Doug Herman, The Strategy Group:
Douglas Herman runs the Strategy Group’s Los Angeles office. He has been creating powerful direct mail and winning campaigns for over twenty years. His mail played a key role in the Obama for President campaign during both the primary season and the general election, where he created hard-hitting mail in over a dozen states. Douglas is the chief political advisor to the California Speaker of the Assembly. He also helped build the groundbreaking micro-targeting effort that helped propel Governor Jerry Brown to a double-digit victory over Meg Whitman. During the most recent statewide special election, Doug spearheaded the opposition to Schwarzenegger’s budget package resulting in a 66%-34% victory, despite being outspent 8-1. Douglas has worked internationally providing political consulting and communications strategies in Nigeria, Zambia, and Nepal. He graduated from the University of Iowa and lives in La Crescenta, CA with his wife and son.