Key People-Former Sen. John Edwards (D-NC)
updated Oct. 7, 2006

Nicholas Baldick
President and founder of Hilltop Public Solutions.  Previously served for five years as a principal at the Dewey Square Group.  National campaign manager for Senator John Edwards’ presidential campaign starting in Jan. 2003.  New Hampshire primary state director for Vice President Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign.  Directed and managed Gore's political action committee, Leadership ‘98.  Eastern Political Director in the White House Office of Political Affairs, 1997.  Director, Florida Democratic coordinated campaign, fall 1996; state director in New Hampshire, Wisconsin and New Jersey, 1996 primary campaign.  Campaign director of the 1994 Rhode Island coordinated campaign.  Northeast political director at the DNC, 1993.  A field director in the 1992 Clinton primary campaign.  B.S. from Georgetown University; J.D. from New York University School of Law.
Political Director David Medina
Previously Legislative Representative at the AFL-CIO.
Communications Director Kim Rubey
Communications director on Edwards' vice presidential campaign; press secretary for Edwards for President in the Iowa caucus campaign starting in March 2003.  Previously press secretary for the DCCC.  In 2000 she served as Midwest communications director for the Gore campaign.  A native of Oklahoma, Rubey graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in American Government.
Jenni Lee

Advisor for Online Communications Matthew Gross
(announced Oct. 6, 2006)  Has served as a strategic online advisor for global NGOs, Democratic senatorial campaigns, and numerous progressive and environmental organizations and initiatives throughout the country.  Director of Internet Communications for Governor Howard Dean's presidential campaign; left his home in Moab, Utah and showed up at Dean's headquarters in March 2003; launched the first presidential campaign weblog, Dean's Blog for America.  Edited The Glen Canyon Reader (Feb. 2003).  M.S. degree from the University of Montana, Missoula, and a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

New Hampshire - Angela Siecker.

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