Tanner Palin


Vice President


Tanner Palin is a Vice President at Tusk Strategies. He has almost a decade of experience leveraging effective messaging and strategic communications to influence public policy and perception.

Prior to Tusk, Tanner served as both the Communications Director for Rep. Lucy McBath and Senior Advisor on her campaign. He helped guide media strategy, shaped messaging, and authored speeches described as ‘forceful’ and ‘powerful,’ by the Washington Post and other outlets. The campaign’s victory in 2018 was historic, overcoming an eight-point deficit to flip a seat held for over 30 years.

Before his time on the Hill, Tanner worked for Devine Mulvey Longabaugh, where he provided media and message strategy for campaigns and corporations across the country. His work resulted in numerous victories and multiple awards for its powerful storytelling and compelling creative.

Originally from Vermont, Tanner received his BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Vermont and his MBA from Quantic School of Business and Technology. He is based in Washington DC.