Most Influential Political Consultants in the Country Named

10 PA Politicos Make Campaigns & Elections “Influencers 500” List

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The national magazine Campaigns & Elections is out with its annual list of the most influential political consultants in the country. Here are the men and women who made the list for Pa.

Note: the publication doesn’t have the article online yet. PoliticsPA will update with a link when it becomes available



Charlie Gerow, CEO, Quantum Communications
Gerow has been in the field since the Reagan campaign and once ran for Congress. He knows how to formulate conservative messaging.

Leslie Gromis Baker, President, LG Strategies
A top fundraising consultant, she has deep ties to the GOP establishment.

David James, Partner, FLS Connect
James has state and national ties through his work for the RNC and as the former executive director and political director of the Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania.

Michael Long, Co-founder/Partner, Long Nyquist & Associates
Long is a top lobbyist and lead strategist for the state GOP.

Ray Zaborney, Founding Partner, State Street Strategies
He’s advised Republicans from Gov. Tom Corbett on down. Zaborney has also had success running issue campaigns.


Daren Berringer,
An alum of Joe Trippi & Associates, Berringer hung out his own shingle in 2010 and has since branched out to international work.

Michael Bronstein & Matt Weaver, Co-founders, Bronstein & Weaver
They run one of the top mail firms in the state and are known for their urban microtargeting.

Larry Ceisler, Principal, Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy*
Ceisler does a lot of corporate work now, but the veteran campaign operative is still influential in the party.

Mary Isenhour, Partner, Isenhour, Rooney & Carey
Isenhour is an old Pennsylvania hand with ties to the state party, liberal groups and national Democrats. She ran Hillary Clinton’s Pennsylvania operation in 2008.

Neil Oxman & Doc Sweitzer, Co-founders, The Campaign Group
Oxman and Sweitzer are the go-to media guys for presidential campaigns on down in Pennsylvania.

*Ceisler is one of three owners of PoliticsPA

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