Executive Director Will Pierce
(March 2015) Master's degree in communications
from Southern New Hampshire University, 2015; bachelor's degree in
science and government from Boston College, 2011. Veteran. twitter
Outreach Director Ron Jackson
National Field Director Lindsey Holthaus
Most recently has done various internships. Field organizer for Organizing for America in Virginia Beach, Sept.-Nov. 2012. Project accountant in Columbia, MD, Aug. 2011-April 2012. M.P.P. from American University, 2015; B.S. in business administration from Frostburg State University, 2010.
Communications Sarah Ford
National Finance Chair Jon Cooper
(July 2016) "a top bundler for Obama in 2012"
and member of Obama's national finance committee in 2008.
President of Spectronics Corporation in Westbury, NY; with the firm
since 1978. Served in the Suffolk County Legislature, Jan.
2000-Dec. 2011, including as Majority Leader. From Lloyd Harbor
on Long Island. B.A. in political science from Duke University,
Member of the National Finance Team
Los Angeles (announced July 28,
Senior Advisor Josh Alcorn
(ea. Aug. 2015) Political/finance director to
Beau Biden for
Delaware from Feb. 2013. Finance director (May 2011-Feb. 2013)
and deputy finance director (Feb. 2008-May 2011) to Sen. Harry
Reid. A regional field director (July 2007-Jan. 2008) and finance
assistant (Jan.-July 2007) on Biden for President. English
teacher at Archmere Academy, Aug. 2004-Junee 2006. Master's
in political science from American University, 2009; B.A. in English
from Villanova University, 2003.
Advisor Brad Bauman
11, 2015) Most recently working
comunications consultant. Executive director of the Congressional
Progressive Caucus, July 2011-Jan. 2014. Communications director
to U.S. Rep. Mary Jo. Kilroy, July 2010-Jan. 2011. Communications
manager at the Sunlight Foundation, Oct. 2009-June 2010.
Communications director to U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, Jan. 2007-Oct.
2009. Communications director on Mary Jo Kilroy for Congress,
June-Dec. 2008. Campaign manager on Peter Franchot for
Comptroller (MD), 2006. Senior associate at Bannon
Communications, Feb. 2002-Agu. 2003. M.A. in political magement
from The George Washington Univers, 2003; B.A. in political science
from Florida International University, 2001.
Advisor Josh Cohen
(announced Aug. 11, 2015) Vice president at The
New Media Firm from July 2013. Digital strategy manager at SEIU,
July 2012-June 2013. Senior digital and communications strategist
at New Partners, Jan.-July 2012. Online content and special
projects manager at the DNC, April 2010-Sept. 2011. Independent
consultant, Aug. 2009-April 2010. Account executive at Powell
Tate, Feb.-July 2009. Regional field director at Obama for
America, Aug.-Nov. 2008. Legislative correspondent to U.S. Sen.
Richard Durbin, July 2007-May 2008. Research and finance
associate at Tim Johnston for South Dakota, Jan.-July 2007.
Finance assistant at the DSCC, Sept. 2005-Dec. 2006. B.A. in
English, political science from Bradley University, 2005.
Latino Outtreach Director Jocelyn Sida
(announced Sept. 9, 2015) Deputy communications director for Emanuel Pleitez for Los Angeles Mayor, 2013. Ran for local school board in Fontana in 2012. Rock the Vote trail reporter in 2008. B.A. in international relations from Northland College. First generation Mexican-American born and raised in Los Angeles,
Senior Communications Advisor Kitty Kurth
President of Kurth
Kurth and husband Kevin Lampe formed the Chicago-based consulting firm
in 1996. Kurth's experience includes national press and advance
staff for the Dukakis
general election campaign in 1988 and Illinois campaign manager for
Tsongas' 1992 presidential campaign. In 1992 she helped Paul
and Warren Rudman found the Concord Coalition; as Director of National
Field Operations she built statewide organizations in all 50 states in
the first six months. She served as Deputy Director of Strategic
Planning and Communications for the DCCC during the 1994 cycle.
1995 she joined the political communications firm of Austin Sheinkopf
vice president. Kurth also did advance work on the Clinton/Gore
and '96 and Gore/Lieberman campaigns.
Finance Operation Bulldog Finance Group
(announced June 29,
2015) Scott Dworkin is
founder and CEO and
Sam Jones is president.
Social and Digital Media Support Liberty Concepts
(Aug. 2015) Firm founded by Jonathan Karush.
Public Relations Support BGP Strategies
(Aug. 2015) Firm is headed by Christine
communications director to Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee.
