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BOSTON – Massachusetts Attorney General-Elect Andrea Joy Campbell today, January 12, announced new Executive Bureau hires ahead of her historic inauguration next Wednesday, January 18, 2023. 

The incoming hires will hold key leadership positions in Campbell’s office and bring a diverse array of skills and perspectives to the office including legal, community engagement, policy and communications experience.

Among other duties, they are tasked with helping AG-Elect Campbell execute the agenda and priorities she laid out during her campaign. These include expanding the reach of the Attorney General’s Office, prioritizing the mental health and wellbeing of our children, focusing on economic opportunity and wealth-building strategies for families, and creating healthier, safer communities. 

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AG-Elect Campbell’s hires include: 

  • Sara Cable, Deputy Attorney General (previously Senior Privacy Attorney, Northeastern University; Chief, Data Privacy and Security Division, Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office)
  • Rontear Pendleton, Deputy Attorney General (previously General Counsel, Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards; Assistant Attorney General and Grand Jury Director, Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office)
  • Abigail Taylor, Deputy Attorney General (previously Chief, Civil Rights Division and Deputy Chief, Public Protection and Advocacy Bureau, Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office; Senior Trial Attorney, Criminal Division, US Department of Justice)
  • Amanda Hainsworth, Senior Legal Advisor (previously Managing Attorney, Civil Rights Division, Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office; Special Assistant District Attorney, Office of the Norfolk County District Attorney)
  • Jamie Hoag, Chief of Staff (JFK Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School, MC-MPA Program; previously Director of Government Relations, College of the Holy Cross; Deputy Chief Legal Counsel to Governor Patrick)

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  • Will Stockton, Senior Advisor (previously Transition Director, AG-Elect Campbell; Campaign Manager for Campbell AG campaign; Deputy Field Director, Virginia Coordinated Campaign; Field Director, Tom Malinowski for Congress; Regional Field Director, New Hampshire for Warren)
  • Emily Torres-Cullinane, Division Chief, Community Engagement Division (previously Director of Community Engagement, Metropolitan Area Planning Council) 
  • Anne Landry Johnson, Division Chief, Policy and Government Division (previously Assistant Attorney General and Senior Policy Advisory, Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office; Chief Counsel, Office of State Senator William Brownsberger)

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  • Molly McGlynn, Press Secretary (previously Communications and Political Director for Campbell AG campaign; Deputy Communications Director, Annissa Essaibi George for Mayor of Boston; Assistant Communications Director, Boston Planning & Development Agency, City of Boston)
  • Tamica Henri, Special Assistant to the Attorney General (previously Director of Operations for Campbell AG campaign)
  • Carlos Garcia, Advance Coordinator (previously Deputy Operations Director for Campbell AG campaign; Deputy Campaign Manager, Chris Dempsey for State Auditor)

“I’m thrilled to announce new members of my Executive Bureau and honored to work in partnership with each of them,” said AG-Elect Andrea Joy Campbell. “They are each leaders in their own right, bringing a distinct set of skills and passion for public service that will help us serve the people of Massachusetts on day one.”

Those listed above will join the AGO along with First Assistant Attorney General Pat Moore, who AG-Elect Campbell announced last month she would be appointing to that position. AG-Elect Campbell will announce additional hires in the coming days and weeks. 

AG-Elect Campbell will be sworn in as the 45th Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

She will be the first Black woman to hold the position and the first woman of color to hold statewide office.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.