Nancy Gage joined FUSE Corps in 2015 as chief operating officer. She most recently served at the White House as assistant to the president and director of presidential personnel. Nancy was responsible for the recruitment and selection of all presidential appointees (approximately 5000 positions), including cabinet secretaries, agency executives, ambassadors, and board and commission members. Nancy began her Obama administration service as special assistant to the president and chief of staff for presidential personnel, where she was responsible for establishing the policies and procedures for the office in the new administration, including the vetting of candidates, Senate confirmation process, and outreach to external stakeholders.
Nancy worked for the 2008 presidential campaign of then-Senator Barack Obama, first as Northeast political director, then as deputy director for the Democratic National Convention in Denver, and lastly as deputy director for battleground states. Earlier, she served as senior advisor to Senator Tom Daschle at Alston & Bird LLP and on his senate leadership staff. She has also worked on several senate campaigns and for the New York City bid for the 2012 Olympic Games. Nancy received a B.A. in political science from Emory University.