Bianca Recto is a senior associate at Hilltop Public Solutions.
Before joining Hilltop, she served as Nevada communications director for Senator Bernie Sanders’s 2020 presidential bid, leading the planning and execution of the senator’s statewide media and messaging strategy. A political operative specializing in communications, message development and Nevada politics, Recto was a key member of the team that delivered Sanders’s landslide primary victory in the 2020 Nevada caucuses.
Prior to joining the 2020 campaign cycle, Recto served as a communications aide in the United States Senate, serving as press secretary for U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and later as her digital director, to help develop both the senator’s messaging strategy and engagement on emerging media platforms. Recto also served as Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid’s deputy digital director, where she helped run Senator Reid’s and the Senate Democratic Caucus’s digital communications efforts, working to expand their social media outreach and executing online messaging campaigns.