As Deputy Communications Director, Ellen works collaboratively across departments to design and execute strategic communications for RepresentUs. She coordinates media relations for selected state and national campaigns, manages internal staff communications as well as external public relations firms, and collaborates with digital and organizing teams on multi-channel communications strategies for the website and social media.
Before joining RepresentUs, Ellen directed the Leadership Institute for Political and Public Impact (LIPPI), a women’s leadership course designed to encourage women to run for office. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a BA in Political Science, a Five College Honors International Relations Certificate, and is slated to receive her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in May of 2020.
Born and raised in Springfield, MA, she’s thrilled to support the nation’s largest right-left anti-corruption organization leading the charge to bring power back to the people.