Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee – 2013-14

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Chairman  Rep. Steve Israel (NY)

(announced Nov. 19, 2010; served as a member of the DCCC's Recruiting Committee for the 2006 and 2008 cycles and chairman of the Recruiting Committee in the 2010 cycle) Represents NY-2 (Long Island), elected Nov. 2000.  Member of the Huntington Town Board, 1993-2001.  Staffer to Rep. U.S. Rep. Richard Ottinger (NY).  B.A. from The George Washington University, 1982, after attending Nassau Community College and Syracuse University.  Born in Brooklyn.  twitter

Executive Assistant to the Chairman  Brenna Marron

(Jan. 2013)  Field director for the Utah State Democratic Committee in UT-04, supporting Rep. Jim Matheson and other candidates, May-Nov. 2012.  Scheduler and constitutent services in U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson's Salt Lake City Office, Jan. 2011-April 2012.  Deputy campaign manager and field director on Matheson for Congress, March-Dec. 2010.  B.S. in political science, sociology from University of Utah, 2009.

Special Assistant to the Chairman and Director of Advance  Joe Knickrehm

(Jan. 2013)  Deputy finance director on Kreitlow for Congress (WI), April-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in public relations and marketing from University of Northern Iowa, 2011.

National Chairs (4)
Candidate Services - Jared Polis (CO)

Finance - Rep. Jim Himes (CT)

DC Finance - Rep. Joe Crowley (CT), Democratic Caucus Vice Chair

National Mobilization - Rep. Jim Clyburn (SC), Assistant Democratic Leader

Committee Chairs
Frontline Program - Chair Rep. Tim Walz (MN)

"The Frontline Program is a partnership between the DCCC and Members to lay the groundwork for the 2014 cycle by supporting and expanding their fundraising and outreach operations. Frontline Members must sign a memorandum of understanding that requires Members to meet aggressive fundraising goals, accelerate volunteer and recruitment efforts, and increase their online networking."

Recruitment Committee - Rep. Donna Edwards (MD); Vice Chair Rep. Gary Peters (MI)

Business Council/Finance Vice Chairs - Reps. Richard Neal (MA) and Terri Sewell (AL)

Outreach Chairs
Women LEAD - Reps. Chellie Pingree (ME) and Lois Frankel (FL)

Latino Council - Reps. Henry Cuellar (TX) and Ben Ray Lujàn (NM)

Tribal Council - Reps. Xavier Becerra (CA), Dan Kildee (MI), Ben Ray Lujàn (NM) and Gwen Moore (WI)

New Americas Council - Reps. Keith Ellison (MN) and Ami Bera (CA)

LGBT Council - Reps. David Cicilline (RI), Jared Polis (CO), Mark Pocan (WI) and Mark Takano (CA)

Labor Council - Reps. George Miller (CA) and Mark Pocan (WI)

Defense Council - Reps. Adam Smith (WA) and Pete Visclosky (IN)


Executive Director  Kelly Ward

(announced Nov. 16, 2012; served as DCCC political director in the 2012 cycle and directed the DCCC's incumbent retention efforts in the 2010 cycle)   Campaign manager on Alan Khazei's campaign for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination in the Massachusetts special election (Dec. 8, 2009 primary).  Director of America Forward, a coalition of non-profits, starting in Aug. 2007.  Executive director of The Project for Arizona's Future, first part of 2007.  Campaign manager on Harry Mitchell for Congress, 2006.  Special projects in the Office of Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano.  Master's degree from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government; bachelor's degree in political science and Spanish from the University of Arizona, 2002.

Deputy Executive Director/Finance  Missy Kurek

(announced Nov. 16, 2012; fifth cycle at the 2012 was a national finance director focusing on the national individual donor program; one of two deputy national finance directors in the 2010 cycle)  Bachelor's degree in international relations from Syracuse University.


Chief Operating Officer and Senior Advisor  Hayley Dierker

(managing day to day operations; chief of staff to DCCC chair Israel in 2012 cycle)  Scheduler and then deputy chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy, 2009-10; scheduler to U.S. Rep. Don Cazayoux (LA), 2009.  Scheduler and press assistant on Paul Babbitt's 2004 campaign for Congress.  dministrative associate to the Provost and Vice President at Northern Arizona University.  B.S. in political science and public relations from Northern Arizona University.  Originally from Encinitas, CA.

