Biography Profile / Wikipedia Information
- Adrienne Elrod (maiden name Adrienne Kimbro Elrod) is a highly experienced political strategist with an extensive career in public administration, campaign management and communications for elections.
- With over two decades of experience, Elrod is the President of Elrod Strategies, a strategic communications firm.
- Born on June 25, 1976, she hails from Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Currently, she lives in Washington D.C.
Family Background & Early Life :
- Parents : John Elrod (father) and Georgia Harris (mother). Both of Adrienne’s parents were lawyers by profession. John had studied law at Georgetown before returning to the Elrod family firm, opened by Adrienne’s grandfather, Russell Elrod. Russell had served for decades in the Arkansas Legislature.
- Adrienne’s mother, Georgia, first met Hillary Clinton when they were both attorneys in Arkansas. Her father, also an attorney, met Former President Bill Clinton in the program for high school juniors ‘Arkansas Boys State’. Bill & her dad have been friends ever since.
- This is how Adrienne’s interest in politics was engendered while she was just five years old. It kept on growing further when Bill Clinton became the 42nd American President in 1992.
- When she was just 8 years old, Adrienne’s mother came to her and asked her to be involved in a sport. She decided to go ahead with swimming. When she started, she was terrible, but over time she improved, eventually by high school, she was one of the top-ranked swimmers in the state.
- Adrienne studied at the Siloam Springs High School in Arkansas from 1990 to 1994.
- She did her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from 1994-98 from the Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Post graduation, she decided to pursue law but delayed it twice.
Personal Life & Interesting Facts :
- Adrienne is an early riser and lives a healthy lifestyle. She practices Bikram Yoga and is an ardent fan of Soul Cycle, a fitness company based in New York City.
- She loves hiking on holidays.
- She has a dog named Bernie.
- Favorite Singers – Stevie Nicks, Barbara Streisand & Christine McVie
- She has blonde hair and blue eyes.
Job, Salary & Net Worth :
- From 1998 to 2000, Adrienne worked as a White House Executive Assistant.
- From October 2003 to May 2005, she became the Communications Director for U.S. Congressman Mike Ross.
- In 2004, she took a leave of absence from Mike to work as the Campaign Manager for Congressman Nick Lampson’s re-election campaign.
- In May 2006, she joined the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) as ‘Regional Press Secretary’ for 1 year and eight months.
- While working in the committee she also became the Deputy Chief of Staff for a Congress member from January to December 2007.
- Adrienne also worked several posts in the Presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton from November, 2007, to June, 2008.
- Elrod has been the Chief of Staff for U.S. House of Representatives, Loretta Sanchez for around 5 years.
Later Career Happenings :
- In late 2013, Elrod organized interviews on CNN, MSNBC and BBC network and handled strategic communications for defending Secretary Clinton while working as the Vice President of Communications for the Super PAC Correct the Record.
- Adrienne then headed to Brooklyn, New York to be the Director of Strategic Communications and Surrogates for “Hillary for America” from March 2015 to November 2016.
- As of 2020, she is the President of Elrod Strategies, a communications firm managing “strategic communications and influencer engagement for corporate and non-profit clientele.”
- Elrod is also a commentator on politics, regularly seen on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News and panelist appearing on Fox News Sunday.
Body Info / Physical Features
Adrienne Elrod Measurements :
- Eye Color : Blue
- Haircut / Hair Color : Blonde
- How tall is Adrienne Elrod Height : 5′ 6″
- Adrienne Elrod Legs / Feet / Shoe Size : 7
- Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
- Adrienne Weight Loss : Adrienne is a fitness freak and does regular Bikram Yoga.
Personal / Home Details
- Married ? : No confirmed information available.
- Children / No of Kids : —
- Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : White
- Nationality : American