updated August 17, 2019)
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Campaign Manager Greg Schultz
Schultz served as executive director of Biden's American Possibilities
PAC and started as senior advisor to Vice President Biden in Dec.
2013. Ohio state director on Obama's 2012 re-election
campaign. Chairman of Franklin County Democrats to
mid-2012. State director of Organizing for America from mid-March
2009. Deputy political director on the Ohio Campaign for Change
in Fall 2008. Legislative liaison for Gov. Ted Strickland in the
Department of Administrative Services. First vice president of
Ohio Young Democrats. B.A. in history and political science
(2003) and M.Ed (2004) from The Ohio State University. twitter
Assistant to the
Campaign Manager Esther Ongeri
(June 2019) Special projects assistant to the CFO (from Feb. 2018) and operations coordinator (Sept. 2017-Feb. 2018). Staff assistant (May 2016-July 2017) and intern (Aug. 2015-May 2016) to U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from Saint Peter's University.
Deputy Campaign Manager and Communications
Director Kate Bedingfield
(Apr. 25) Vice president of
communications at Monumental Sports & Entertainment.
Communications director to Vice President Biden from Aug. 2015.
Chief spokeswoman and vice president of corporate communications at the
Motion Picture Association of America from May 2013; started there in
Nov. 2011. Associate communications director and acting director
of media affairs at the White House. Communications director on
Jeanne Shaheen's 2008 campaign for U.S. Senate. New Hampshire
communications director (from May 2007) and earlier deputy national
press secretary on John Edwards for President. DCCC Western
regional press secretary in the 2006 cycle. Spokeswomen on Paul
Hackett's congressional campaign in Ohio's 2nd CD (Aug. 2005 special
election). Worked on the Kerry-Edwards general election
campaign. Worked at the AFL-CIO. Graduate of the University
of Virginia. twitter
Deputy Campaign Manager Pete Kavanaugh
(Apr. 25) President of Revolution
Field Strategies in Boston from June 2013, and partner in Hilltop
Public Solutions from June 2009. Virginia senior advisor on
Hillary for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016. Director
Deputy Campaign Manager and Chief of Staff to
Dr. Jill Biden Anthony Bernal
(Apr. 25) Special Assistant to The President and Deputy Chief of Staff (Sept. 2013-Jan. 2017) and director of scheduling/trip director (from Jan. 2009) to Dr. Jill Biden in the Office of the Vice President. Director of scheduling for Dr. Jill Biden on the Obama-Biden campaign from Aug. 2008. Worked in the office of the CEO at the The Critical Path Institute. Chief of staff at the ALS Therapy Development Foundation, a Cambridge-based non-profit biotechnology company. Director of financial administration for the Democratic National Convention Committee, Inc. in 2004. He worked at AARP, and earlier worked in Coca-Cola Company’s office of international affairs in Washington, DC. Served both President Bill Clinton and Vice-President Al Gore in their respective offices of scheduling and advance at the White House and did scheduling and advance for both Clinton campaigns. Bachelor's degree in history and philosophy from the University of Texas at El Paso; also studied at Carleton College in Northfield, MN. Native of Tucson, Arizona. twitter
Chief of Staff Zeppa Kreager
(April 2019) Director of the
Alliance at Civic Nation from Mar. 2017. Director of public
engagement i(June 2016-Jan. 2017) and associate director of public
engagement and intergovernmental affairs (June 2015-June 2016) in the
Office of the Vice President. Mobilization program coordinator
for Airbnb, Apr. 2015-June 2015. Deputy operations manager at
Battleground Texas, Apr. 2013-Mar. 2015. Field organizer
(May-Nov. 2012) and intern (Feb. 2011-May 2012) with Organizing for
America. B.A. in political science and religion from Hood College.
Senior Advisor Symone Sanders
(Apr. 25) Strategist
Senior Advisor Cristóbal
(Apr. 25) President of the Latino
Victory Project from 2014. Deputy director of voter outreach and
mobilization on Hillary for America, June-Nov. 2016. Program
Senior Advisor Brandon English
(Apr. 25) Senior advisor to GPS IMPACT from June 2018. DCCC deputy executive director for digital communications and fundraising (Jan.-Nov. 2015); digital director in the 2014 and 2012 cycles; DCCC online communications manager during the 2008 cycle; managed micro-sites and e-mail campaigns for the DCCC's Independent Expenditure Program in 2006. Bachelor's degree in economics/modern culture and media from Brown University, 2006. twitter
Political Director Erin Wilson
(Apr. 25) State director ifor U.S. Sen. Bob
Casey (PA) from
Mar./Apr. 2017. Deputy Pennsylvania state director on Hillary for
America, June-Nov. 2016. Northeast political
director at the DNC from July 2014. Longtime staffer to Sen. Bob
Casey. Deputy state director (May 2011-July 2014); director of
outreach and special projects (Nov. 2009-May 2011), regional
representative (Feb. 2007-Nov. 2009), and started as his deputy
political director, July-Nov. 2006. Assistant to the First Lady
of Illinois, July 2005-July 2006. B.A. in political science and
government from University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
National Coalitions Director Vanessa Cárdenas
(Apr. 25) Senior director of national outreach
(from May 2018)
and director of strategic communications (June 2016-Apr. 2018) at
Director of Climatico at the World Wildliife Fund, Apr. 2015-June
2016. Vice president for Progress 2050 (Jan. 2010-Mar. 2015)and
director of ethnic media (June 2006-June 2009) at the Center for
American Progress. Outreach coordinator/policy communications associate
at the National Immigration Forum, Nov. 2002-June 2006. Public
education specialist in Arlington County, VA, Nov. 2000-Nov.
2002. Outreach coordinator/media relations for Arlington Public
Schools, Jan. 1997-Jan. 2000, M.P A. from George Mason
Director of Labor Engagement Erika Dinkel-Smith
(July 2019) Political and legislative department
May 2018) and assistant political and legislative director (from Apr.
2016) at IATSE. Staff representative/organizer at AFSCME Council
32, Mar. 2013-Mar. 2016. Organizer at AFSCME MN Council 5, Sept.
2009-Mar. 2013. Degree in political science, international
relations and affairs from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire,
National Women's Vote Director Carissa Joy
(Aug. 2019) Public relations specialist for
Black Girls Rock!
Fest from Mar. 2019. Regional press secretary in Cincinnati for
the Ohio Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Communications and
program associate for the U.S. Association of Former Members of
Congres, Jan.-July 2017. Communications fellow at R&R
Resources+, Aug.-Dec. 2016. B.S. in communication from Bowie
State University, 2016.
National Organizing Director Kurt Bagley
(Apr. 25) National field director (from Feb. 2017) and Southern national field desk (Oct. 2015-Dec. 2016) at the DCCC. Field director on Ron Barber for Congress, Jan.-Dec. 2014. Field and data director at Utah Votes from Apr.-Dec. 2013. Field organizer at CU Boulder for Organizing for America-Colorado, Aug.-Nov 2012; organizing fellow at Obama for America Utah, Feb.-May 2012. General manager at Turbo Express Car Wash, Jan. 2011-Feb. 2012. B.A. in economics from University of Utah, 2011. twitter
National Training Director Gabriella Cascone
(May 2019) Trainer for the National Democratic Training Committee from Jan. 2018. Coach for Wellstone Action from July 2017. Mobile enrollment coordinator for IDNYC for the NYC Human Resources Administration from Apr. 2017. Training director on JB Pritzker for Governor, May-Dec. 2018. Senior training manager with Indivisible Projet, Mar.-May 2018. North Carolina statewide training director (July-Nov. 2016), regional organizing director in Newport News, VA (May-July 2016) and organizer in Western Iowa on the caucus campaign (July 2015-May 2016) for Hillary for America. Regional field director (June-Nov. 2014) and field organizer (Apr.-June 2014) on the North Carolina Coordinated Campaign. Public affairs coordinator for Planned Parenthood of Nassau County, Inc., Aug. 2012-Apr. 2014. Client service representative for Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, Inc., July 2009-Aug. 2010. B.A. in sociology from SUNY Geneseo, 2009. twitter
Communications Director Kate Bedingfield ...see above
Deputy Communications Director for Messaging Kate Berner
(Apr. 25) Vice president at SKDKnickerbocker from April 2016. Special advisor to the Under Secretary at the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, May 2015-Apr. 2016. Director of outreach (from June 2014), deputy director of administration (May 2013-June 2014) and associate director of administration (May 2012-May 2013). Senior state-federal liason for the Governor's Office, State of Illinois, May 2011-May 2012. Advance and communications specialist on Quinn for Illinois, Feb.-Nov. 2010. Bachelor's degree in history at The University of Chicago, 2010. twitter
Deputy Communications Director for Strategic Planning Meghan Hays
(Apr. 25) Executive director of enterprise communications/director of executive communications for MGM Resorts International from Apr. 2017. Deputy directro of communications/director of message planning/advance lead to Vice President Joe Biden, 2012-17. Director of scheduling and advance on Wendy Davis for Governor, Oct. 2013-Nov. 2014. Press lead, national advance staff on Obama for America, 2012. Director of scheduling for U.S. Sen. Blumenthal (CT), Jan.-Dec. 2011. Director of research and legislative affairs at The Duberstein Group, July 2008-Jan. 2011. Deputy director for surrogate scheduling on Hillary Clinton for President, Sept. 2007-June 2008 National traveling advance team: lead site/press on Kerry-Edwards, 2004. National traveling advance team: lead site/press on Dean for America, 2003-04. Scheduler in the Office of Gov. Gray Davis, 2003. B.A. in political science from UC Davis, 2003. twitter
Deputy Communications Director for Press Bill Russo
(Apr. 25) Communications director to former Vice President Biden. Advisor to Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken. Advisor to Biden national security aide Jake Sullivan, associate director of administration, and earlier scheduling intern in the Office of the Vice President from Fall 2011. Graduate in political science, English and history from the University of Delaware, 2009. Grew up in Exton, PA. twitter
National Press Secretary Jamal Brown
(Apr. 25) Consultant with Civic Advisors. Worked for six years at the White House, most notably as press secretary for the Office of Management and Budget. A senior legal assistant at GLBTQ Advocates & Defenders (GLAD). B.A. in government and women's and gender studies from Dartmouth. From Northern California. twitter
National Press Secretary TJ Ducklo
(Apr. 25) Senior communications
director at NBC News in NYC from
Producer/communications for "The Circus: Inside The Biggest Story on
Earth," Mar. 2017-Feb. 2018. Owner of TJD Communications, Inc.,
Mar. 2017-Feb. 2018. Communications director at Bloomberg
Politics, Apr. 2016-Mar. 2017. Senior manager for corporate
communicationat Viacom, Mar. 2015-Apr. 2016. Communications lead
and advisor to the chairman on Washington 2024 (Olympic bid), July
2014-Apr. 2015. Deputy director of corporate communications (Feb.
