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Shomik Dutta
Shomik Dutta
Partner
Shomik Dutta
Partner

Shomik is a veteran of both Obama Presidential campaigns and served as Special Assistant to the White House Counsel and as an Advisor to Federal Communications Chairman. BA from Williams College; MBA from Wharton Business School.

Betsy Hoover
Betsy Hoover
Partner
Betsy Hoover
Partner

Betsy served as National Digital Organizing Director in 2012 & co-founded 270 Strategies in 2013. She has been recognized by Business Insider as “at the forefront of political innovation” and was featured on Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30: Law & Policy” list.

Andrew McLaughlin
Andrew McLaughlin
Partner
Andrew McLaughlin
Partner

Andrew has served as Deputy CTO of the United States, partner at betaworks, CEO of Digg and Instapaper, senior exec at Medium and Tumblr, head of global public policy at Google, and Chief Policy Officer of ICANN. B.A. from Yale University; J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Teddy Gold
Teddy Gold
Vice President
Teddy Gold
Vice President

Teddy’s background is in investment banking and private equity. During the ’18 cycle, he left a B2B SaaS fund to lead Special Projects for HGL portfolio company MobilizeAmerica. He holds a BA in Political Science from Middlebury College.

Maggie Stohler
Maggie Stohler
Program Manager
Maggie Stohler
Program Manager

Maggie worked at Impact Engine, an impact investing venture fund, and at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics. A Philadelphia native, Maggie holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Delaware.

Ron Klain
Ron Klain
Chair of the Advisory Board
Ron Klain
Chair of the Advisory Board

Ron Klain is EVP and General Counsel of Revolution LLC. Previously served as Chief of Staff to Vice President Biden, senior aide to President Obama, and Chief of Staff for VP Gore. He holds a JD from Harvard Law School and BA from Georgetown University.

Our Board of Advisors

Our board members serve as strategic advisors, mentors, and consultants.
Yohannes Abraham
Yohannes Abraham
Former COO, Obama Foundation
Yohannes Abraham
Former COO, Obama Foundation

Meg Ansara
Meg Ansara
CEO, 270 Strategies
Meg Ansara
CEO, 270 Strategies

Beth Bafford
Beth Bafford
VP of Syndications and Strategy, Calvert Impact Capital
Beth Bafford
VP of Syndications and Strategy, Calvert Impact Capital

Jeremy Bird
Jeremy Bird
President, 270 Strategies
Jeremy Bird
President, 270 Strategies

Catherine Bracy
Catherine Bracy
Executive Director, TechEquity Collaborative
Catherine Bracy
Executive Director, TechEquity Collaborative

Cheryl Contee
Cheryl Contee
CEO, Do Big Things
Cheryl Contee
CEO, Do Big Things

Ron Conway
Ron Conway
Founder, SV Angel
Ron Conway
Founder, SV Angel

Matt DeBergalis
Matt DeBergalis
Co-Founder, Act Blue
Matt DeBergalis
Co-Founder, Act Blue

Addisu Demissie
Addisu Demissie
Campaign Manager, Cory 2020
Addisu Demissie
Campaign Manager, Cory 2020

Toby Fallsgraff
Toby Fallsgraff
Managing Director, Campaigns, Do Big Things
Toby Fallsgraff
Managing Director, Campaigns, Do Big Things

Jon Favreau
Jon Favreau
Founder, Crooked Media
Jon Favreau
Founder, Crooked Media

Jesse Ferguson
Jesse Ferguson
Democratic Strategist
Jesse Ferguson
Democratic Strategist

Natalie Foster
Natalie Foster
Former Digital Director, OFA
Natalie Foster
Former Digital Director, OFA

Richard Frankel
Richard Frankel
Former Founder/President, Rocket Fuel
Richard Frankel
Former Founder/President, Rocket Fuel

Kathleen Gasperine
Kathleen Gasperine
Co-Founder & Principal, Paradigm PM LLP
Kathleen Gasperine
Co-Founder & Principal, Paradigm PM LLP

Julius Genachowski
Julius Genachowski
Former FCC Chairman and Managing Director at Carlyle
Julius Genachowski
Former FCC Chairman and Managing Director at Carlyle

Danielle Gray
Danielle Gray
Partner, O’Melveny & Myers
Danielle Gray
Partner, O’Melveny & Myers

