- Fall 2009
Gina Glantz is the former Senior Advisor to President Andrew Stern of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the largest and fastest growing trade union. Prior to joining SEIU, Ms. Glantz served as National Campaign Manager for Bill Bradley for President. In 1985, she co-founded the consulting firm of Martin & Glantz, with offices in California and Washington, D.C. Martin and Glantz, now known as Fowler Hoffman, is a national consulting firm specializing in grassroots organizing and communications strategies to affect public, opinion leader and policy-maker attitudes and actions. Clients included: The Ford Foundation, The California Wellness Foundation, NARAL, Planned Parenthood, ACLU, American Express.
Ms. Glantz worked as a campaign manager, field director, and political consultant at the Congressional, state and Presidential level during the 11 years prior to the creation of Martin & Glantz. She served as a traveling political aide to Governor Howard Dean during the latter part of the 2004 Presidential primaries and National Field Director of the Mondale-Ferraro Committee in 1984. From 1979 through 1982, Ms. Glantz served as the Chief of Staff for County Executive Peter Shapiro of Essex County, New Jersey. From 1974 through 1976, she served as District Administrator to Congressman Andrew Maguire (D-NJ), and earlier in her career was an advertising account executive in New York City.
Ms. Glantz is Vice Chair of Planned Parenthood Action Fund and is Treasurer of Qvisory, Inc, a newly formed on line organization for young workers. She also serves on the board of the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) and the Bay Area Economic Forum. Ms. Glantz, a former member of the board of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), currently serves on its National Leadership Advisory Council.
Ms. Glantz graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1965 and was a participant in the Harvard University JFK School Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program in 1981.
Most important, she is grandmother of the two cutest and smartest grandsons in the land who deserve to grow up in a time without war and country with leaders of integrity, wit and purpose.
Gina Glantz’s Study Group:
ORGANIZING FOR POWER