Kelly Mehlenbacher Biography
Kelly Mehlenbacher was Kamala Harris’ director of operations. In a letter of resignation from the Mehlenbacher of November 29, she announced that she left the Californian senatorial campaign. At the time of writing, Senator Harris promotes about four percent nationwide.
The @nytimes piece on shakeups in the Kamala Harris campaign is a tough read, and well sourced. But I don’t know what to do with the fact that the biggest departure, Kelly Mehlenbacher, has gone to work for Mike Bloomberg. (1/3)https://t.co/2EvHLiLtc7
— Seth Masket (@smotus) November 29, 2019
According to her online bio, she describes herself as, “fiercely loyal, passionate and outspoken”. That bio says that Mehlenbacher “cares deeply” about her friends and family and strives to make American a more equal place and she “loves reading, wine, and sarcasm.”
Kelly Mehlenbacher Age
She is 35 years old,
Kelly Mehlenbacher Career
In 2016 she the treasury manager for Hillary Clinton’s campaign,she later became the Chief Operating Officer of Onward Together, Hillary Clinton’s progressive super PAC that was launched in 2017. In its first year, the committee raised over $3 million for liberal causes. In 2017, Mehlenbacher was paid $58,312 by the PAC.
Between November 2011 and April 2014, Mehlenbacher worked as a White House Liaison for the State Department in the Obama administration and as a Special Assistant to the Director of Budget and Resource Management at USAID. Mehlenbacher also worked on Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign in accounts.
Kelly Mehlenbacher Education
Kelly attended Texas Tech University in 2007 and graduated with a degree in Political Science.
Kelly Mehlenbacher Accusation against Harris
Mehlenbacher accused the Harris campaign of treating campaign staff badly. In her letter she criticized by saying, “It is not acceptable to me that we encouraged people to move from Washington, D.C. to Baltimore only to lay them off with no notice, with no plan for the campaign, and without thoughtful consideration of the personal consequences to them or the consequences that their absence would have on the remaining staff.”
“This is my third presidential campaign and I have never seen an organization treat its staff so poorly.” Ooof. This resignation letter from Kelly Mehlenbacher, the former state operations director for Kamala Harris is rough. https://t.co/5D4GpTmyT3 pic.twitter.com/WeZDhH33s0
— Amee Vanderpool (@girlsreallyrule) November 29, 2019
Kelly Mehlenbacher Join Michael Bloomberg Campaign
Michael Bloomberg has hired a top staff member from a rival Democratic campaign for his nascent presidential bid.
His campaign spokespeople said Wednesday that Kelly Mehlenbacher has joined as deputy chief operating officer. She had been working for California Sen. Kamala Harris’ 2020 presidential campaign. She previously worked on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid.
The Harris campaign did not respond to an emailed question about Mehlenbacher’s departure. It follows a recent staff shakeup that included layoffs amid a renewed focus on Iowa.
Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City mayor, entered the race Sunday and has begun spending tens of millions of dollars on television ads.
The hire was first reported by Politico.
Kelly Mehlenbacher, who worked on operations for Kamala Harris’ presidential bid and recently informed colleagues of her plans to resign over frustrations with the organization, has accepted a job with Michael Bloomberg https://t.co/jy0OJ3VhTr
— POLITICO (@politico) November 27, 2019