The Human Element
We are a company of influencers, achievers, thinkers and connectors. Together, we are solution geniuses. From the scientific brain to the artistic talent to the business manager, we have it all. We collaborate to create winning strategies for America's top association and corporate political organizations. And no one does it better.
Trey is a widely recognized leader in the political community as a practitioner, author and speaker on issue advocacy campaigns, fundraising and political action committees. He has influenced the direction of political finance activities throughout the U.S. for three decades. As managing partner of Sagac Public Affairs, he creates and implements finance, communications and market research solutions for America’s top political committees.
Partner & Chief Creative Officer
Jeri is an award-winning graphic designer and fine artist with 30 years of advertising and communications experience in the political market. Her image campaigns have secured 100 national awards for political clients from Main Street to Wall Street. In addition to political action committees, she has provided designs and campaign advice for more than 200 presidential, gubernatorial and congressional campaigns.
Partner & Chief Business Development Officer
Dan has two decades of corporate and government affairs experience in the private sector. He served as Vice President at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and director of JPMorgan Chase’s Political Action Committee. Through his corporate work, Dan designs and executes many national, civic and political engagement campaigns, expanding the public policy dialogue among corporations, policymakers and community leaders throughout the U.S.
Partner & GR Pro President
Karma has raised more than $150 million for presidential, gubernatorial, congressional, legislative and issue campaigns since 2002. Her activities include board development, public affairs, coalitions, special events, direct mail, online marketing and fundraising. Karma is President of GR Pro, an international public affairs firm, and serves as a member of Sagac’s Board of Directors as an advisor.
Chief Operating Officer
Jordan has been with Sagac for 15 years and previously led the Information Services division. He has extensive knowledge of company operations along with a wide range of political experience, including market research, micro-targeting, political finance, grassroots, database administration and technology deployment. He has worked in all levels of politics from the U.S. House of Representatives’ Office of the Clerk, to gubernatorial, senatorial and congressional campaigns.
Chad Taylor, PRC
Head of Strategy & Planning
Chad has a Professional Researcher Certification (PRC) and is the Director of Information Services for Sagac Public Affairs. He has over 10 years of experience in primary research, strategic consulting and data analytics. During his career, Chad has helped enterprises across an array of industries to derive meaningful, actionable insight from market research and data. His experience in implementing numerous quantitative and qualitative market research studies, objectively interpreting data and formulating analysis allows Sagac to maintain its position on the forefront of science-driven communications and fundraising efforts.
Market Research Analyst
Blake has nearly a decade of experience in research and data analytics. He has consulted with clients ranging from regional distributors of advanced plastics products to multi-national shipping companies to find meaningful data-driven insights that encourage growth and innovation. His experience in designing quantitative and qualitative research instruments, visualizing complex data sets to find underlying trends, and presenting results to a variety of internal and external stakeholders empowers Sagac, and its clients, to turn insights into actionable fundraising and communications campaigns.
Senior Graphic Designer
Brian brings a decade of experience in graphic design with experience in both the in-house and agency settings. He has a broad base of visual communication knowledge, from brand development, print, digital, web, motion, and environmental design. His commitment to craftsmanship and attention to detail ensures that visual identities of Sagac’s clients are presented with the precision and refinement they have come to expect.
Lydia has experience in visual design, coding, learning and development, technical writing and marketing. She operates with a mission of improving business processes and is strategic in setting creative standards. Working in different markets and business types helped master her approach on expanding ideas and building relationships. She is known for her forward-thinking, determination and professionalism.
Will’s agency experience provides Sagac with unique skills, including production, marketing and client relations. He has led successful advertising and online marketing campaigns for professional athletes, financial institutions and numerous other clients across a
vast array of industries. Will’s abilities enhance Sagac’s tradition of producing award-winning results that consistently exceed our clients’ goals.
Josh brings over a decade of experience in project management from years in public service as well as the private sector. His professional knowledge and experience includes both crisis management as well as overseeing logistical and financial operations. Josh’s professional proficiency helps exemplify the Sagac ideal of getting the job done.
McKenzi is a public relations professional with a passion for marketing. She brings experience in public relations, marketing and client services for company-wide and national public affairs activities using traditional and digital strategies from design to distribution. As a former collegiate athlete, McKenzi knows what it takes to succeed and works in a team environment with internal and external audiences to produce results.
Jacob is a recovering print journalist who brings nearly a decade of communication and transformational-focused leadership experience in the public and private sectors. The knowledge and experience he gained growing up in rural America, being a young professional, as well as a leader in the U.S. Army, gives Sagac clients an action-oriented communicator in its corner.
Abigail is a writer who uses her background in journalism, public relations, advertising and business to shape messages that tell the diverse stories of Sagac’s clients. She specializes in entertaining, attention-grabbing content that leads to action. As a lifelong storyteller in a digitized age, she understands the value of keeping audiences engaged in the ever-evolving online world.
Brooke brings experience in freelance blogging, website content and social media copywriting, and editing for AP style. As a novelist, she is passionate about creative storytelling and uses her skills at Sagac to write dynamic copy that is true to our clients' voice and vision.
Specialty Advertising Coordinator
Lori brings 10 years of marketing and advertising sales to Sagac. In her capacity, she manages and implements specialty advertising solutions for the firm’s clientele, including the identification, procurement and delivery of incentive and promotional items for employee and membership recognition activities.
Director of Operations
Amy is an experienced business and human resource professional who directs operational activities for Sagac and its clients. She is proficient in strategy and process formulation for corporations, trade associations, and political committees. Her accomplishments include dramatic revenue growth and engagement among constituents in corporate external affairs activities.