Jamie is known for her sharp strategic instincts and strong ability to run concurrent campaigns on a range of issues. Most recently, Jamie served as the communications director for U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, where she managed a sophisticated press operation to target local, national and international stakeholders. Before that role, Jamie was a professional staff member/deputy communications director on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the senior advisor and communications director for former Hispanic Caucus Chairman, U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro. Jamie holds a Master of Arts in security studies from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts in international relations and Middle Eastern studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her free time, Jamie loves to cook, practice yoga and meditate.
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