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Sarah Hamilton
Sarah Hamilton Managing Director Chicago

Sarah Hamilton

Sarah specializes in public affairs, messaging and crisis communications. She provides communications and strategic counsel to clients and leads Kivvit’s sports and land use practices.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Sarah spent more than a decade working in government and politics. Most recently, she was the director of communications for Mayor Rahm Emanuel where she served as the chief spokesperson for the mayor and managed a large team of spokespeople across the city. While at City Hall, Sarah was responsible for developing and implementing strategies to communicate and advance the mayor’s policy agenda, as well as overseeing all rapid response functions.

Before her time at City Hall, Sarah served as the director of public affairs at the Chicago Police Department, senior press secretary for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a member of the National Advance Staff for Hillary Clinton’s first presidential campaign and deputy director of communications for the Clinton Foundation.

Sarah is a graduate of Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in foreign policy and policy process, and New York University with a Master of Arts in international politics. She currently resides in Chicago, and you can usually find her running, cycling or hiking in the wilderness.