Spitfire Strategies

Gregory A. Joseph

Director

Gregory A. Joseph brings more than a decade of communication, political and organizing experience to political and issue campaigns and nonprofit organizations.

Gregory has led policy, research and communication teams on some of the nation’s most high-profile political campaigns, including a national presidential campaign in 2000 and senate and gubernatorial races in Texas, California, Minnesota, New York and New Jersey. In addition, Gregory has managed congressional and city council campaigns in New York City, served as research director for a Florida ballot initiative and provided communication and research consulting for a range of progressive labor, choice and education organizations.

In 2007, Gregory joined the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and assumed responsibility for management of the Troy Davis clemency campaign. Utilizing tested organizing principles, as well as breaking ground via social media networks, Gregory brought national attention to the Davis case and helped build an international network that is still effective years after its inception.

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