Karen Petel

Karen Petel, Democratic Strategic Communications Specialist

Karen is the President of Petel & Company, a Democratic strategic communications firm specializing in direct mail. Her experience winning campaigns and deep understanding of electoral targeting is the reason why Petel & Co. has won some of the toughest races in America.

Karen has trained candidates all over the U.S. for EMILY’s List, DCCC, EMERGE, the Women’s Campaign School at Yale and AFL-CIO. Internationally, she served as a mentor for the Center for Liberty in the Middle East (CLIME), and the National Democratic Institute (NDI).

A seasoned campaign trainer, Karen has trained candidates all over the U.S. for EMILY’s List, DCCC, EMERGE, the Women’s Campaign School at Yale and AFL-CIO. Internationally, she served as a mentor for the Center for Liberty in the Middle East (CLIME), the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and worked extensively with candidates in the United Kingdom, Italy, Hong Kong, the Middle East and Africa.