Deputy COO  Jacqui Newman

(Jan. 2014)  COO at Terry McAuliffe for Governor, Dec. 2012-Jan. 2014.  Director of operations for the DCCC's 2012 independent expenditure program, May-Dec. 2012.  Director of operations at Protect Your Care and Know Your Care, May 2011-April 2012.  Deputy director of compliance and operations at the Indiana Democratic Party, April-Dec. 2010.  Compliance director at A Strong Majority, April 2009-April 2010.  GIS specialist at Timmons Group, May 2008-March 2010.  B.A. in geography from Mary Washington College, 2008.

Chief Financial Officer  Jackie Forte-Mackay

(overseeing the Committee's finances and compliance reporting)  Has served as the DCCC's CFO for ten cycles.  She is also the DCCC's Chief Diversity Officer.

Policy Director and Senior Advisor to the Chairman  Mike Ryan

(Dec. 2010)  Legislative director to Rep. Steve Israel, 2007-Dec. 2010.  Deputy field organizer on the Obama/Biden Campaign for Change, Oct.Nov. 2008.  Senior legislative assistant for Rep. Bud Cramer (D-AL), 2004-07.  Manager of congressional affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 2001-04.  B.A. in political science from the University of Vermont, 1999.


Political Director  Brian Zuzenak

(Dec. 2012; DCCC regional political director for the Plains in 2012 cycle, starting Dec. 2011)  Campaign manager on Kate Marshall for Congress in Reno, NV, 2011.  Executive director of the Missouri Democratic Party, 2009-11.  Campaign manager on Judy Baker for Congress in MO-9, 2008.  ERP consultant for the State of Tennessee, 2007-08.  B.S. in political science from Missouri State University, 2000.

Regional Political Directors

Northeast  Rebecca Pearcey

(announced Feb. 2013)  Campaign manager on John Gregg's 2012 campaign for governor of Indiana.  HIV counseling and testing campaign director at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, 2010-11.  Penn National Gaming, 2009-10.  Ohio political director at Obama for America, Fall 2008.  Political director at the Ohio Democratic Party, March 2007-June 2008.  Field director on Strickland for Governor, 2006.  Deputy field director at Wal-Mart Watch, Jan. 2005-March 2006.  Canvass director for ACT Florida, 2004.  Regional field director on Rep. Dick Gephardt's Iowa caucus campaign in 2003-4.  Administrative aide to Oregon State Sen. Margaret Carter.  Graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in liberal studies, 2000 after transferring from Chemeketa Community College.

Midwest  Patrick Brown

(Jan. 2013; announced Feb. 2013)  Campaign manager on Bill Foster for Congress, Nov. 2011-Nov. 2012.  Campaign manager on Paula Brooks for Congress, Oct. 2009-Nov. 2010.  Political director for Michigan Senate Democrats, March 2008-Sept. 2009.  Political director on Paul Hodes for Congress, Jan. 2007-March 2008; legislative correspondent in the Office of U.S. Rep. Paul Hodes, Jan. 2007-Jan. 2008.  Field director on Paul Hodes for Congress, May-Dec. 2006.  Studied at The Catholic University of America.

West  Julie Sweet

(Jan. 2014)  Chief of state to U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT), Jan. 2013-Jan. 2014; campaign manager at Friends of Elizabeth Esty from mid-2011.  Campaign manager on Natalie Tennant for Governor (WV), Feb.-May 2011.  Campaign manager on Betty Sutton for Congress (OH), 2010.  Campaiagn manager on Julie Hamos for Congress (IL), 2009-10.  Campaign manager on Tom Geoghegan for Congress (IL), 2009.  Campaign manager on Daniel Biss for State Representative (IL), Feb. 2008-2009.  Deputy campaign manager on Mark Pera for Congress, Aug. 2007-Feb. 2008.  Deputy director at People for the American Way, March 2004-Aug. 2007.  Assistant account manager at JLT & Associates, 2001-02.  M.A. in social sciences from University of Chicago, 2002; B.A. in history, political science from Arizona State University, 2000.

South  Andrew Piatt

(announced Feb. 2013; worked for the DCCC's IE in 2012)  Experience includes campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer's (MI) unsuccessful 2010 campaign for re-election.

Campaign and Candidate Recruitment Director  Ian Russell

(announced Jan. 2013; DCCC regional political director for the Midwest in 2012 cycle, starting Jan. 2011)  Consultant at Vanguard Strategies, LLC from June 2008, and managed Tom White for Congress, 2010.  Legislative aide to state Sen. Tom White, 2007-08.  Field and campaign director for the Nebraska Democratic Party, 2004-06.


