Nora Ptacek joined the Minnesota DFL as Deputy Finance Director in 2020 and after a busy election year, was excited to move into the role of Finance Director in July of 2021. She enjoys being able to connect with DFL stakeholders and building long lasting programs. Nora’s first official foray into politics began in her home state of Wisconsin where she worked on Secretary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, and after Senator Baldwin’s 2018 campaign.

Now, Nora lives in St. Paul with her fiancé Garner and cat Teddy. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors, exploring the lively MSP food scene with friends, or catching up on a good book.