Prior to joining Timmons and Company, Ms. Bright served as senior Legislative Assistant to Representative Cal Dooley (D-CA) from 2000 to 2003. She managed a variety of issues for the Congressman, including technology, telecommunications, education, labor, and legal reform matters. She also served as a key liaison to Representative Dooley on issues of interest to the House New Democrat Coalition (NDC). Ms. Bright spent the summer of 1998 assisting in the White House office of Presidential Scheduling and Advance during the Clinton Administration. Prior to moving to Washington D.C., Ms. Bright was living in San Luis Obispo, California, where she graduated cum laude from California Polytechnic State University, SLO, with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in Political Science. She is from Bakersfield, California.