Bryan Lesswing

Bryan Lesswing, Senior Vice President, is a seasoned political strategist and communications expert with over a decade of experience in politics, government, and advocacy. 

Prior to SKDK, Lesswing served in various capacities for New York State Governor Kathy Hochul. His tenure culminated in the role of Senior Advisor, where he provided strategic communications guidance during critical moments, including the pandemic response and Governor Hochul’s historic transition to becoming New York State’s first female Governor. He earned recognition in City & State New York’s Albany Power 100 list in 2023.

Lesswing’s career began as a campaign operative on competitive federal and state campaigns across the United States. Notably, he served as Communications Director for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s successful re-election campaign in 2018 and held strategic roles with EMILY’s List and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. 

Lesswing holds a dual bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from DePauw University.