Bachelor in Art History, Yale University, New Haven, 2000.
Intern to Senator John Kerry United States Senate, 2000. Deputy press secretary Progressive Policy Institute, Democratic Leadership Council, Washington. Communications director to Republican Adam Smith United States House of Representatives, 2002.
Press. secretary to Lieutenant Governor Catherine Baker Knoll State of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 2004. Press. secretary Keeping America's Promise, Washington, 2005. Deputy chief of staff to Senator Maria Cantwell, United States Senate, 2005—2007, chief of staff, since 2009.
Staff independent expenditure program Dem Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), 2008.