Molly O'Brien

account executive

Recently joining Larson Communications as an Account Executive, Molly brings to the team a passion for education issues, experience crafting strategic communication plans, and an in-depth knowledge of California’s – particularly the Los Angeles region’s – political landscape.

Molly served for over a decade as a senior field representative for U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California. As the policy and public relations arm for the senator in Los Angeles, Molly oversaw community relations, public policy and communications in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. Molly is adept at working alongside community leaders, nonprofits and elected officials to solve problems, build coalitions and communicate an organizations’ goals in an accessible and impactful manner, all while maintaining a strong presence in the community.

Working closely with legislative staff on many important policy issues, Molly enthusiastically dove into political matters surrounding education, charter schools and other issues impacting youth and families in the region. Over a decade in this role, she has built an extensive network of stakeholders and experts in these fields.  

Molly earned an honors political science degree from James Madison University in Virginia, and her master’s of professional writing degree from the University of Southern California.