Jessica DeLoach WeLead Class of 2022

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Jessica DeLoach
Senior Communications Manager, Partnership for Public Service

Jessica DeLoach is a political and communications strategist who regularly provides analysis and commentary for national and international media outlets. In addition to being dubbed the "most seasoned millennial Democrat in American broadcast punditry" by the Huffington Post, she engaged in on-air debates and provided weekly political analysis for her home state's top-rated news networks. From writing regular columns and participating in regular podcast appearances aired by her local NPR affiliates, DeLoach has grown her reach to national and international networks that include the BBC, Fox News, Newsmax, OANN, TRT World, and others.

Prior to joining the Partnership for Public Service, DeLoach assisted a variety of candidates, clients, and organizations with their political communications strategies and managed statewide awareness campaigns for corporations and nonprofit agencies, provided critical, strategic guidance to political candidates and nonprofit leaders, and led the external affairs of a national network of pro-growth, progressive elected officials while also serving as the organization’s political director. She also served as the chief-of-staff to Chasten Buttigieg during his husband's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

DeLoach has substantial experience working on local, statewide, and federal campaigns in a variety of capacities, most recently leading the winning primary campaign for Arkansas Secretary of State Anna Beth Gorman.

DeLoach earned a Master’s degree in Public Service and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Arkansas. She also earned a Master’s degree in Political Communications in 2022 while simultaneously completing the WeLead campaign training program at American University.

DeLoach spoke at the November 2022 session.