Tyler Hagenbuch
Tyler Hagenbuch
Attorney, Perkins Coie
Tyler Hagenbuch
Attorney, Perkins Coie

Stephanie Hannon
Stephanie Hannon
Chief Product Officer, Strava
Stephanie Hannon
Chief Product Officer, Strava

Raffi Krikorian
Raffi Krikorian
Managing Director, Emerson Collective
Raffi Krikorian
Managing Director, Emerson Collective

John Lee
John Lee
CTO, NGP VAN
John Lee
CTO, NGP VAN

Rebecca Leventhal
Rebecca Leventhal
Former Director of Social Investment Team, Social Finance
Rebecca Leventhal
Former Director of Social Investment Team, Social Finance

Marlon Marshall
Marlon Marshall
Founding Partner, 270 Strategies
Marlon Marshall
Founding Partner, 270 Strategies

Terrell McSweeny
Terrell McSweeny
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Terrell McSweeny
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Keith Mestrich
Keith Mestrich
President & CEO, Amalgamated Bank
Keith Mestrich
President & CEO, Amalgamated Bank

Tamim Mourad
Tamim Mourad
Serial Tech Entrepreneur
Tamim Mourad
Serial Tech Entrepreneur

Scott Nathan
Scott Nathan
Founder, Atlantic Neptune Impact
Scott Nathan
Founder, Atlantic Neptune Impact

Josh Nussbaum
Josh Nussbaum
Founder and CEO, The Movement Cooperative
Josh Nussbaum
Founder and CEO, The Movement Cooperative

Michael O’Neil
Michael O’Neil
Director of Public Policy & Community Engagement, Vivid Seats
Michael O’Neil
Director of Public Policy & Community Engagement, Vivid Seats

Derek Parham
Derek Parham
Former Deputy CTO, Hillary for America
Derek Parham
Former Deputy CTO, Hillary for America

Michael Podhorzer
Michael Podhorzer
Political Director, AFL-CIO
Michael Podhorzer
Political Director, AFL-CIO

Jeff Potter
Jeff Potter
Technologist
Jeff Potter
Technologist

Laura Quinn
Laura Quinn
Co-founder and President, Catalist
Laura Quinn
Co-founder and President, Catalist

Harper Reed
Harper Reed
Director’s Fellow, MIT Media Lab
Harper Reed
Director’s Fellow, MIT Media Lab

Alex Roetter
Alex Roetter
VP Software, Kitty Hawk
Alex Roetter
VP Software, Kitty Hawk

James Rucker
James Rucker
Partner, Springboard Partners
James Rucker
Partner, Springboard Partners

Mike Schneider
Mike Schneider
Partner, Bully Pulpit Interactive
Mike Schneider
Partner, Bully Pulpit Interactive

Lindsey Schuh Cortes
Lindsey Schuh Cortes
CEO, Democratic Data Exchange
Lindsey Schuh Cortes
CEO, Democratic Data Exchange

Sonal Shah
Sonal Shah
Executive Director, Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation at Georgetown University
Sonal Shah
Executive Director, Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation at Georgetown University

Nellwyn Thomas
Nellwyn Thomas
Chief Technology Officer/Chief Analytics Officer, DNC
Nellwyn Thomas
Chief Technology Officer/Chief Analytics Officer, DNC

Lynda Tran
Lynda Tran
Founding Partner, 270 Strategies
Lynda Tran
Founding Partner, 270 Strategies

Stephanie Valencia
Stephanie Valencia
Co-founder, EquisLabs
Stephanie Valencia
Co-founder, EquisLabs

Tom Wheeler
Tom Wheeler
Former Chairman, FCC
Tom Wheeler
Former Chairman, FCC

Colin Vernon
Colin Vernon
Technologist and Product Lead
Colin Vernon
Technologist and Product Lead

Tommy Vietor
Tommy Vietor
Founder, Crooked Media
Tommy Vietor
Founder, Crooked Media

Bryan Whitaker
Bryan Whitaker
Chief Innovation Officer, TargetSmart
Bryan Whitaker
Chief Innovation Officer, TargetSmart

Buffy Wicks
Buffy Wicks
Elected Official, CA State Assembly – 15th District
Buffy Wicks
Elected Official, CA State Assembly – 15th District

Mike Yang
Mike Yang
Investment Advisor
Mike Yang
Investment Advisor