2013-July 2014) and press assistant (Sept. 2011-Feb. 2013) at the
Motion Picture Association of America. Communications aasistant
at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, June-Sept. 2011. Research/staff
assistant to Mary Matalin and James Carville, Aug. 2010-June
2011. B.A. in political communication from The George Washington
University, 2011. twitter
Traveling National Press Secretary Remi Yamamoto
(Apr. 25) Communications director
on Fred Hubbell for Governor
(IA) from Sept.
2017. Press secretary on Tom Perriello for Virginia, Jan.-June
2017. A regional press secretary in Virginia on Hillary for
America, July-Nov. 2016. Senior associate (Aug. 2015-July
2016) and communications associate (Aug. 2014-Aug. 2015) at Precision
Strategies. B.A. in political science and government from The
George Washington University, 2013. Served as a national
headquarters paid media intern on Obama for America in summer
Deputy Press Secretary Matt Hill
Prevously media relations manager at Georgetown University from Jan. 2018. Associate at Global Strategy Group, May 2016-Jan. 2018. B.A. degrees in political science, communication from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016; communications intern in the Office of the Vice President, Jan.-May 2016. twitter
Deputy Press Secretary Adonna Biel
(May 2019) Campaign communications
assistant at EMILY's List, Jan.-Dec. 2018. B.A. in political
science and government from North Carolina State University,
Communications Director for Dr. Jill Biden Sherice Perry
(Apr. 25) A vice president at
Spitfire Strategies from Sept. 2017. Executive director of The
Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative, Feb. 2016-Apr. 2017.
Director of (Mar. 2014-Feb. 2016) and special assistant for (Apr.
2012-Mar. 2014) specialty and broadcast media in the secretary’s Public
Affairs Office at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
(HHS). Health equity program manager at Families USA, June 2008-Mar.
2012.. A communications specialist with the National Cancer
Institute’s Cancer Information Service, June 2006-May 2008.
Consultant for health policy (Sept. 2005-May 2006) and intern (Nov.
2004-June 2005) at Burness Communications. M.P.P. from Georgetown
University; undergraduate degree from University of Pennsylvania.
Author of Invincible Summer.
Director of Rapid Response Andrew Bates
(Apr. 25) Communications director for House campaigns (from Feb. 2018) and deputy communications director (Feb. 2017-Feb. 2018) at American Bridge 21st Century. North Carolina communications director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016. Press secretary (Sept. 2014-May 2016) and deputy press secretary (Dec. 2013-Sept. 2014) at the U.S. Trade Representative. Communications researcher (Aug. 2011-Dec. 2013), press assistant (March-Aug. 2011) and media monitor (March 2010-March 2011) at The White House. Development coordinator at Business Forward, Sept. 2009-Feb. 2010. Bachelor's degree in political science from North Carolina State University, 2009. Winston-Salem native. twitter
Director of Strategic Communications Kamau Marshall
(Apr. 25) Deputy national press secretary and
African American media at the DCCC, 2018-19. Communications
director to U.S. Rep. Al
2017-18. Speechwriter and communications advisor at the USDA,
2016-17. Special assistant to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings,
2015-16. Communications and outreach coordinator (contractor) for
U.S. Department of Labor, 2015. Public affairs at
SKDKnickerbocker, 2014-15. Press and legislative fellow with U.S.
Sen. Tom Carper and Homeland and Government Affairs Committee,
2013-14. Field organizer with Obama for America, 2012.
M.P.A. in public policy and B.A. in journalism and public affairs from
Texas Southern University. twitter
Surrogates Director Michelle Kwan
Outreach coordinator on Hillary for America, June 2015-Nov. 2016. American Public Diplomacy Envoy, appointed by Secretary of State Condolezza Rice in Nov. 2006. Champion figure skater from 1995-2005. Master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University, 2011; undergraduate degree in international studies from the University of Denver, 2008. twitter
Deputy Research Director Sharmeen Khan
(April 2019) Research associate at
PAC, July 2018-Apr. 2019. Research analyst at Democracy Forward,
Sept. 2017-July 2018. B.A. in political science and government
from New York University, 2017. Internships include research
intern on Hillary for America (Sept.-Nov. 2016), office of Sen.
Gillibrand (June-Aug. 2016), and research intern on Hillary for
America, June 2015-May 2016. Pakistani American from Louisville,
(April 2019) Director of
policy at the Biden Institute at the University of Delaware, Apr.
2017-Apr. 2019. Deputy director for domestic and economic policy
(Mar.-July 2015), associate director for policy (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2015),
assistant director for policy (July 2012-Nov. 2013) and policy analyst
(June 2011-July 2012) in the Office of Vice President Biden. J.D.
from Yale Law School; B.A. in public policy studies from Duke
Briefings and Deputy Policy Director Grace Landrieu
(April 2019) Special projects
director for the Nevada State
Democratic Party 2018 Coordinated Campaign, June-Nov. 2018.
Deputy director of product design and previously senior business
analyst for New Classrooms, July 2013-July 2016. Associate
product manager, UX designer atAmplify, Aug. 2012-July 2013.
Teach for America Corps member and 8th grade math teacher at
Miller-McCoy Academy in New Orleans, May 2010-July 2012. M.P.P.
from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2016;
B.A. in government, social justice analysis from Georgetown University,
Director of Digital Content PJ Alampi
(Apr. 25) Director of accounts (from Feb.
2019) and associate director of new business and social video strategy
(Sept. 2017-Feb. 2019) at Fullscreen. Social media strategist at
Epic Signal, Mar.-Sept. 2017. Senior account manager, social
video strategist (Jan.-Mar. 2017) and account manager, social video
strategist (Jan. 2016-Jan. 2017) and social video coordinator (Apr.
2015-Jan. 2016) at Fullscreen. Associate producer at PBS, Aug.
2014-Apr. 2015. B.F.A. in fine arts, film from Syracuse
University, 2014. twitter
Traveling Digital Director Courtney Corbisiero
(Apr. 2019) Digital director at End Citizens United, Nov. 2017-Apr. 2019. Digital director on the Drive for Our Lives bus tour (Affordable Care Act), July-Aug. 2017. Chief digital officer at Rapid Returns, Apr.-July 2017. Digital director on the Save My Care bus tour, Jan.-Mar. 2017. Wisconsin digital director on Hillary for America, May-Nov. 2016. Digital associate at 270 Strategies, Jan. 2015-May 2016. Deputy digital director at Braley for Iowa (U.S. Senate) June-Nov. 2014. Digital director for state support at 270 Strategies, Dec. 2013-May 2014. Deputy digital director at Business Forward, Feb.-Dec. 2013. Digital organizer in Ohio (July-Nov. 2012), tech and field intern (Jan.-July 2012) and Illinois digital state lead (Sept. 2011-Feb. 2012) on Obama for America. B.A. in political science from The George Washington University, 2013. twitter
Director of Online Fundraising Elana Firsht
Principal (Dec. 2018-Apr. 2019), director of email strategy (May-Dec. 2018), managing strategist (Sept. 2015-May 2018) and digital strategist (Feb.-Sept. 2015) at Mothership Strategies. Communications intern in the Office of the Vice President, Jan.-May 2014. B.A. in organizational studies, history from University of Michigan. twitter
Director of Digital Advertising Patrick Bonsignore
Chief Analytics Officer Becca Siegel
(Apr. 25) Director of data science at BlueLabs from Feb. 2015. Ohio data and analytics director (Apr.-Nov. 2016) and national analytics (Jan.-Apr. 2016) on Hillary for America. Data science and strategy at BlueLabs Analytics, 2015. Battleground Texas deputy data director, Dec. 2013-Nov. 2014. Deputy regional field director in Fort Collins on Obama for America, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012; deputy field organizer on Obama's 2008 campaign. B.A. in history from Stanford University, 2013. twitter
Deputy Chief Analytics Officer Molly Graepel
(May 2019) Analytics director, advocacy and
2018-May 2019) and data scientist (May-Oct. 2018) for the ACLU.
