Meet the Leader: David Eichenbaum

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Stix House, 6470 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton, Missouri 63105

Join the Gephardt Institute for a Meet the Leader series event featuring David Eichenbaum, Democratic media consultant. This event is co-sponsored by the Career Center. Lunch will be be provided. Kindly RSVP here.


David Eichenbaum is a Washington based Democratic media consultant. Prior to that, he served as a campaign manager and press secretary on several U.S. Senate races. David has helped to elect men and women up and down the ballot and all across the country. Some of his current clients include: former Governors and now Senators, Tim Kaine (VA) and Joe Manchin (WV); Senators Tina Smith (MN) and Maria Cantwell (WA); Governor Andy Beshear (KY); and Congresswomen Abigail Spanberger (VA) and Abby Finkenauer (IA).

David served as DNC communications director for President Bill Clinton’s 1996 re-election campaign and, in the 2012 elections, he was part of the Priorities USA advertising team that produced ads in support of President Obama. 

In 2015, he created the ads for the successful campaign in the U.S. in favor of the nuclear agreement with Iran and advised on the political, legislative, and grassroots strategy for that campaign. David has also worked overseas. 

David has been working with several different technology teams to bring new tools to campaigns in the mobile, social media, and content generation spaces. He serves as a board member of Main Street One, a company focused on detecting and countering disinformation online.

As a hobby, David moonlights as an actor and has appeared in recent seasons of The Americans and House of Cards.