Organization  |  P2020  

Friends of Andrew Yang

(page is currently being updated and revised June 19, 2020)

Headquarters: New York, NY  |  FEC  |  @andrewyang
  - announced Feb. 2, 2018.
  - suspended campaign Feb. 11, 2020.

staff press releases
Per Politico, 230 staff as of the Jan. 31, 2020 FEC report.
On Feb. 6, 2020 Politico reported
the campaign "fired dozens of staffers this week after an abysmal finish in the Iowa caucuses."  [not reflected in listing below]

Candidate  Andrew Yang  timeline

wife Evelyn Yang

Campaign Manager  Zach Graumann

(Mar. 2018)  Co-founder and CEO of SuitUp Incorporated, from June 2014.  Director, head of client philanthropy solutions (June 2014-Mar. 2018); associate director, strategic analyst, wealth management transformation (April 2012-May 2014); and graduate training program analyst (July 2010-April 2012) for UBS Wealth Management.  A.B. in public policy, markets and management studies from Duke University, 2010.  twitter

Chief Operating Officer  Muhan Zhang

(from Aug. 2018; started out as tech guy, Sept. 2017-Aug. 2008)  Senior growth engineer for Open English, April 2016-July 2017.  Software engineer of Biometrics, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2016.  B.S. in management, computer science from Boston College, 2015.

Campaign Chief  Nick Ryan

(started in Mar. 2019)  Served four years in the U.S. Army, Nov. 2012-Oct. 2016, including as company executive officer (May-Oct. 2016) and platoon leader (Jan. 2014-Apr. 2016) in Afghanistan and Ft. Polk, Louisiana.  M.B.A. in finance, change management from NYU Stern School of Business, 2019; B.A. in political science from Northeastern University, 2012.

Deputy Campaign Manager  Jared Volz

(Aug. 2019...States, Organizing, Technology)  Managing director at Seneca Clark from Sept. 2015.  Digital director at Marijuana Policy Project, Aug. 2014-Dec. 2016.  Self employed consultant, Oct. 2011-Sept. 2015.  Senior policy associate at Badlands Strategies, LLC in Kalamazoo, MI, Jan. 2012-Mar. 2014.  Director of marketing and promotions at Cosmic Empire (Empire, MI), May 2009-Jan. 2012.  Director of operations for Great Lakes Tea & Spice, May 2006-May 2008.  B.A. in political science and government from Western Michigan University; bachelor's degree in history from Arizona State University.  twitter

Chief of Staff  Justina Sullivan

(Jan. 2020...executive assistant from Oct. 2019)  Accounting and compliance operations associate at Ochoco Investment LLC, Dec. 2016-Jan. 2019.  Celist with Elan Artists, Aug. 2012-Jan. 2018.  B.A. in music performance, cello from The Julliard School, 2011.


Political Director  Randy Jones

(started as deputy press secretary in Apr. 2019, then press secretary/director of political affairs)  Political director for the Peoples House Project from Jan. 2019.  Political director/campaign manager on Richard Ojeda for Congress (WV), Jan.-Nov. 2018.  Strategic partnership manager for Virtual Global, Inc., Oct. -Dec. 2017.  Senior government relations associate for Strategic Health Resources LLC, May 2011-May 2016.  B.S. in political science and government from West Virginia University, 2015.

Deputy Political Director  Adlai Coleman

(Sept. 2019)  Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Dartmouth College, 2019.

Early States Political Director  Amy Dorra

(Dec. 2019)  Political director on Conor Lamb for Congress (PA), Jan.-Nov. 2018.  Field team on Doug Jones for Senate, Nov.-Dec. 2017.  Campaign manager on Kaye Kory for Delegate (VA), Sept.-Nov. 2017.  Head of retail community for ModCloth, Mar. 2016-Feb. 2017.  Director of community relations (Mar. 2013-Sept. 2015), director of relationship marketing (Apr. 2011-Mar. 2013), senior community relations manager (Sept. 2010-Apr. 2011) and senior communications manager (July 2005-Sept. 2010) and store manager (July 2003-July 2005) at Anthropologie.  Previously at J.Crew, 1994-2002 and Banana Republic, 1992-96.  B.A. in history from Brown University, 1991.

