Jennifer Korn   -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

Jennifer Korn

Jennifer Sevilla Korn is currently the Deputy Political Director of Strategic Initiatives at the RNC. In the 2014 election cycle, Jennifer was responsible for spearheading a nationwide Hispanic Engagement effort helping Republicans gain the majority in the U.S. Senate, as well as assisting with Gubernatorial and Congressional wins in CO, FL, NJ, CA, AZ, TX, NM, and NV. With 2016 fast approaching, Jennifer will continue to focus on Hispanic Engagement, but also oversee the RNC’s efforts in the Asian and African American, Veteran, and Faith communities across the country. Ms. Korn has 18 years of experience as a conservative strategist, along with managing political and issue campaigns. She has provided commentary on news outlets like Fox News and CNN, with opinion editorials on Fox News Latino, National Journal, and The Hill. Prior to her work at the RNC, Jennifer was the Executive Director of the Hispanic Leadership Network (HLN), a national organization that engages the Hispanic community on center-right issues. HLN's leadership included Governor Jeb Bush, Governor Brian Sandoval, and Senator Marco Rubio.
Previously, Ms. Korn served in the George W. Bush Administration as Director of Hispanic and Women's Affairs in the White House, as well as Senior Advisor to the Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice. Prior to her public service, Ms. Korn was National Hispanic Director and Southwest Coalitions Director on President Bush's 2004 re-election campaign. As such, she developed and supervised the implementation of the Viva Bush strategy that resulted in President Bush receiving 44% of the Hispanic vote. Before moving to Washington, DC Ms. Korn spent 10 years managing candidate and issue campaigns in California. Ms. Korn is an instructor at the Leadership Institute, teaching campaign and future candidate schools and is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Women's Forum. Ms. Korn was born in East Los Angeles. She is a military spouse.