National Field Director  Gabriel Lifton-Zoline

(May 2013)  Colorado field director on Obama for America, Feb.-Nov. 2012.  Pilots/strategy at Infratab Inc., 2010-11.  Colorado state director for Organizing for America, 2009-10.  Worked on Obama's 2008 campaign including regional field director for the Western Slope on Obama's Campaign for Change in Fall 2008.  B.A. from University of Chicago, 2005.  Grew up in Telluride.

Deputy National Field Director  Gregory Jackson, Jr.

(Aug. 2013)  Southern regional director at Organizing for Action, Feb.-July 2013.  North Carolina field director on Organizing for America from June 2009.  Organizational development consultant at Hassett Willis and Company, Nov. 2008-June 2009.  CRM consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, 2007-08.  B.A. in government from University of Virginia, 2007.

Director of Data and Modeling  Daniel Scarvalone

(Feb. 2013)  National reporting director (data) at Obama for America, Dec. 2011-Nov. 2012.  Analyst at Catalist, April-Dec. 2011.  Colorado data/new media director for Organizing for American/DNC, June-Dec. 2010.  State legislative account executive/research assistant at NGP Software, Aug. 2009-June 2010.  B.A. in political science from Tufts University, 2008.

Director of Targeting and Analytics  Christina Coloroso

(Feb. 2013; Western regional targeting director at the DCCC, March 2012-Feb. 2013)  Analyst at Lincoln Park Strategies, 2011-12.  Data analyst/traffic manager at MSHC Partners, Fall 2010.  Worked in Utah for Utah Common Values and for the Utah Democratic Party, 2007-08.  M.P.P. from Georgetown University, 2010; B.A. degrees in political science and mass communications from University of Utah, 2007.


Communications Director  Emily Bittner

(Jan. 2014; previously DCCC press secretary and senior communications advisor from Jan. 2013).  Communications director to Sen. Joe Manchin (WV), Jan. 2011-Jan. 2013.  Communications director at the Democratic Governors Association, Feb. 2009-Feb. 2011.  Communications director at the Arizona Democratic Party, Aug. 2007-Feb. 2009.  Associate at Policy Development Group, 2006-07.  Reporter for the Arizona Republic and, 2002-06.  Graduate of Northwestern University, 2002.  twitter

National Press Secretary  Josh Schwerin

(Jan. 2014)  Press secretary on Terry McAuliffe's sucessful campaign for governor of Virginia, Dec. 2012-Nov. 2013.  Northeast regional press secretary at the DCCC, Jan. 2011-Dec. 2012.  Communications director to Congressman Scott Murphy (NY), March 2009-Jan. 2011.  Communications director and earlier deputy press secretary on Scott Murphy for Congress, 2009-10 .  Field organizer on Gillibrand for Congress, June-Nov. 2008.  B.A. in economics from Trinity College-Hartford, 2008.  twitter

Regional Press Secretaries
Northeast  Marc Brumer

(started Aug. 5, 2013)  Communications director to U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei (NY-24), Jan.-Aug. 2013.  Communications director on Maffei's 2012 campaign, Aug.-Dec. 2012.  Deputy director of external affairs for Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer, June 2010-Aug. 2012. Director of advance and special assistant to the founder and president of the National Action Network, Feb. 2007-March 2009.  Campaign aide on Andrew Cuomo's campaign for attorney general, 2006.  M.A. in elections and campaign management and B.A. in political science from Fordham University.  Connecticut native.  twitter

West  Tyrone Gayle

(Jan. 2014)  Associate director for communications at the U.S. Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee, Feb. 2013-Jan. 2014.  Special assistant to Gov. Kaine on his campaign for U.S. Senate, Aug. 2011-Nov. 2012.  Communications associate at Media Matters for America, Sept. 2010-Aug. 2011.  B.A. in communication studies from Clemson University, 2010.  twitter

Midwest  Brandon Lorenz

(Feb. 2013)  Press secretary at Heidi Heitkamp for North Dakota, March-Dec. 2013.  Communications director for the Nebraska Democratic Party, June 2011-Feb. 2012.  Communications director on Chris Abele for Milwaukee County Executive, Jan.-April 2011, and during his first month in office.  Deputy communications director at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, April-Nov. 2010.  Assistant press secretary to Gov. Jim Doyle (WI), Nov. 2009-April 2010.  Correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 2006-March 2009.  Reporter at the Waukesha Freeman, 2003-05.  Reporter for the New Richmond News, 2002-03.  Lorenz also worked as an editor, 2005-09.  B.A. in history, German from Ripon College, 2002.  twitter

South  David Bergstein

Deputy communications director at the Florida Democratic Party in 2012.  Press secretary Tom Henry's successful mayoral campaign in Fort Wayne. Worked on the 2008 Democratic National Convention.  twitter

Deputy National Press Secretary  Emily Bolton

(June 2014; started as a press assistant in Dec. 2013)  Client staff assistant/client executive at Burson-Marsteller, Feb. 2012-Dec. 2013.  B.A. in international affairs and political science from the University of Georgia, 2011.

