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U.S. Senators

Tom Carper (DE)
Joe Donnelly (IN)
Kirsten Gillibrand (NY)
Joe Manchin (WV)  

Members of Congress

Brad Ashford (NE)
John Carney (DE)
Joe Crowley (NY)
Bill Foster (IL)
Denny Heck (WA)
Brian Higgins (NY)
Steve Israel (NY)
Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ)
Nita Lowey (NY)
Sean Patrick Maloney (NY)
Greg Meeks (NY)
Grace Meng (NY)
Collin Peterson (MN)
Kathleen Rice (NY)
Linda Sanchez (CA)
Loretta Sanchez (CA)
Nydia Velazquez (NY)

State Officeholders

Steve Bullock, Governor (MT)
Andrew Cuomo, Governor (NY)
Maggie Hassan, Governor (NH)
Dan Malloy, Governor (CT)
Earl Ray Tomblin, Governor (WV)
Hector Balderas, Attorney General (NM)
Jack Conway, Attorney General (KY)
George Jepsen, Attorney General (CT)
Peter Kilmartin, Attorney General (RI)
Dan McKee, Lieutenant Governor (RI)

Local Officeholders

Andy Berke, Chattanooga Mayor (TN)
Bill de Blasio, New York City Mayor (NY)
Byron Brown, Buffalo Mayor (NY)
Steve Fulop, Jersey City Mayor (NJ)
Sly James, Kansas City Mayor (MO)
Tom Leighton, Wilkes-Barre Mayor (PA)
Jonathan Rothschild, Tucson Mayor (AZ)
Marty Walsh, Boston Mayor (MA)
Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Executive (NY)
Joe DiVencenzo, Essex County Executive (NJ)
Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive (PA)
Leslie Richards, Montgomery County Commissioner (PA)
Josh Shapiro, Montgomery County Commissioner (PA)
Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President (NY)
Tish James, New York City Public Advocate (NY)
Scott Stringer, New York City Comptroller (NY)
Cy Vance, Manhattan District Attorney (NY)
Chelsa Wagner, Allegheny County Controller (PA)

Party Committees

Bergen County Democrats (NJ)
Democratic Attorneys General Association
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Democratic Governors Association
Democratic National Committee
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
New York State Democratic Party
Gloucester County Democrats (NJ)
Nassau County Democrats (NY)
New Jersey State Senate and Assembly Caucus
Passaic County Democrats (NJ)
Pennsylvania House Democratic Campaign Committee
Suffolk County Democrats (NY)
Westchester County Democrats (NY)

Independent Expenditures

American Cities PAC
Chicago Forward
EMILY’s List
Environmental Defense Action Fund
Everytown for Gun Safety
General Majority PAC
House Majority PAC
League of Conservation Voters
MayDay PAC
Philly Rising
Planned Parenthood
Priorities USA Action
Senate Majority PAC

Consumer Products + Services

American Express
General Electric
General Motors
Seventh Generation



Energy + Utilities

BNE Energy
Con Edison
Connecticut Water
Eversource Energy
United Water

Financial Services

Macquarie Group
Pershing Square Capital Management

Health + Insurance

Access Health CT
Empire BlueCross BlueShield
Health Republic Insurance of New York
Purdue Pharma
Tenet Healthcare Corp.

Media + Entertainment

A&E Networks
Time Warner Cable
Time Warner, Inc.
YES Network

Real Estate Development

Howard Hughes Corporation
Silverstein Properties
SL Green Realty Corp.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Trinity Real Estate


Chicago White Sox
Dallas Cowboys
Grand Prix America
Major League Soccer
Ultimate Fighting Championship


IBM International Foundation

Major Nonprofits + Foundations

American Red Cross
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Boy Scouts of America
League of Conservation Voters
Office of Gordon & Sarah Brown
Oxfam America
Partnership for New York City
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
Rockefeller Foundation
Share Our Strength
United Way of NYC

