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.

Alexandra Angel

Alexandra Angel

Senior Vice President

Eva Bandola

Eva Bandola

Director

Julia Cotrone

Julia Cotrone

Special Assistant

Kendyll Ferrall

Kendyll Ferrall

Associate

Casey Harper

Casey Harper

Director

Christian Hertenstein

Christian Hertenstein

Senior Vice President

Tim Killeen

Tim Killeen

Senior Vice President

Hannah Loiacono

Hannah Loiacono

Senior Associate

Andrew Muchnick

Andrew Muchnick

Associate

Tom Mulkeen

Tom Mulkeen

Senior Associate

Katie Oneil

Katie Oneil

Senior Digital Director

Christy Paavola

Christy Paavola

Senior Vice President

Sara Pietsch

Sara Pietsch

Art Director

Joey Rose

Joey Rose

Graphic Designer

Steven Yaffee

Steven Yaffee

Senior Associate

Nick Zanetti

Nick Zanetti

Director