Hearken Staff

Hearken staff hail from a variety of sectors including journalism, higher education, NGO and corporate. 

We are a women-founded, women-owned and women-majority company. 



The Hearken Leadership Team

Chelsea Haring, CEO

Kavya Sukumar, VP of Product

Kaori Freda, Director of Operations

Tina Hart, Chief of Staff

Consulting & Success Teams

Jennifer Brandel, co-founder & SVP Global Partnerships

Mara Zepeda, co-founder & Senior Manager

Summer Fields, Senior Engagement Manager & Growth Lead

Stephanie Snyder, Senior Engagement Manager

Meredith Turk, Engagement Analyst & Election SOS Community Manager

Lucy Xing

Lucy Xing, Success Intern

Kate Richey, Engagement Manager

Grace Alexander, Account Manager

Product Engineering Team

Sam Withrow, Software Architect

Alison Jones, Full-Stack Developer

Jason Klug, Full-Stack Developer

Kieran Hanrahan, Engagement Strategist

Election SOS Team

Bridget Thoreson, Engagement Strategist & Election SOS Director

John Ketchum, Track Producer, Election SOS

Malii Watts Witten, Senior Strategist, Election SOS

Kamila Jambulatova, Marketing Coordinator

Lucy Xing

Anthony Cave, Digital Producer Election SOS

Yemile Bucay, Digital Producer Election SOS

Kerrie Vila, Pitch & Story Database Coordinator

Matthew Gladly, Fellowships Coordinator Election SOS

Lucy Xing

Christiana Lily, Fellowships Coordinator Election SOS

James Hoyt, Fellowships Coordinator Election SOS

Ashley Trawick, Outreach & Research Coordinator

Lucy Xing

Patty McMahon, Trusted Elections Expert Network Coordinator

Hearken Europe Team

Morten Andersen, Executive Director, Hearken Europe

Morten Ro, Engagement Strategist, Hearken Europe

Christian Hougaard, CCO, Europe

Hearken Support Team 

Lucy Xing

Yvonne Afable, Accounting

Lucy Xing

Ilya Zlatkin, Jen Wong, Legal

Lucy Xing

Carla Titus, CFO Support

Hearken Inc. is governed by a board of directors.