CANTON, NY —Tedra Cobb has announced her 2020 campaign team.
Tony Coppola, Campaign manager. Tony Coppola has spent more than a decade managing congressional, legislative, and municipal campaigns across the country, often in red districts. Before managing races, Tony spent the first few years of his career specializing in field and voter engagement. Most recently, he managed Ron DiNicola’s U.S. House race in Pennsylvania, taking a longshot race in a district that President Trump won by 20 points and helping to make it a red to blue target and one of the most competitive in the country.
GBAO, polling. Jason McGrath, Vice President at GBAO, specializes in providing polling and strategic advice to Democratic candidates. With nearly two decades of experience in Democratic politics, McGrath has helped elect leaders at all levels of government from city councils to Governors’ mansions and the U.S. Senate. McGrath works closely with House Leadership and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and has helped elect several members of the U.S. Congress, including U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (NM), Rep. Abby Finkenauer (IA-1), Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (NM-3)Rep. Robin Kelly (IL-2), Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-8), and Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17).
Dover Strategy Group, Mail firm. Mike Luce of the Dover Group leads the direct mail team for Tedra Cobb for Congress. In addition to working across the country as a campaign manager and legislative caucus director, Mike has successfully crafted direct mail programs that have elected Democrats in tough elections from city council to president. The Dover Group is a boutique, Democratic direct mail firm that prioritizes creativity and the use of cutting edge data modeling to help candidates deliver their story, well told. The Dover Group has won numerous awards, including the “Best of the Best” award from the American Association of Political Consultants for the best overall piece of mail in the 2017 election cycle.
Blueprint, Digital communications. Geoff Mackler is a Partner at Blueprint Interactive, where he guides digital strategy and develops engagement programs that motivate people to action. Coby Eiss is a Digital Campaigns Manager at Blueprint where he works with the Accounts team to develop and optimize persuasion and fundraising campaigns Blueprint is a full-service strategic digital communications firm that provides digital strategy, breakthrough messaging, engaging video production and graphic design, user-centric website and app development, as well as cutting-edge targeted advertising and social media. In 2018, Blueprint helped elect ten new members of the House of Representatives, nine of which flipped seats from red to blue in tough areas for Democrats including Anthony Brindisi’s campaign in New York’s 22nd Congressional District.
Prism Communications, media. Prism Communications is a full-service media and communications consulting firm with an emphasis on advertising that is strategically sound, creatively driven, and unique to the candidate. Founding partners Maura Dougherty and Peter Cari, two longtime strategists with experience on the ground in campaigns, party committees, and on Capitol Hill, will lead the firm’s efforts for the Cobb campaign. Since 2006, Prism has helped elect and re-elect dozens of members of Congress in some of the reddest districts in the country. Prior to founding the firm, Dougherty served as Press Secretary for Senator Chuck Schumer, handling communications for the Senator across Upstate New York.