With over a decade of political experience, Kristal has positioned herself as a premier political operative, most recently serving as the political director for Priorities USA, the largest Democratic super PAC during the 2020 election cycle. There she managed a nationwide coalition of grassroots and leading advocacy organizations, advising them on digital spend for the election cycle.
As a seasoned political trainer, Kristal also works with and advises candidates who are running for office and helps organizations develop political engagement programs. As the founding executive director for Emerge Tennessee, a Democratic candidate-training program for women seeking to run for office, she helped elect over 25 women into local, county and state seats. Her political career spans from local to national politics and includes the campaigns for Hillary for America in 2016 and Obama for America in 2012. She completed her master’s degree in International Public Policy and graduated from Howard University with a BA in Journalism.