Our Team

President:

Tiffany Muller, President and Executive Director

Tiffany is the President and Executive Director of End Citizens United and the End Citizens United Action Fund. Since joining ECU, Tiffany has helped grow the group from a start-up into a nationwide organization with more than 4 million members and 500,000 grassroots donors. Since its founding in 2015, ECU has raised over $70 million — with an average contribution of $14 — during the last two election cycles. The group has elevated the issue of reform as a national priority and spearheaded the movement among candidates to forgo corporate PAC money. Last cycle, under Tiffany’s leadership, ECU helped elect 58 new Democrats to the House of Representatives and paved the way for the introduction and House passage of the For the People Act — the most comprehensive anti-corruption and reform legislation in a generation.

Tiffany began her career in government and politics when she became the first openly gay public official in Kansas in 2004 as a member of the Topeka City Council, where she led successful efforts to expand anti-discrimination protections. She has been described as a “force of nature” and a “high-quality leader” who can “grasp the responsibility to a larger cause.”

After working for Governor Kathleen Sebelius as her research director, Tiffany ran a political research firm based in Florida where she worked on some of the biggest races in the country. In 2012, she was the vice-president of Political Operations at Victory Fund in a record-breaking year for LGBT candidates that included electing the first openly LGBT US Senator and doubling LGBT representation in Congress. She has served as a chief of staff to two Members of Congress and was deputy political director at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, where she worked with the top-tier Senate races across the country.

Tiffany received her undergraduate degree from Washburn University in Topeka, KS and her master’s from the University of Maryland. She sits on the boards of Let America Vote and the Congressional Progressive Caucus Center. She is a die-hard fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and US Women’s Soccer. She lives in Washington, DC with her wife and their daughter.

Action Fund:

Scott Fay, Action Fund Director

Scott is the Director of the End Citizens United Action Fund. A longtime political veteran, Scott came to ECU from The Sheridan Group where, as Vice President, he managed advocacy strategies for nonprofit clients including the ONE Campaign and City Year’s Voices for National Service. Prior to The Sheridan Group, Scott served over a decade on Capitol Hill. He was Chief of Staff to Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), lead sponsor of the Disclosure of Information on Spending on Campaigns Leads to Open and Secure Elections (DISCLOSE) Act. Scott is also a proud alum of Senator Ted Kennedy’s office, having served a number of roles including as the Senator’s Senior Advisor.

Scott received a Master’s degree in Public Communications from American University and a B.A. in Political Science from Boston University. A native of Massachusetts, Scott is convinced clam chowdah isn’t the real thing unless it’s actually made in New England.

Erin Fyffe, Action Fund Deputy Director

Erin is the Deputy Director of the End Citizens United Action Fund. Prior to joining End Citizens United, Erin worked on the Hill for Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA). She saw the impact of money in politics, first hand, during Rep. Bera’s 2014 reelection which had the highest outside spending out of any congressional race in the country. Erin began her career in democratic politics in 2006 in her home state of Texas, working on a successful Congressional campaign to unseat former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

While working in the private sector in government affairs for an airline, Erin acquired her love of travel and exploring new places. Her first trip to Europe was a 36 hour visit to Paris. She graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor’s in Mass Communications and is a weather enthusiast, keeping her colleagues informed of big storms threatening DC.

Adam Smith, Strategic Partnerships Director

Adam is the Strategic Partnerships Director at End Citizens United. Previously, he served as Communications Director at Every Voice, where he ran the organization’s political accountability program and oversaw the press and digital teams. For more than a decade, Adam has managed or advised communications campaigns on money-in-politics issues for policy, ballot, and electoral campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels. Adam is a proud West Virginian and graduate of Elon University in North Carolina.

And one time he texted with Hillary Clinton.

Audrey Battaglini, Action Fund Assistant

Audrey is the Assistant at the End Citizens United Action Fund. Audrey got her start in politics as a press intern in the office of Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) where she helped draft social media and other communications. During the 2018 cycle, she worked as a field organizer on MJ Hegar’s bid for Texas’ 31st Congressional District, a race made famous by Hegar’s viral “Doors” ad.

