matt ortega

hometown: Hayward, CA
services: Digital Media
greatest hits:
  • Served at the Democratic National Committee during the 2008 presidential election executing the day-to-day web development and management of the Democratic Party's online presence.
  • Successfully unseated seven-term incumbent and House Resources Committee chairman, Rep. Richard Pombo (R-Calif.), in the 2006 midterm elections as part of the Defenders of Wildlife's independent-expenditure in California's 11th Congressional District.
  • Experienced in online communications and digital media with roles as an online organizer for a statewide healthcare coalition in California, day-to-day web development and management of the Democratic National Committee, and as digital director for a national clean energy and climate campaign.
  • Earned a Political Science degree with a minor in History from the University of Arizona in Tucson.