Author Archive

16
Dec

Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic

Joe Trippi is a confirmed genius and an unlikely, but genuine, political revolutionary.

14
Dec

Fighting the Will of the People – not good politics

Just weeks after nearly one million Missourians passed Prop B – the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act – some Missouri politicians are already trying to completely repeal it. That’s not just bad for the dogs, it’s also just plain bad politics when you consider what you’re overturning – the will of the people: We’ll be reminding lawmakers that Prop B passed with a clear majority statewide; in fact, a majority of voters favored Prop B in a majority of state senate,

10
Dec

Joe Trippi

Joe Trippi

Founder and President - heralded on the cover of The New Republic as the man who "reinvented campaigning" - is widely recognized as one of America's leading and most influential political strategists. "One of the best political pros in the business" (Larry King, CNN) “The genius, the new Carville.” (GQ Magazine) “Political Innovator of the Decade” (The Atlantic Monthly) Born in California, Trippi began his political career working on Edward M. Kennedy's presidential

08
Dec

Tom Rossmeissl

Tom Rossmeissl

Director – Tom helped pioneer the use of new media technologies and strategies for a variety of domestic and international campaigns, non-profit organizations, and corporations. In 2007, Tom joined the Edwards for President web-team, helping to dramatically increase the campaign's presence on social networks, developing compelling and creative web videos, and improving its email fundraising capacity. During this phase, Tom also pioneered the use of online video and "vlogs" for advocacy organizations, developing and executing the online strategy for the election

07
Dec

Ben Chao

Ben Chao

Ben Chao started his first campaign consulting business out of his freshman college dorm room and has been winning races for Democrats ever since. The veteran of over 300 campaigns in 38 different states, he has earned a national reputation as a hard-nosed campaign strategist and an award-winning media consultant. Recognized by Campaign & Elections Magazine as one of their "Rising Stars of Politics" in 1998, Chao's work has been the recurring focus with media outlets such as The

06
Dec

Eva Barboni

Eva Barboni

Director, International Projects - Since first working with Joe Trippi on Howard Dean’s historic Presidential campaign in 2003-2004, Eva has developed and implemented innovative strategic communications and online strategies for a diverse set of clients. Her experience includes work for top-tier non-profit organizations, multi-national corporations and political campaigns on 4 continents. Some of her recent work includes Jerry Brown's successful race for California Governor, Goodluck Jonathan's successful Presidential race in Nigeria, and Boris Johnson's successful re-election campaign for Mayor of

01
Dec

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11
Oct

Brian McGuigan

Brian McGuigan

Senior Associate - Brian specializes in developing media strategies to advance the communications objectives of political campaigns and government organizations. After graduating from college, he traveled to New Hampshire to join Barack Obama's presidential campaign where he worked on a small team to organize one of the largest and most successful voter registration drives of the 2008 cycle. Along with this team, Brian helped run a cutting-edge effort to connect with college students across the state through social media and encourage

10
May

Chris Golden

Chris Golden

Associate - In 2009, he co-founded myImpact.org, a Twitter-based application for citizens to track their civic activities online. myImpact.org was built on the premise of a "Millennial Model of Engagement," emphasizing the contributions of individuals over time and pioneering an approach that is simple, scalable and social. A passionate advocate for Millennials, Chris has frequently spoken to youth audiences including the National 4-H Convention, National Young Leaders Conference and Global Young Leaders Conference, among others. He currently serves on the Youth

12
Feb

Alex Shashlo

Alex Shashlo

Associate- Alex specializes in creating strategy and messaging that fosters support at all levels- from key decision makers to grassroots activists. An organizer at heart, Alex joined the Trippi and Associates team in December 2012 after working on President Obama's campaign field team in Virginia. Alex helped implement a unique messaging campaign targeted specifically to individuals in battleground Loudoun County, delivering the county for the President and setting records for voter registration and turnout. Loudoun's field efforts were featured in the