Who is Pili Tobar? Pili Tobar, the former communications director for coalitions on Biden-Harris campaign, is the newly assigned White House Deputy Communications Director for Biden’s administration. Previously, Tobar has served as the deputy director of America’s Voice, an immigration reform advocacy group, and as an aide to Senator Chuck Schumer.
Tobar was born in Florida and grew up in Guatemala. She returned to the United States in 2004 and attended the University of Miami from which she earned a BA in political science and Film, and Master of Public Administration degree.
In 2010, after graduating from the University of Miami, Pili moved to Washington D.C. where she became an intern at the international team at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner. In 2011 Pili began working for America’s Voice and became a managing director in 2018.
Prior to her position as the Deputy Director for America’s Voice (2019), Tobar has also served as the Hispanic Media Director for Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (2017); as National Director of Hispanic Media and Western Regional Press Secretary for the Democratic National Committee (2013-2015); as Communications Director for Congressman Ruben Gallego; and as Communications Director for the Latino Victory Project (2015).
Tobar is married and currently resides in Washington D.C. with her wife and daughter.
Pili Tobar, who was communications director for coalitions on Biden’s campaign, will be his deputy White House communications director. She most recently was deputy director for America’s Voice, an immigration reform advocacy group, and was a press staffer for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.