Teresa Wells is currently a senior principle at Tenth&Grey, a global crisis communications and branding firm representing CEO's, heads of state and global leaders with offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to founding Tenth&Grey, Wells also served as a global media strategist at the social venture capital fund, Acumen after years of serving as the Chief Media Strategist at the Rockefeller Foundation where she oversaw the Foundation's global media strategy and bared primary responsibility for shaping local, national, and worldwide news coverage of its work in print, electronic, and online media. An experienced communications specialist, she served previously as Deputy National Director of Communications for former North Carolina Senator, John Edwards' 2008 presidential campaign. Prior to that, she was Traveling Press Secretary to New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine. Wells also worked on the presidential campaigns of Massachusetts Senator John Kerry and former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley as a key interface with local and national reporters. She has consulted on statewide political campaigns in Wisconsin, Virginia, and Missouri and began her political career in the Washington D.C. office of New Jersey Congressman Donald Payne. Wells earned a B.A. in Economics from Brown University. She currently sits on the board of the New York Urban League and the Creative Visions Foundation. She resides in London.