During his more than a decade in politics, Ray Zaborney has played a key role in advising some of Pennsylvania’s leading political figures. For his work, he has been recognized nationally as one of the country’s leading political consultants. Before co-founding Red Maverick Media, Zaborney served as a political strategist for some of the Republican Party’s top elected officials, party committees, and corporate leaders.
Zaborney and his team at Red Maverick Media have been credited with helping lead Republicans to majorities across the country, including winning and protecting Republicans majorities in Pennsylvania. Today, thanks in part to the work of Red Maverick and Ray, the Pennsylvania State House enjoys a 119 seat majority and the Senate sits at 30 seats.
Zaborney was named a rising star in Pennsylvania Politics in 2004 by PoliticsPA and was named as one of the nations ten rising stars in Republican Politics by Campaigns and Elections in 2006. Campaigns and Elections Magazine named Zaborney one of the 5 most influential Republicans in the state. In 2013, Zaborney won one of Central Penn Business Journal’s “40 under 40” awards.
Ray is often sought out as a spokesperson for candidates and for his political analysis. Ray has contributed to stories that have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Pittsburgh Tribune Review, The Harrisburg Patriot, The Erie Times, The Scranton Times, The Wilkes Barre Times Leader, The Allentown Morning Call, The Pittsburgh City Paper, Stateline, Roll Call, CQ Politics, PoliticsPA, ESPN The Magazine, and Sports Illustrated.
In addition to his many print contributions, Zaborney has been a frequent guest on television and radio programs throughout the Commonwealth to discuss political campaigns and the political environment both in Pennsylvania and our nation.
Ray lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their daughter, Grace, in New Cumberland.