Jim Innocenzi is a founding partner of Sandler-Innocenzi. This year his firm won eight out of nine national campaigns. In addition, Jim briefly served on the John McCain for President Ad council.
In 2006, Sandler-Innocenzi, won 17 of the 18 campaigns and were named by National Journal magazine as one of the “winners” of the election cycle.
For over 24 years Sandler-Innocenzi has been involved in the election of our nation’s leaders. Jim has been the creative force behind dozens of high profile political campaigns electing governors, U.S Senators, and members of congress. And, he has appeared as a political analyst on CNBC, MSNBC and FOX.
Despite the toxic environment for the party in 2006, Jim guided three Republicans to the Governors’ mansion.
- Jim helped Dave Heineman defeat former University of Nebraska head football coach Congressman Tom Osborne in the Republican primary and he went on to be elected governor by the largest margin in state’s history.
- In Idaho, Jim helped Congressman Butch Otter get elected governor.
- And Jim helped Congressman Jim Gibbons become the governor of Nevada despite vicious attacks by his opponents.
In addition, Jim was the strategic and creative force in helping elect two of the five Republican women elected to the office of governor. In Nebraska, Jim helped Kay Orr become the nation’s first Republican woman governor. In 2000, Jim helped Judy Martz become the first woman to be elected governor of Montana.
Sandler-Innocenzi has also been successful in helping American businesses and pro-business groups become successful active players in public policy forums. Jim has helped support legislative changes nationally and in a number of states. He has provided local advertising support for legislative initiatives and ballot measures that stifles produces winning results for major corporations as well as home grown public advocacy groups.
Jim’s commercials have won numerous Addy’s, Tellies, Silver Microphones and Pollies.
Jim grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is a proud Buckeye who earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the Ohio State University.