Labor + Professional Associations

1199 SEIU
32 BJ
American Bar Association
Change to Win
Council of School Supervisors and Administrators
CT Community Providers Association


Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities
Columbia University
Educators 4 Exellence
KIPP Public Charter Schools
Learn NY
New York University
Regents Research Fund
University of New Mexico
University of Pennsylvania




Government Agencies

Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
Los Angeles Department of Public Health
Metropolitan Transit Authority
NYC Department of Consumer Affairs
NYC Department of Education
NYC Department of Health

Choice + Human Rights

American Civil Liberties Union
CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Empire State Pride Agenda
Gay Lesbian Straight Action Network
Love Makes a Family
NARAL Pro-Choice NY
Planned Parenthood of NYC
Sanctuary for Families
Scouts for Equality
Vera Institute of Justice

Melissa Agosto

Human Resources Coordinator

Chris Allen

Vice President and Director, Competitive Intelligence

Lauren Amaio

Senior Associate, Digital Communications

Peggy Atherlay

Director, Communications

Ari Baruch


Andrew Baumann

Vice President, Research

Meira Bernstein

Senior Associate, Resource Management

Lauren Bierman

Vice President, Public Affairs

Annie Bonazzi

Associate, Competitive Intelligence

Adam Carlson

Senior Associate, Research

Anthony Chiarito

Associate, Public Affairs

John Cipriani

Director, Research

Lyndsey Collins

Associate, Research

Quiana Cooper

Senior Associate, Field Management

Justine D’Elia-Kueper

Associate, Research

Kristie Denton

Associate, Resource Management

Andrew DiSanto

Business Manager, Finance

Anna Durrett

Senior Associate

Nick Eckenwiler

Associate, Research

Eric Egan

Manager, Office Services

Joseph Ferris

Senior Associate, Public Affairs

Alex Flores

Vice President, Communications

Damla Ergun

Director, Research

Theresa Gilbert

Director, Communications

David Gold

Senior Associate, Research

Jason Green

Director, Communications

Kate Hansen

Vice President, Communications

Emily Hartmann

Administrative Assistant

Lara Helm

Senior Associate, Research

Andrew Ho

Vice President, Technology

Carter Johnson

Vice President, Communications

Andrew Kirtzman

Vice President, Communications

Liana Klippel

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Erin Kohr

Associate, Office Services

Angela Kuefler

Director, Research

Ashley Lam

Associate, Research

Scott Lowenstein

Manager, Research

Hilary Lyons

Associate, Communications

Ann Madden

Associate, Research

Caleshia Marson

Junior Staff Accountant, Finance

Marcia Maxwell

Director, Public Affairs

Melissa McNamara

Vice President, Communications

Dan Miller

Senior Associate, Research

Sara Moe

Associate, Research

Ben Novak

Manager, Research

Jennifer Okereke

Associate, Research

Luke Partridge

Senior Associate, Digital Communications

Victoria Phillips

Director, Marketing and Business Development

Dan Pino

Associate, Communications

Keanna Rawlins

SHRM-CP, Junior HR Generalist

Alex Rindler

Associate, Communications

Tim Roberts

Director, Public Affairs

Rachel Santacroce

Associate, Communications

Rebecca Shaughnessy

Associate, Research

Joseph Shields

Vice President, Public Affairs

Michael G. Smith, PhD

Manager, Research

Kristina Stefanelli

Administrative Assistant

Shannon (Thornton) Susko

Vice President, Communications

Amanda Thayer

Associate, Communications

Maura Tracy

Senior Associate, Public Affairs

Stephanie Vogel

Administrative Assistant

Emily Williams

Director, Digital Communications

Michelle Woodruff

Senior Director, Corporate and Advocacy Research

Sophia Yeres

Associate, Research

McKenzie Young

Associate, Research

Mary-Knox Zealy

Administrative Assistant

Judy Zhong

Office Coordinator

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