Kellyanne Elizabeth Conway (nee Fitzpatrick) is known for her recent contribution as a campaign manager for Republican candidate Donald Trump who went on to win the Presidential elections. A strategist, former lawyer and successful campaigner, Kellyanne had been working for various channels as a commentator on the political scenarios. She is the president and CEO of The Polling Company Inc./Woman Trend, and has extensively on various TV channels like Fox News, CNN; etc.
Early Life and Education
Born in a middle-class family, Conway’s father was the owner of a trucking venture, and her mother worked in a bank. She had spent her childhood in Camden where both her parents got divorced after few years. Her experiences in the Blueberry farm for the summers were some of the best experience she had earned in her lifetime. Those ethics and values that she had imbibed did take her a long way.
Conway had pursued a career in political science studies from Trinity College, Washington. She, later on, pursued higher studies from George Washington University Law School and practiced Law from there on.
Kellyanne began her experience in the polling affairs with the Wirthlin Group where she worked on the various issues of the polling systems. She has also worked with Luntz Research Companies and gained added exposure before starting her own company.
In the year 1995, Conway founded her own company called ‘The Polling Company’ which worked on various consumer related trends having women mostly as a target audience. Some of the brands for which her company provided their consultations were American Express, Hasbro, and Vaseline.
As a strategist and polling analyst, Conway had worked for the Congress supporter, Jack Kemp. The other people for whom she had worked are Fred Thompson the then Senator, Dan Quayle the President. These experiences had simply helped her to gain more expertise in the political analyst field.
The Presidential election of 2016
On July 1, 2016, Trump announced his third campaign manager for his presidential campaign – Kellyanne Conway. At that time, the president-elect was trailing ten points behind Hillary Clinton at various opinion polls. Conway tapped in her experience and did extensive ground-work helping Trump to reach out to women in a big manner. One of the phrases Trump used to describe the country which goes ‘America is a nation of strivers, dreamers and believers’ is credited to Conway.
Trump went on to win the elections with Conway being praised for helping Trump reach out to women voters and also give his overall campaign, a winning edge. Donald Trump is to be elected as President of America on January 20, 2017 which is incidentally her 50th birthday. She has been the first woman in US history to lead a successful presidential campaign.
Kellyanne Conway – Husband and Children
She is married to George T.Conway III, a litigation partner working with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. The couple with their four children, live in Alpine, New Jersey. Mr. Conway was a legal advisor to Paula Jones in her lawsuit fight against Bill Clinton.
Kellyanne Conway – Salary and Net Worth
With the required estimation, it has been observed that Kellyanne Conway has a net worth of 4 million dollars. Post her appointment as the ‘counselor to the president’ on January 20, 2017, her salary is an estimated $176,000
Her book ‘What Women Really Want’ in 2005 co-authored by her is a take on changing dynamics of women in the work place