Meet Gabe Amo
Gabe Amo is a proud Rhode Islander. Gabe grew up in Pawtucket, the son of Ghanaian and Liberian immigrants. He graduated from Moses Brown School in Providence, where he was President of the Student Senate and received the Rhode Island Secretary of State’s Civic Leadership Award. At Wheaton College, Gabe received a Truman Scholarship for public service and, after graduating, received a Marshall Scholarship to study public policy at Oxford.
From the State House to the White House
Under President Obama, Gabe Amo worked in the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs as a liaison to Governors and state elected officials. Gabe was then appointed by former Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo as Director of Public Engagement and Community Affairs. He served as Governor Raimondo’s principal advisor on outreach to businesses and labor, faith groups, local government, grassroots organizations, and communities of color. Most recently, Gabe served as the Deputy Director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Special Assistant to the President, working as President Biden’s principal liaison to mayors and local elected officials.