Sarah Simmons

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Sarah Simmons, Managing Director, Purple Strategies 

Sarah Simmons has been providing reputation management counsel to top global brands and associations for more than a decade. At Purple, she leverages that experience to deliver the insights that inform and drive successful reputation campaigns. Simmons is a political polling expert and strategist whose work includes leading strategy for John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign, and for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s successful 2006 gubernatorial re-election campaign. She also had the opportunity to serve in the Office of Strategic Initiatives in the Bush White House. 

Over the course of her career Simmons has worked with countless local, state, national and international political and public affairs clients. She earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Political Science from American University in Washington, D.C.

Simmons last spoke at the November 2021 training session.