Director of Spiritual and Cultural Outreach  Rev. Wendy Hamilton

Chaplain at Georgetown University Office of Campus Ministry from Jan. 2012.  Executive assistant at the NACP, Sept. 2008-Sept. 2012.  Communications coordinator in the U.S. Senate, Jan. 2002-Jan. 2004.  M.A. in religious studies from Howard University School of Divinity, 2006; B.S. in human development from Howard University, 1991.  twitter


Director of States/Field Director  Keith Presley

(initially early states director)  Iowa state director on Gov. Jay Inslee's presidential campaign.  Senior advisor for the Florida Democratic Party, Oct.-Nov. 2018.  Deputy campaign manager on Ben Cardin for Senate (MD), July-Oct. 2018.  Campaign manager on Madeleno for Governor (MD), Aug. 2017-July 2018.  Campaigns director (Dec. 2016-July 2017) and Coordinated Campaign director (July-Nov. 2016) for the Maryland Democratic Party.  Field director on Van Hollen for Senate (MD), May 2015-June 2016.  Deputy field director for Democratic Party of Arkansas, June-Dec. 2014.  Field director on Monica Vernon for Congress (IA), Jan.-June 2014.  GOTV director on Daniel Squadron for Public Advocate (NY), Sept.-Oct. 2013.  Regional field director on Quinn for New York, May-Sept. 2013.  Deputy regional field director and earlier field organizer for the Missouri Democratic Party, 2012.  B.S. in environmental science from University of Maryland, 2010.  twitter

Deputy National Director of States and Engagement  Tyler Redenbaugh

(Dec. 2019)  Campaign manager on Shannon Liss-Riordan for U.S. Senate (MA), July-Nov. 2019.  Deputy campaign manager on Ben Cardin for Senate (MD), Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Deputy campaign manager on Madeleno for Governor (MD), Sept. 2017-June 2018.  Deputy campaigns director (Dec. 2016-July 2017) and field director (July-Nov. 2016) for the Maryland Democratic Party.  Field director on Mowrer for Iowa, Mar.-June 2016.  Contractor with Link Strategies, LLC, Feb. 2015-Jan. 2016.  Regional field director in El Dorado for the Democratic Party of Arkansas, June-Nov. 2014.  Regional field director on Monica Vernon for Congress, Feb.-June 2014.  Regional field organizer for Planned Parenthood of the Heartland (Des Moines), Jan. 2012-Feb. 2014.  Tracker for Planned Parenthood Voters of Iowa, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2012.  Intern with Link Strategies, LLC, Feb.-Aug. 2011.  B.A. in political science and government from University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2010.  twitter


National Organizing Director  Zach Fang

Most recently national organizing director on Tim Ryan for America.  In Jan. 2019 hired in Iowa by America Works, Sherrod Brown's PAC.  Solutions architect at Hustle, Inc. in San Francisco from Apr. 2016.  Regional field director for Polk County for the Iowa caucuses, then field director for Oklahoma and Maryland, and late help in Kansas on Bernie 2016.   Field director on Doug Gansler for Governor campaign in Maryland, July 2013-June 2014.  Field director for the California Democratic Party in CA-10, May-Nov. 2012.  Degree in political science from American University, 2012.

Director of Distributed Organizing  Drew Corbitt

(started as texting director in June 2019)  Distributed organizer on Beto for Senate, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Disaster housing inspector for WSP, Sept.-Dec. 2017.  Vice president of production and publishing (Aug. 2014-Feb. 2017) and project manager (Sept. 2011-Aug. 2014) at iVerse Media, LLC.  Assistant branch manager at Regions Bank, Nov. 2009-Aug. 2011.  Personal banker at Guaranty Bank, 2005-Oct. 2009.  B.S. in business administration and management from LeTourneau University, 2007.  twitter

Texting Director  Brenna Cully


YGRO Director  John McDermott


Inbox Director  Scott Sanchez


Mobilize Director  Dan Tamte


College Outreach Director  Jazmin Albertie

(Oct. 2019)  Started work on bachelor's degree from Post University, 2018.  From Waco, TX.

National Youth Director  Andrew Juan

(Oct. 2019...intern from May-Oct. 2019)  Student at Sturgis Charter Public School; from Yarmouth Port, MA.

Ballot Access  Esther Baldwin


Ballot Access  Chris Yum



Digital Director  Eric Ming

Director of digital strategy at Run the World Digital from June 2017.  Digital director and consultant to For Our Future Super PAC, May 2016-Nov. 2018.  Digital director on Donna Edwards for Senate (MD), Apr. 2015-Apr. 2016. Digital director at New Organizing Institute, June 2013-Feb. 2015.  Online organizer for Public Campaign Action Fund, Jan.-May 2013.  New media director for Take Down Joe Walsh/Credo SuperPAC, May-Nov. 2012.  Organizer for Wisconsin Jobs Now, Oct. 2011-May 2012.  Communications for We are Wisconsin, May-Aug. 2011.  Organizer for Wisconsin Progress, Mar.-May 2011.  Field organizer on the Feingold Senate Committee, May-Nov. 2010.  B.A. in political science from St. Norbert College, 2010.  twitter

Director of Brand, Merch. and Special Projects  Andrew Frawley

(from Aug. 2019; initially communications manager, started in Dec. 2017 then digital director to Aug. 2019)  Contributing writer for Thrive Global from June 2017; contributing writer for, Jan.-June 2017; contributing writer (initially community intern) for Startup Grind from Sept. 2016...all in SF Bay area.  Content and growth strategist for SherpaDesk, Oct. 2016-Aug. 2017.  Bachelor's degree in business marketing from Virginia Commonwealth University, 2016.  twitter

