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MARIA COMELLA

Maria Comella is WeWork’s Global Head of Regional Public Affairs and Policy at WeWork, leading strategic communications, social media, government relations, and policy on a regional level. Comella has over 15 years of experience working in government, on national presidential and statewide political campaigns, at public relations agencies and on Capitol Hill. She has provided strategic counsel and directed sophisticated, integrated marketing campaigns in issues and reputation management, risk communication, reputational positioning, and branding to leaders and entrepreneurs in the public and private sectors. In recent years, Comella has served as chief of staff for the Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo, as well as deputy chief of staff for communications and Strategic Planning for the Office of Governor Chris Christie.