Whitney Mitchell Brennan
Senior Vice President
Whitney Mitchell Brennan comes to Firehouse Strategies with more than a decade of communications experience on Capitol Hill and campaigns.
Most recently she served as Communications Director to U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), where she was one of the Senator’s senior advisors and the spokeswoman for national, beltway, and New York media. Prior to that, Whitney served in a senior communications role at the center left think tank Third Way and worked as Communications Director for numerous Congressional offices and competitive races across the country. She got her start in politics as a legislative aide to U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC-11) and has worked in leadership positions for Members across the spectrum of the Democratic party, including the Blue Dog and New Democrat coalitions.
Whitney is a graduate of Indiana University-Bloomington and lives in Virginia with her husband and two children.