Laine Striegel most recently served in the Rauner Administration as the Director of Communications at the Illinois State Board of Education and was Governor Bruce Rauner’s Director of Advance. She was also the Director of Advance for Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti on Governor Rauner’s gubernatorial campaign. Prior to her time in Illinois, Striegel lived in Washington, D.C. where she spent over three years working for Congressman Phil Roe (R-TN), most notably serving as his Military Legislative Aide. She left Congressman Roe’s office in 2012 to be Lead Press Advance on Mitt Romney’s Presidential campaign. She also worked on John McCain’s 2008 Presidential campaign before joining Rep. Roe’s office.
Laine received her B.A. in Government from Wofford College and her M.A. in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Georgetown University. She was a member of the 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee. Follow her at @pearmanLE.