- 1. Career
Hartina M. "Tina" Flournoy is an American political advisor who served as chief of staff to vice president Kamala Harris from 2021 to 2022.
After graduating from Georgetown Law, Flournoy served as a clerk for Julia Cooper Mack of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
Flournoy was the Assistant to the President for Public Policy at the American Federation of Teachers, an international union representing 1.6 million members. There, she directed the work of the legislative, political, field and mobilization, and human rights and community outreach departments.
Flournoy served as an executive at tobacco giant Philip Morris.
In 1992, Flournoy was Counsel to Paul Kirk and Ron Brown on the Democratic National Committee, the General Counsel for the 1992 Democratic National Convention, Deputy Campaign Manager for the Transition of Bill Clinton and Al Gore and an employee in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel. During the 2000 United States presidential election, Flournoy was traveling Chief of Staff to the Democratic vice-presidential nominee Joe Lieberman and Finance Director for the Al Gore 2000 presidential campaign.
In 2004, Flournoy worked on the transition of Howard Dean prior to his tenure as chair of the Democratic National Committee.
In 2013 Flournoy took up a role as chief of staff for former President Bill Clinton.