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Ms. Pratte advocates for tribal communities nationwide on economic development and sustainable growth. She grew up on the Navajo reservation and has committed her work to poverty alleviation, economic empowerment, and advancing tribal sovereignty. Today she assists and advises tribes on economic development matters. She founded Strongbow Strategies, a government services firm, in 2013 and joined the Navajo Power leadership team in 2018 to implement new energy development models on the Navajo Nation. She also currently serves as a Democratic National Committee Member at Large and serves as the Chair of the Native American Democratic Caucus. She sits on the United States Presidential National Infrastructure Advisory Committee for Infrastructure serving on the Water Subcommittee. She is also a board member for the Environmental Defense Fund Action Board and the World Wildlife Fund.
Her experience includes serving as the Tribal Engagements Director for the Biden / Harris Campaign and transition team, Navajo Nation Chief of Staff, the Navajo Nation Executive Director of the Washington DC office, the National Director of the Office of Native American Affairs of the U.S. Small Business Administration and as a trade specialist/business analyst with the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Foreign and Commercial Service. She has had the privilege of working for 2 U.S. Presidential Administrations, 4 Navajo Presidential Administrations, and for a member of the United States Congress. She was named the Tim Wapato Public Advocate of the Year in 2009 (NCAIED), a 40 under 40 in Indian Country in 2010 (NCAIED), a top 50 business leader in Indian Country in 2019 (Native Business Magazine), 2020 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award (UCLA) and 2020 Native Disruptor Award (Native Business Magazine).
Her favorite title is mommy and she resides in Flagstaff, AZ with her husband, Joe Sarcinella, and their two young sons.