Washington, DC -- Pennsylvania U.S. Senator John Fetterman on Friday announced over a dozen staff hires as he continues to build out strong teams in Washington, DC and throughout the Commonwealth.
“I’m proud of the talented staff we’re assembling throughout Pennsylvania and in Washington. This team is already hitting the ground running to work for the people of Pennsylvania,” said Fetterman. “This staff reflects our commitment to represent all corners of the Commonwealth and communities that have been forgotten and left behind.”
“This office is building out an extraordinary team that is going to deliver big things for Pennsylvania,” said Adam Jentleson, Fetterman’s Chief of Staff. “This team is smart, capable, and dedicated to providing the best possible constituent service for people across Pennsylvania.”
The new hires follow the previously announced hires of Jentleson as Chief of Staff, Joe Pierce as State Director, and Tré Easton as Legislative Director.
The new hires include:
- Krysta Juris, Deputy Chief of Staff: Krysta previously served as Director of Scheduling to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and was most recently Executive Business Partner at Stripe.
- Maya Ashwal, Administrative Director: Maya previously served as Director of Scheduling and Operations for Sen. Chris Murphy.
- Joe Calvello, Communications Director: Joe previously served as Director of Communications for Fetterman’s U.S. Senate campaign.
- Kathi Caber, Constituent Services Director: Kathi previously served as a Senior Constituent Advocate for Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey for over a decade.
- Sam Thomas, Senior Advisor: Sam previously served as Director of Scheduling and Advance for Fetterman’s U.S. Senate campaign.
- Bobby Maggio, Senior Advisor: Bobby previously served as a Senior Advisor to Fetterman’s U.S. Senate campaign.
- Alana Guzman, Digital and Creative Director: Alana previously served as Digital and Creative Director to Rep. Ayanna Pressley.
- Emilee Joseph, Deputy State Director: Emilee previously served as Associate Chief of Staff in the City of Philadelphia’s Mayor’s office after spending over five years as the Mayor’s Director of Executive Logistics.
- Mikecia Witherspoon, Eastern Pennsylvania Regional Director: Mikecia previously served as a Government Relations Officer for the Community College of Philadelphia after spending over four years as a Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Assistant in the Philadelphia Mayor’s office.
- Christina Kauffman, Central Pennsylvania Regional Director: Christina previously served as Chief of Staff to Fetterman in the Lt. Governor’s office.
- Elizabeth Casertano, Western Pennsylvania Regional Director: Elizabeth previously served as Deputy Political Director for Fetterman’s U.S. Senate campaign.
- James Harnett, Systems Administrator: James previously served as a Systems Administrator for Sen. Sherrod Brown.
- Nick Gavio, Pennsylvania Press Secretary: Nick previously served as Director of Rapid Response for Fetterman’s U.S. Senate campaign.
- Emma Mustion, Press Assistant: Emma previously served as Special Assistant to the Campaign Manager for Fetterman’s U.S. Senate campaign.
- Anna Keilly, Legislative Aide: Anna previously served as a Staff Assistant to Sen. Bob Casey.
- Charlie Hills, Legislative Aide: Charlie previously worked on Fetterman’s U.S. Senate campaign.
- Lalah C. Williams, Staff Assistant: Lalah previously served as the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Legislative Intern for Sen. Chris Van Hollen.