Sean Meloy is the Political Director at Victory Fund. Prior to joining Victory Fund, Sean was the Director of LGBT Engagement at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and worked to ensure LGBTQ support for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, including having the largest and most diverse group of LGBTQ Delegates in Democratic National Convention history. Prior to joining the DNC, Sean ran two congressional races, including the reelection of Congressman Mike Doyle (PA-14) in 2010 and Kristin Cabral’s 2012 race for District 10 in Virginia. Sean also served in Congressman Doyle’s Washington, D.C. office and advised the Congressman on LGBTQ affairs, education, campaign reform, and judiciary issues. Additionally, Sean has worked on building coalitions, grassroots and digital engagement, and legislative strategy in the areas of intellectual property, telecommunications access, and community college affordability.
Sean is a Pennsylvanian through and through, hailing from Pittsburgh and graduating from the Pennsylvania State University with degrees in Secondary Social Studies Education and Political Science. Sean is a Victory Institute Candidate & Campaign Training Alum and is excited to use his experiences to grow LGBTQ political power through winning elections at all levels.