Ade Sawyer

Associate Director, Communications

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Ade is an Associate Director, Communications at The Hub Project, where he works across a number of campaigns to generate media coverage.

He comes to The Hub Project from Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, where he worked in campus organizing in New Hampshire, and later on the campaign’s Advance team. Prior to the campaign, Ade lived and worked for more than a year in the Middle East as an Account Director on behalf of Weber Shandwick – a leading integrated communications firm. There he worked in the headquarters of a global manufacturer, building capacity within their communications team.

Prior to his stint abroad, Ade worked in the Washington D.C. office of Weber Shandwick, where he focused on global energy and sustainability within the firm’s Public Affairs practice. He led integrated teams that developed and implemented communications strategies for corporations, government agencies and nonprofits.

Ade is an Atlanta native who received his B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University, and was a Spring 2016 Fellow with the Clean Energy Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. He serves on the national board of Higher Achievement – a nonprofit dedicated to closing the opportunity gap for students during the critical middle school years. In his free time, Ade is typically out for a run, hike or a bike ride, and he looks forward to traveling when it’s safe again.