CHIEF OF STAFF FOR THE OFFICE OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
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Alexandra Sopko is the Chief of Staff to the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. Before joining the White House, Sopko served in leadership roles at both for-profit and nonprofit organizations, including at APCO Worldwide, as Director of Communications for the sports nonprofit Classroom Champions, and as COO of Civic Advisors, a social impact strategy and consulting firm where she supported organizations including UNICEF USA, When We All Vote, United State of Women, and more. She was the Director of the Late Help Program for the Biden-Harris presidential campaign leading 4,000 late help volunteers. She served over three years in the Obama-Biden Administration in the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs as Policy Advisor and Special Assistant to Valerie Jarrett and Jerry Abramson, and in the Office of White House Counsel. She started her career as a sports reporter for national publications and as part of the communications team at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee. Following her graduation from Harvard, she spent a year as a rowing coach and US Politics teacher in London.