Creative Director  Annie Beyer-Chafets

(initially digital associate, May-Aug. 2019)  Bachelor's degree in psychology from Binghamton University, 2019.  Personal assistant to the CEO of BWD Capital, Oct. 2017-May 2019.  twitter

Graphic Designer  Jason Lee

(Sept. 2019)  Visual designer (WeatherBug) for GroundTruth from Dec. 2018.  UX designer for Dinner Thyme, July-Aug. 2018.  Production manager for De Boer Media Group, July 2017-June 2018.  Freelance graphic designer in New York City, Jan. 2015-May 2018.  Production specialist for ESPY Color Imaging , June 2015-June 2016;  Bachelor's degree in communication and media studies from Hunter College, 2014.

Senior Content Strategist  Joshua Shapiro

(started as a video editor in Aug. 2019)  Founder of Edify Projects in NYC, Jan. 2018.  Project manager, communications for Global Cultural Asset Management, Aug. 2018-July 2019.  B.A. in philosophy, technology from New York University Gallatin School, 2018.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Julia Rosen

(announced Dec. 6, 2019)  Partner at Fireside Campaigns in Los Angeles from Sept. 2019.  Principal at GPSIMPACT, Mar. 2017-Sept. 2019.  Director of marketing for Act Blue, Feb. 2013-Feb. 2017.  Trainer for New Organizing Institute, 2009-14.  Campaign director at, Feb. 2011-Dec. 2012.  Senior online campaigns director at the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, July 2010-Feb. 2011.  Online political director  for Courage Campaign, Aug. 2007-July 2010.  Online communications director for Working Californians, Nov. 2005-Nov. 2007.  Online organizer for the Alliance for a Better California, Aug.-Nov. 2005.  Voter file manager for America Votes/ACT/SEIU, Aug.-Nov. 2004.  Program assistant at Common Cause, June 20003-Aug. 2004.  B.A. in American culture from Vassar College, 2003.  twitter


Communications Director  Matthew Shinners

(started on the campaign in April 2018 as chief of staff, also served as policy director)  Senior manager of product strategy (Mar. 2015-Dec. 2017) and instructor (from Mar. 2014) at Manhattan Prep.  Associate director of pre-law programs for Kaplan Test Prep, Jan.-April 2018.  Vice president at Blueprint Test Preparation, Jan. 2010-Dec. 2013.  J.D. from Harvard Law School, 2009; B.S. in biochemistry from Boston College, 2006.

Traveling Press Secretary  Erick M. Sanchez 

(started as communications advisor)  Briefly communications director on U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan's presidential campaign, from July 2019.  Principal at Quixotic LLC in New Orleans from Jan. 2018.  Director of community affairs for Drink Company from July 2017.  Public relations consultant at Frontier Solutions, LLC, June 2015-Mar. 2016.  Strategic communications specialst for AFSCME, Jan. 2012-June 2015.  Field communications manager on We Are Ohio, Apr.-Nov. 2011.  Deputy commuincations director at the Ohio Democratic Party in the 2010 cycle.  Press secretary  and social media for U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, Jan. 2008-Apr. 2011.  Undergraduate degree from George Mason University, 2007.  DC area native.  twitter

National Press Secretary  SY Lee

(briefly rapide response director anounced Oct. 11, 2019 to first part of Nov. 2019)  Communications consultant since 2016.  Senior manager for corporate communications at Okta, Inc, 2018-19. Authored a novel, Pandora's Box.  Deputy press secretary (2015-16) and assistant press secretary (2013-15) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Associate at the White House, 2010-11.  Field organizer in Milwaukee, WI and field intern in Manchester, NH on Obama for America., 2007-08.  B.A. in journalism from University of Technology,  Sydney, 2010.  twitter

Deputy Press Secretary  Rachel Barnhart

(announced Oct. 11, 2019)  Legislator in the Monroe County Legislature from Sept. 2019.  Self-employed media and comunications specialist from Dec. 2018.  Press secretary on Miner for NY, July-Nov. 2018.  Candidate for Mayor of Rochester, 2017.  Chief development office for Settlement Houses of Rochester Foundation, Jan. 2017-Mar. 2018.  Anchor/reporter at WROC-TV Channel 8 (Rochester, NY), Apr. 2013-May 2016.  Anchor/reporter at 13WHAM ABC (Rochester, NY), Apr. 2006-Apr. 2013.  Anchor/reporter at WROC-TV Channel 8, Oct. 2000-Jan. 2006.  Producer/reporter at Time Warner Cable News, Aug. 1999-Oct. 2000.  Anchor/reporter at WENY-TV (Elmira), Dec. 1997-Aug. 1999.   B.S. in communication from Cornell University, 1998.  twitter