Originally from Los Angeles, Audrey graduated early from American University with degrees in Political Science and Communications.

Communications:

Adam Bozzi, Vice President for Communications

Adam is the Vice President for Communications at End Citizens United. Before coming to ECU, Adam served as Senator Michael Bennet’s Communications Director. He brings with him more than 15 years of campaign and government communications experience at both the federal and state level. Adam has also worked on Capitol Hill in Senator Jack Reed’s (D-RI) press shop and ran communications for Congressman Harry Mitchell (D-AZ). He’s a veteran of several campaigns, including Governor Ronnie Musgrove’s run for Senate in Mississippi, Senator John Edwards’ 2008 presidential bid, Congressman Patrick Kennedy’s (D-RI) reelection in 2000, and gubernatorial races in Rhode Island and Kentucky. Adam has managed communications in the offices of the Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor and the Rhode Island Secretary of State.

Adam graduated from Syracuse University with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Broadcast Journalism.

Patrick Burgwinkle, Communications Director

Patrick is the Communications Director at End Citizens United. Prior to joining ECU, Pat was the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s Deputy Communications Director. He previously worked for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, the Democratic Party of Arkansas, and the Democratic National Committee.

Bawadden Sayed, Deputy Communications Director

Bawadden is the Deputy Communications Director at End Citizens United. Bawadden’s background in progressive politics began in field, working on the 2014 gubernatorial race in Maine. Prior to joining the team at ECU, Bawadden was a legislative intern on Capitol Hill in Senator Angus King’s office.

Bawadden is a proud Mainer and an avid fly fisherman, seeking every opportunity to get out on the water and cast a fly. He is also extremely confident that his beloved Buffalo Sabres will make a run for the Stanley Cup in the near future.

Ellie Dougherty, Communications Assistant

Ellie is the Communications Assistant at End Citizens United. In the 2018 cycle, Ellie worked on Governor Gina Raimondo’s successful reelection campaign. Rhode Island is also where she consumed her fair share of coffee milk and pizza strips — two staple foods of the Ocean State.

Ellie got her start in politics working as a Communications Intern at Hillary for America’s Brooklyn HQ and as a Press Intern for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Capitol Hill. Originally from North Carolina, Ellie graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in Political Science and French in 2018.

Digital:

Nicholas V. Macek, Deputy Digital Director

Nick is the Deputy Digital Director at End Citizens United. Prior to joining ECU, Nick managed traditional and digital communications for competitive campaigns in the Midwest and consulted state and local candidates on direct mail and voter outreach. Nick is a proud alum of Representative Tim Ryan’s congressional campaign, Battleground Texas, Enroll America, and President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign, OFA-OH.

A fierce proponent of his hometown of Cleveland, Nick comes to ECU after spending the past two and a half decades living across Ohio — including in Parma, the Mahoning Valley, Amish Country, and most recently Columbus.

Finance:

Andrew Laskar, National Finance Director

Andrew Laskar is the National Finance Director at End Citizens United. Most recently, Andrew served as the Deputy National Finance Director on U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan’s successful 2016 race in New Hampshire, where he helped raise over $18 million.

Andrew got his start in politics as an intern for his hometown congressman, Representative Mike Thompson of California’s 5th District, and later developed a passion for political fundraising as a member of the finance team on Maggie Hassan’s 2012 race for Governor of New Hampshire — a race and a state that will always be close to his heart because it’s where he met his fiancée, Emily.

A die-hard Golden State Warriors fan since before that was cool, Andrew graduated with a degree in Political Science and History from the George Washington University.

Christine Fujiki, Deputy Finance Director

Christine is the Deputy Finance Director at End Citizens United. Prior to joining ECU, she worked as a research assistant, spent six months in Scotland, and interned on Capitol Hill in the office of Representative Pete Aguilar.

