Nellie M. Gorbea

Nellie M. Gorbea DEMDemocrat

Puerto Rican politician

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Nellie M. GorbeaDEMDemocrat Puerto Rican politician
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Nellie M. Gorbea (born July 12, 1967) is an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, she had served as the Secretary of State of Rhode Island from 2015 to 2023. Gorbea became the first Hispanic to win statewide office in New England.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Princeton University
Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Secretary of State
Rhode Island
2014 - 2023
Executive Director
HousingWorks Rhode Island
2008 - 2013
Deputy Secretary of State
Office of the Secretary of State of Rhode Island
2002 - 2006
Corporate Development Officer
Economic Advisor
Office of the Governor of Puerto Rico
1999 - 2000
Assistant to the President
Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico
1998 - 1999
Program Officer
The Rhode Island Foundation
1996 - 1998
Fleet Securities
1992 - 1995
Other Experience1 - 8 of 8
Salve Regina University Advisory Board
Access Democracy Advisory Board
Regional Vice President
National Association of Secretaries of State
Vice Chair
Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention
Summer Fellow
The Ford Foundation
1991 - Current
Policy Specialist
Governor's Committee on Children's Services Planning
1988 - 1990
Business Services Committee, National Association of Secretaries of State
Voter Participation Committee, National Association of Secretaries of State