Kirsten Gillibrand Rolls Out Diverse Staff Hires
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has announced a new round of diverse staff hires for her 2020 campaign staff. Gregory Smiley, the campaign manager on Gillibrand’s 2018 re-election campaign, will serve as her national Deputy Political Director. The CUNY graduate has deep NY ties having previously served as a Regional Representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo (D). Alexandria Phillips will serve as the Senator’s Traveling Press Secretary. The 2012 Spelman College graduate, and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. previously worked in Gillibrand’s Senate Office as Press Sec. She also worked in the office of Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) as Director of Surrogates and Media Affairs. She’s no stranger to presidential campaigns. In the 2016 cycle, she served as Hillary Clinton’s National Media Booking Manager. And Alexandra Sánchez (not pictured) her Senate Research Director and advisor since Gillibrand joined the Senate in 2009, will serve as her Research Director. More here.