Bachelor in Government and History, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1992—1996. Master of Arts in Political Management, The George Washington University, 1999—2001. Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 2003—2004.
Deputy communications director Iowa Kerry Edwards campaign, 2004. Deputy communications director EMILY's List, 2005—2007. Communications director Iowa Democratic Party, 2007—2008.
Past communications director to Representative Steven R. Rothman United States House of Representatives, Washington.