Jessica Vanden Berg is a Democratic political consultant based in Des Moines, Iowa. She previously served as chief of staff for Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, and has worked for and ran numerous campaigns, including those of Senator Jim Webb, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and General Wesley Clark, as well as for Democratic Party organizations in Iowa and North Carolina.
Jessica joined Truman as a Partner with the class of 2011. She has been instrumental in bringing the Truman community into political conversations and identifying the candidates who share and are willing to fight for our common values. She co-ran a presentation on the Iowa caucuses and sat on a panel about progressive politics at Truman’s 2015 annual conference.