Monica Klein is a founding partner at Seneca Strategies, a consulting firm focused on progressive, diverse and female candidates and causes. At Seneca, Klein specializes in communications strategy and media consulting for local and statewide campaigns, non-profits and political parties. Klein recently ran communications for the Working Families Party’s successful campaign to flip the NY State Senate, helped bring national attention to the Brett Kavanaugh protests, and led Liuba Grechen Shirley’s effort to make motherhood mainstream on the campaign trail.
Prior to founding Seneca, Klein served as communications director for Mayor de Blasio’s re-election campaign in 2017 and a regional press secretary for the Clinton campaign in Ohio in 2016. Klein also served as deputy press secretary for Mayor de Blasio in City Hall, where she managed communications for 15 city agencies, including the NYPD, FDNY, Commission on Human Rights, and Department of Correction. Klein is a co-founder of The Broad Room, an activist training camp for young women in New York. Klein is a graduate of Oberlin College and currently resides in Brooklyn.