Deputy National Press Secretary/African American Media Advisor  Ashley Lewis

Media outreach fellow at the AFL-CIO, June 2013-April 2014.  CBC communication fellow, March-June 2013.  Press secretary to U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke (MI), Jan. 2011-Jan. 2013, after serving as campaign fundraising coordinator on his campaign (March-Nov. 2010) and as a legislative intern in his state Senate office (Dec. 2009-March 2010).  Bachelors degree in mass media communication from Michigan State University, 2009.


Research Director and Strategic Communications Advisor  Adam Broder

(research/strategic communications advisor from April 2012; previously deputy research director, April 2010-March 2012).  B.A. degree from University of Rochester, 2004.

Deputy Research Director  Matthew Trojan

Rapid Response Coordinator  Diana Astiz

Previously South regional research analyst at the DCCC from March 2012, and research analyst from Aug. 2011-March 2012; started at the DCCC as an intern, May-July 2011.  B.A. in international studies from The Johns Hopkins University, 2011.

Research Coordinator  Meera Sriram

From Nov. 2013; previously a research analyst at the DCCC from Jan. 2012-Nov. 2013 and started at the DCCC as a research intern, Aug-Dec. 2011.  B.A. in international development from The George Washington University, 2011.

Regional Research Analysts
West  Ryan McInerney

(June 2013)  Legislative director at the California Institute for Federal Policy Research, Nov. 2012-Aug. 2013.  Research associate for Obama for America/DNC in Chicago, June-Nov. 2012.  Judicial fellow at the Orange County Superior Court, Sept. 2011-June 2012.  Extern and research positions in Las Vegas.  Research associate at HSCommunications, Inc. Oct. 2007-July 2008.  Media research and monitoring coordinator on Phil Angelides for Goveror (CA), June-Nov. 2006.  J.D. from UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, 2011; B.A. in political science from UC Irvine, 2007.

South  Samantha McClain

Midwest  Matthew Schaub

Research Analysts include
Nandi Robinson

(March 2013)  Researcher at American Bridge 21st Century, June 2011-March 2013.  Political research intern at The Bonner Group, Jan.-May 2011.  B.A. in economics from Michigan State University, 2010.

Rachele Fortier

(Sept. 2013)  English language teaching assistant at the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Sept. 2012-May 2013.  Research assistant at the DCCC, March-Sept. 2012.  Intern to U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer, Jan.-March 2012.  Substitute teacher, Dec. 2011-Jan. 2012.  Dock attendant supervisor, May-Sept. 2011.  B.A. in political science and international relations, Spanish from McDaniel College, 2011.

Research Assistant  Greg Gutiérrez

(April 2013)  Public records retriever at VR Research, 2013.  Research assistant at the DCCC, March-Nov. 2012.  B.A. in political science from UCLA, 2011.


direct marketing efforts, including all direct mail and telemarketing fundraising

Director of Direct Marketing  Joe Cross

(Jan. 2013)  Account manager (March 2011-Jan. 2013) and account coordinator (March 2009-March 2011) at Mal Warwick Associates.  Grassroots fundraiser/data coordinator at Udall for Us All, Jan.-Nov. 2008.  New Mexico finance assistant on Richardson for President, Sept. 2007-Jan. 2008.  Membership manager at the Shakespeare Theatre Company, March-Sept. 2007.  Marketing and membership associate at the DCCC, 2004-07.  B.A. in political science and government from Monmouth College, 2004.

Digital Director  Brandon English

DCCC online communications manager during the 2008 cycle; during the 2006 cycle, English managed micro-sites and e-mail campaigns for the DCCC's Independent Expenditure Program.

Digital Campaign Director  Greg Berlin

(Jan. 2013; deputy digital director at the DCCC from May 2009; started at the DCCC as membership coordinator-online and direct mail fundrising support from July 2008-May 2009)  Staff assistant to U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, May-July 2008.  B.A. in political science from The George Washington University, 2008.

