Londell Thomas is Groundmind Strategies’ co-founder and Principal Partner, directing client relations, project management, and electoral campaign engagement. An accomplished thought leader, Londell serves clients with two decades of expertise and professional experience in electoral politics, government affairs, community organizing, and campaign management. Among his achievements are serving as the Political & Outreach Director for the Michigan League of Conservation Voters where he consulted on its political engagement, campaign management and internal organizing. At the Center for Popular Democracy, he was the National Senior Manager of Organizing for the State’s Power Project. While there, he helped develop and support 11 CPD Action Network Black-Led Affiliates, bolstering their state power-building strategies and propelling them to fight for freedom on the frontlines. Additionally, Londell was State Director for the Michigan State Council and Field Director for U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth’s successful U.S. Senate primary bid. In 2014, he served as Deputy Director of the Michigan Democratic Coordinated Campaign, which helped U.S. Senator Gary Peters win a U.S. Senate seat. Equally notable was Londell’s work in 2013 as Field Director for Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s historic 10-point write-in campaign victory. Londell’s experience reaches beyond political campaigns. He served in Detroit City government as a Legislative Assistant to the Detroit City Council, Deputy Director of Neighborhood City Halls, and a liaison to the Detroit City Council representing the Mayor’s Office. The Michigan Chronicle named him as a 2014 “40 under 40” honoree, celebrating his vision, leadership, exceptional achievements, and community service. Londell lives in Detroit, Michigan with his wife Jennifer and his son Landon.
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