Max Clermont is a Senior Project Lead with Partners In Health’s US Public Health Accompaniment Unit. As Strategic Advisor and founding Director of Policy at Data for Black Lives, he worked to advance the organization’s policy agenda at the intersection of technology, racial justice and organizing. Prior to D4BL, Max served as chief of staff at the University of Chicago Medicine’s Trauma Center supporting the launch of the center and design of the hospital-based violence recovery program. He is also a former project manager with 270 Strategies, a political consulting firm in Chicago, IL. While there, he advised clients on advocacy strategy, public affairs, and the development and implementation of campaign plans.
Before joining 270, Max was a Regional Field Director for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. He has previously held positions with Mayor Alex Morse, 2012 Presidential Inaugural Committee, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Max is inspired by work that protects rights, promotes equity and closes the representation gap across our systems & institutions. He is a BA/MPH graduate of Brown University’s School of Public Health. He serves on the President’s Communications Advisory Council at Brown University and is on the board of advisors for the Democracy Policy Network, Steppingstone Foundation, and Bottom Line Inc.