(announced Sept. 4,
former Iowa House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
Activist Teri Hawks Goodmann
Rep. Jim Lykam, Scott County
Rep. Bruce Hunter, Polk County
Sen. Tony Bisignano, Polk County
Rep. Dennis Cohoon, Des Moines County
Mary Maloney, Polk County Treasurer
Denise Dolan, Dubuque County Auditor
Kathy Thurlow, Former Dubuque County Recorder
Rep. Mary Gaskill, Wapello County
Rep. Lisa Heddens, Story County
Former Rep. Mike Reasoner, Union/Clark/Decatur Counties
Former Rep. Doris Kelley, Blackhawk County
Former Rep. Dick Taylor, Linn County
Sen. Joe Seng, Scott County
and Endorsement (announced Sept. 10, 2015) Sen. Chaz Allen (D-Newton)
State Director Ellen Goodmann Miller
Community organizer and consultant from Dubuque.
Worked as a
regional field director for the 2007 Biden for President campaign.
Regional Field Organizer Jackson Sump
Most recently served as IT director for the Douglas
while finishing his degree in political science at the University of
Kansas. Previously, he worked as the deputy field director for Margie
Wakefield’s campaign in Kansas and as an Iowa volunteer on the Biden
for President campaign.
Initial State Director James Rigdon
(announced June 29, 2015) Most recently
consultant for Nebraska ROOTS in Broken Bow, from Nov. 2014.
Experience on about 10 different campaigns, mostly as a field
staffer. B.S. in political science from Missouri State
State Director State Rep.
Daniel Eaton, Stoddard
(CNN reported on Sept. 2, 2015, announced on Sept.
9) Co-chair of Biden's 2007-08 NH primary
campaign. Elected to the House in 2002; previously served
1976-90. Owner of Eaton Real Estate and Eaton's General
Store. Served as Stoddard chief of police, 1977-90, and as town
New England Strategist Mike Cuzzi
(announced Sept. 9, 2015) Senior vice president
of VOX Global,
managing New England operations. Political director and deputy state
director for Obama for America's New Hampshire primary campaign from
Feb. 1, 2007. Managed U.S. Rep.
Allen's (ME-1) 2006 re-election campaign. Political director for
the New Hampshire Firefighters. Advance site lead for John Kerry's 2004
NH primary campaign and part of the associate advance staff team for
'04. Volunteered for Rahm Emanuel for Congress and Rod
for Governor in 2002 in Illinois. Volunteered for Gore in
B.A. in philosophy from Colby College, 1998.
(reported by NH1's Paul Steinhauser on Sept. 23, 2015)
Outreach Director Tom Maher
Regional Field Director for the 1st CD Mike Bland
Regional Field Director for the 2nd CD Carly Steffes
Initial State Director Ben Meers
(announced June 29, 2015) State director for the CREDO
Super PAC in
State Director Ronni Council
(announced Sept. 9, 2015) President and founder
(Feb. 2008) of Organized Karma.
2007 campaign. Director
of campaign operations on Henderson Mayor Jim Gibson's gubernatorial
primary campaign in 2006. Worked on Mayor Oscar Goodman’s OPAC
campaign, and Rory Reid for County Commission campaign. Campaign
manager on a successful Las Vegas City Council race in 1999.
Worked on Sen. Harry Reid's 1998 re-election campaign. Born and
raised in Las Vegas.
(announced Sept. 2,
State Sen. Gerald Malloy (Darlington)
former State Superintendent of Education Inez Tenenbaum
State Director Isaiah Nelson
Campaign manager on Alvin Brown for Mayor, defeated in
in Jacksonville, FL, Feb.-June 2015. Coordinated campaign
director for the South Carolina Democratic Party, Aug.-Dec. 2014; field
director for the South Carolina Democratic Party, Feb. 2013-July
2014. Regional field director in Harrisonburg, VA on Obama for
America, May-Nov. 2012. B.A. in political science and government
from College of Charleston, 2012.
Political Director Kendall Corley
Originally from Lexington, SC, Kendall is a well
Carolina political staffer. He has worked over 50 campaigns in
Virginia and South Carolina, ranging from school board to presidential,
including the Benjamin for Mayor Campaign (Columbia), the 2008 Obama
Campaign, and for South Carolina Democratic Party. He currently is a
principle at K.L. Corley and Associates LLC and will be heading up
legislative and constituency outreach.
Outreach Director Morgan Allison
Originally from Piedmont, SC, Morgan was the Get out
the Vote Director
for the 2014 South Carolina Coordinated Campaign, where she oversaw the
entire turnout operation for statewide, federal and local Democratic
candidates in the 2014 election cycle. She is currently the chief
of staff to state Rep. James E. Smith, Jr. (D-Richland), and will take
a part time leave of absence to manage community outreach.
Field Director Lauren Nastoff
Originally from Greenville, SC, Lauren was a Regional
for the upstate in the 2014 South Carolina Coordinated Campaign where
she led the turnout operation for the Democratic ticket. Lauren will
lead the effort to garner support from activists and supporters for the
Margaret Talev. "South Carolina in Focus as 'Draft Biden Gains Steam." Bloomberg Politics, Aug. 15, 2015.
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