Deputy Press Secretary  Hilary Kinney

(Aug. 2019)  Literacy Leaders program assistant at The New York Public Library, June-Aug. 2019.  Regional manager at Inspire U.S., Sept. 2017-May 2019.  B.S. in journalism from West Virginia University, 2017.  twitter

POLICY  |  @YangPolicies

climate  |  voter access  |  healthcare

Policy Director  Alex Damianou

(Oct. 2019)  Founder of Talleyrand Advisors, Feb. 2018.  COO of DEC Projects, Aug. 2018.  Head of research and strategy for Jeddah Economic Company (Saudia Arabia), Aug. 2016-Jan. 2018.  Country research manager and editor for Oxford Business Group, May 2013-Aug. 2016.  Economic advisor for the United Nations, June 2012-May 2013.  Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, 2012.  twitter

Deputy Policy Director  Caitlin Remmel

(Aug. 2019)  Working toward J.D. from American University Washington College of Law.  Deputy communications dire tor for Brand New Congress, June 2016-Aug. 2017.  Family placement manager for College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors, Jan. 2016-May 2017.  Volunteer organizer on Bernie 2016, Jan.-June 2016.  Location manager for NY Kids Club and NY Preschool, Mar. 2014-Aug. 2015.  At Your Service at Bloomingdales, Nov. 2013-Mar. 2014.  B.A. in drama from UC Irvine, 2013.  twitter


Director of Data and Analytics  Robin Tully

(July 2019)  Senior data scientist (Jan. 2018-July 2019) and data scientist (Feb. 2017-Jan. 2018) at Excella.  Software engineer at IV.AI, Oct. 2016-Feb. 2017.  B.A. in political science from Chapman University.

Deputy Director of Data and Analytics  Louisa Abel

(Nov. 2019...started on the campaign as senior data analyst in Oct. 2019)  Senior research assistant (Aug.-Oct. 2019) and research assistant (Aug. 2018-July 2019) at the Federal Reserve Board.  Bachelor's degree in economics from Williams College, 2018.


Chief Technology Officer  John Elson Jan. 2020, then Keith Presley took over

(Oct. 2019...national data director, May-Oct. 2019)  Data scientist on Beto for Texas, May-Nov. 2018.  Engineering scientist associate at Applied Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Austin, May 2015-Mar. 2018.  B.S. in computer engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, 2015.


Senior Advisor  Ally Letsky

(announced Dec. 6, 2019)  Senior vice president and strategist at Deliver Strategies from Dec. 2017.  Director of direct mail on Hillary for America, Sept. 2015-Nov. 2016.  Campaign manager on Linda for Nashville, Dec. 2015-July 2015.  Political desk at House Majority PAC, March 2014-Nov. 2014.  Senior account executive at OMP Direct, Nov. 2012-March 2014.  Account executive for Obama for America at The Strategy Group, May-Nov. 2012.  Assistant to the executive director at the DCCC, May-Nov. 2012.  Account associate at MSHC Partners, Aug. 2010-July 2011.  Second and fourth grade teacher in Kansas City, MO, Aug. 2009-Aug. 2010.  Literacy/collegbound coordinator for Operation Breakthrough Inc., May 2007-June 2009.  Degree in criminal justice and criminology from University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2006.


Finance Director  Carly Reilly

(started Aug. 18, 2018 as deputy chief of staff in New York and also served as volunteer coordinator).  Production assistant at RadicalMedia LLC in NY from May 2018.).  Columnist and producer, 2017.  Analyst for Hutner Capital Management, June 2016-June 2017.  Bachelor's degree in political science and computer science from Tufts University, 2016.  twitter

Deputy Finance Director  Neha Chatterjee

(Sept. 2019)  Operations manager for intergovernmental and community affairs in the Office of the NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, Dec. 2017-Aug. 2019.  Director of MWBE marketing and outreach for Empire State Development, Feb.-Dec. 2017.  Campaign finance on Hillary for America, Jan.-Nov. 2016.  Bachelor's degre in economics from University of Michigan Dearborn.


Director of Scheduling and Advance  Shelby Summerfield

(started Apr. 2019 as event coordinator also served as deputy finance director)  Associate at AlphaSights, Sept. 2018-Apr. 2019.  Undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University, 2018.

Director of Advance  Ethan Dunn

(July 2019)  Worked for Capital One, June 2015-July 2019.  B.S. in statistics, economics from Duke University, 2016.

Body Man/Special Assistant  Tyriq Jackson

(Oct. 2019)  Graduate assistant for Fulton County government to Oct. 2019.  Special assistant on Stacey Abrams for Governor, Aug.-Dec. 2018.  Studied political science at Morehouse College.


