Sarah Hamilton

Partner, Midwest Public Affairs Lead | Strategic Communications
Chicago |

Sarah is an experienced communications professional who has worked closely with some of the country’s top politicians and organizations, helping them advance their policy agendas. She specializes in campaign management and strategy, crisis communications, media relations and message and policy development. Sarah directed a successful campaign encouraging hard-to-reach residents to complete the Census.

Prior to joining Avoq, Sarah spent more than a decade working in politics. Most recently, she was the director of communications for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, where she served as the chief spokesperson for the mayor and managed a large team of spokespeople across the city. While at City Hall, Sarah was responsible for developing and implementing strategies to communicate and advance the mayor’s policy agenda, as well as overseeing all rapid response functions.

Sarah lives in Chicago and is an avid runner and cyclist.