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Jeff Philips Senior Director Chicago

Jeff Philips

Jeff specializes in campaign management, digital communications, advertising, media relations, and grassroots organizing. He has won several awards for his national work and engages with clients across industries, including energy, higher education, land use, and the public sector.

Jeff brings years of political and PR experience to Kivvit, where he directs projects and oversees work plans. He also takes a hands-on role in developing media strategies and drafting scripts, ad copy, social media plans, and other campaign materials. He has been active in several of Kivvit’s pivotal efforts, including passing marriage equality through the Illinois Unites for Marriage campaign, enacting strong measures to help curb climate change through state legislation, and supporting the Illinois Treasurer’s Office.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Jeff was an associate at AKPD Message and Media, where he did media work and performed research. From there, he worked on the Obama presidential campaign, where he helped organize get-out-the-vote efforts in more than a dozen states throughout the primary and general election. After that, he worked as an associate at ASGK Public Strategies, the company that eventually became Kivvit.

Jeff lives in the Chicago suburbs with his wife and three sons.