Jennifer S. Korn is Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director for the White House Office of Public Liaison. In this role, Jennifer ensures the White House is building and strengthening coalitions with constituencies across the country, including faith, veteran, military family, and minority communities. She manages briefings, meetings and events between the President, Senior Officials, and constituents to communicate the Administration’s priorities and, more importantly, to listen to the concerns of constituents. Many of these discussions result in real policy change and implementation. Formerly, Jennifer served as Deputy Political Director at the Republican National Committee (RNC), managing the integration of the Hispanic, African American, Asian Pacific Islander, Veteran and Faith community engagement in the national political plan for the 2016 election cycle. She successfully collaborated with the Presidential Campaign to implement this engagement effort, resulting in an increase among all coalition groups since 2012.
In the 2014 election cycle, Jennifer was responsible for spearheading a nationwide Hispanic engagement effort helping Republicans gain the majority in the U.S. Senate, and assisted with Gubernatorial and Congressional wins in CO, FL, NJ, CA, AZ, TX, NM, and NV resulting in historic gains of 40-52% of the Hispanic vote in key races.
Ms. Korn has 20+ years of experience as a conservative strategist, along with managing political and issue campaigns. She has provided commentary on news outlets like Fox News and CNN. Prior to her work at the RNC, Jennifer was the Executive Director of the Hispanic Leadership Network (HLN), a national organization that engages the Hispanic community on center-right issues. HLN's leadership included Governor Jeb Bush, Governor Brian Sandoval, and Senator Marco Rubio.
Previously, Ms. Korn served in the George W. Bush Administration as Director of Hispanic and Women's Affairs in the White House, as well as Senior Advisor to the Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice. Prior to her public service, Ms. Korn was National Hispanic Director and Southwest Coalitions Director on President Bush's 2004 re-election campaign. As such, she developed and supervised the implementation of the strategy that resulted in President Bush receiving 44% of the Hispanic vote. Before moving to Washington, DC Ms. Korn spent 10 years managing candidate and issue campaigns in California.
Ms. Korn was born in East Los Angeles. She is a U.S. Marine Corps spouse.