ABOUT US

Our team, Co-Chairs and advisors include leading voices from the worlds of politics, policy, business, behavioral economics, technology, data science, and community organizing.

 
 
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Leadership Team

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DAVID COHEN — Founder and Co-CEO / Campaigns

For 15+ years, David has led winning political and advocacy campaigns for candidates, progressive organizations and Fortune 25 companies. One of Obama’s first hires in 2007, David led the campaign in the successful NV, CT, and WI primaries, and managed a $50 million general election program. As a consultant, he has built innovative programs that bridge data, tech, politics and advocacy.

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VICKY HAUSMAN — Founder and Co-CEO / Business

A strategist and entrepreneur, Vicky has built her career at the intersection of business and social justice. Most recently, she was a Partner with Dalberg, where she led the firm’s Americas business and its global health practice. Vicky started her career as a Peace Corps Volunteer, and was previously a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.

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ETHAN ROEDER — Campaigns Director

A national leader in political data and strategy, Ethan served as the National Data Director for President Obama’s campaigns in both 2008 and 2012. He has also managed civic data and research initiatives with Google, Pew Charitable Trusts, and Atlantic Philanthropies.

 
 

Honorary Co-Chairs

 
Congresswoman Nanette Barragán

Congresswoman Nanette Barragán

Congressman Ted Deutch

Congressman Ted Deutch

Former Governor John Hickenlooper

Former Governor John Hickenlooper

Congressman Steven Horsford

Congressman Steven Horsford

Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy

Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy

Congressman Joe Kennedy III

Congressman Joe Kennedy III

Congressman Seth Moulton

Congressman Seth Moulton

Board of Advisors

 
Ertharin Cousin — Former Ambassador; Distinguished Lecturer, Stanford University

Ertharin Cousin — Former Ambassador; Distinguished Lecturer, Stanford University

David Daley — Author of Ratf**ked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count

David Daley — Author of Ratf**ked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count

Brian Ellner — General Manager for Public Affairs, Edelman

Brian Ellner — General Manager for Public Affairs, Edelman

Adrienne Elrod — President, Elrod Strategies

Adrienne Elrod — President, Elrod Strategies

Tony Goldwyn — Actor, Director & Producer

Tony Goldwyn — Actor, Director & Producer

Barbara Grogan — Former CEO & Founder, Western Industrial Contractors

Barbara Grogan — Former CEO & Founder, Western Industrial Contractors

Charlie Ledley — Investor

Charlie Ledley — Investor

Susan McCue — President, Message Global

Susan McCue — President, Message Global

Sharon McNally — President, Camp Harbor View Foundation, Chief of Staff, Connors Family Office

Sharon McNally — President, Camp Harbor View Foundation, Chief of Staff, Connors Family Office

Alex Roetter — VP of Strategy, Kittyhawk

Alex Roetter — VP of Strategy, Kittyhawk

Symone Sanders — Strategist & CNN Political Commentator

Symone Sanders — Strategist & CNN Political Commentator

Jon Vein — Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

Jon Vein — Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

Advisory Council

 
Raul Alvillar — Managing Director, Medora Ventures

Raul Alvillar — Managing Director, Medora Ventures

Peter Brown — Founding Partner, Brown Miller Group

Peter Brown — Founding Partner, Brown Miller Group

Yvanna Cancela — Nevada State Senator, Executive Director, Immigrant Workers Citizenship Project

Yvanna Cancela — Nevada State Senator, Executive Director, Immigrant Workers Citizenship Project

Molly Day — Chief Strategy Officer, LIFT

Molly Day — Chief Strategy Officer, LIFT

Jill Derby — Former Chair, Nevada State Democratic Party

Jill Derby — Former Chair, Nevada State Democratic Party

China Dickerson — Political Strategist

China Dickerson — Political Strategist

Edgar Flores — Representative, Nevada State Assembly

Edgar Flores — Representative, Nevada State Assembly

A'Shanti Golar — Political Director, Emerge America

A'Shanti Golar — Political Director, Emerge America

Jason Green — Founder, SkillSmart

Jason Green — Founder, SkillSmart

Eric Lesser — Massachusetts State Senate

Eric Lesser — Massachusetts State Senate

Rich Pellitier — Political Strategist & Community Activist

Rich Pellitier — Political Strategist & Community Activist

Kate Pines — Agent, ICM Partners

Kate Pines — Agent, ICM Partners

Christina Reynolds — Vice President of Communications, Emily's List

Christina Reynolds — Vice President of Communications, Emily's List

Michael Simon — CEO & Co-Founder, Elucd

Michael Simon — CEO & Co-Founder, Elucd

Saul Shemesh — Data Analytics & Quantitative Research Expert

Saul Shemesh — Data Analytics & Quantitative Research Expert

Anil Soni — Head of Global Infectious Diseases, Mylan

Anil Soni — Head of Global Infectious Diseases, Mylan

Nate Snyder — Senior Advisor for Counterterrorism, Cambridge Global Advisors

Nate Snyder — Senior Advisor for Counterterrorism, Cambridge Global Advisors

Michael Slaby — Executive Director, Chicago Ideas

Michael Slaby — Executive Director, Chicago Ideas

Anthony Thomas — Political & Legislative Director, NYC Central Labor Council

Anthony Thomas — Political & Legislative Director, NYC Central Labor Council

Ashwin Vasan — Physician and Public Health Leader

Ashwin Vasan — Physician and Public Health Leader

 
Congresswoman Barragán, Congressman Deutch, Congressman Kennedy, Congressman Moulton, Congresswoman Murphy and Governor John Hickenlooper are not asking for more than $5,000 from individuals or other federally permissible sources. Congresswoman Barragán, Congressman Deutch, Congressman Kennedy, Congressman Moulton, Congresswoman Murphy and Governor John Hickenlooper are not asking for any funds from corporations, labor unions, or any other federally prohibited sources.