Analytics at Blue State Digital, June 2017-Apr. 2018. Digital
Deputy CTO Laila ElGohary
(July 22, 2019 tweet) Chief solutions officer at
Communications, LLC, Mar. 2018-July 2019. Senior analytics
consultant for The Messina Group, Mar. 2016-Sept. 2017. Director
of technology and operations at The White House, Sept. 2015-Apr.
2016. Senior analytics strategist at UFCW, Mar.-Sept. 2015.
Data director on Alison Lundergan-Grimes for U.S. Senate, June-Dec.
2014. Database administrator for SEIU Local 32BJ, May 2013-June
2014. Data and digital strategies on Obama for President, Feb.
2011-Dec. 2012. Freelance communications consultant in Bahrain,
2010-11. Junior account executive at Hill & Knowlton,
2009-10. B.A. in political science, philosophy from The American
University in Cairo. twitter
Engineering Director Matt Hodges
(June 2019) Software engineer at Harmony Labs,
2019. Technology consultant at Alloy, Feb.-June 2019.
Infrastructure engineer at Datadog, Dec. 2017-Apr. 2019. Senior
software engineer for The Groundwork / Timshel (software engineer on
the digital platform supporting Hillary for America) Feb. 2015-Dec.
2017. Web and mobile application engineer for Lisnr, Aug.
2013-Feb. 2015. Mobile application engineer at Cardinal
Solutions, June 2012-Aug. 2013. Web engineer for Rosetta, May-Oct.
2011. B.S. in computer science from Miami University, 2012.
Lead Software Engineer Nick Catalano
Finance Director Katie Petrelius
(Apr. 25) Director of development at the Biden
Foundation from May 2017. Northeast finance director at the DSCC,
Mar. 2014-May 2017. National finance director at Joe Kennedy for
Congress, Feb. 2012-Mar. 2014. West deputy finance director at
the DSCC, Mar. 2011-Mar. 2012. Finance associate at 4C Partners,
LLC, Sept. 2009-Feb. 2011. Finance assistant at the Public
Justice Foundation, May 2008-Sept. 2009. B.S. in political
science and government, French from Drew University, 2008.
Deputy National Finance Director Sharon Weber
(April 2019) Midwest and South finance director at the DSCC, Mar. 2017-Feb. 2019. Illinois finance director on Tammy for Illinois, Apr. 2015-Dec. 2016. Political fundraiser for New Chicago Consulting LLC, Nov. 2014-Apr. 2015. Political fundraiser at Nancy Kohn Consulting, LLC, Apr. 2011-Nov. 2014. Deputy finance director on Toi for Illinois, Dec. 2012-Mar. 2013. Field staffer (Sept.-Nov. 2010) and finance assistant (June-Oct. 2010) at Alexi for Illinois. B.A. in political science from DePaul University, 2010.
PA and DE Finance Director Evan Seltzer
(April 2019) Deputy finance director on
Tom Wolf for Governor, Mar. 2017-Nov. 2018. Deputy finance
director (in-state) on Katie McGinty for Senate, Sept. 2015-Nov.
2016. Finance director on Paul Steinke for City Counci At-Large
(Philadelphia), Jan.-May 2015. Finance assistant ant tracker
(May-Nov. 2014) and finance intern (Oct. 2013-May 2014) on Sean
Eldridge for Congress (NY). B.A. in political science from Vassar
Finance Director of the South Central Region Crystal Kay Perkins
(May 2019) Senior advisor (from Mar. 2019) and
(Feb. 2015-Feb. 2019) for the Texas Democratic Party. Finance
director on Mark Schauer for Governor, June 2013-Dec. 2014.
Regional campaign services for the DCCC, Jan. 2012-Jan. 2013.
Southern deputy finance director for the DSCC, Feb.-Dec. 2011.
Deputy campaign manager on Jullie Lassa for Congress (WI), July-Nov.
2010. Deputy finance director on Cal Cunningham for U.S. Senate
(NC), Jan.-July 2010. Finance director on Jack McDonald for
Congress in TX-13, Feb.-Dec. 2009. Finance consultant with
Progressive Capitol Group, May 2008-Dec. 2009. B.A. in public
relations and political science from Texas State University-San Marcos.
Deputy So. Calif Finance Director Haley Jones
(April 2019) Junior associate (Sept.
2018-Mar. 2019), account assistant (Mar. 2017-Sept. 2018) and executive
assistant (June 2016-Mar. 2017) at Gonring, Spahn &
Associates. B.A. in political science and govenrment from UCLA,
2016; internships include finance intern in the SW regional finance
office on Hillary for America (Mar.-June 2016).
Southeast Deputy Regional Finance Director (Miami) Georgette Brammer
(May 2019) Tri-state finance director at the
DNC, Feb. -May
2019. Finance director on Donna Shalala for Congress, Mar.
2018-Feb. 2019. Finance director (Aug. 2017-Jan. 2018) and deputy
finance director (May-Aug. 2017) for the Florida Democratic
Party. Sales coordinator for the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort,
Aug. 2016-May 2017. Welcome desk agent at W Fort Lauderdale, Nov.
2015-Aug. 2016. Director of scheduling and advance in the USTR,
Nov. 2013-Aug. 2015. Director of scheduling and advance
(Feb.-Nov. 2013), associate director of scheduling and advance (Dec.
2010-Feb. 2013) and special assistant to the White House liaison and
scheduling and advance for the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Florida finance assistant on Obama for America, June 2007-Nov.
2008. Bachelor's degree in political science from University of
Deputy Regional Finance Director (Houston) Atissa Ladjevardian
(June 2019) Finance associate at Fulkerson
Kennedy and Company,
Mar. 2017-Mar. 2019. Finance assistant on Hillary for America,
June-Nov. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science and
government from Yale University, 2016.
Director of Strategic Initiatives Karla Frank
Finance Chief of Staff Meredith Jachowicz
(April 2019) Finance chief of staff (Mar.
2017-Mar. 2019), deputy
events director (Apr. 2015-Mar. 2017), Senate services director (Dec.
2012-Mar. 2017) and assistant to the finance director (Feb. 2011-Dec.
2012) at the DSCC. Member services assistant, marketing intern at
EMILY's List, Jan.-Nov. 2010.
Deputy Director of Advance Jaclyn Gelfond
(April 2019) Operations manager at ACRONYM, Aug.
2019. Leadership recruiting for Tesla, Feb. 2017-Aug. 2018.
Deputy director of advance (Oct. 2016-Jan. 2017) and associate director
of advance (Oct. 2015-Oct. 2016) in the Office of the Vice President;
advance associate (May 2015-Sept. 2015) and scheduling and advance
intern (Jan.-May 2015) at the White House. B.A. in political
science and communication at University of Illinois at
National Advance Lead Valentine Sanders
(May 2019) Director of advance in the
Office of the New York State Attorney General, Jan. 2018-May
2019. White House advance lead (Apr. 2014-Jan. 2017) and White
House advance associate (Aug. 2011-Apr. 2014) for the Office of the
Vice President. Press advance leader on Obama for America,
Feb.-Nov. 2012. Advance lead on Elizabeth Warren for
Massachusetts, Feb.-Nov. 2012. Scholarship in Oman, May-Aug.
2011. Studied political science and Arabic at CUNY Hunter
College. Communications intern in the Office of the Vice
President, Dec. 2010-June 2011. Deputy Wisconsin GOTV director
(May-Nov. 2008) and field organizer
(Jan.-June 2008) on Obama for America. Junior analyst at
& Associates, Jan.-Sept. 2007.
