Who We Are

The team at Definers Public Affairs is comprised of leading communications, political and research professionals. Founded by former Romney-Ryan 2012 campaign manager Matt Rhoades and former RNC Research Director Joe Pounder, Definers helps corporations, trade associations, political campaigns and issue-based clients run smarter campaigns using cutting-edge research and communications strategies and tactics.

Scott Cotter

Scott Cotter

Chief Operating Officer

Alexandra Angel

Alexandra Angel

Senior Vice President

Eva Bandola

Eva Bandola

Director

Allan Blutstein

Allan Blutstein

Senior Vice President

Ben Brown

Ben Brown

Chief Technology Officer

Julia Cotrone

Julia Cotrone

Special Assistant

Kendyll Ferrall

Kendyll Ferrall

Associate

John Fowler

John Fowler

Full-Stack Developer

Erica Guyton

Erica Guyton

HR Director

Casey Harper

Casey Harper

Director

Christian Hertenstein

Christian Hertenstein

Vice President

Tim Killeen

Tim Killeen

Senior Vice President

Oliver Logan

Oliver Logan

Director of Information Technology

Hannah Loiacono

Hannah Loiacono

Senior Associate

Scott Longenhagen

Scott Longenhagen

Associate

Andrew Muchnick

Andrew Muchnick

Associate

Tom Mulkeen

Tom Mulkeen

Senior Associate

Katie Oneil

Katie Oneil

Digital Content Director

Christy Paavola

Christy Paavola

Senior Vice President

Sara Pietsch

Sara Pietsch

Art Director

Wesley Roberts

Wesley Roberts

Senior Full-Stack Engineer

Joey Rose

Joey Rose

Graphic Designer

Will Schenkel

Will Schenkel

War Room Director

Nick Silverman

Nick Silverman

Associate

Will Southworth

Will Southworth

Associate

Dustin Wahl

Dustin Wahl

Associate

Eric Wilson

Eric Wilson

Chief Digital Officer

Nick Zanetti

Nick Zanetti

Research Associate