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Bethany Holden

Office of Congressman Mike Gallagher


Last updated: Feb 29, 2024

Bethany Holden currently serves as the press assistant to Chairman Mike Gallagher (R-WI), where she manages Mr. Gallagher’s social media and website, drafts and assists with the chairman’s press releases, official statements, and other relevant communications, and designs all digital content for the office. Prior to this role, Bethany assisted Ambassador John Richmond, former President Trump’s U.S. ambassador-at-large to monitor and combat trafficking in persons, by coordinating events and managing his social media platforms and website promoting his work. She has previous experience on a United States House campaign, as a congressional fellow for National Student Leadership, and managing social media platforms for various businesses. Bethany is a proud graduate of Clemson University and currently serves on the Young Alumni Council of the Baltimore/DC Clemson Club, where she manages the club’s social media as well. 

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