Ben LaBolt is a communications strategist who has managed press relations for candidates and elected officials at the city, state, and national level. He most recently served as the national press secretary for President Obama’s reelection campaign. He was previously Communications Director for Rahm Emanuel’s successful campaign for Chicago Mayor. LaBolt has served as a White House spokesman specializing in the areas of justice, energy and the environment, and he appears frequently on cable as a Democratic strategist.
Ben has been a mentor at Sierra Nevada College.