Lauren Dillon has a track record of providing strategic advice to clients that helps them win. She played a key role in helping Senator Amy Klobuchar emerge as a top-tier presidential candidate as the Senator’s Iowa State Director and National States Director. Working as the Iowa State Director for the Biden/Harris presidential campaign, Lauren embraced campaigning during a pandemic by creating innovative approaches to voter outreach and earned media.
In 2018, Lauren served as Deputy Director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Independent Expenditure. Prior to that, Lauren spent ten years at the Democratic National Committee where she provided her political expertise and counsel to state parties as well as national and local campaigns. As DNC Research Director, Lauren and her team also assisted numerous successful statewide campaigns with indispensable political insights including Doug Jones for Senate (2017), Ralph Northam for Governor (2017), John Bel Edwards for Governor (2016), and Ed Markey for Senate (2013), among others. Lauren is an alum of President Obama’s 2012 campaign and Secretary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Most recently, Lauren served as Senator Klobuchar’s Deputy Chief of Staff where she oversaw operations and coordinated both in-state and legislative staff on initiatives such as Congressionally Directed Spending prioritization, constituent service, and helping local businesses navigate the federal government.
An alum of Drake University, Lauren grew up in Iowa and got her start in politics working for the Culver/Judge Administration, the Iowa Senate, and the Iowa Democratic Party.