Frank Schembari previously worked for Mercury Public Affairs, a bipartisan public strategy firm. There he assisted foreign governments, non-profits, and Fortune 500 companies with public affairs campaigns, government relations strategies, and political messaging. Prior to his time there, Frank interned for Youth for Understanding, an international educational exchange program that worked to foster better cross-cultural communication between the United States and the rest of the international community. Frank earned his Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies with a minor in Russian language from the American University School of International Service. He is a native of Staten Island, NY.