updated June 5, 2019)
Candidate Tim Ryan timeline
wife Andrea Zetts
Campaign Manager Mike Morley
Ryan, now based in New York. Worked for many years as an attorney
in Youngstown, and has experience as a real estate developer and movie
producer. Served on the Mahoning County Board of Elections for
many years, including as chairman. Chairman of Mahoning County
Democrats in mid-1990s. Youngstown native.
Strategic Advisor Stefanie Cruz
president of marketing and digital strategy at America’s Promise
Alliance, Dec. 2014-Dec. 2018. Marketing and digital outreach advisor (June-Dec.
2014) and online communications manager (May 2013-May
2014) for AARP's Office of Volunteerism and Service. Director of
digital media strategy in the U.S. House, Feb. 2006-June 2013. Director
of youth employment for Phipps Neighborhoods, Sept. 2005-Feb. 2006.
Youth development coordinator for Sister to Siter/Hermana a Hermana,
Jan. 2004-Dec. 2005. Bachelor's degree in political science and
sociology from Pepperdine University, 2005. video twitter
National Organizing Director Zach Fang
Solutions architect at Hustle, Inc. in San Francisco from Apr. 2016. Regional field director for Polk County for the Iowa caucuses, then ield 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.
Communications Director Michael Zetts
(May 2019) Moved over from position as
communications director in
Ryan's congressional office, served in that role from July 2011.
Deputy campaign manager on John DeStefano for Mayor (Hartford, CT),
2011. Deputy field director on John Boccieri for Congress (OH),
June-Nov. 2010. Degree in political science from Kent State
University, 2011. twitter
New Blue Interactive (NBI)
based in Washington, DC.
Balodis Group LLC
based in Westlake, OH.
Fort Lauderdale attorney.
State Director Chris Bowen
Total Relaxation & Wellness, Inc.,
Nov. 2014-April 2015. Freight coordinator for Kohl's Department
Stores in West Burlington, Nov. 2012-Sept. 2013. Field and
political director for the Pennsylvania Democratic State Senate
Campaign Committee, Feb-Aug. 2010. Field director on Mary Jo
Kilroy for Congress, June-Nov. 2008. Regional field director on
Chris Dodd for President, March 2007-Jan. 2008. Regional field
director for the Iowa Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2006. Eastern
Iowa regional field director on Chet Culver for Governor, Feb.-June
2006. Canvass director for the New Jersey Democratic Party,
July-Nov. 2005. Canvass team leader and volunteer coordinator for
the Iowa Democratic Party, June-Nov. 2004. B.A. in political
science and public administration from Missouri Valley College, 1999;
started at University of Iowa. Burlington native. >
State Director Peter Mellinger
(announced June 5, 2019) Nevada State Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign director, Jan.-Nov. 2018. Campaign manager on Susan Platt's campaign for Lt. Governor in Virginia, 2017. Organizing director for New Hampshire Together, the NHDP's Coordinated Campaign, April-Nov. 2016; regional organizing director for Manchester on Clinton's NH primary campaign, April 2015-April 2016. Deputy field director for the Kentucky Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Director of operations for U.S. Rep. Daniel Maffei (NY), July 2013-Aug. 2014. Finance/compliance on Terry McAuliffe for Governor, April-July 2013. Field organizer in Iowa City on Obama for America, July-Nov. 2012. Studied at Bucknell University. twitter
Communications Julia Krieger
(for the start up through the first six weeks to early
May 2019) 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