Molly Jenkins

Molly brings valuable experience in politics, policy and media relations, having most recently served as the Communications Director for Congressman Mike Garcia, where she built and implemented the press operation for one of the most competitive congressional seats in the country. Molly also served as the Communications Director for Congressman Greg Walden, the Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee (E&C), and as a Press Secretary for E&C and the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. Molly is from Portland, Oregon, and graduated with a B.A. in Journalism from Texas Christian University. She currently is pursuing an M.A. in Health Communication from Johns Hopkins University.

“One of the things I love about working at Purple is that each client and team is different. I love the challenge of learning new things and facing new hurdles every day.”

“I think the most successful people in life are good listeners who are not afraid to ask questions. If you put these two practices to the test, you will find success.”

“My experience working in politics for various members of Congress and congressional committees exposed me to a wide range of policy issues and personalities. I learned how to tailor communication and management styles to meet members of Congress, reporters, clients and colleagues where necessary, enabling me to build effective relationships. The more adaptable you can be to the situation and clientele, the easier it is to get done well what is needed.”