Sean Barna


"Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity… and a careful proof."


I am a former AmeriCorps Volunteer In Service to America (VISTA), a graduate of both Florida State University and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, and have worked in political communications since 2006.

First Job

Working in my dad’s machine shop as a kid.

Career Highlights

During the 2008 presidential election, on the ground in Arizona, I helped manage a field operation to elect Democrats to Congress. And in 2012, I worked on the Florida direct mail program for Barack Obama’s reelection.

Guiding Principles

Respect everyone’s individual journey.


My brother.

Perfect Day

Summit a nearly-14,000 ft mountain in Colorado by hiking on the snowpack in questionable weather, and then returning to home base to make dinner together, stargaze, and dance in my friend Kale’s cabin, “The Big Little.”

Outside Interests

Writing, singing, and performing songs.

Favorite Song

“America” by Simon and Garfunkel

Favorite Band

Bob Dylan