Digital Communications Editor (  Mitch Malasky

(Jan. 2013)  Video editor at the DNC, June-Nov. 2012.  Owner/operator of Malasky Media, llc, March 2011-June 2012.  Managing partner/executive producer at Sum of Change Productions, April 2009-March 2011; operations director at Main Street Insider, March 2010-Feb. 2012.  Production assistant/editor at Zej Media, Sept. 2008-June 2009.  B.A. degree from Washington University in St. Louis, 2008.


Deputy Executive Director/Finance  Missy Kurek

(see above)

Finance Director  Stella Ross

(deputy national finance director in the 2011-12 cycle)

Regional Finance Directors include
Northeast - Megan Nashban

(March 2012; started as deputy northeast finance director, June 2011-April 2012)  Finance director on Kratovil for Congress (MD-1), June-Nov. 2010.  Finance associate at HudsonTG, Dec. 2009-May 2010.  B.A. in government, gender and women's studies from Connecticut College, 2009.

West  Daniel Boysen

(Nov. 2013)  Previously deputy West from Dec. 2012; finance assistant Nov. 2011-Dec. 2012.  Finance intern at the Frost Group, Aug.-Nov. 2011.  B.A. in political science, public policy, international relations from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2011.

DC  Michael Smith

(Jan. 2013; deputy DC finance from Sept. 2011-Dec. 2012)  Smith is also finance director to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi from Jan. 2013.  Development manager at Campus Progress, Feb.-Sept. 2011.  Finance manager and youth outreach director at Sestak for Senate, July-Nov. 2010.  Director of the Legal Task Force (Aug. 2009-July 2010) and legislative policy analyst (June 2007-July 2010 at the Council of State Governments; also legislative policy analyst for the National Emergency Management Association, June 2007-Jan. 2009.  B.A. in political science from Rutgers, 2007.


[ensures that Democratic Members and challengers have the financial resources they need]

Candidate Fundraising Director  Nicole Eynard

DCCC Midwest regional candidate services director in the 2012 cycle.  Fundraising experience includes Jennifer Brunner primary campaign for U.S. Senate (OH), Kay Barnes for Congress (MO) in 2008 and U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill's campaign.

Candidate Fundraising Deputy Director  Mary Ryan Douglass

Previously finance director at Oceguera for Congress (NV), Feb.-Nov. 2012.  Finance director at Tom Henry for Mayor (Fort Wayne, IN), March-Nov. 2011.  Deputy finance director at Dan Seals for Congress, June-Nov. 2010.  Regional finance director (Dec. 2009-May 2010) and finance assistant (Feb. Nov. 2009) at Fisher for Ohio.  Field director in the 58th House District for the Ohio Democratic Party, Fall 2008. Interned with the Obama campaign. Degree in hospitality management from Eastern Michigan University, 2008.


[provides support for Democratic Members of Congress while they conduct their political activities]

Director of Member Services  Charles Benton

(Sept. 2011)  Public affairs policy advocate at the American Association for Justice, 2008-09.  Deputy director of member services at the DCCC, 2004-08.  J.D. Howard University School of Law, 2002; B.A. in political science from Macalester College, 1994.


Director of IT  David Winston

IT director at the DCCC since Jan. 2004.  Previously system administrator for Reilly Mortgage Group, 1998-2003.  B.S. in business administration-MIS, 1998.


Chief Financial Officer  Jackie Forte-Mackay

(see above)

Deputy CFO  Thomas Buneo

(Jan. 2013; accounting and compliance analyst at the DCCC, March-Dec. 2012)  M.P.P. from George Mason University, 2013; B.A. in international relations and national security studies from SUNY College at Geneseo, 2011.

Compliance Manager  Kate Zawacki

(Dec. 2011)  Revenue assistant at World Wildlife Fund, Dec. 2010-11.  Temporary worker for JustinBradley, June-Dec. 2010.  Accounting assistant for Ron Kubik, Accountant, Dec. 2009-May 2010.  B.A. in finance from Michigan State University, 2009.


Counsel  Marc Elias

Chair of the Perkins Coie Political Law practice.

