Lindsay Hamilton is the Chief of Staff and a Vice President at American Progress. Previously, Lindsay was the Director of Media Strategy at American Progress. Lindsay came to American Progress from Capitol Hill, where she served as communications director for Rep. Steve Israel (D–NY) from 2008 through 2011. During the 2010 election cycle, she was the campaign manager for Steve Israel for Congress. Prior to that, she worked at ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” in Washington and “World News” in New York. She started her career on Capitol Hill in the office of then Sen. Chuck Hagel (R–NE).
Lindsay earned her master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University and her B.A. from The George Washington University.