Max Clermont

Chief of Staff in Chicago, IL

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Max Clermont is an engagement strategist based in Chicago, IL. He is a former project manager with 270 Strategies, a political and management consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC. After joining 270 in April of 2013, Max worked with a diverse array of domestic and international electoral campaigns, issue organizations, technology companies, and corporations. He led his clients in the design and implementation of political and policy strategy focused on organization building, issue identity, partnerships, and constituent activation. He focuses on helping leaders and organizations in the health, political, and justice space enhance the experience of the communities they represent and find ways to encourage action.

In the fall of 2015, Max moved to San Francisco to facilitate 270’s expansion in the region. Prior to joining 270, Max was a Regional Field Director in Florida for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. He has previously held positions with the 2012 Presidential Inaugural Committee, Partners In Health, Pencils of Promise, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Brown University.

Max is inspired by work that protects rights and promotes equity in our “systems”. Max holds a B.A. and M.P.H. from Brown University’s School of Public Health with a concentration in health policy and practice. He serves on board of the Brown Alumni Association & data4blacklives, a data & racial justice initiative based at MIT.