Jonny Asen ’05 will speak at Upper School assembly on October 20. He grew up in Portland and attended Waynflete for 14 years. He received his bachelor’s degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He was a history major.
While at Trinity he took time off to work on then Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. In 2009, he moved to Washington and worked at the White House for five years. He served in various capacities in the Office of Presidential Correspondence, the Chief of Staff’s Office, and the Office of Legislative Affairs.
Jonny moved back to Maine in January to work as the Senior Advisor to Maine House Speaker Mark Eves. Jonny lives in Portland with his wife Annie Reiner ’05. They met at Waynflete.
At the Upper School assembly, Jonny plans to talk about his path from Waynflete to the West Wing and back to Maine. We look forward to his homecoming at Waynflete.