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The Political Life - from campaigns to capitols and everywhere in between. A show about the people whose lives are immersed in the political world, and how they got there. Politicians, lobbyists, pollsters, and business people. If they're on the show, they're living the political life.

Hosted by Jim O'Brien, The Political Life introduces you to the personalities and "day in the life" experiences of some of the most interesting and dynamic individuals in the field. 

Feb 10, 2020

Today’s guest is Kelli Emerick, Founder and President of 121 Strategies & Government Relations, and Executive Director of the Secure ID Coalition. With over 12 years of experience in the tech industry, Kelli has an in-depth background in the areas of online child safety, identity management, information sharing, e-commerce, and privacy.  

  • Kelli received her B.A. from the University of Southern California and her M.A. from George Washington University.
  • While at USC, Kelli interned for President Ronald Reagan.
  • Kelli’s first job after college was working for Mike Huffington’s U.S. Senate campaign in California. Kelli was part of Huffington’s communications team.
  • Kelli moved to Washington, D.C., and eventually went to work for Fleishman-Hillard Public Relations
  • Kelli then went on to found 121 Strategies & Government Relations

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