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Our clients—which include Fortune 100 companies, national political leaders, associations and nonprofits—rely on GSG for candid guidance and fast, effective execution. We provide a combination of critical thinking and on-the-ground results that many other firms talk about, but few deliver.

Other Notable Races

Anita Alvarez, Cook County State’s Attorney (IL)
Chelsa Wagner, Allegheny County Controller (PA)
Christine Quinn, New York City Council Speaker (NY)
Cy Vance, Manhattan District Attorney (NY)
Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President (NY)
George Jepsen (CT-AG)
Jack Conway (KY-AG)
Josh Shapiro, Montgomery County Commissioner (PA)
Kathleen Rice, Nassau County District Attorney (NY)
Peter Kilmartin (RI-AG)
Scott Stringer, New York City Comptroller (NY)
Tish James, New York City Public Advocate (NY)

Mayors & County Executives

Andy Berke, Chattanooga Mayor (TN)
Bill de Blasio, New York City Mayor (NY)
Byron Brown, Buffalo Mayor (NY)
Chris Abele, Milwaukee County Executive (WI)
Don Plusquellic, Akron Mayor (OH)
Joe DiVencenzo, Essex County Executive (NJ)
Jonathan Rothschild, Tucson Mayor (AZ)
Marty Walsh, Boston Mayor (MA)
Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Mayor (IL)
Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive (PA)
Sly James, Kansas City Mayor (MO)
Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Executive (NJ)
Steve Fulop, Jersey City Mayor (NJ)

IEs & Committees

Americans for Responsible Solutions
Center Forward
Democratic Attorneys General Association
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Democratic Governors Association
Democratic National Committee
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Environmental Defense Action Fund
Everytown for Gun Safety
League of Conservation Voters
Planned Parenthood
Priorities USA Action
Senate Majority PAC

Senators & Governors

Andrew Cuomo (NY-GOV)
Brian Schweitzer (MT-GOV)
Dan Malloy (CT-GOV)
Earl Ray Tomblin (WV-GOV)
Joe Donnelly (IN-SEN)
Joe Manchin (WV-SEN)  
Kirsten Gillibrand (NY-SEN)
Maggie Hassan (NH-GOV)
Steve Bullock (MT-GOV)
Tom Carper (DE-SEN)

U.S. House of Representatives

Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ)
Bill Foster (IL)
Bill Owens (NY)
Brian Higgins (NY)
Carol Shea-Porter (NH)
Carolyn McCarthy (NY)
Collin Peterson (MN)
Dan Maffei (NY)
Denny Heck (WA)
Grace Meng (NY)
Greg Meeks (NY)
Joe Crowley (NY)
John Carney (DE)
John Tierney (MA)
Kathy Hochul (NY)
Linda Sanchez (CA)
Loretta Sanchez (CA)
Mark Critz (PA)
Mike McIntyre (NC)
Nita Lowey (NY)
Nydia Velazquez (NY)
Paul Tonko (NY)
Sean Patrick Maloney (NY)
Steve Israel (NY)
Tim Bishop (NY)

Consumer Products + Services

American Express
General Electric
General Motors
Seventh Generation



Energy + Utilities

BNE Energy
Con Edison
Connecticut Water
Northeast Utilities
United Water

Financial Services

Macquarie Group
Pershing Square Capital Management

Health + Insurance

Access Health CT
Empire BlueCross BlueShield
Health Republic Insurance of New York
Purdue Pharma
Tenet Healthcare Corp.

