Leadership

A Well-Rounded, Experienced Team

Our extensive political and policy experience taught our partner firms how to perform under pressure. We’ve been winning at every level for the past 5 decades.

Meet the Partners

Rich Beeson

Grassroots activator and campaign manager across presidential campaigns

Sheila Berkley

Innovative strategist specializing in grassroots activism, coalition building, and fundraising strategy

Robert Blizzard

One of the top Republican pollsters for U.S. presidential campaigns + corporate image, messaging, and crisis research

Glen Bolger

One of America’s most renowned Republican strategists and pollsters and three-time winner of the “Republican Pollster of the Year”

Phil Cox

One of the nation’s most experienced political operatives, having directed more than 100 campaigns in nearly every state and at every level

John Eberhart

Seasoned, practical accounting leader with a diverse background ranging from small businesses to international companies

Ethan Eilon

Entrepreneurial political professional driving integrated digital strategies to success for almost 20 years

Tony Feather

Specialist in direct voter contact for campaigns and issue- oriented clients with grassroots experience across campaigns and administrations

Megan Foote

Experienced corporate issue advocacy leader with broad digital expertise across project management, strategy + execution, and client service

John Gibson

Tenured campaign manager with extensive experience activating grassroots operations and regional coalitions

Liesl Hickey

Award-winning ad producer and experienced public affairs strategist, specializing in winning suburban areas and securing women voters for Republicans

David James

High-level presidential campaign leader with three decades of political and public affairs experience

Marcie Kinzel

Top strategist with over two decades of experience at the intersection of communications and policy

Darrell Lauterbach

Merger + acquisition mastermind with a keen eye towards financial stability and growth

Mike Leavitt

Former Chief of Staff at the RNC with extensive experience across presidential and gubernatorial campaigns

Bill McInturff

30+ years of survey research across complex public policy issues

Neil Newhouse

One of the Republican Party’s leading pollsters and strategists that has worked in public opinion research for forty years has helped elect dozens of Members of Congress, U.S. Senators, and Governors.

Colm O’Comartun

Key democratic operative across state-focused government relations

Ashley O’Connor

One of the best producers in the advertising business with +20 years political experience

Josh Penry

Former state senator and ballot initiative + campaign strategist based in Denver

Joe Pounder

Communications and research expert that’s worked with +100 campaigns every cycle with experience across campaigns and administrations

Tim Pollard

Bipartisan fixer across candidate campaigns, advocacy efforts, and policy battles from Denver to DC

Katelyn Roberts

Specialist in complex permitting projects and top ballot measure campaigns with the most “yes” votes in CO in the past decade

Marie Sanderson

Serial entrepreneur and driving force behind many of the most successful political firms with a broad range of experience in policy and relationship management

James Slepian

Award-winning writer and director who’s produced ad campaigns for Fortune 500 companies, industry leaders and major political campaigns

Russ Schriefer

Creative communicator that’s shaped winning campaign messages for leading national political figures

Gene Ulm

Leading Republican political strategist and pollster across federal and national campaigns for more than 35 years

Ray Zaborney

Key advisor and leading political consultant, specializing in campaigns across PA and the Northeast

Jen Zaborney

One of the top fundraisers in the country, leading strategy to raise dollars virtually and increase voter turnout in the age of Covid-19

Michael Bain

Principal

GuidePost Strategies

Austin Barbour

Partner

Strategic Partners & Media

Caroline Canfield

Principal

GuidePost Strategies

Ryan Canfield

Principal

GuidePost Strategies

Shannon Chatlos

Partner

Strategic Partners & Media

John Davis

Principal

GuidePost Strategies

Heath Garrett

Partner

Strategic Partners & Media

John Gray

Principal

GuidePost Strategies

Laine Striegel

Principal

GuidePost Strategies

Larissa Martin

Partner

GuidePost Strategies

Doug Mayer

Partner

Strategic Partners & Media

Matthew Mazzone

Partner

Ascent Media

Nicole McCleskey

Partner

Public Opinion Strategies

Roshan Patel

Partner

50 State

Brian Rogers

Partner

Bullpen Strategy Group

Ian Walton

Partner

50 State

Jake Zambrano

Partner

76 Group