Kevin Washo served as Executive Director of the Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention, overseeing all aspects of the Host Committee, including its operation, fundraising, community outreach and strategic partnerships. He assumed this role after having coordinated Philadelphia’s successful bid to host the Democratic National Convention. He previously served as Vice President of New Partners Consulting, a Washington, D.C.-based political affairs firm and, prior was Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. Earlier in his career, he was a senior aide to Senator Bob Casey, then-Senator Barack Obama’s Pennsylvania Political Director during the 2008 presidential election, and served in President Obama’s administration.