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┬ácenter 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.