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Chris Canning

Chris Canning serves as a Senior Advisor to the Director at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Prior to being appointed to OPM, he served for eight years in the Office of the Chair and in the Political Department at the Democratic National Committee. In 2012, Canning coordinated campaign activity for Cabinet officials and other high-level surrogates as part of the Obama-Biden reelection effort.

Canning was born and raised in South Burlington, Vermont and is a graduate of Georgetown University. He lives with his wife, Ana and son, Oliver in Bethesda, Maryland.

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