Jen Psaki is Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Global Strategy Group (GSG), where she also runs the firm’s Washington DC office. Prior to joining GSG, Psaki served as deputy press secretary and then deputy communications director in the Obama White House, where she was a national spokesperson for the President and Administration policy. Psaki was an early member of the President’s campaign staff, having joined his team in 2007 in the role of traveling press secretary. In the 2006 electoral cycle, Psaki worked as regional communications director at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee under the direction of Rahm Emanuel, a year in which the Democrats won many hotly contested seats and secured a majority in the House.
Before that, Psaki served as Iowa deputy communications director and then national deputy press secretary for the Kerry for President Campaign. Prior to that, she worked as communications director for Congressman Joseph Crowley, and on the re-election campaign of Governor Tom Vilsack and Senator Tom Harkin. A graduate of the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, Psaki grew up in Stamford, Connecticut. She currently resides in Washington, DC, with her husband Greg.