Director of Production Ari Krupkin
(May 2019...May 20 tweet) Manager at The Markham
2019. Campaign manager on Edwin Edwards for Congress, July-Nov.
2014. Advance associate at the White House, Feb. 2012-June
2014. National advance staff on Obama for America, Feb.-Nov.
2012. Studied at Louisiana State University. twitter
Trip Director Ashley Williams
(Apr. 25) Senior advisor at director of special projects for the Ambassador at the U.S. Department of State, Feb. 2014-Aug. 2016. National advance staffer on Obama for America, Aug.-Nov. 2012. Special assistant (Apr. 2011-Aug. 2012) and intern (Sept. 2010-Jan. 2011) in the Office of Dr. Jill Biden at the White House. J.D. candidate at University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2019. Master's degree in political management from The George Washington University, 2018; B.S. in international politics from Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service, 2010.
COO and CFO Daniel McCarthy
(Apr. 25) Principal and CEO at Blue Ledger
(BlueMissionOps) from May 2017, and director of finance and operations
at Resources for Human Development from Apr. 2017. Deputy CFO and
controller (from Aug. 2016) and deputy controller and accounts payable
(from Apr. 2015) on Hillary for America. Board treasurer and
financial controller for the Gateway Men's Chorus, 2013-15.
Senior internal revenue agent in the special enforcement program at the
IRS in St. Louis, 2012-15. M.B.A. from Webster University, 2013;
M.A. in accounting (2009) and bachelor's degree in accounting and
business administration (2008) from University of Illinois.
Director of Operations Andrew Schreyer
Deputy Director of National State Operations DeUndre Eberhart
(May 2019) Executive assistant to the executive
director at the
Democratic Governors Association, Feb.-May 2019. Deputy logistics
director fo the DSCC on the Florida recount, Nov. 2018. Director
of operations for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, July-Nov.
Georgia Governor, July 2017-May 2018. Special assistant to the
Commissioner/trasition executive for DeKalb County Commissioner,
Jan.-April 2017. National chief operating officer fo the National
Black MBA Association, Leaders of Tomorrow, Sept. 2014-June 2015.
Executive assistant to the executive director at Tomorrow's Luminaries
Foundation, Aug. 2012-Feb. 2014.
Director of Travel Operations Adrian Culea
(May 2019) Field/political director on Sean
Patrick Maloney for
Congress (NY), Feb.-Nov. 2018. Production assistant/replay
operator for the National Basketball Association, Sept. 2014-Feb.
2018. Campaign manager for Stronger New Castle slate (NY),
July-Nov. 2017. Deputy GOTV/operations director for the Colorado
Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2016. General manager for
Hoop1Video, Aug. 2014-May 2016. Basketball operations intern for
the Brooklyn Nets, Jan. 2013-Aug. 2014. Deputy field director on
Colorado Commits to Kids, Sept.-Nov. 2013. Field director in
IA-04 for the Iowa Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov. 2012. Public
relations associate for Men's Health Network, Dec. 2011-Mar.
2012. B.A. in political science from Hofstra University, 2011.
Deputy Director of Travel Operations Susanna Billings
(June 2019) Executive assistant (July 2018-June
leadership recruiting coordinator (June 2017-July 2018) at Tesla.
Administrator at the Maryland Addictions Directors Council, Feb.-June
2017. B.A. in political science from American University, 2017;
internships include operations intern in the Office of the Vice
President, Sept. 2016-Jan 2017.
Chief People, Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CHRO) Michael Leach
(June 2019) Senior manager of labor relations (Feb.-June 2019), manager of labor operations (July 2015-Feb. 2019) and labor operations coordinator (May 2014-July 2015) for the NFL Management Council. Assistant to the head coach at the Chicago Bears, June 2011-May 2014. Football operations assistant (Jan.-May 2011) and media relations assistant (May 2010-May 2011) at the Miami Dolphins. Defensive charter/manager for the University of Illinois football team, Mar. 2006-Feb. 2009. M.S. from St. Thomas University; B.S. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
General Counsel Dana Remus
(Apr. 25) General counsel of the Obama
Foundation and the Office
of Barack and Michelle Obama. Senior ethics counsel at the White
House from 2016. Professor at the University of North Carolina
School of Law, from 2013. Prevously taught at the University of
New Hampshire School of Law from 2009, and Drexel University's Earle
Mack School of Law, 2006-08. Associate at Cravath, Swaine &
Moore, LLP in New York, 2002-05. J.D. from Yale Law School, 2002;
A.B. in East Asian studies from Harvard College, 1997.
U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-2) (announced May 31, 2019)
Headquarters: 2411 Grand Ave., Des Moines
Council Bluffs - 536 W. Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Davenport - 1706 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52803
Dubuque - 799 Main Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Iowa City - 702 S. Gilbert Street, Suite 104, Iowa City, IA 52240
Sioux City - 1754 Hamilton Blvd, Sioux City, IA 51103-3054
openings: Council Bluffs, Sioux City (Aug. 1 with Dr. Jill Biden), Iowa City (Aug. 7 with Joe Biden), Davenport, Dubuque (Aug. 7 with Dr. Jill Biden)
State Director Jake Braun
(reported by DMR's Brianne Pfannenstiel on May 17, 2019) CEO at Cambridge Global from 2013; faculty/lecturer at University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy. White House liaison to the Department of Homeland Security, Jan. 2009-Dec. 2010. Deputy national field director on Obama's 2008 campaign; earlier did some consulting for Chris Dodd's presidential campaign. Field director on the Michigan Coordinated Campaign in Fall 2004; headed up John Kerry's Dubuque office during the 2003-04 Iowa caucus campaign. Worked on local campaigns in Dubuque in 2002. Master's degree in international relations and affairs from Troy University; master's degree in education from National Louis University; bachelor's degree in philosophy from Loyola University Chicago. From Omaha.
Senior Advisor Jessie Harris
(reported by DMR's Brianne Pfannenstiel on May 17,
2019) Partner at the LS2group in Des Moines from June 2017;
started as a senior account executive in Nov. 2010. A
senior aide to Iowa Secretary of State Michael Mauro, 2010.
Iowa state director on SEIU Change That Works, 2009. Iowa
Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign director, Feb. 2008-Jan.
2009. Political director on Citizens for Tom Harkin, Apr.
2007-Feb. 2008. Iowa field director on Tom Vilsack for President,
2007-08. Field director for the Iowa Democratic Party’s
Coordinated Campaign. Field director on the Chet Culver for
Governor campaign. Regional field director for the 2004 Iowa
Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign (Linn County). Field
staffer on John Edwards' Iowa caucus campaign (Warren County).
B.A. double major in political science and history from Simpson
Political Director Will McIntee
(June 2019) Midwest outreach director for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, Feb. 2017-June 2019. Lead advance representative with the U.S. Department of the Interior, June 2015-Jan. 2017. Account executive for Cambridge Global Advisors, Dec. 2014-June 2015. Deputy district director for U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, Aug. 2011-Jan. 2015. Deputy political director on Braley for Senate, July-Nov. 2014. Field director on Braley for Congress, May-Nov. 2012. B.A. in politics/international studies from Loras College, 2011.
Political Associate Elizabeth Baer
(July 2019) Assistant account executive at Resoluted Consulting LLC, Jan.-May 2019. Copywriter with Dover Strategy Group, June-Nov. 2018. B.A. in political science from University of Iowa, 2017. twitter
Youth Vote Director Wesley Crew
(Aug. 2019) Constituent affairs liaison in the
New York State
Assembly, May-Aug. 2019. Regional field director for the Florida
Democratic Party, May-Aug. 2018. Eligibility specialist (June
2015-Aug. 2017) and counselor/navigator (Dec. 2014-June 2015) for the
Broward Regional Health Planning Council, Inc. Field organizer in
Coral Springs for the Florida Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2014.
Bachelor's degree in political science and government from The
University of Alabama, 2019. twitter
Organizing Director Adrienne Bogen
(reported by the Des Moines Register on May 17,
Coordinated Campaign director for the Florida Democratic Party in Fall
2018. Statewide field director on Philip Levine for Governor
(FL), Mar.-Aug. 2018. Feld director for St. Petersburg Mayor Rick
Kriseman's re-election in 2017. Worked on Hillary Clinton's 2016
campaign in Florida. Worked on Charlie Crist's campaign for
governor in 2014. twitter
Deputy Organizing Directors
(May 2019) Organizing director on Andrew Cuomo
organizing director for the New York State Democratic Party, Feb.-June
2018. Field director on Sheehan for Mayor, May-Nov. 2017.
Regional organizing director in Mason for the Ohio Democratic
Party/Hillary for America, Apr.-Nov. 2016; regional organizing director
in Boise, ID (Feb.-Apr. 2016) and field organizer in the Des Moines
area (July 2015-Feb. 2016) on Hillary for America. Operations
manager (2014-June 2015) and policy associate and executive assistant
(Feb. 2013-Aug. 2014) at the Environmental Working Group.
B.S. degree, program in the environment from University of Michigan,
(May 2019) Organizing and youth vote director on
for Secretary of State, Aug.-Nov. 2018. Aide to the Secretary of
State of New Jersey, Jan.-Aug. 2018. Deputy field director on
Murphy for Governor (NJ), Jan.-Nov. 2017. Regional organizing
director in Wausau for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Apr.-Nov.
