Nick ​Brana ​ is the Founder and National Director with the Movement for a People's Party, the major national nonprofit at the helm of the rapidly growing movement for a new progressive political party. With more than fifty thousand members and coverage in more than a hundred mainstream and independent media outlets, the Movement for a People’s Party is building a coalition of progressive organizations for a nationally-viable party for working people. Formerly Draft Bernie, MPP was founded two years ago by Bernie 2016 staff, delegates and supervolunteers. Nick was the National Political Outreach Coordinator with the Sanders campaign, where he lobbied the superdelegates and elected officials for Bernie, helped organize his political meetings and plan convention activities. He went on to become a founding member of Our Revolution and its first Electoral Manager, where he created an endorsement plan and assembled the candidates. Before that he was the Deputy Director of Voter Protection on Terry McAuliffe’s gubernatorial campaign and worked on then-Sen. John Kerry’s PAC. He earned his BA in sociology and environmental policy at William & Mary and lives in Virginia.