The Nebraska Democratic Party has announced Hadley Richters as the new Executive Director to the organization. Richters had been working as the Interim Executive Director since the departure of Dan Marvin in November 2014.
“Hadley is an outstanding political leader,” Vince Powers, Chair of the Party said. “She has played a critical role in countless campaigns, demonstrated extensive fundraising prowess and will provide great expertise for the Party as we prepare for the 2016 elections and beyond.”
Prior to her role as Executive Director, Richters was the Finance Director for the Party. In her tenure as Finance Director, she was responsible for several record breaking events, both in dollars raised and attendance. Last year, she organized the most financially successful annual fundraising dinner in the Party’s history. The NDP is set to surpass the financial record again at this year’s annual dinner under Richters’ leadership.
Before joining the NDP staff, Richters was co-owner of a Lincoln-based political consulting and fundraising firm, Richters Brinkman, LLC, that played a management role in the election of Mayor Chris Beutler, several state legislative races, city council races, a statewide constitutional amendment, and, most notably, the success of the Lincoln Haymarket Arena campaign.
“I’m excited to continue my work with the Nebraska Democratic Party to further our progress. Over the past two years, we’ve seen a substantial increase in participation, involvement, and financial contributions from previous years, and there is a newfound energy within the NDP,” Richters stated. “As a result, we now have a group of outstanding candidates prepared to run for the Legislature, and the resources to help them win. I am excited to continue building on our recent success with the goal of electing more Democrats, and implementing progressive ideas that will continue to benefit all Nebraskans.”
In addition to her political work, Richters has worked on the capital campaigns of several non-profit organizations in Nebraska. Richters earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a double minor in English and Communications from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2001.