Our New Managing Director!
March 22, 2021
Jonae Wartel, the newest member of the STG Team, just concluded her role as Runoff Director for the Georgia Senate Races. Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Led by runoff director Jonae Wartel, the ‘first-of-its-kind’ coordinated campaign is promoting Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock as a joint ticket.” Prior to flipping the U.S. Senate for Democrats, Jonae served as the Managing Director of Programs at More than a Vote, an organization that launched amid the protests following the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor with the goal of energizing, educating, and protecting Black voters. Read about Jonae’s work at More Than a Vote >> NYMag: The Athletes Have More to Say Jonae served previously as the Chief Program Officer at Organizing Corps 2020, a DNC-supported group training the next generation of organizers. More than 1000 alumni from the organization worked on races up and down the ballot in 2020, electing Democrats across the country and taking back the WH. Organizing Corps? >> The Atlantic: The DNC Army That Could Soon Descend on Swing States From her work as Southern Regional Director for the Democratic National Committee, Stacey Abrams' Early Vote Director and on presidential campaigns in 2008, 2012 and 2016, STG is proud to welcome Jonae Wartel as our new Managing Director!