2016. Organizer in Milwaukee, WI, York, ME and Knoxville, IA on
Hillary for America, July 2015-Apr. 2016. Regional field director
for the New York State Democratic Committee, July-Nov. 2014.
Field organizer on Cory Booker for Senate, July-Oct. 2013. B.A.
in political science and sociology from Calvin College, 2013. twitter
Regional Organizing Directors
Polk County Ben Hoffman
Deputy sector director in Orlando on the Florida Recount for the DSCC,
Nov. 2018. Deputy field director (Western Iowa, Polk County and
Cedar Rapids) for the Iowa Democratic Party, Sept.-Nov. 2018.
Field director on Dan Koh for Congress, Jan.-Sept. 2018. Field
organizer in Prince William County for the Democratic Party of
Virginia, June-Nov. 2017; organizer on Ralph Northam for Governor,
Mar.-June 2017. Field organizer on Anna Throne-Holst for
Congress, July-Nov. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science
from Tufts University, 2016. twitter
Western Iowa Jacob Spreyer
(June 2019) Regional field director (May-Nov.
2018) and field
organizer (Oct. 2017-May 2018) on JB Pritzker for Governor.
Master's degree in sport administration from University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018; bachelor's degree in sports management
from University of Connecticut, 2016. twitter
Iowa City Tripp Frank
Campaign manager on Jennifer Boysko for State Senate (VA) special
election. Field director on Raul Ruiz for Congress (CA),
2018. Campaign manager on Jennifer Boysko for Delegate, June-Nov.
2017. Field director on Jennifer Boysko for Delegate, May-Nov.
Degree in political science and government from American University,
Eastern Iowa (River Counties between Dubuque and Lee) Annalee Garrity
(May 2019) Staffer/executive assistant at Cambridge Global Advisors from Nov. 2018. GOTV director in CD-1 for the IDP, Oct. 2018. Paid canvass director in Iowa CD-1 for the DCCC from Sept. 2018. Field director for County IDEA from June 2018. Political organizer for the Illinois Beveraga Association from Feb. 2018. Native English teacher in Japan, June 2016-July 2017. B.A. in classics and classical languages from Bryn Mawr College, 2011.
(May 2019) Deputy field director/fellows
coordinator on Melinda
Katz for District Attorney (Queens), Apr.-May 2019. Deputy field
director/regional field director (Feb.-Apr. 2019) and
field organizer (Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019) on Toni for
Chicago. Field organizer on Gina Raimondo for Governor/Democratic
Coordinated Campaign, July-Nov. 2018. Campaign fellow on London
Breed for Mayor (SF), Apr.-June 2018. B.A. in marketing from
Communications Director Julia Krieger
(May 2019) Communications director for the start
up of U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan's presidential campaign (first six
weeks). Communications director on U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp
(D-ND)'s re-election campaign, Nov. 2017-Nov. 2018. Deputy
communications director (Feb.-Nov. 2017) and press secretary to Sen.
Heitkamp. New media press secretary to the U.S. House Oversight
& Government Reform Committee, July 2013-Aug. 2014. Media
analyst for American Bridge 21st Century, Feb. 2012-July 2013.
Researcher at Media Matters for America, June 2010-Feb. 2012.
B.A. in journalism, gender, women and sexuality studies from University
of Minnesota, 2009. twitter
Deputy Communications Director Connor Coughlan
Press secretary on Gary Chico's campaign for Mayor in
Chicago to Mar.
2019. Worked on Chris Kennedy's campaign for Governor of
Illinois, 2017-Apr. 2018. B.A. in political science from
Data Director John Miller
(June 2019) Data director on Beto for Texas,
2018. Data director for the Democratic Party of Arkansas,
July-Dec. 2017. Battleground states analyst on Hillary for
America, Sept.-Nov. 2016. New Hampshire data director for NextGen
Climate, July-Sept. 2016. California data director (May-June
2016) and national data desk (Jan.-May 2016) on Bernie 2016. Data
director and deputy state director on Give Arkansas a Raise, Cot.-Nov.
2014. Data director/deputy state director on Arkansas Voter
Registration Project, May-Oct. 2014. Degree in politics from
Hendrix College, 2013. Fellow in Little Rock on Obama for
America, May-Nov. 2012. Fellow in San Antonio on Obama for
America, Aug.-Nov. 2008.
Operations Director Will Doerrer
(June 2019) Executive direoctor of Chicago
Victory PAC (Rahm
Emanuel), May 2018-May 2019. Deputy campaign manager on Kennedy
for Illinois, May 2017-Apr. 2018. Campaign manager on Morrison
for State Senate (IL), May-Dec. 2012. Chief of staff to State
Rep. Kelly Cassidy (IL), Sept. 2011-May 2012. Regional director
on For A Better Chicago PAC, Jan.-May 2011. Regional field
director for the Colorado Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2010. Field
organizer in Montcalm Co. for the Michigan Democratic Party, July-Oct.
2008. J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute
of Technology, 2016; B.A. in history and economics from Marquette
Training Director Bobby Brady-Sharp
National field director (Mar. 2018-Mar. 2019) and
training director (Apr. 2016-Mar. 2018) at Organizing for Action.
Field director in San Antonio for Brass Tactics, Dec. 2015-Feb.
2016. Deputy field director on Adrian Garcia for Mayor, July-Nov.
2015. Regional field director for Battleground Texas, Feb.-Nov.
2014. Senior field organizer in the Milwaukee area on Obama for
America, Mar.-Nov. 2012. Field organizer in Waukesha (June-Nov.
2008) and deputy field organizer in Houston (Feb.-Mar. 2008) on Obama
for America. twitter
Sabrina Bousbar Iowa City twitter
Tavis Cote twitter
Connor Culloton Council Bluffs twitter
Peter Danos twitter
Grace Darrah twitter
Kelsey Fitzpatrick Ottumwa twitter
Camilo Haller Storm Lake twitter
Jack Hurley Cedar Rapids
Kyle Jaffe twitter
Gabriella Johns Cedar Rapids twitter
Tiffany Louk Fort Dodge twitter
Robert Lyons SW Iowa twitter
Grace Meyer Des Moines twitter
Zach Moneypenny Dubuque twitter
Haley Ring NW Iowa twitter
Riley Robinson Davenport
Sebastian Rozo twitter
Denisse C. Cedar Rapids twitter
On July 30, 2019, DMR's Brianne Pfannenstiel reported, "The campaign says it will have about 75 total staff members in Iowa by Aug. 1."
...announced Aug, 15, 2019
former Iowa State Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal
...announced Aug. 7, 2019
Sarah Orwig, International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) member and Iowa Professional Fire Fighters (IPFF) Executive Board Trustee
Rev. Dr. Frantz Whitfield, Senior Minister, Mount Carmel Baptist Missionary Church
Megan Rucker, Educator from Davenport
Patrick Riley, Attorney and Community Activist from Cedar Rapids
Kyle Cirkyl, U.S. Army Veteran and Engineer from Cedar Rapids
Miyoko Hikiji, Veteran and Advocate from Urbandale
Ellen Goodmann Miller, Community and Resource Development Specialist from Dubuque
Jesse McCunniff, Iowa National Guard Veteran and Community Activist from Waterloo
...announced July 26, 2019
NW Iowa leaders:
Tim Kacena, State Representative
David O'Brien, longtime lawyer and 2014 congressional candidate
Cindy Waitt executive director of the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention
Terry O'Brien, community leader and attorney
Dave Somsky, former Woodbury County Democratic chairman
Connie Gronstal, community leader and retired social worker
June 25, 2019
Dennis Cohoon, State Representative
Roxanna Moritz, Scott County Auditor
Bill Gluba, Former Mayor of Davenport
Jerry Messer, Former Quad City Federation of Labor President
Jim Hancock, Former Scott County Supervisor
Highland Nichols, Former Clinton County Democratic Chair
Betty Brim-Hunter, Former Political Director, Iowa Federation of Labor
Teri Hawks Goodman, Community Leader
Bruce Hunter, State Representative
Jim Lykam, State Senator
Mary Maloney, Polk County Treasurer
Jackie Norris, President & CEO, Goodwill of Central Iowa; Former Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama
Tom Powers, Former Councilman, City of Waterloo
Ken Runde, Former Dubuque County Sheriff & Obama Administration United States Marshal
Headquarters: 83 Hanover St., Manchester
Concord: 64 N. Main St., 2nd Floor, Concord
Nashua: 142 North Main Street, Suite 510, Nashua NH 03060
Portsmouth: 2800 Lafayetter Rd., Ste., 11, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Openings: Manchester (reported June 11 by WMUR's John DiStaso), Nashua (Aug. 19 with Dr. Jill Biden), Concord (Aug. 26 with former Gov. John Lynch)
State Director Ian Moskowitz
(reported by WMUR on Apr. 25, 2019) Campaign
manager on Steve Dettelbach's run for Ohio Attorney General, May
2017-Nov. 2018. Account executive at AL Media, Sept.-Nov.
