Marie Aberger is a former communications aide for the Obama White House, Airbnb, and the State of Rhode Island, with extensive experience developing and executing communications strategy, messaging, and event rollouts as well as crisis communications. Until January 2017, Marie served as Press Secretary and Senior Communications Advisor to Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, the state's first female governor.
Previously, Marie worked in the White House on the communications teams of both President Obama and Vice President Biden. She accompanied the President on nearly all of his domestic and international travel. Marie also worked on the Public Affairs team at Airbnb, where she was a spokeswoman for public policy and regulatory issues and helped lead grassroots organizing efforts in Portland, Oregon, which became the first major U.S. city to pass legislation favorable to home sharing. Marie currently resides in Denver.