Amanda Litman

Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director

Hillary Clinton’s email director. (The other emails.) Charlie Crist’s digital director when he ran for governor in 2014. One of the first employees at Organizing for Action as deputy email director. Email writer for Barack Obama’s re-elect. Northwestern University graduate. Bookworm. Book writer. Spends a lot of time talking as the host of the Run for Something podcast and Battleground. Feminist. Nationals fan. Dog owner.

Ross Morales Rocketto

Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director

Progressive political operative with 15 years of experience in campaign management, grassroots organizing, and data/analytics. In 2016, was an advisor at For Our Future. Previously managed Wendy Carrillo for Congress in CA-34 and was Principal at STG. Got his start working for former HUD Secretary Julian Castro’s first campaign for Mayor of San Antonio.

Cassandra Gaddo

Chief Operating Officer

Sara Hadad

Chief Campaigns Officer

Sydney Henriques-Payne

Chief of Staff

Abe Rakov

Managing Director

Aviance Obie

Executive Assistant

Kayley Rodriguez

Executive Assistant


Brandon Turner

Vice President, States

Kandice Harris

Midwestern Pod Director

Andrea Johnson

Western Pod Director

Paul Bradfield

Southern Regional Director

Manny Espitia

Northern Regional Director

Michelle Thimios

Midwestern Regional Director

Melanie Rose

Pennsylvania State Director

Amy Bradley

New Hampshire State Director

Kelsey Heck Wood

Michigan State Director

Michelle Butler

Texas State Director

Darrol Gibson

Wisconsin State Director

Rynn Reed

Elections & Endorsements Manager


Quentin Savwoir

Political Director

Craig Valdez

Senior Political Manager

Jose Del Rio, III

Democracy Manager

Leadership Networks

Jose Martinez-Diaz

Vice President, Leadership Networks

Ben Theodore

Alumni Director

Holly Lim

Community Manager

Flonja Hoxha

Movement Building & Organizing Associate

Development & Events

Kate Resta

Vice President, Development

Marsha Gonzalez

Associate Director, Events

Ayanna DaCosta

Senior Manager for Institutional Giving

Ilysia Shattuck

Major Gifts Manager

Hana Mangat

Development Associate


Frances Gonzalez

Vice President, Communications

Whitney Murray Brown

National Communications Manager

Gabby Vicedomini

Digital Engagement Associate

Finance & Compliance

Henry Virgil

Director of Finance & Compliance

Joanna Ayala

Associate Director, Compliance

Emma Hollier

Senior Manager, Finance & Compliance

People & Operations

Livia Foo

Director of People & Culture

Karen Lieu

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition