Principal, Head of SKDKPolitical
Los Angeles, CA
Emily has two decades of experience advising local, congressional, senatorial and gubernatorial candidates and campaigns.
Prior to joining SKDKnickerbocker, she spent nearly six years as a political and finance adviser to campaigns at EMILY’s List where she advised candidates in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon and Washington state. While there, she recruited candidates and advised campaigns on messaging, polling, paid media, staff infrastructure, fundraising and on development and implementation of campaign plans and budgets. She still serves on the EMILY’s List training team, which provides intensive preparation to campaign staff across the country.
She has also worked for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the Democratic National Committee.
In addition to her campaign work, Emily has been a consultant to nonprofits and political organizations, including AmeriCares, CARE, Habitat for Humanity and NARAL Pro-Choice America, helping them develop direct response fundraising programs and integrate their online communications into overall fundraising and communications strategies.