Alyssa Mastromonaco

B.A. Political Science 1998

Alyssa Mastromonaco recently left the White House after serving as White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations since 2011. Prior to that, she was Director of Scheduling and Advance, a position she held since January 2009. She also served as Director of Scheduling and Advance during President Obama’s first campaign. Mastromonaco began working with then Senator Obama in January 2005 where she served as an advisor and political director of his PAC, Hopefund. Mastromonaco has previously worked for Senator John Kerry in both the Senate and his 2004 campaign and also served as Congressman Rick Boucher’s (VA-09) press secretary. In November 2011, Mastromonaco was included on The New Republic’s list of Washington’s most powerful, least famous people and recently was interviewed on the Charlie Rose show. Mastromonaco was raised in Rhinebeck, NY and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1998.