Ashley Danielle Etienne or Ashley Etienne is an American political advisor and communications strategist. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Etienne & Saint, a strategic communications firm. Etienne has over 20 years of experience in political communications, having served as a trusted senior advisor to Presidents Barack Obama and Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi. She is known for her sharp intellect, her strategic thinking, and her ability to communicate complex messages in a clear and concise way.
Ashley Danielle Etienne was born on February 21, 1978 in Texas, USA. Ashley’s parents are Avys Etienne Poe and John A. Foreman. Her father leads the outreach leader’s job at the Gulf Coast Center in Galveston, which helps people who are mentally challenged and have HIV. While her mother worked as a tax examiner in the Pasadena office in the Workforce Commission. Etienne graduated from Sam Houston State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 2000 and a master’s degree in political communications from Johns Hopkins University.
Ashley Etienne career
Etienne has worked in political communication since 2001. She worked for two years, beginning in 2001, as communications director for Ken Bentsen, a Texas state legislator. From 2001 to 2013 she was communications director for the United States House Committee on Oversight and Reform, where she worked closely with Elijah Cummings. Etienne served as Chris Bell’s communications director in 2004, and then as deputy director of the Democratic National Committee for the southern region. Etienne was Al Green’s communications director from 2006 to 2008. In 2008 she worked sporadically at the Dewey Square Group before becoming spokesperson for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. In 2009 she also ran her own communications agency for a short time.
She joined Nancy Pelosi’s associate director of communications in 2013, focusing on incoming congressmen and their messages. Ashley worked as communications director for Obama’s cabinet and as Obama’s special assistant after he won the election. She had made preparations to go to the West Coast when Trump won the election. Etienne was offered a position as Director of Communications and Senior Advisor by Nancy Pelosi. Ashley discussed the position with Cummings, who advised her to return to Washington and accept it. Etienne was the first woman and the first person of color to be appointed to the post. During her tenure, she was responsible for Democratic propaganda for the impeachment of Donald Trump. Anita Dunn hired her in August 2020 as senior strategic planning consultant for Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign.
Exit the White House
On November 18, the White House confirmed Etienne’s departure, but it’s still unknown what prompted the move. “Ashley is a valued member of Vice President Biden’s team who has worked tirelessly to achieve the administration’s goals,” a White House official told the news agency. “In December, she will leave the office to pursue other opportunities.” The announcement comes just days after Harris’ approval rating plummeted 27%.
Ashley Etienne Biography
|Ashley Danielle Etienne
|date of birth
|February 21, 1978
|Age (as of 2023)
|place of birth
|Texas, United States
|in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm
|in kilograms – 62kg – in pounds – 136 pounds
Ashley Etienne family
|John A. Foreman
|Avys Etienne Poe
|Johns Hopkins University, Sam Houston State University
|Who is Ashley Etienne’s husband?
On March 27, 2015, Etienne married Nigel Stephens at Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC Etienne is a devout Baptist. Currently, she has over 3728 followers and 60 posts on social media platforms like Instagram and she has accumulated over 29.5k fans on Twitter.
Ashley Etienne Net Worth
As a White House veteran, she has served the nation with all her might. So whatever she earned certainly came in the form of salaries and other benefits that a government employee receives. We can estimate Ashley’s net worth at around $4 million which is just speculation.
Facts About Ashley Etienne
- Etienne has worked in political communication since 2001.
- Etienne was offered a position as Director of Communications and Senior Advisor by Nancy Pelosi.
- Ashley was the first woman and the first person of color appointed to the office.