“I am thrilled to be assembling a team of talented and experienced professionals. These are individuals who will enable me to showcase my long history of accomplishments in making Minneapolis an even better place for all of us to live, to work and to play,” said Hoch. “Our staff knows what it will take to win this race and they bring the expertise necessary to get the job done.”
Kieran McCarney will serve as the campaign manager. McCarney brings a wealth of experience managing state and federal level campaigns. McCarney served most recently as the Early Vote andGet Out the Vote Director for the Minnesota State DFL during the 2016 election cycle. He worked previously as the campaign manager for Brad Ashford’s congressional campaign in Nebraska’s second district and as Communications Director for the Nebraska State AFL-CIO.
Mark Warren has been brought on to run Hoch’s finance operation. Warren brings more than two decades of fundraising experience to the campaign, with demonstrated success at campaigns of every level. Warren has managed the operations for dozens of municipal, state, and congressional races in more than 15 states and served as the Director of Candidate Services for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Most recently, Warren managed Debbie Goettel’s successful race for Hennepin County Commissioner.
Tyler Allen will direct all field and organizing activities for Hoch. Allen worked as a Regional Delegations Director for the Bernie Sanders campaign in 2016, organizing delegates and platform activities in 8 states. He also worked as a regional field director for Sanders and directed the field program for Charlene Albarran’s congressional race in Utah’s second district.