Team Kivvit

Abbey Collins
Abbey Collins Director New York

Abbey Collins

Abbey helps Kivvit’s political, corporate, and non-profit clients successfully navigate strategic and crisis communications and create winning public affairs campaigns. 

Abbey most recently served as Press Secretary to Governor Cuomo’s 2018 re-election bid overseeing day-to-day and long-term communications. Prior to that, she served as First Deputy Press Secretary in Governor Cuomo’s Administration where she served as an on the record spokesperson for the Governor and over 50 state agencies and authorities. In the Administration, she also developed and implemented successful issue-area campaigns around the first-in-the-nation tax protections for New Yorkers from the federal tax plan, the country’s strongest program to combat sexual harassment, free college tuition for the middle class, a $15 minimum wage, and 12-week paid family leave.

Prior to that, Abbey served as Press Secretary to Senator Jeff Klein. She has also previously worked at a public affairs and political communications firm. Abbey holds a B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany.