Staff

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Office of the President

Thea Lee, President
John Schmitt, Vice President
Antanina Ricceri, Executive Assistant

Senior Staff

Thea Lee, President
John Schmitt, Vice President
Josh Bivens, Director of Research
Jasper Cox, Director of Finance and Administration
Arlene Williams, Director of Development and Strategic Planning
Heidi Shierholz, Senior Economist and Director of Policy
Eve Tahmincioglu, Director of Communications
Shanele Thompson, Director of Human Resources
Naomi Walker, Director of EARN
Valerie Wilson, Director, Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy

Research

Josh Bivens, Director of Research
David Cooper, Senior Economic Analyst and Deputy Director of EARN
Daniel Costa, Director of Immigration Law and Policy Research
Jin Dai, Programmer
Emma García, Economist
Elise Gould, Senior Economist
Jori Kandra, Research Assistant
Melat Kassa, Research Assistant
Lawrence Mishel, Distinguished Fellow
Zane Mokhiber, Data Analyst
Monique Morrissey, Economist
Daniel Perez, Research Assistant
Robert E. Scott, Senior Economist and Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Research
Valerie Wilson, Director, Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy
Julia Wolfe, State Economic Analyst
Ben Zipperer, Economist

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Policy

Heidi Shierholz, Senior Economist and Director of Policy
Celine McNicholas, Director of Government Affairs | Labor Counsel
Margaret Poydock, Policy Associate

Communications

Eve Tahmincioglu, Director of Communications
Kayla Blado, Director of Media Relations
Lora Engdahl, Publications Director
Krista Faries, Editor
Kirstyn Flood, Communications Coordinator
Kyle Jennings, Web Developer
Nick Kauzlarich, Media Relations Specialist
Anu Kumar, Omidyar Network Communications Fellow
John Carlo Mandapat
, Designer
Eric Shansby, Online and Creative Director

Development

Arlene Williams, Director of Development and Strategic Planning
James Tatum, Senior Development Officer & Manager of Donor Relations
Dan Cooke, Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts and Foundation Relations
Rami Jackson, Development Associate

Finance and Administration

Jasper Cox, Director of Finance and Administration
Shanele Thompson
, Director of Human Resources
Shurron Dempsey, Operations Manager
Sara Krauss, Administrative Support Associate
Masha Luseko, Accountant

Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN)

Naomi Walker, Director of EARN
David Cooper, Senior Economic Analyst and Deputy Director of EARN
Anu Kumar, Omidyar Network Communications Fellow
Jaimie Worker, Senior State Policy Coordinator
Julia Wolfe, State Economic Analyst