Team Kivvit

Chris Donnelly
Chris Donnelly Director New Jersey

Chris Donnelly

Chris has over ten years of experience in public and media relations, and aids clients in achieving their complex communications goals.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Chris served as press secretary to State Senate President Steve Sweeney, a position he held for four years. He has also worked in the administrations of three New Jersey governors and served as communications director for the 2010 reelection campaign of Congressman Rush Holt. In the fall of 2013, Chris served as the communications director for New Jersey United For Marriage, a grassroots campaign to bring marriage equality to New Jersey. He currently serves as Chair of Garden State Equality’s Action Fund Executive Committee.

Chris holds degrees from the College of New Jersey and Rutgers University. He lives in Ewing, NJ and has written three books: Doc, Donnie, the Kid, and Billy Brawl: How the 1985 Mets and Yankees Fought For New York’s Baseball Soul; How the Yankees Explain New York; and Baseball's Greatest Series: Yankees, Mariners and The 1995 Matchup That Changed History.