2016. Campaign manager on Galbraith for Vermont, Mar.-Aug.
2016. Political director for the New Hampshire Democratic Party,
Dec. 2014-Feb. 2016. NH Senate Democratic Caucus campaign manager
for state Sen. David Watters re-election and for Maureen Manning for
state Senate, May-Nov. 2014. Special assistant to New York City
Council Member Annabel Palma, Mar. 2013-May 2014. Research
assistant at D Squared Tax Strategies, Jan.-May 2013. Finance
assistant on Mark Murphy for Congress (NY), June-Nov. 2012. B.A.
in political science from Boston University, 2012. twitter
Deputy State Director Laura O'Neill
(reported by WMUR on Apr. 25, 2019) Has worked
in the office of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen from Jan. 2018. Director of
the NH Senate Democratic Caucus, Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018. Worked on
Hillary for America in NH, ME and WI, July 2015-Nov. 2016.
Executive assistant to U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, July 2013-July
2015. B.A. in political science and public and community service
studies from Providence College, 2013. twitter
Political Director Kaytlynn Jacobs-Brett
(early July 2019) Government affairs specialist at Bianco Professional Association from Dec. 2018. Managed Joe Pace's campaign for Executive Council District 3, Sept.-Nov. 2018. Political director on Maura Sullivan for Congress, Nov. 2017-Sept. 2018. Managed Sen. Martha Fuller Clark's re-election campaign, June-Dec. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science and government from UNH, 2015. twitter
Organizing Director Peter Dougherty
(reported by WMUR on Apr. 25, 2019) Southern
regional field director at the DCCC from June 2018. Campaiign
manager on Bobby Kaple for Congress (GA), Jan.-May 2018. Campaign
manager on Karen Keys-Gamarra for School Board in Fairfax, VA,
June-Sept. 2017. Campaign manager on Sara Townsend for Delegate,
Feb.-June 2017. Regional GOTV director for the Democratic Party
of Virginia, Aug.-Nov. 2016. Field director on DPV/LuAnn Bennett
for Congress (VA), Mar.-Nov. 2016. Political director on Kathy
McGuiness for Lt. Governor of Delaware, Jan.-Mar. 2016. Field
director on Ginny for Mayor (Charleston, SC), June-Nov. 2015.
Field director on Dan Storck for Supervisor of Mount Vernon, Apr.-June
2015. Regional field director (July-Dec. 2014) and field
organizer (Apr.-June 2014) for the Arizona Democratic Party.
Regional field director for the Utah Democratic Party, Jan.-Mar.
2014. Communications intern at the DCCC, Sept.-Dec. 2013.
B.A. in political science from Miami University, 2013. twitter
Deputy Organizing Director Catherine Vegis
(May 2019) Deputy field director (May-Nov. 2018)
field director (June 2017-May 2018) on JB Pritzker for Governor
(IL). Field organizer in greater Philadelphia area for the
Pennsylvania Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2016. Experience also
includes fellow on Hillary for America in Chicago, Feb.-Mar. 2016, Rahm
Emanuel's mayoral campaign, Jan.-Apr. 2015. Studied political
science and government at DePaul University. twitter
Regional Organizing Directors include
(May 2019) Special assistant on the
Mar.-May 2019. Campaign manager on Martha Fuller Clark for State
Senate, Sept.-Dec. 2018. Regional field director (Sept. 2018) and
field organizer (June-Sept. 2018) and Intern (Jan.-May 2018) on Maura
Sullivan for Congress (Portsmouth, NH). B.A. in political science
and government from University of New Hampshire, 2018. twitter
Regional field director for the Arizona
Democratic Party, May-Nov. 2018. Regional program director for
the Locust Street Group (NY), July 2017-May 2018. Field organizer
on Hillary for America in Jefferson County, Colorado, June-Nov.
2016. Bachelor's degree in psychology from Eastern Connecticut
State University, 2016. twitter
Nashua Alyssa Walker
(May 2019) Site lead in Tampa/St. Pete on the
Nov. 2018. Regional field director for the Democratic Party of
New Mexico, June-Nov. 2018. Political advocate for the Nashua
Soup Kitchen & Shelter, Inc., May 2017-June 2018. Organizer
in Claremont for the New Hampshire Democratic Party, May-Nov.
2016. Organizer on Brad Schneider for Congress (IL-10), Feb.-Mar.
2016. Organizing fellow on Hillary for America, Sept. 2015-Feb.
2016. M.A. in international relations and affairs from University
of Kent, 2015; B.A. in political science and government from Merrimack
GOTV director on Chris Pappas for Congress, Aug.-Nov.
Regional communications director for We Are Missouri, Apr.-Aug.
2018. March into 18 organizer in DuPage, IL for the Democratic
Party, Feb. 2017-Apr. 2018. Field organizer in Bucks County for
the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, July-Nov. 2016. B.A. in
international relations and affairs from The George Washington
University, 2016. twitter
Milton R. Patch III
Concord Niki Wagner
(July 2019) Recount site lead for the DSCC in
2018. Field organizer in Carbondale on JB for Illinois, Sept.
2017-Nov. 2018. Bachelor's degree in political science and
government from University of Illinois at Urbandale, 2017; Associate's
degree in political science from John A. Logan College, 2015..
Field organizer on Scott Bennett for Illinois Senate, Oct. 2015-Nov.
Communications Director Meira Bernstein
(reported by WMUR on Apr. 25, 2019)
Communications director on McCaskill for Missouri, Jan.-Nov.
2018. Communications director for the Missouri Democratic Party,
,JUly-Dec. 2017. Press secretary to U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan,
Jan.-July 2017; press secretary on Maggie for NH, Jan.-Nov. 2016.
Senior associate (June 2014-Dec. 2015) and associate (Apr. 2013-May
2014) at Global Strategy Group. Associate account executive at
Kwittken & Company, Jan.-Mar. 2013. B.A. in history,
leadership studies and international studies from Williams College,
Press Secretary Emma Riley
(reported by WMUR on Apr. 25, 2019) Associate
press secretary (from Mar. 2018) and assistant (Mar. 2017-Mar. 2018) to
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. Regional organizing director in York
(July-Nov. 2016) and field organizer (May-July 2016) fo rthe
Pennsylvania Democratic Party. Organizing fellow in Nashua, NH
for Hillary for America, May 2015-May 2016. Bachelor's degree in
political science and government, strategic communications from High
Point University, 2016. twitter
Press Assistant Ike Hajinazarian
(July 2019) Deputy press secretary for the U.S.
on Homeland Security/Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, Jan.-July 2019.
Press assistant , Apr.-Dec. 2018) and press intern (Sept. 2017-Apr.
2018) in the Office of U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (IN). Master's
degree in political management from The George Washington University,
2018; Bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana University
Bloomington, 2016. twittter
Digital Director Eisha Misra
(reported by Union Leader's Kevin Landrigan on July 2;
July 3 tweet) Digital director for the NH
Campaign, Aug.-Dec. 2018. Digital strategist at Run the World
Digital, Aug. 2017-Aug. 2018. Communications and digital
coordinator at the Toxics Action Center, Feb.-Aug. 2017. Digital
content lead in Philadelphia on Hillary for America, July-Nov.
2016, Studied public relations, advertising and applied
communication at Penn State University. twitter
Data Director Evan Medina
(reported by Union Leader's Kevin Landrigan on July
2) Data and analytics manager at The ONE Campaign, Apr. 2017-June
2019. Deputy state director, data and analytics for the
Democratic Party of Virginia, May-Nov. 2016. Lead
organizer in Fort Dodge on Hillary Clinton's Iowa caucus campaign,
Apr. 2015-Jan. 2016. Regional field director on Anthony Hardy
Williams for Mayor (Philadelphia), Jan.-Mar. 2015. Field director
on Kelly Westlund for Congress, July-Nov. 2014. Regional field
director on Alex Sink for Congress (FL), Jan.-Mar. 2014. Field
organizer on the Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Apr.-Nov.
2013. Field organizer in Miramar on Organizing for
America-Florida, June-Nov. 2012. B.A. in political science from
the University of Pennsylvania, 2011. twitter
(reported by Union Leader's Kevin Landrigan on July
Project manager at The MIS Department, Inc. from Dec. 2013.
Operations manager for Tough Mudder LLC, July 2012-Nov. 2013.
Operations associate at the Center for a New American Security, Sept.
2010-July 2012. Director of operations for presidential personnel
(Aug. 2009-May 2010) and staff assistant (Jan.-Aug. 2009) in the EOP at
The White House. Director of operations in NH, TX, IN and PR on
Obama for America, Apr. 2007-Nov. 2008. Client services manager
and personal assistant to the CEO/President at NGP VAN, May 2004-Apr.
2007. B.A. in political science and government from The George
Washington University, 2004.
Training Director Aaron Thomas
(July 2019) Constituent advocate for U.S. Rep.
Jan.-July 2019. Regional field director in the greater
Philadelphia area for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, Apr.-Nov.
2018. Field organizer in Greensboro for the North Carolina
Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign, July-Nov. 2016. Degree in
political science and government from Millikin University, 2015.
Lauren Anderson twitter
Cari Berlin twitter
Jake Blaut Peterborough twitter
JD Brennan twitter
Stephen Cekuta twitter
Genevieve Cickavage Concord twitter
Sal DeFrancesco twitter
Brady Easterling Portsmouth twitter
Syrena Falkengren twitter
Tiff Fontaine twitter
Daniel Gessen twitter
Jacob Link twitter
Aislinn Lowth twitter
Quinn Mannard Seacoast twitter
Hannah Peyton twitter
Tiffany Renee twitter
Jason Scheuchenko twitter
Michael Slatery twitter
On June 25, 2019 WMUR's John DiStaso reported the Biden campaign "now has 25 staffers in #fitn primary state NH with more to be added soon."
...reported by WMUR on April 26, 2019
Former U.S. Rep. Carol Shea Porter (>)
...reported by WMUR on Apr. 25, 2019
Former Gov. John Lynch served four terms from 2005-13 (>)
Terry Schumaker served as ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago from 1997-2001, co-chaired Bill Clinton's NH primary campaigns (>)
former New Hampshire Supreme Court Chief Justice John Broderick, served as chief justice 2004-10 and associate justice 1995-2004
...reported by WMUR on July 8, 2019
Ned Helms, former chair of the New Hampshire Democratic Party; former Commissioner of Health and Human Services
...reported by WMUR on Aug. 12, 2019
Dick Swett, former Ambassador and Congressman (>)
...reported by the Union Leader on Aug. 17, 2019
State Sen. Lou D'Allesandro (District 20-Manchester) (>)
State Director Hilary Barrett
(announced May 6, 2019) Campaign
manager on Joe Kopser for Congress in TX-21, June-Nov. 2018.
Director of operations and scheduling on John Chiang for Governor (CA),
Mar.-June 2018. Director of scheduling for U.S. Sen. Catherine
Cortez-Masto (NV), Nov. 2016-Mar. 2018. A deputy political
on coordinated table; also principal trip lead) in Nevada on Hillary
for America, May-Nov.
2016. Operations and training (Feb.-May 2016) and deputy training
director-presidential caucus (Aug. 2015-Feb. 2016) for the Nevada State
Democratic Party. Bachelor's degree in political science and
international studies from University of Utah, 2015. twitter
Political Director Divya Narala
Development office and program manager for the South
Asian Council for
Social Services in NYC from May 2018. Assembly Education
Committee manager and personal attache to Chairman Tyrone Thompson,
Jan.-June 2017. Personal secretary to Assemblyman Tyrone
Thompson, Jan.-June 2015. Intensive case manager for HELP of
Southern Nevada, July 2013-Apr. 2014. AmeriCorps VISTA for Clark
County Social Service, Jan. 2012-Jan. 2013. Bachelor's degree in
biology from University of Nevada, Reno 2011.
Organizing Director Jennifer Sosa
(announced May 6, 2019) Western
director at the DCCC from Jan. 2018. Vice president of operations
for California Young Democrats from Feb. 2018. Field
representative for U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (CA), Dec. 2016-Dec.
2017. Field director in the greater San Diego area for the
California Democratic Party (Aug.-Nov. 2016) and for the DCCC
(Mar.-July 2016). Deputy campaign manager for Yes on A
(Carlsbad), Nov. 2015-Feb. 2016. Campaign manager on Jerry
Velasco for El Monte City Council and Andre Quintero for Mayor,
Aug.-Nov. 2015. Field organizer with the California Democratic
Party, June-Nov. 2014. Bachelor's degree from UC San Diego,
Deputy Organizing Director Lucia Nunez
(announced May 6, 2019) Field director
(July-Nov. 2018), organizing director for CA-10 (Nov. 2017-June 2018)
and senior regional organizer in Modesto (Feb.-Nov. 2017) for the
California Democratic Party (Josh Harder). Field organizer in
Sacramento area for the California Democratic Party, June-Nov.
2016. Research associate at briliant corners Research &
Strategies, Dec. 2015-June 2016. B.A. in environmental analysis,
Hispanic studies from Scripps College, 2015. twitter
Communications Director Vedant Patel
(announced May 6, 2019) Communications director to U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA) from July 2018. Regional press secretary and director of AAPI media at the DNC, Apr. 2017-July 2018. Communications director on Mike Honda for Congress, Nov. 2015-Jan. 2017. Deputy communications director to U.S. Rep. Mike Honda (CA), Jan. 2013-Nov. 2015. M.B.A. from UF Hough Graduate School of Business, 2017; B.S. in biology from UC Riverside, 2012. twitter
Press Secretary Isabel Aldunate
(announced May 6, 2019) Deputy
secretary (from Mar. 2018), press assistant (Jan. 2017-Mar. 2018) and
intern (Oct.-Dec. 2016) to U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer. Deputy press
secretary on Andrew Gillum for Governor (FL), Sept.-Nov. 2018.
Communications intern at ACORE, Aug.-Oct. 2016; fellow at Climate
Action Campaign, June-Aug. 2016; communications coordinator for the
Maryland Clean Energy Center, Jan.-May 2016; and graduate fellow on
Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate, Feb.-Apr. 2016. Master's degree
in political communication from American University, 2017; B.A. in
comunication and media studies from University of Maryland Baltimore
County, 2015. twitter
Operations Director Brooks Mears
(July 2019) Project management
consultant/operations analtys for Booz Allen, July 2015-June
2019. B.A. in history, politics-foreign affairs from University
of Virginia, 2015. twitter
State Senator Yvanna Cancela (District 10, Las Vegas...Co-Majority Whip) (reported by AP on Apr. 25, 2019) >
Nevada System of Higher Education Regent and former Chair of the Nevada Democratic Party Sam Lieberman
(announced July 30, 2019)
Former Congresswoman Shelley Berkley
Former Congressman Jim Bilbray
Former Speaker of the Nevada Assembly Richard Perkins
Assemblymember Susie Martinez (District 12, Las Vegas)
Assemblymember Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod (District 34, Las Vegas)
Assemblymember Ozzie Fumo (District 21, Las Vegas)
Former Assemblymember Elliot Anderson
Former Las Vegas Councilmember Bob Coffin
Former Chair of the Nevada State Democratic Party Adriana Martinez
Ashok Mirchandani, Community Leader
State Director Kendall Corley
Deputy State Director Mariah Hill
(reported by The
State on Apr. 25, 2019) Campaign manager on Joe Cunningham
Congress in the
1st CD, Feb. 2018-Feb. 2019. Deputy political director (June-Nov.
2016) and scheduler and political assistant (Feb.-June 2016) on Jason
Kander for U.S. Senate (MO). Field organizer in New Hampshire on
Martin O'Malley for President, Aug. 2015-Feb. 2016. Intern for
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI), Feb.-June 2015. B.A. in political
science from Albion College, 2012. twitter
Coalitions Director Rosalyn Glenn
(reported by The State on Apr. 25, 2019) Financial advisor. Democratic nominee for South Carolina Treasurer, def. by incumbent Curtis Loftis (R) by 56.0% to 42.5%. President and CEO of Glenn Destiny Consulting, LLC from 2007. President and CEO of Brookland Federal Credit Union, 1999-2007. B.A. in sociology from University of South Carolina, 1991. Raised in Wellford, SC.
Political Director Scott Harriford
(reported by The
State on Apr. 25, 2019) Field director for U.S. Rep. Joe
Cunningham from Jan. 2019. Owner
and CEO of Jah Roots (hydroponic farm/consulting) since Aug.
2012. Deputy political director on James Smith's campaign for
governor, Oct. 2017-Dec. 2018; assistant to state Rep. James Smith, May
2017-Dec. 2018. Catering manager, Jan. 2013-Dec. 2017.
Managing partner of Royal Greens in Punta Gorda, FL, Nov. 2014-Aug.
2015. Studied at University of South Carolina-Columbia. twitter
Communications Director Paige Hill
(reported by The
State on Apr. 25, 2019) Communications at Bloomberg
Philanthropies from Jan.
Communications and policy director on former Nashville Mayor Karl
Dean's campaign for governor in Tennessee, Feb.-Nov. 2018.
Traffic anchor (Sept. 2016-Jan. 2018) and reporter (Oct. 2014-Sept.
2016) for "Good Morning Nashville" (ABC). Reporter for KFOR in
Oklahoma City, May 2013-Oct. 2014. B.A. in journalism from
Lindenwood University, 2013. twitter
Press Assistant Johnnie Lynch
(July 2019) Master's in teaching (2019) and undergraduate degree in history (2018) from University of South Carolina. Page for the South Caorlina Legislative Black Caucus from Nov. 2017.