National GOTV Director  James Northmore

(Jan. 2020...national data director of reporting Aug. 2019-Jan. 2020)  Deputy field director for the Democratic Party of New Mexico, June-Dec. 2018; and field director on Xochitl Torres Small for Congress (NM), Mar.-Dec. 2018.  Regional field director on JB Pritzker for Governor (IL), June 2017-Apr. 2018.  Regional field director in Lansing, MI on Hillary for America.  Field organizer in Dayton, OH on Obama for America.  Bachelor's degree in America politics, public law and nonprofit administration from Eastern Michigan University, 2012.

Treasurer  Wayne Knopp


Actor Steven Yeun (Dec. 26, 2019)
Comedian and actor Ken Jeong (Dec. 30, 2019)
March for Our Lives organizer and political activist Cameron Kasky (Jan. 9, 2020)
Screenwriter and director James Gunn (Jan. 9, 2020)


Headquarters: 950 Office Park Rd., 125, West Des Moines, IA 50265 
Field Offices
: 219 Main St., Ames, IA 50010

Burlington: 320 North 4th St., Burlington, IA 52601
Cedar Rapids: 310 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Council Bluffs
: 118 W. Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Davenport: 1706 N Brady St., Ste 107, Davenport, IA 52803
Dubuque: 633 Main St., Dubuque, IA 52001
: 820 4th Ave., Grinnell, IA 50112
Iowa City: 412 Highland Ave., Ste. A, Iowa City, IA 52240
Mason City: 12 S Federal Ave., Mason City, IA 50401
Orange City
: 110 1st St. SW, Orange City, IA 51041
200 High Ave. W 13, Oskaloosa, IA 52577
Sioux City
: 521 Nebraska St., Sioux City, IA 51101

Storm Lake: 1515 E. Lakeshore Dr., Storm Lake, IA 50588

...Yang opened offices in:
Sept. 22 - WDSM and Davenport 

Nov. 2 - Iowa City
Nov. 23 - Council Bluffs and Sioux City
Dec. 10 - Grinnell 
Dec. 12 - Ames
Dec. 13 - Dubuque
Jan. 4 - Burlington

Campaign Chair  Al Womble

(announced Mar. 25, 2019)  Third Congressional District Chair for the Iowa Democratic Party and member of the State Central Committee.  Has worked as a pipeline worker with LIUNA Local 353.  twitter

State Director  Liam deClive-Lowe

(Nov. 2019...succeeded Rob Bingham)  Started on the campaign as a senior advisor in New York, Dec. 2018-Oct. 2019.  Statewide organizer on Beto for Texas, June-Nov. 2018.  National digital organizing manager on Bernie 2016, Dec. 2015-Apr. 2016.  twitter

Iowa Caucus Director  Tyler Sterling

(Nov. 2019)  Deputy organizing director for the Democratic Party of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2019.  Deputy campaign manager/field director on Greg Lasak for Queens District Attorney, Feb.-June 2019.  Regional engagement director on Ben Cardin for U.S. Senate, Aug.-Dec. 2018.  Field director on Angela Alsobroks for PG County Executive, Sept. 2017-June 2018.  Special assistant, Office of Maryland Senate President, Jan.-Sept. 2017.  Interim field director on Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate, Nov. 2016-Jan. 2017; regional field director for the Maryland Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016; field organizer on Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate, July 2015-June 2016.  Bachelor's degree in political science/philosophy from Kenyon College, 2014.

Rob Bingham

(initial state director, Aug. 2018-Nov. 2019)  Experience on Hillary for America, Iowa Democrats, Organizing for America Iowa and AARP Iowa.  Attended Iowa State University.  twitter


Region 1 -

Dubuque:  633 Main St., Dubuque, IA 52001

Mason City: 12 S Federal Ave., Mason City, IA 50401

Region 2 -
Storm Lake: 1515 E. Lakeshore Dr., Storm Lake, IA 50588

Region 3 -
Orange City:  110 1st St. SW, Orange City, IA 51041

Sioux City:  521 Nebraska St., Sioux City, IA 51101
Council Bluffs:  118 W. Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Region 4 - 

Davenport:  1706 N Brady St., Ste 107, Davenport, IA 52803

Oskaloosa:  200 High Ave. W 13, Oskaloosa, IA 52577
Burlington:  320 North 4th St., Burlington, IA 52601

Region 5 -
Grinnell: 820 4th Ave., Grinnell, IA 50112

Iowa City: 412 Highland Ave., Ste. A, Iowa City, IA 52240
Cedar Rapids: 310 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Region 6 -
West Des Moines:  950 Office Park Rd., 125, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Ames: 219 Main St., Ames, IA 50010

Regional Organizing Directors include
Des Moines  Maggie Marks

Timothy Clark

(arrived in Iowa on Sept. 21, 2019)  Experience includes Yes on 1631 (WA) in 2018; Better Boundaries (Yes on Prop 4 in Utah), 2018; Jim Dabakis, 2017; and Mike Weinholtz's campaign for governor of Utah in 2016.

