Board of Directors
Melissa Cressey serves as the Vice-President of Global Strategies at DSPolitical, where she leads business development. Previously she served as Development Director and Conference Coordinator for the American Association of Political Consultants.
Jim Green is the account lead of candidates and causes at Centro, a full-suite digital advertising and media management agency, he is responsible for the development and growth of the firm’s political and issue advocacy verticals.
Josh Nanberg is founder and president of Ampersand Strategies, a media, mail, digital and speechwriting firm based in Philadelphia and celebrating its 10th year in business. Josh has worked for candidates running for offices from township supervisor to president of the United States, and maintains a number of clients in the non-profit and education worlds as well.
Michael Muller President of Muller Public Strategies, is an accomplished political strategist who has provided guidance to legislative leadership in Illinois, New Jersey and New York, along with a broad spectrum of presidential, congressional, statewide and local candidates during the past 25 years.
Shane Greer is the co-owner & co-publisher of Campaigns & Elections, the journal of record for the political campaign industry. With offices in Washington, DC, Mexico City and Brussels, C&E produces the industry’s leading conferences and events.
Kate Holliday, YuMe by Rhythm One – With OTT and Connected TV ad options garnering more attention from political campaigns, Kate Holliday has carved out a reputation as a go-to expert within the industry. Holliday works with digital agencies, campaigns, and party committee staff on both sides of the aisle.
Tim Kay has over 20 years’ experience in the consulting, buying and sales space. Currently VP of Political Strategy at NCC Media, helping campaigns find voters across multiple screens using the latest in data and analytics.
Paul Westcott is Senior Vice President of, L2 a national nonpartisan voter and consumer data provider. Paul has been at L2 for over five years, prior to L2 Paul worked in media for NBC News and iHeartMedia in New York.
Shannon Chatlos leads the digital and strategic corporate communications teams at Strategic Partners & Media. She is responsible for developing messaging strategies, advertising solutions, and integrated digital strategies for candidates, associations, advocacy clients and corporations.
Seth Colton serves as The Lukens Company’s Executive Vice President leading all cross-channel fundraising and voter contact efforts. His clients have included Ted Cruz for President, Mitch McConnell, Carly Fiorina, and dozens of outside groups and candidates.
Nicole Hall is the Senior Vice President of HSP Direct, a conservative direct mail fundraising agency. She is wildly obsessed with results and as such, her and her team have raised over $700 million for candidates, PAC’s, and political advocacy groups.
Kristen Ricciardelli is the Associate Vice President of Political Operations and Media Strategy at DDC Public Affairs. She has more than 15 years of strategic political and communications experience and has held senior positions on campaigns across the country.
Kim Alfano CEO of Alfano Communications, has done media and communications strategy for top Republicans and advocacy groups like Governor Mitch Daniels, Governor Terry Branstad, The American Federation for Children, The US Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform among many others.
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) represents political consulting and public affairs professionals from Washington, DC, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia. Our 2019 Board will be posted soon.
MICHAEL TURK, PRESIDENT EMERITUS.
CHAD W GOSSELINK, PRESIDENT EMERITUS.
TRACY DIETZ, PRESIDENT EMERITUS.
WHITNEY HURT, PRESIDENT EMERITUS.
DEAN PHILLIPS, PRESIDENT EMERITUS.
Dean founded Aristotle International and has been involved in political and grassroots software and services for over twenty years and is recognized as one of the nation’s driving forces in the development of cutting-edge political, PAC, and grassroots software.
JESSICA KEEGAN, PRESIDENT EMERITUS.
Jessica is a seasoned media consultant specializing in public affairs, marketing and strategic counsel for political candidates, non-profit organizations and third-party issue advocates.
BUD JACKSON, PRESIDENT EMERITUS.
Bud is the President of Jackson Group Media, LLC, a strategic communications firm located in Alexandria, VA.
KIMBERLY SCOTT, PRESIDENT EMERITUS.