Kiki McLean

Treasurer, Democratic Governors Association

Catherine “Kiki” McLean is a leading public affair and political strategist. McLean is recognized for her record of building successful teams and organizations and developing impactful strategies. She established the Walton Family Political and Communications office which she led for over five years, and prior to that was the managing director of Porter Novelli’s Washington DC office, led its global public affairs practice, and served on the company’s executive committee.

Kiki’s expertise is in strategic communications and public affairs. A veteran of six presidential campaigns, including the historic 1992 Clinton-Gore campaign, she has more than 25 years of experience leading high-profile, complicated initiatives in the political and business sectors. She served as senior advisor to the Hillary Clinton for President Campaign in 2008 and has served as spokesperson and led communications for Vice President Al Gore, Senator Joe Lieberman, the Democratic National Committee, and others.