Resume

Experience

National Press Secretary; Senior Digital Strategist

The Lincoln Project

Aug 2020 - Present

Remote

  • Conceptualize, draft, edit, and publish all content from the @ProjectLincoln twitter handle

  • Serve as primary media contact and on-the-record spokesperson nationally and throughout various swing states, including but not limited to AZ, CO, PA, FL, GA, NC, NV, MI, OH, VA, WI

  • Compose news releases, background items, talking points, advisories, op-eds, blogs and other media content

  • Build and foster relationships with members of the press, generating positive coverage nationally and in targeted counties across the country

  • Analyze breaking news and work collaboratively with staff to coordinate a strategic rapid response for social media and the press

  • Proactively pitch and respond to inquiries from journalists, working with them to pursue story ideas and provide information about TLP’s strategic goals

  • Develop and implement strategies to amplify TLP’s message and brand identity using the full range of media

Communications Director;

Spokesperson

Vermont Democratic Party

July 2018 - Jan 2020;

March 2020 - Aug 2020

Montpelier, VT

  • Served as the Party’s chief on-the-record spokesperson in and out of the state

  • Crafted and operationalized the VDP’s sort and long term strategic message

  • Managed all social media channels

  • Directed communication strategy for the VDP’s coordinated campaign, including campaigns for the office of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, etc.

  • Managed the Party Affairs Manager and 2019 Internship Program

  • Devised outreach strategies to grow the state party and recruit new and diverse candidates to run for office all across Vermont

  • Conceptualized, designed, and implemented an organization-wide re-brand

State Director

Mike Bloomberg 2020, Inc.

Jan 2020 - March 2020

Burlington, VT

  • Served as Mike Bloomberg’s campaign lead in Vermont

  • Developed and implemented strategic communications and political objectives,

  • including endorsements, earned media events, and sponsorships

  • Recruited, hired, and managed a full-time team of professional staff

  • Acted as the campaign’s on-the-record spokesperson in the state of Vermont • Planned and executed an event with MRB, attended by more than 350 people

  • Led a team in exceeding all GOTV metrics, doubled the anticipated support on Election Day

Communications Director

Martz for Congress, NY-21

Dec 2017 - July 2018

Saranac Lake, NY

  • Acted as chief political strategist and campaign advisor

  • Designed and implemented a digital-first, targeted campaign strategy

  • Managed an aggressive online and social media presence — the subject of multiple news articles highlighting our innovation

  • Served as chief spokesperson and press secretary, drafting and sending all press releases, giving official statements, and hosting news conferences

  • Oversaw strategic media planning, press outreach, and coordinated stump/earned media events

  • Coached candidate in public speaking ahead of media and debate appearances

Communications & Digital Consulting

Education

St. Lawrence University

Bachelors of Arts

Government; Performance & Communications Arts

Canton, NY

While at St. Lawrence, I served as President of the Thelomathesian Society (SGA), the Chairperson of the Academic Honor Council, and in various other leadership roles on campus. I remain an active and enthusiastic member of the Alumni Association.

Areas of Expertise

Team Management

Strategic Communications

Social Media Management

Media Relations

Rapid Response

Graphic Design

Adobe Illustrator

Writing

Event Planning/Production

Volunteer/Board Work

Bobby Page Memorial Foundation; Board Member

King Street Center; Big Buddy

Tish James for NY Attorney General

New York, NY

2018

WorkBlue.org

Remote

2020

Speaker of the House Jill Krowinski (VT)

Remote

2021

Campaigns for Local Office

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021