Kinsey Casey joined the Emerge America staff as their inaugural Chief of Staff in November of 2017. She comes to Emerge America after serving as the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, a state-related research university with five ...Read more
Kinsey Casey joined the Emerge America staff as their inaugural Chief of Staff in November of 2017. She comes to Emerge America after serving as the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, a state-related research university with five campuses, over 32,000 students and nearly 13,000 faculty and staff. At Pitt she managed a team that oversees the day-to-day operations including executive communications, scheduling and events. She also served as a senior advisor to the Chancellor, responsible for executing all Chancellor-led priorities.
Previously, Kinsey served in the Obama Administration for seven years, namely as Chief of Staff for Secretary John Kerry’s Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. State Department. In that role, she served as a key advisor, and as the primary liaison for collaboration between the State Department, the public and private sectors, and civil society. Prior to her time at State, Kinsey was the National Security Director for Presidential Personnel at the White House, where she managed political appointments across national security-related agencies including the Departments of Defense, State, and Homeland Security. She began her service in the Obama Administration at the Department of Homeland Security, where she managed domestic and international travel logistics for Secretary Janet Napolitano.
Kinsey has held leadership roles in a number of large-scale events, including President Obama’s 2009 Inauguration and the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. A veteran of two presidential races, Kinsey has worked on political campaigns in New Hampshire, Louisiana and New York. She is a proud Montana native with a passion for the outdoors.
Kinsey can be reached via email at [email protected].Read Less