ian mandel

hometown: Nyack, NY
services: Research
greatest hits:
  • Provides strategic research, vulnerability assessment and message development to candidates and non-profits, with an emphasis on using research to communicate effectively.
  • Has worked with candidates for the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, statewide and municipal office. His research has been used in television and radio ads reaching millions of voters, countless direct mail pieces, fundraising e-mails, press releases, debate preparation and earned media.
  • Previously served as research director at Progressive Accountability, the primary independent expenditure group formed in 2008 to message against the McCain-Palin ticket; as press secretary and legislative aide to Congresswoman Betty Sutton (D-OH); and in the research department at EMILY's List.
  • Holds a B.A. from Hamilton College, where he graduated magna cum laude and received honors in Government.