CTO and Co-Founder
Alex oversees the development of technological tools, automation, and infrastructure at USDR. Alex most recently served as a Director of Engineering at Dropbox.
Marketing and Communications Manager
Amanda helps lead marketing and communications. Amanda recently was at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she developed communication and marketing strategy for the College of Information Science and Technology.
Rapid Response Program Lead and Co-Founder
Emily oversees our Rapid Response portfolio of projects and previously acted as our Operations and Tools Team Lead. Emily was mostly recently at Apple, where she worked as an Engineering Program Manager for next-generation display hardware.
CEO and Co-Founder
Jessica is the CEO of USDR and previously oversaw partnerships, marketing, and communications. Before that, she was a fellow at the Aspen Institute’s Tech Policy Hub and Head of Innovation and Economic Development for the City of Walnut Creek.
Chief Experience Officer and Co-Founder
Jessica leads the people power of USDR from volunteer staffing and support to HR and also supports our Economic Stability Program. Jessica is a product design leader who was most recently a Director of Product Design at Facebook.
Product Engineer Elections Program
Kevin is a product engineer for USDR’s Elections Program. A web developer with over a decade of experience in the California State University system, he most recently led the website team at The COVID Tracking Project.
Digital Service Program Lead
Krista leads USDR’s Digital Service Program. Previously, she served as Deputy Secretary, General Services for the State of California and Chief Innovation Officer for the City and County of San Francisco.
Volunteers Team Lead
Kristen oversees and fosters the volunteer experience at USDR. Kristen is a product and operations leader who most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for Setmore.
Elections Program Co-Lead
Lindsey co-leads USDR’s Elections Program. An experienced technologist, Lindsey most recently served as Executive Director and Co-Founder at Unloop, a nonprofit social enterprise and software development agency.
Elections Engagement Manager
With over 20 years’ experience in Elections Administration, Lynn most recently served as the Elections Director in Yavapai County, Arizona.
M leads the people experience team at USDR. M is a seasoned HR executive and has led the people function for numerous small to large size companies.
Maia is the hiring coordinator at USDR. She has almost ten years of experience in management and leadership in the arts, most recently at Bard College and the School of Visual Arts.
Unemployment Insurance Program Lead
Marcie is a Program Lead and veteran product manager who believes in leveraging equity-centered design, ethical technology, and strategic foresight to serve the public interest.
Partner Engineer Elections Program
Melissa is the lead engineer for the Poll Workers project in USDR’s Elections Program. Melissa spent most of her career at Apple, where she she was most recently a Director in the apple.com team.
Product Manager, Economic Stability
Mindy leads product management for our Federal Funding Tools under the Economic Stability Program. Previously, she worked at Google as a product manager, engineer, and internal founder. Her mission is to leverage technology for the good of humanity.
Economic Stability Program Advisor
Pari ensures that our federal grants reporting is aligned with our partners’ needs. Pari has more than 25 years of experience as a CFO in government and higher education, and served as a cabinet member and senior executive staff to two governors.
Elections Program Co-Lead
Priya co-leads USDR’s Elections Program, which is building a digital infrastructure for American elections. An experienced technologist and product manager, she most recently developed innovative shopping experiences at Amazon.
Governments Team Lead
Rebecca currently leads the Governments Team. She was most recently the Director of Performance and Process Improvement at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and she previously served in several roles with the City of New York.
Fundraising and Development Manager
Ruben manages an existing pipeline of donors and finds new philanthropic funding opportunities among individuals and foundations. He most recently managed the major gifts donor stewardship program at PIH Health.
Director of Public Digital
Tina oversees efforts to grow USDR’s impact with government and nonprofit partners. Tina most recently served as Director of Innovation & Performance for the City of Seattle and previously worked as a policy advisor for NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
Tech Lead, Economic Stability Program
Tyler is the technical lead for the Economic Stability Program. He is a technology leader and architect with experience at early-stage startups and large enterprises, and was most recently a software executive in the healthcare industry.