Davenport  Allison Groves

Regional Engagement Directors include 

Davenport  David Perelman

(Nov. 2019)  Campus organizer for NextGen America, July-Nov. 2019.  Site lead in Orlando for the DSCC recount, Nov. 2018.  Field organizer in Minot for the North Dakota Democratic-NPL, Aug.-Nov. 2018.  Field organizer in Warwick for the Rhode Island Democratic Party, May-July 2018.  Organizer in Moline on JB Pritzker for Governor, Aug. 2017-Apr. 2018.  Operations assistant (contract) for Curriculum Associates, May-Aug. 2017.  GOTV organizer on Jon Ossoff for Congress, Apr. 2017.  Organizer in Coral Springs, FL on Hillary for America, Aug.-Nov. 2016.  Marketing assistant, Oct. 2015-Mar. 2016.  Field director on Leland Cheung for City Council (Cambridge), May-Aug. 2015.  Field fellow on Ed Markey for U.S. Senate, Mar. 2013-Nov. 2014.  B.A. in psychology, theater studies from Wheaton College, 2012.  twitter

Rebecca Rae Reagan

(Oct. 2019)  Master's degree in international politics from Aberystwyth University, 2019; Bachelor's degree in political science from Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2016.

Campus Organizing Director  Pheng Yang

(initially Des Moines regional organizing director)  twitter

Field Organzers include

Hazel Hering - Des Moines  twitter


Yianni Varonis

Communications director for U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA), May-Aug. 2019.  Senior communications strategist for Greenpeace, 2018.  Communications director on Clinton's general election campaign in Ohio from June 2016 after serving as press secretary on Clinton's primary campaigns in Wisconsin and Ohio.  Communications director on Alvin Brown for Mayor of Jacksonville, FL, April-May 2015.  Communications director on Aaron Woolf for Congress (NY-21), Aug.-Nov. 2014.  Press secretary for Northern Ohio for U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, Feb. 2013-Aug. 2014.  Regional press secretary in Eastern Ohio (Aug.-Nov. 2012) and press assistant (Feb.-Aug. 2012) for Obama for America-Ohio.  Bachelor's degree in communication/political science (2008) and master's degree in applied politics (2011) from The University of Akron.  twitter


Concord - 50 Pinewood Rd., Allenstown, NH 03275
Keene - 44 Main St., Keene, NH 03431
Lebanon - 24 Hanover St., Ste. 8A, Lebanon, NH 03766
Manchester - 489 Amory St., Manchester, NH 03102
- 115 Main St., Ste. 301, Nashua, NH 03060

Plymouth - 75 Main St., Plymouth, NH 03264
- 1 Raynes Ave, Ste. 205, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Office Openings: Nashua (Yang opened on Aug. 17); Portsmouth (Yang opened on Aug. 18), Manchester (Yang opened on Dec. 3), Keene (Yang opened on Jan. 1), Plymouth (Yang opened on Jan. 2)

State Director  Khrystina Snell

(Apr. 2019)  Project manager at Reaching Higher NH, Oct. 2018-Mar. 2019.  Campaign manager (June-Sept. 2018) and call time manager (Mar. 2017-June 2018) on Marchand for NH.  Political director (July-Nov. 2016) and finance assistant (Mar.-July 2016) on Dan Weeks for Executive Council.  Fellow in New England on Hillary for America, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2016.  Bachelor's degree in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies from University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2018.  twitter

Senior Advisor  Steve Marchand

Principal at SRM Consulting, LLC in Portsmouth from June 2014.  Director of corporate relations for the University of New Hampshire, Jan. 2012-June 2014.  Principal at The Marchand Group, Jan. 2003-Dec. 2011.  Mayor of the city of Portsmouth, Jan. 2006-Jan. 2008.  Associate state director of AARP NH, July 2005-Oct. 2006.  Northeast regional director for The Concord Coalition, Jan.-Dec. 2001.  M.P.A. (1998) and B.A. degrees in public relations and international relations (1996) from Syracuse University.  twitter

Deputy Political Director  Justin Gevertz

(Nov. 2019)  Interned on Scott Stringer for New York, May-Aug. 2018.  Research on Ralph Northam for Governor (VA), July-Nov. 2017.  Master's degree in elections and campaign management from Fordham Universiity, 2019; Bachelor's degree in political science/legal studies from University of Delaware, 2017.

