Meet The Team
Our community is supported by a full-time staff of campaigners and activists. We’re passionate about building a more progressive future and reforming our political system so it works for all Americans, not just a wealthy few.
TRACY ADAIR, COMMUNICATIONS FELLOW
A communications fellow dedicated to social justice and progressive change. Most recently, Tracy helped with research in Economic Security Project’s communications department.
EMMA DELANEY, DIGITAL ORGANIZING DIRECTOR
A progressive passionate about making real change happen. Emma honed her digital organizing chops at Glover Park Group, Precision Strategies, and Obama for America.
SAMI DIAZ, DIGITAL STRATEGIST
A writer dedicated to informing and mobilizing the progressive community. Sami previously worked at the Roosevelt Institute, authoring newsletters and grant reports describing research on stronger and fairer economic policies.
BRETT EDKINS, MANAGING DIRECTOR, POLICY & POLITICAL AFFAIRS
An experienced political operative dedicated to progressive change. Brett is a graduate of Yale Law School who previously worked as communications director for Integrity First for America and as aide to former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski.
SEAN ELDRIDGE, FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
A progressive activist and leader in the fights for LGBT equality and campaign finance reform. Sean was a Democratic and Working Families Party candidate for Congress in 2014 and previously served as Political Director of Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage equality nationwide.
CAROLYN FREEMAN, SENIOR DIGITAL STRATEGIST, PAID MEDIA
An experienced audience-centric digital strategist, Carolyn previously managed the advertising program for Cory Booker’s presidential campaign. Prior to that, she worked with clients like NextGen and Priorities USA at Bully Pulpit Interactive to mobilize and turn out voters across the country.
ELOISE GOLDSMITH, DIGITAL STRATEGIST
A writer committed to feminist and progressive change, Eloise previously worked for Foreign Affairs magazine, where she produced newsletters, a live conference call series, and worked in audience development.
KIM HALL, SENIOR DIGITAL STRATEGIST, ORGANIZING TEAM
A digital strategist dedicated to mobilizing the progressive community, specifically communities of color. Kim is a graduate of the University of Virginia and was most recently the SMS Manager on Cory Booker’s presidential campaign. She has also worked at The Hub Project, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, and OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates.
CHRISTINA HARVEY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
A seasoned political hand and policy wonk, Christina also brings a wealth of management and operations experience to the team. She is the former Senior Advisor to the New York State Attorney General and Executive Director of the Attorney General’s Transition Committee, a former Chief of Staff in the New York State Senate, veteran of two statewide electoral campaigns and a number of state senate and other local campaigns, and a former union organizer.
JOE HINES, MANAGING DIRECTOR, DIGITAL CAMPAIGNS
An experienced digital campaigner and organizer. Most recently, Joe helped lead the digital advocacy team at BerlinRosen, working on behalf of the Poor People’s Campaign, SEIU, MomsRising, BlackPAC, and Civic Nation’s VoteTogether initiative to win progressive victories. Before that, he ran the digital program at Demos, a public policy organization fighting for a just, inclusive, multiracial democracy.
AUBREY LANGLEY, DIGITAL ORGANIZER
An experienced organizer and graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Aubrey is committed to helping build a country that is fair, just, and equitable for all of its people. Most recently Aubrey worked with Organizing Together 2020, where he mobilized voters across Wisconsin and helped train Vote Save America volunteers. He has also worked on local, state, and federal election campaigns
MAGGIE MOORE, DIGITAL CONTENT DIRECTOR
A storyteller at heart, Maggie is a marketing and communications pro in the political and nonprofit space. She was most recently the Communications Director at the Future Project, and served as an organizer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign in Greenville, NC. She also co-created and executive produced an original theater piece about women serving in combat in the U.S. military.
COLTON MOUNTAIN, CREATIVE DIRECTOR
A progressive dedicated to using design to drive action and solve problems. Colton previously worked for Bully Pulpit Interactive, where he collaborated with organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign and the ACLU.
IZZY OCAMPO, OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
An experienced operations director and access-oriented educator, Izzy has previously worked for mission-driven media and startups driving change through creative technologies. They are also the co-founder of Signal Flux, a New York-based educational platform dedicated to expanding access to audio and video arts and technology.
SEAN QUINN, DATA AND ANALYTICS DIRECTOR
A data-driven digital organizer committed to connecting progressive activists with impactful actions. Sean previously served on the production team at Anne Lewis Strategies for the 2014 and 2016 election cycles.
ANUSHKA SARKAR, PRESS SECRETARY & DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
A writer committed to reimagining and struggling toward a truly just country, Anushka is a communications specialist with experience in anti-monopoly movements & workers’ rights, health care justice & democracy reform. Before Stand Up America, Anushka supported a wide range of progressive causes at The Hub Project. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and a proud Michigander.
REGGIE THEDFORD, DEPUTY POLITICAL DIRECTOR
A political specialist dedicated to progressive change and social justice. Reggie is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School who previously worked as a freelance policy consultant and lobbyist for mission driven organizations such as Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin and Together Wisconsin. Prior to that he served as the VP of Content for the mobile app Politiscope.
DEMARIS WEBSTER, SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR
As an experienced digital engagement strategist, Demaris brings his refined approach to engaging with audiences across social platforms to the team. Before joining the Stand Up America team, he led the digital program at Breakthrough Energy, a climate change organization working to accelerate innovation in clean energy solutions. Prior to BE, he worked at 270 Strategies, an international public engagement firm. While at 270, Demaris helped political campaigns, advocacy organizations, nonprofits, and but not limited to companies engage and mobilize their constituents in authentic ways – both online and offline.