Corey Platt’s experience reaches across the country and he advises elected officials, Super PACs, labor unions, corporations, and trade associations on all aspects of strategic planning, political engagement, and coalition building.
Prior to joining Scarlet Oak Strategies, Platt was the Political Director for the Democratic Governors Association, where he helped build and oversee an operation that spent more than $175 million and saw the most Democratic Gubernatorial gains in history. During four years as Political Director, Democrats did not lose a single incumbent governor’s campaign and won in red, blue, and, purple states. Platt also served as the Campaign Director at the DGA from 2013-2014, where he managed the organizations work in their most critical battleground states.
In addition to his work at the DGA, Platt has a long history of managing campaigns and field programs at every level. From 2011-13 Platt was the National Field Director for the Service Employees International Union, leading their efforts in the 2012 Presidential campaign, as well as down-ballot and issue campaigns across the country. Before moving to Washington, DC, he spent more than a decade on the road managing campaigns and programs in more than 15 states.