InDependent Expenditures

[IE, operating separately and independently from the DCCC, spends tens of millions of dollars largely on advertising, doled out to various consultants]

Director of Independent Expenditures  Jesse Ferguson

(announced Feb. 7, 2014)  Ferguson previously served as DCCC deputy executive director and communications director from Nov. 16, 2012; he was DCCC press secretary in the 2012 cycle and started at the DCCC in Oct. 2009 as southern regional press secretary.  Communications director on Brian Moran’s Democratic primary campaign for governor in Virginia, 2009.  Chief of staff to Moran, the Democratic Caucus Chairman in the Virginia House of Representatives, starting in 2006.  Executive director of Virginia 21, a higher education advocacy organization based in Richmond.  Bachelor's degree in government and economics from the College of William and Mary.  twitter

Deputy Executive Director of IE/Director of Strategy  Kevin McKeon

(Feb. 2014)  Self-employed consultant from April 2013-Feb. 2014.  Started at the DCCC as a research analyst, Jan.-Sept. 2007, then rapid response coordinator, Oct. 2007-April 2008, then deputy research director, April 2008-May 2010, then research director for the DCCC's IE effort, May-Dec. 2010, research director in the 2012 cycle, and special projects, Jan.-March 2013.  Research analyst on Mark Taylor for Governor, 2005-06.  Research and data technician for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, 2004-05. Attended The George Washington University

former staff

West  Matt Inzeo  ...communications director to Rep. Diana DeGette

(April 2013 to Jan. 2014)  Communications director at the Colorado Democratic Party, May 2011-March 2013.  Recruiting coordinator at LivingSocial, Jan.-April 2011.  Director of special projects and legislative assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives to Congressman Brad Ellsworth (IN), 2007-10.  B.S.F.S. in international politics from Georgetown University, 2004.  twitter

Chief Administrative Officer  Lila Rose  ...deputy ex.dir. of National Democratic Redistricting Trust

(CAO from Feb. 2013 to Feb. 2014)  Rose has served various positions at the DCCC: deputy director of IE, March-Nov. 2012; IE director of operations, May-Dec. 2010; director of Chairman Van Hollen's office, Jan. 2009-April 2010; deputy director of operations for IE, May-Dec. 2008; and incumbent retention and candidate training coordinator, Sept. 2007-April 2008.  She also served as director of operations on Bob Casey for Senate, June 2011-Feb. 2012, and as staff assistant to U.S. Rep. Ron Klein, Jan.-Aug. 2007.  M.S. in management and M.A. in international business from University of Florida's Warrington College of Business; B.S. in international affairs from Florida State University.

West Regional Political Director  Michelle Mayorga campaign manager at John Walsh for U.S. Senate (MT)

(announced Feb. 2013 to Oct. 2013)  Most recently worked for New Mexico Democrats.  National field director for Planned Parenthood.  Mobile program manager at Rock the Vote.  Midwestern states/Florida political director on Richardson for President, 2007-8; deputy field director on Tom Vilsack for President, 2007.  In 2006 worked on the Jim Davis for Governor campaign in Central Florida, and finished the cycle in Nevada.  Deputy field desk (NV, OR, WA, WV) at the DNC in Fall 2004.  Graduate of Jonathan Edwards College (Yale College), 2003.  Miami, Florida native.

Deputy Press Secretary  Ryan Daniels press secretary at DOT

(Feb. 2013 to Dec. 2013)  Regional press secretary for Hampton Roads, VA on the Obama campaign, Sept.-Nov. 2012.  Deputy press secretary for the Democratic National Convention, April-Sept. 2012.  Senior account executive at Edelman, June 2010-April 2012. Press assistant in the Office of Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, May 2008-June 2010.  Degree in communication, media from North Carolina State, 2007.  From Gaithersburg, MD.

West Finance Director  Christopher Carr finance director at Allyson Schwartz for Governor (PA)

(Jan. 2013; Midwest finance director, May 2011-Dec. 2012)  Finance director at the Maryland Democratic Party, March 2010-May 2011.  Finance director Cheryle Jackson for U.S. Senate (IL) Aug. 2009-Feb. 2010.  Finance director on Bill Foster for Congress, April-Aug. 2009.  Finance director on Friends of Sara Feigenholtz, Dec. 2008-March 2009.  Finance director on Bennett 2008, April-Nov. 2008.  Finance director on Beth Hafer for Congress, Oct. 2007-April 2008.  Studied at University of Pittsburgh.

Executive Assistant to Executive Director  Nora Langan staff assistant at Collaborative Communications Group

(Dec. 2012 to Oct. 2013)  Temporary scheduler in the Office of U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (PA), Sept.-Dec. 2012.  Bachelor's degree in government and history from St. Lawrence University, 2012.