Deputy Field Director  Matt Bedinger

(Dec. 2019...started as regional organizing director in Lebanon in Oct. 2019)  Associate field representative (Jan.-Oct. 2019), staff assistant (Sept. 2017-Jan. 2019) and intern (May-Aug. 2017) in the U.S. Senate.  Senior marketing analyst at Pathway Capital Management (CA), Aug. 2015-Feb. 2017.  Client services analyst, account manager at Clearwater Analytics (ID), Jan. 2014-July 2015.  B.B.A. in finance from Boise State University, 2013.  twitter

Regional Organizing Directors include
Manchester  Sam Ingalls

(Oct. 2019)  Program director for Southwest Florida YMCA Youth in Government in Fort Myers, July 2017-June 2019.  6th grade ACT teacher in Baton Rouge, LA, July 2016-Jan. 2017.  B.S. in finance and political economy from Tulane University, 2016.  twitter

Concord  Matt Jones


Director of Operations  Josephine Ahn

(Dec.2019)  Founder of Ahnncademy, Dec. 2016-Jan. 2020.  Management consultant (contract) for ShoreGmbH, Nov.-Dec. 2019.  Project manager and chief of staff at MG Skinner & Associates, Mar. 2017-May 2019.   Operations director and consultant (contract) for the Sage Law Practice, Dec. 2013-Jan. 2017.  Operations manager for Shore GmbH, Nov. 2015-Aug. 2016.  Sales administrator and executive assistant at Mobile Messenger, Apr.-Dec. 2013.  Project coordinator with Tireco, Inc., Feb. 2011-Apr. 2013.  Bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies from UCLA.

Field Organizers include

Emily Crovella
Lebanon  Tanner Jones
Portsmouth  Anthony C.
Portsmouth  Colin Mortensen
Daniel Powers


Las Vegas - 4276 Spring Mountain Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89102
Reno - Arlington & Plumb Plaza, 1885 S. Arlington Ave. #201, Reno, NV 89509
Office Openings: Las Vegas (Sept. 13), Reno (Nov. 24)

State Director  Mark Peckham

(Aug. 2019)  Committee secretary in the Nevada State Legislature, Jan.-June 2019.  Field director for the Nevada Assembly Democratic Caucus, Apr.-Dec. 2018.  Field director on Elizabeth Guzman for Delegate (VA), Aug.-Nov. 2017.  Campaign manager on Brian Sullivan for Mayor of Everett, WA, Mar.-Aug. 2017.  Regional field director for the Arizona Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2016.  Organizer in Juneau, AK on Hillary for America, Mar.-Apr. 2016.  Field organizer in Senate District 6 for the Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Dec. 2015.  Field organizer for the Alaska Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2014.  Studied international affairs, government, anthropology at Eastern Washington University.   twitter

Political Director  Jenny Lehner

(Nov. 15, 2019)  Per The Nevada Independent, Lehner moved to Nevada in 2014 to work for Strategies 360 and has 17 years of fundraising experience, including recently finance director on Chris Giunchigliani's 2018 primary campaign for governor.

Regional Organizing Directors

Las Vegas  Alex Pittaro

Experience includes constituency organizer on Susie Lee for Congress.

Reno  Jeremy Cohen

(Sept. 2019)  Field organizer for the Suffolk County (NY) Democratic Committee, June-Nov. 2017.  Field organizer in Carson City for the Nevada Democratic Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2016.  Field organizer in Reno, San Diego and Honolulu on Bernie 2016, Jan.-June 2016.  Studied at Truckee Meadows Community College.  twitter

Deputy Communications Director  Alison Jones

(Sept. 2019 initially LV regional and deputy comms. director)  Communications director for North Dakota Democratic-NPL, Feb.-Aug. 2019.  Campaign manager for the Pennsylvania House Democratic Campaign Committee, July-Dec. 2018.  Field director for Five Corners Strategies, Dec. 2017-June 2018.  Lead organizer in Fairfax, VA for NetGen America, July-Nov. 2017.  Field director for Five Corners Strategies, Apr.-June 2017.  Field organizer in Carmichael for the California Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016.  Master's degree in political communication from American University; B.A. in political communication from University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown.  twitter

Field Organizers include

Chad Comey
Robert Haggarty
Reno  Gianmarco Pow-Sang
Ray Skenandore


15 paid staff and three field offices as of Nov. 1, 2019 according to CBS News.
Regional HQ - 917 Huger St., Columbia, SC 29201
Charleston - 74 Reid St., Charleston, SC 29403
Greenville - 114 Laurens Rd., Unit C, Greenville, SC 29607

State Director  Heidi Johnson-Young

Experience includes field staffer for Beaufort on Obama's 2007-08 SC primary campaign.  twitter

State Coordinator  Dr. Jermaine Johnson Sr.

(announced June 6, 2019)  Owner of Dream Team Consulting LLC from Sept. 2014.and founder and CEO of the New Economic Beginnings Foundation Inc. from Sept. 2014.   Played professional basketball abroad in Canada, Brazil, Mexico, and Portugal, Dec. 2009-May 2015.;drafted to the NBA D-League’s Reno Bighorns.  D.B.A. in organizational leadership from Northcentral University, 2018; Master's degree in project management from Strayer University, 2014; B.A. in communications from the College of Charleston, 2008.  twitter

Regional Engagement Directors

Estefania Flores


Upstate  Ashley Jamison


Dwayne Alan Robertson, Jr.