Digital Director Jamie
(Aug. 8, 2019 tweet) twitter
Director of Operations De'Marcus Finnell
(July 2019) Grassroots/grasstops associate at
Dewey Square Group, July 2018-July 2019. Special assistant to the
COO at the DNC, July 2017-July 2018. Staff assistant for the U.S.
Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Apr. 2015-July
2017. Bachelor's degree in communications from University of
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Field Organizers include:
Matthias Tillmann York, Chester and Lancaster Cos.
...announced June 5, 2019
11 elected officials and community leaders led by:
Inez Tenenbaum, former State Superintendent of Education and Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
...announced May 6, 2019
23 political and community leaders including one state senator and five state representatives:
Sen. Dick Harpootlian, Richland County
Rep. Jimmy Bales, Richland County
Rep. Robert Brown, Charleston County
Rep. Biill Clyburn, Aiken County
Rep. Joseph Jefferson, Berkeley County
Rep. David Mack, III, Charleston County
U.S. Sen. Dianne
Feinstein ...reported by the Washington Examiner on May 8, 2019
congressional and statewide endorsements
(announced June 25, 2019)
Alma Hernandez, State Representative
Cesar Chavez, State Representative
KC Clark, Former Navajo County Sheriff
Dennis DeConcini, Former State Sen.
Sandra Kennedy, Corporation Commissioner
Ron Ober, Former Staff, Senator DeConcini
Myron Tsosie, State Representative
Phil Gordon, Former Mayor of Phoenix
(announced July 29, 2019)
Federico Pena, Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation and Energy and Former Mayor of Denver
Adrienne Benavidez, State Representative
Bri Buentello, State Representative
Bruce Brown, District Attorney for Summit, Eagle, Clear Creek and Lake Counties
Bill Holen, Arapahoe County Commissioner
Suzanne Williams, Former State Senator
John Soper, Former State Representative
Debbie Hunter-Holen, Former Aurora City Councilmember
Cindy Pena, Community Leader
Rabbi Steven Foster, Community Leader
Sheila Leider, Labor Leader
Danielle Young-Kombo, Democratic Stakeholder and Community Leader
Tim Knaus, Former Chair of the Colorado Democratic Party
Scott Martinez, Former Denver City Attorney and Latino Leader
Portia Prescott, Democratic Stakeholder and Community Leader
(announced July 29, 2019)
Bob Graham, Former United States Senator and Governor
Bill Nelson, Former United States Senator
Nancy Soderberg, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
Jason Pizzo, State Senator
Lori Berman, State Senator
Bill Proctor, Leon County Commissioner
Joyce Cusack, Volusia County Councilwoman
Robert Ascencio, Former State Representative
Ronald Brisé, Former State Representative
Rod Smith, Former State Senator and Former Florida Democratic Party Chairman
Chip Fletcher, Former City of Tampa Councilman
Dick Batchelor, Former State Representative
Manny Diaz, Former Mayor of Miami and Former U.S. Conference of Mayors President
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Bottoms (announced June 28, 2019)
(announced Aug. 6, 2019)
Larry LaRocco, Former U.S. Representative
Richard Stallings, Former U.S. Representative
Grant Burgoyne, State Senator
Janie Ward-Engelking, State Senator
Hy Kloc, State Representative
Chris Abernathy, State Representative
AJ Balukoff, Former Democratic Nominee for Governor and Former Boise School Board of Trustees
TJ Thomson, Boise City Councilmember
Elfreda Higgins, Garden City Councilmember and Former State Representative
Dennis Doan, Boise School Board Trustee, Boise Fire Chief, and Former President of Professional Firefighters of Idaho
Jim Walker, Secretary-Treasurer of IAFF Local 149
(announced July 29, 2019)
Al Wynn, Former United States Representative
Jim Rosapepe, State Senate Democratic Caucus Chairman and Former U.S. Ambassador to Romania
Nancy King, State Senator
Bobby Zirkin, State Senator
Brian Feldman, State Senator
Ron Young, State Senator
Erek Barron, State Delegate and Former Counsel to then Sen. Joe Biden
Anne Healey, State Delegate
Ken Kerr, State Delegate
Dana Stein, State Delegate
Karen Lewis Young, State Delegate
Andrew Pruski, Anne Arundel County Council Chairman
Denise Mitchell, College Park City Councilwoman
Scott Poyer, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Anne Arundel County Circuit Court
Grace Connally, Baltimore County Registrar of Wills
Gloria Lawlah, Former State Secretary of Aging & Former State Senator
Jim Brochin, Former State Senator
Karl Kirby Pence, Former Maryland State Teachers Association President
Patrick Armstrong, Anne Arundel County Democratic Central Committee Chairman
Thomas Slater, Former member Board of Regents and Frederick County Democrat Central Committee
Vincent Demarco, Leading Maryland Public Health and Health Care Advocate
John McDonough, Former Secretary of State
Jim Kraft, Former Baltimore City Councilman
Hannah Byron, Former State Economic Development Official
Carl Widell, Former Talbot County Democratic Central Committee Chairman
Ida Ruben, Former State Senate President Pro Tem
Herb Smith, Howard County Democratic Central Committee Member
Justin Holliday, Baltimore County Democratic Central Committee Member
Doug Sentz, Baltimore County Democratic Central Committee Treasurer
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (reported July 22, 2019) >
(announced July 29, 2019)
Jim Sasser, Former United States Senator and Former U.S. Ambassador to China
Lincoln Davis, Former United States Representative
Bob Freeman, State Representative
Rosetta Miller Perry, The Tennessee Tribune Publisher
Warren Gooch, Mayor of Oakridge
Bill Owen, Former State Senator and member of the Democratic National Committee
Bill Freeman, Former Mayoral Candidate and businessman
Chip Forrester, Former Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman
Doug Horne, Former Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman
Rev. Jerry Maynard, Former Metro Councilman-At-Large
Elisa Parker, Former Tennessee Democratic Party Vice Chair
Bob Thomas, Former Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman
Bob Tuke, Former Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman
Gray Sasser, Former Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman
Sylvia Woods, Tennessee Democratic Party Executive Committee
Mike Turner, Former State Representative
(announced June 25, 2019)
Gene Davis, State Senator
Sue Duckworth, State Representative
Wayne Holland, President of Steelworkers
Jack Tidrow, President of Professional Firefighters
Andy Allen, Labor Leader
(announced July 29, 2019)
Scott Howell, Former State Senate Minority Leader
Ed Allen, Former State Senator
Neil Hansen, Former State Representative
Dale Cox, Murray City Councilmember and Former President of the Utah AFL-CIO
Ed Chavez, Carbon County Democratic Party Chair and Former Mayor of Helper
J Dell Holbrook, Former Davis County Commissioner, Former Utah Democratic Party Treasurer and Former Davis County Democratic Party Chair
Joe Hatch, Former Salt Lake County Councilmember, Former Salt Lake County Democratic Party Chair
Art Douglas, Former USDA Executive Director for the Farm Service Association, Former Secretary of the National Farmers Union, Former President of the Utah Farmers Union and Former Boxelder County Democratic Party Chair
Scott Mullins, President of the United Steelworkers Local 392
John Forsman, Current Vice Chair and former Chair of the Utah Democratic Party Veterans Caucus
Megan Holbrook, Former Chair of the Utah Democratic Party
Nicholas Holland, Former Vice President of Labor Relations for the Young Democrats of America, Former Vice President of the Young Democrats of Utah
Miriam Hyde, Former Chair of the Utah Democratic Party Disabilities Caucus
Osman Ahmed, Former Chair of the Utah Democratic Party African American Caucus
Christian Burridge, Former Salt Lake County Democratic Party Chair
Jan Douglas, Former Boxelder County Democratic Party Chair
Richard Watson, Former Davis County Democratic Party Chair
Oscar Mata, Former Executive Director of the Young Democrats of Utah, Former Weber County Democratic Party Executive Director
Julia Terruso, Chris Palmer and Chris Brennan. "Joe Biden's campaign office opens in Philly with a protest, not a party." Philadelphia Inquirer, July 12, 2019.
Jessica A. Floyd. "Black Staff Matters: Behind
the Scenes with
the Biden 2020 Team. Ebony,
John DiStaso. "Biden staffing up: Ian Moskowitz,
heading former VP's New Hampshire campaign team." WMUR,
Emma Dumain. "Joe Biden enters 2020 race with a
full team in South Carolina." The
State, Apr. 25, 2019
Katie Glueck and Emma
Dumain. "Biden's South Carolina allies lay groundwork for 2020
"Biden's team sees Iowa as crucial to nabbing 2020 nomination." AP,
Mar. 27, 2019.
Arlette Saenz and Jeff Zeleny. "Joe Biden readies major endorsements and message of strength ahead of likely 2020 run." CNN, Mar. 18, 2019.
Amie Parnes. "Exclusive: Inside Joe Biden's campaign in waiting." The Hill, Feb. 28, 2019.