Media + Entertainment

A&E Networks
Time Warner Cable
Time Warner, Inc.
YES Network

Real Estate Development

Howard Hughes Corporation
Silverstein Properties
SL Green Realty Corp.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Trinity Real Estate


Chicago White Sox
Dallas Cowboys
Grand Prix America
Major League Soccer
Ultimate Fighting Championship


IBM International Foundation

Major Nonprofits + Foundations

American Red Cross
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Boy Scouts of America
League of Conservation Voters
Office of Gordon & Sarah Brown
Oxfam America
Partnership for New York City
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
Rockefeller Foundation
Share Our Strength
United Way of NYC

Labor + Professional Associations

1199 SEIU
32 BJ
American Bar Association
Change to Win
Council of School Supervisors and Administrators
CT Community Providers Association


Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities
Columbia University
Education Achievement Authority of Michigan
Educators 4 Exellence
KIPP Public Charter Schools
Learn NY
New York University
Regents Research Fund
University of New Mexico
University of Pennsylvania




Government Agencies

Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
Los Angeles Department of Public Health
Metropolitan Transit Authority
NYC Department of Consumer Affairs
NYC Department of Education
NYC Department of Health

Choice + Human Rights

CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Empire State Pride Agenda
Gay Lesbian Straight Action Network
Love Makes a Family
NARAL Pro-Choice NY
Planned Parenthood of NYC
Sanctuary for Families
Scouts for Equality
Vera Institute of Justice

Chris Allen

Vice President and Director, Competitive Intelligence

Judah Asimov

Associate, Research

Lauren Amaio

Associate, Digital Communications

Akilah Arthur


Ari Baruch

Finance Manager

Meira Bernstein

Associate, Communications

Lauren Bierman

Director, Public Affairs

Khristyn Brimmeier

Vice President, Communications

Anna Brower

Senior Associate, Communications

Jonathan Brown

Vice President and West Coast Research Director

Allison Bryan

Senior Associate, Communications

Adam Carlson

Associate, Research

John Cipriani

Director, Research

Quiana Cooper

Senior Associate, Field Management

James Delorey

Vice President, Research

Kristie Denton

Junior Biller, Finance

Andrew DiSanto

Business Manager, Finance

Nick Eckenwiler

Associate, Research

Eric Egan

Manager, Office Services

Joseph Ferris

Associate, Public Affairs

Alex Flores

Vice President, Communications

Rick Fromberg

Vice President, Public Affairs

Mark Gersh

Senior Adviser

Theresa Gilbert

Manager, Communications

David Gold

Senior Associate, Research

Caroline Graham

Senior Associate, Competitive Intelligence

Jason Green

Director, Communications

Emily Hartmann

Administrative Assistant

Lara Helm

Associate, Research

Joe Hickerson

Vice President, Research

Carter Johnson

Vice President, Communications

Ana Kakkar

Associate, Research

Andrew Kirtzman

Vice President, Communications

Liana Klippel

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Erin Kohr

Associate, Office Services

Kelsey Labrot

Associate, Communications

Ben Leiner

Associate, Research

Shira Levy

Director, Communications

Scott Lowenstein

Manager, Research

Ann Madden

Administrative Assistant

Caleshia Marson

Junior Staff Accountant, Finance

Marcia Maxwell

Director, Public Affairs

Hugh McMullen

Director, Digital Communications

Melissa McNamara

Vice President, Communications

Dan Miller

Senior Associate, Research

Ben Novak

Manager, Research

Luke Partridge

Associate, Digital Communications

Victoria (Rupeka) Phillips

Director, Marketing and Business Development

Kyle Pursell

Senior Associate, Human Resources

Tim Roberts

Director, Public Affairs

Chloe Sarnoff

Associate, Communications

Stephen Sigmund

Senior Advisor

Michael G. Smith, PhD

Manager, Research

Ryan Styrk

Associate, Competitive Intelligence

Shannon (Thornton) Susko

Vice President, Communications

Amanda Thayer

Associate, Communications

Maura Tracy

Associate, Public Affairs

Stephanie Vogel

Administrative Assistant

Michelle Woodruff

Director, Corporate and Advocacy Research

Sophia Yeres

Associate, Research

McKenzie Young

Associate, Research

Mary-Knox Zealy

Administrative Assistant

Emily Williams

Director, Digital Communications

Yi Wu

Associate, Research

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