Stephanie Cutter

Stephanie Cutter is the founding partner of Precision Strategies, a leading communications, digital
and data targeting consulting firm in Washington DC and New York City.

At Precision, Stephanie has revolutionized the integration of data-driven communications with digital
and campaign style organizing to improve reputations, manage crises and drive people to action. She
has improved the brand of one of the nation’s largest health insurers during a controversial merger;
successfully launched a news network; restored the reputation of a multinational financial institution;
reshaped a national storyline on behalf of a leading NFL quarterback; and successfully managed a
global crisis for a well known consumer tech platform.  

Called “one of the most prominent voices in the [Democratic] party, and one of its top strategists and
crisis managers” by Politico, Stephanie has crafted high-level communications, reputation and crisis-
management strategies for two U.S. Presidents, U.S. Senate leaders, and the nation’s highest profile
political campaigns and Fortune 500 corporations. The New York Times called her “the polished,
sometimes scarily organized strategist who gets things done” who “has a long and favorable
reputation with some of the most influential journalists and opinion makers in Washington.” GQ
named her one of “the 50 most powerful people in Washington.”

Stephanie served as Deputy Campaign Manager for President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election
campaign, where she played a pivotal role in designing and executing a game-changing campaign that
broke barriers in understanding, reaching, and connecting with more Americans than any election in
history. Previously, Stephanie served in various senior positions within the Obama administration and
campaign, from managing the President's message strategy and issue development in the White
House, to serving as First Lady Michelle Obama's Chief of Staff, to counselor to Treasury Secretary Tim

Before the Obama administration, Stephanie served as a senior advisor to Minority Leader Harry Reid
and Democratic Senator Edward M.  Kennedy. In 2004, she served as Communications Director for the
John Kerry for President Campaign. She also held various positions within the Clinton Administration,
including President Clinton’s White House Deputy Communications Director.
A Massachusetts native, Stephanie lives in Washington, DC with her son, and is a graduate of Smith
College and Georgetown University Law Center.

Stephanie is currently a contributor to ABC News, and is a former co-host of CNN’s Crossfire show.
Stephanie is represented by Leading Authorities Speakers Bureau in Washington, D.C.

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