Mike has been the key political director, advisor and analyst for the Senate Republican Caucus. Since taking the majority in 1981, the Senate Republicans have won every election cycle, achieving a status as the most stable Republican majority in the country and Mike has been the key strategist in each campaign.
Mike has been featured as one of "Pennsylvania's Ten Most Influential People" in the January 2010 issue of Politics magazine and is consistently rated by various news sources as one of the most influential figures in the Pennsylvania political process.
Todd is widely credited for helping to guide Joe Scarnati to victory in 2001 and in his election to President Pro Tempore in 2007. In that same year Todd became the Majority Staff Administrator, helping Senator Scarnati build and maintain legislative and political unity during the most challenging state budget fights in decades.
In January of 2010, Politics magazine named him one of the top influencers in the "opinion of people who matter" in Pennsylvania.
Prior to that role, Barley served as Executive Director of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania from 2011-2013. In that role, Barley was instrumental in helping the GOP expand their Congressional majority, maintain their state legislative majorities, pick-up statewide judicial seats and gain control of 53 out of the 67 county courthouses. Before serving as Executive Director, Barley served as Communications and Technology Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania and helped draft and execute strategies that helped elect six out of seven statewide judges in 2009 and to deliver historic Republican victories in 2010.
As Chief of Staff to United States Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, he was the lead strategist behind one of the most prolific “swing-seat” members of the United States House of Representatives. He played a key role in advancing Financial Services Committee reforms aimed at curbing terror financing, strengthening the Federal reverse mortgage program and reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens on growing businesses.
Ranging from the rehabilitation of the 30th Street Post Office to protecting key reforms aimed at preserving open space, Athan was instrumental to the many successes of United States Senator Rick Santorum's as his Director of Community and Economic Development.
In the private sector, Athan has advised the Pennsylvania Hybrid Learning Initiative which recognized as one of the most successful models of transformative, technology-integrated education in the country. Additionally, he launched a coalition-based initiative which made Pennsylvania schools a national leader in broadband connectivity.
He sits on the Advisory Board of the Matthew J. Ryan Center at Villanova University, is a member of the National Hellenic Society, and is the President of the Capitol Hill Hellenic Association.
Athan is a graduate of Villanova University, earning a B.A. in Honors, B.A. in Political Science and a certification in Russian Studies. He, his wife Sara and their son Andrew live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Brock McCleary comes to LN Consulting from the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), where he served in several senior roles.
In 2010, Republicans picked up 63 seats in the House of Representatives, the largest gain since 1948. That cycle, Brock served as the Northeast Political Director, overseeing a total of 14 pickups with five each in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Ohio.
In 2012, the NRCC secured the second largest majority for Republicans in the House since World War II. As the Deputy Political Director, McCleary was responsible for challenger and open seats races, which featured the pickup of 10 Democratic districts.
As Polling Director, Brock rebuilt a non-existent polling department that conducted in-house IVR polling in addition to commissioning and analyzing over 200 polls from August to Election Day 2012.
McCleary's background in politics and public affairs is wide ranging. Brock previously served as Communications Director for Congressman Patrick McHenry of North Carolina, Vice President of Revolution Agency, a Washington-based public affairs firm, Political Director of the New Jersey Republican Party, and Deputy Coalitions Director for Ridge/Schweiker '98.
McCleary's comments as a party strategist have been covered nationally in the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, POLITICO, National Journal, and Roll Call. He was recognized as a “Rising Star” in American politics by Campaigns & Elections magazine in 2010.
McCleary is a native of Waynesboro, PA. He graduated from Elizabethtown College in 1998 where he was elected State Chairman of the Pennsylvania College Republicans. He and his wife Nicole live in her hometown of York with their daughter, Harper.
Campaign planning should include
but is not limited to:
• District overview and voting patterns
• Primary and General election messaging
• Primary election goals
• Campaign Budgeting
• Grassroots coordination
• Voter contact "96 hour" plans
• Door Knocking Analysis
• Earned Media
• "To Do" List for candidates
• Social Media
• Web and Email fundraising
• Digital Marketing Campaign