Luis Miranda advises corporate, non-profit and political clients on how to better frame and advance their public policy priorities. He served as a communications advisor to President Barack Obama during his first term in the White House and recently served as Communications Director for the Democratic National Committee, leading the party’s public relations through the 2016 presidential primaries and nominating conventions. At the White House, he served as a spokesperson for the President and played a key role in developing the messaging around immigration reform and border security. He also worked closely with the National Security Council on issues such as Cuba policy, Free Trade Agreements, and traveled with the President throughout the hemisphere, including to Summits of the Americas and North American Leaders’ Summits. Luis also served as a spokesman for the President on domestic issues such as the economy, education, and Veterans Affairs, and led interview preparation for the President, Vice President, and Cabinet officials. Luis began his career working for then-Minority Leader Dick Gephardt and then-Chairman Patrick Kennedy at the DCCC, served as a spokesman for then-Senator John Kerry during his presidential campaign, and ran a nationwide regional communications program for then-Chairman Howard Dean at the Democratic National Committee, helping Democrats recapture Congress in 2006 and the White House in 2008. He currently serves as president of Ambassador Public Affairs, an agency that provides strategic messaging, crisis communications, media relations, content development and media training.