Senior Vice President
Dwayne Bickford is a seasoned public affairs professional with an extensive background in managing campaigns and overseeing issue advocacy programs. He specializes in legislative advocacy at the federal, state, and local levels. For the last 12 years, Mr. Bickford has been an advocacy consultant and ballot initiative manager for a wide array of public policy initiatives and projects around the country as well as in Europe, including Maine, Oklahoma, Colorado, Massachusetts, California, France, and the United Kingdom. Mr. Bickford helps clients execute advocacy campaigns with disciplined management, strategically bringing together a mix of opinion research, grassroots, coalition building, media relations, GOTV programs, and paid advertising. He served as both Campaign Manager and as a consultant on numerous local and statewide ballot measures and grassroots advocacy campaigns on issues as diverse as tax and environmental policy, infrastructure, and regulatory issues. Mr. Bickford served as the Executive Director of the Maine Republican Party and acted as Victory Director for two federal coordinated campaigns. He’s been considered a trusted adviser among candidates running for governor, U.S. Senate, Congress, state, and local offices.