(Sept. 2019)  Self-employed IT specialist in Rock Hill from Jan. 2007.  Field organizer for the SCDP, Sept.-Nov. 2018.  Field organizer on Archie Parnell for Congress, May-June 2017.  AppleCare at home advisor, Nov. 2015-Feb. 2017.  IT support technician, Feb.-Oct. 2013.  Field organizer for the SCDP, Apr.-May 2013.  A.A.S in computer systems networking and telecommunications from York Technical College, 2011.

Political Assistant  McKenzie Watson

Communications Director  Kayla Mallett

Citizen Review panel coordinator for the USC School of Law from Feb. 2018.  Children's services coordinator for St. Lawrence Place, Oct. 2016-Feb. 2018.  A manager for Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands, Aug. 2013-Oct. 2016.  VITA sit manager for The Cooperative Ministry, Jan.-June 2013.  Field director on Bobbie Rose for Congress, May-Nov. 2012.  Regional field director in Upstat and Midlands for the DNC, July 2009-Jan. 2012.  Field organizer on the Georgia Campaign for Change, Aug.-Nov. 2008; fellow on Obama for America, June-Aug. 2008.  M.A. in organizational change and leadership and B.A. in English and Communication from Columbia College (SC).  twitter

Operations Director  Beth Young

Field Organizers include

Darion Allen
Jennifer Bailey
Mitchell Fallon
Katherine Ferris
Alonzo Garcia
Kent Garrett
Jodi Herrin
Barrett Hurd 

Mayor Barbara Hopkins of Sellers (Dec. 27, 2019)

Former staff include:

Chief Technology Officer  John Elson Jan. 2020

(Oct. 2019...national data director, May-Oct. 2019)  Data scientist on Beto for Texas, May-Nov. 2018.  Engineering scientist associate at Applied Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Austin, May 2015-Mar. 2018.  B.S. in computer engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, 2015.

Communications Director  Madalin Sammons

(from May 2019, started as press secretay, announced Feb. 28, 2019)  Communications director on West Virginia state Sen. Richard Ojeda's short presidential campaign and his 2018 congressional race in WV-03.  Studied at West Virginia University.  West Virginia native.  twitter

Director of Distributed Organizing  Shaun Looney

(May 2019)  Summer associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, June-Aug. 2018.  Special operations officer, captain in the 75 Ranger Regiment (June 2015-Feb. 2017) and infantry officer, lieutenant (June 2012-May 2015) in the U.S. Army.  M.B.A. from NYU Stern School of Business, 2019; B.S. in accounting from Siena College, 2012.

Finance Director  Dylan Enright

(Apr. 2019)  Founding partner of XX in SF Bay area, July 2018.  Founding partneer of Wefunder, Sept. 2013-Apr. 2019.   Founder of Rightside, Jan. 2012-July 2014.  Degree in economics from Boston College, 2012.

Creative Director  Luke Hansen

Videographer and filmmaker at Luke Hansen Media in Phoenix since Sept. 2010.  Creative director for The Media Guys, May 2006-Sept. 2010. Videographer/editor at EdTV, Aug. 2004-June 2005.  Studied broadcast television at Scottsdale Community College.  twitter

Iowa State Coordinator  Jonathan Herzog

(Dec. 2018, based in Iowa City)  Indefinite leave from being a second year law student at Harvard Law School.  M.B.A. from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University; A.B. from Harvard University, where he was the highest ranked undergraduate.  Grew up in New York but spent several formative years in Alaska (+).  twitter

See also:
Avery Kim.  "Random Man Runs for President: Andrew Yang and the Media."  Asian American Policy Review (Harvard Kennedy School student publication).  Aug. 2, 2020.

Grace Panetta.  "'Fear and chaos': Andrew Yang staffers are furious over sudden layoffs and a campaign near collapse."  Business Insider, Feb. 11, 2020.

Eugene Daniels.  "Yang fires dozens of staff after Iowa debacle."  Politico, Feb. 6, 2020.

Tal Axelrod.  "Yang campaign recognizes union for its workers."  The Hill, Jan. 9, 2020.

Trent Spiner.  "Flush with cash, Yang wrestles with where to spend it."  Politico, Jan. 5, 2020.

Matt Stevens.  "Andrew Yang's Campaign Has a Lot of Money.  Now What?"  New York Times, Nov. 11, 2019.

Ben Mitchell and Lacrai Mitchell.  "In South Carolina, Andrew Yang maximizes digital reach to mobilize ground game."  CBS News, Nov. 1, 2019.