Rene’ Spellman is a millennial media and political strategist with a passion for people-powered change. Most recently, Ms. Spellman was National Director of Surrogates and Traveling Press for Bernie 2016, traveling alongside presidential candidate Bernie Sanders while guiding national reporters and celebrity spokespersons through 42 states and over a thousand media moments. She started her political career organizing young people during the 2008 and 2012 Obama presidential campaigns and now manages US Senate and Congressional races. Between cycles, Ms. Spellman unites community, cause, and celebrity as a social impact consultant, and previously, as Vice President for global public relations and entertainment firms. She also held government appointments in President Barack Obama’s administration at the White House Council for Community Solutions, US Department of Education, and Corporation for National and Community Service. As an undergraduate student, Ms. Spellman was an inaugural Young People For Fellow and later served as Senior Fellow and Vice Chair of its Steering Committee. Ms. Spellman studied political science at Stanford University and business through HBX at Harvard Business School