One of the Democratic Party’s top grassroots organizers, Adam Parkhomenko joined the transition team of Donna Brazile at the Democratic National Committee in September of 2016. Brazile appointed him to serve as the DNC’s National Field Director for the general election.
Parkhomenko was co-founder and executive director of Ready for Hillary, a grassroots effort that organized millions of Americans on behalf of Secretary Clinton. In early April 2015, Parkhomenko joined Clinton's official campaign as Director of Grassroots Engagement. Secretary Clinton also named him Director for the Maryland and District of Columbia primaries, which she won by 30 and 58 points, respectively.
Prior to founding Ready for Hillary, Parkhomenko worked for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and in several roles for Secretary Clinton dating back to 2003.
For the past nine years, Parkhomenko has also served as a reserve first responder with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC. In this role, he was named Officer of the Year by Chief Cathy Lanier. In 2009, at the age of 23, Parkhomenko ran for the Democratic nomination for the 47th district in the Virginia House of Delegates and was endorsed by former President Bill Clinton and Gen. Wesley Clark.
Parkhomenko is a first generation Ukrainian-American born in Washington, DC and raised in Arlington, VA. He is a graduate of Washington-Lee High School, Northern Virginia Community College, and George Mason University. He lives with his son, Cameron Julian Parkhomenko, in Arlington, VA.