Class of 2017
The AAPC is dedicated to fostering the next generation of political professionals and is proud to recognize leaders and innovators in the political business community (including media, advertising, polling and public affairs) who are making a mark in their organizations and their professions and whose conduct has been consistent with the Professional Code of Ethics of the AAPC. Award recipients were honored at an award ceremony, sponsored by Facebook on Tuesday, March 14th at the 2017 Pollie Awards & Conference in Huntington Beach, California.
Julie C. Sweet
Hamburger Gibson Creative
Bully Pulpit Interactive
EDGE CommunicationsFollow @culvert
Hillary for America
Storefront Political Media
Great America PAC
Cold Spark Media
Lincoln Strategy Group
RNC/Donald J Trump Campaign
Axiom Public Affairs
The Lukens Company
AAPC is honored to have had the following judges participate in the 2017 40 Under 40 Awards—across all disciplines and party lines. These judges are essential to the success and integrity of the 40 Under 40 program and we are truly appreciative of their time and efforts.
David Mowery, Mowery Consulting Group
Ashley O’Connor, Strategic Partners & Media
Mike Madrid, GrassrootsLab
Jennifer Mathews, AMM Political Strategies
Aris McMahon, Advantage, Inc.
Chris Vaughn, Tandem Communications, Inc.
Jared Suhn, The Singularis Group
Clark Lee, LA County Democratic Party
Darden Copeland, Calvert Street Group
Chris Massicotte, DSPolitical
Taryn Rosenkranz, New Blue Interactive
Isaac Wright, Correct The Record
Ginny Badanes, Microsoft
Kelly Gibson, Hamburger Gibson Creative
Kathryn Poindexter, Analyst Institute
Jill Bader, Strategic Perception Inc.
Sonia Van Meter, Stanford Caskey
David Payne, VOX Global
Carter Kidd, Campaign Solutions
Aubrey Montgomery, Rittenhouse Political Partners
Cassy Hough, Pandora
Jody Murphy, End Citizens United
Ben Nuckels, Strother Nuckels Strategies
Ashlee Rich Stephenson, Just Win Strategies
Joanna Burgos, OnMessage Inc.
Missy Gibbons, Pew Charitable Trust
Jordan Lieberman, CampaignGrid
Jessica Grennan, Compassion & Choices