Emmett Werbel


Vice President


As a Vice President at Tusk, Emmett plans and executes public policy campaigns in New York and across the country.

Before joining Tusk, Emmett was a campaign strategist at Millennial Strategies, a New York-based Democratic consulting firm. At Millennial, Emmett developed and executed comprehensive management and media plans for political and advocacy campaigns for clients ranging from city council campaigns to major labor unions and NGOs. Through his role, Emmett built expertise in voter targeting, using the latest available technologies to determine who to reach and how to reach them.

During the 2022 primary cycle, Emmett was the Campaign Manager for Suraj Patel for Congress, where he oversaw a multimillion dollar budget and dozens of paid staff and consultants. While Patel fell short of unseating two powerful incumbents, the campaign was lauded for its refreshing energy, innovative proposals, and sophisticated campaign operation.

A Vermonter, Emmett graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in American Studies, where he received the King’s Crown Leadership and Excellence Award for Civic Responsibility.