patrick Committee, Feb.-Dec.
2006. Strategic consulting for Fidelity Investments, June
2004-Jan. 2006. Consultant to Concern Worldwide US,
1995-99. Director of human resources for the National
Broadcasting Company, Jan. 1980-Jan. 1987. Operations human
resources for Chase Manhattan Bank, Jan. 1977-Jan. 1980. M.B.A.
from Harvard, 1977; bachelor's degree from Barnard College, Columbia
Trent Spiner, Stephanie Murray and Maggie Severns. "Deval Patrick's eensy-weensy campaign." Politico, Nov. 25, 2019.
Matt Viser. "Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts, joins the Democratic presidential contest." The Washington Post, Nov. 14, 2019.