Gov.-elect Tom Wolf Tuesday announced Gov. Ed Rendell as Honorary Chair of his Inaugural Committee and Mary Isenhour and Reid Walsh as Co-Chairs.
“Today, I am proud to announce Governor Ed Rendell as Honorary Chair and Mary Isenhour and Reid Walsh as Co-Chairs of my Inaugural Committee,” said Wolf. “With their combined experience and expertise, I am confident in their abilities to bring Pennsylvanians together in celebrating a fresh start for the Commonwealth.”
Mary Isenhour. As a senior advisor to the Tom Wolf for Governor campaign, Mary Isenhour was a key player in Tom Wolf’s gubernatorial success in both the Pennsylvania primary and general elections. Isenhour has over 25 years of political leadership and strategic planning experience within the Democratic Party.
She is currently a partner in the consulting firm Isenhour Rooney Strategies, LLC, where she serves as political advisor to clients including former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell’s PAC and Pennsylvania House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody.
Before founding Isenhour Rooney Strategies, LLC in 2010, Isenhour served as executive director of the Pennsylvania House Democratic Campaign Committee from 1999 to 2003 and then as the executive director of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party from 2007 through June 2010, where in 2006 she led the state party’s successful Coordinated Campaign for Governor Rendell and Senator Bob Casey, Jr. Isenhour also served as Pennsylvania State Director for the Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign in 2008.
Reid Walsh, a native of York, has over a decade of experience in communications, human resources, project management, and operations. Most recently, Walsh served as the director of operations for the Tom Wolf for Governor campaign, where she oversaw the operational needs of 15 offices across the state and a staff of over 90 employees. Walsh also managed the planning and execution of the Tom Wolf for Governor campaign’s primary and general election night events.
Before moving back to her hometown of York, Walsh spent over thirteen years in Washington, DC, working for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), most recently as the senior director in the Business Affairs and Program Management Department overseeing a multi-million dollar fiscal year budget while leading operational activities across seven departments.During her tenure, Walsh also served as point person for the PBS Business Affairs team to ensure timely negotiation and accurate execution of all legal agreements and acted as a primary liaison to PBS’s governmental funding arm, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. In 2007, Walsh developed, implemented, and managed a new company division of PBS. Walsh also worked on the production team for seven PBS Annual Meetings.