A Bay Area native, Christine attended the University of Redlands in California, studying Creative Writing, Government, and Film/Visual Media.

Maddie Beckenholdt, Campaign Services Finance Manager

Maddie is the Campaign Services Finance Manager at End Citizens United. Before joining ECU, Maddie was the Deputy Finance Director for Amy McGrath’s congressional campaign, the Finance Director for Josh Butner’s congressional campaign, and an intern with the Los Angeles County Democratic Party.

Originally from St. Louis, Maddie graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science.

Independent Expenditures:

Jody Murphy, Vice President for Independent Expenditures

Jody has led the Independent Expenditure operation at End Citizens United for the past two cycles, managing ECU IE investments in over 30 Congressional and U.S. Senate races across the country. A veteran of state and local political campaigns, Jody previously worked with state legislative caucuses for over a decade. Immediately prior to joining ECU, he served as a Political Director and Independent Expenditure Director for the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee. During his time at the DLCC, Jody worked in 18 states across the country to lead in-state independent expenditure efforts while building local democratic infrastructure. He previously served as Executive Director for legislative programs in Virginia, Missouri, and Oklahoma.

In 2016, Jody was recognized by his peers as an American Association of Political Consultants’ “40 Under 40” winner. Jody is a proud native of both Troup, Texas and Dale, Oklahoma. He played baseball and graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University. Jody lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Lauren Harmon.

Lynn Jorden, Independent Expenditures Research and Polling Director

Lynn is the Independent Expenditure Research and Polling Director at End Citizens United. Lynn has worked in politics since 2011, when she was a researcher on Governor Steve Beshear’s reelection campaign in Kentucky. Since then, she has served as Deputy Research Director for Senator Jon Tester’s reelection race in Montana and former Governor Terry McAuliffe’s gubernatorial campaign in 2013. In 2014, Lynn was a Research Associate at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee’s independent expenditure arm. During the 2016 cycle, she was Research Director for Senator Michael Bennet’s reelection campaign in Colorado, where she was in charge of both self and opposition research, and served as a key part of the campaign’s messaging and strategy team. Lynn also was a consultant with the research firm of Jones Mandel.

Lynn is originally from Pennsylvania with stops in Illinois and Wyoming. She graduated from Gettysburg College with a B.A. in Political Science and serves as a member of the City of Alexandria’s Public Records Advisory Committee.

Operations:

Amanda Bogden, Chief Operating Officer

Amanda is the Chief Operating Officer at End Citizens United. Immediately prior to joining ECU, Amanda was a Senior Manager in Managed Accounting Services at Raffa — Marcum’s Nonprofit and Social Sector Group — where her accounting and operations expertise specifically focused on helping mission-based organizations achieve their full potential. Previously she worked in the finance and compliance department at EMILY’s List.

Amanda is originally from Pennsylvania and a graduate of Gettysburg College.

Mark Andrews, Compliance and Operations Associate

Mark is the Compliance and Operations Associate at End Citizens United. Mark comes to ECU with a background in compliance working with campaigns, PACs, and labor unions. He has also worked in property management and accounting.

Mark got his start in politics as a high school intern in the office of Representative Carol-Shea Porter, and went on to complete two other congressional internships while attending Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. Mark graduated with a major in Global Studies and a minor in Political Science.

At 19 years old, Mark was a candidate to become the State Representative for New Hampshire’s 9th District — it was an extremely close election with the unfavorable outcome decided by just 9 votes.

Political:

Jordan Wood, Vice President for Political

As the Vice President for Political at End Citizens United, Jordan manages the fundraising, political, and non-federal departments. Prior to his role as VP, Jordan served as ECU’s Political Director for the successful 2018 election cycle, overseeing a political program that helped elect 58 new Democrats to Congress. In the 2016 election cycle, he served as ECU’s National Finance Director, executing a fundraising program that raised over $25 million for the PAC.

Jordan got his start in Democratic and progressive politics as a volunteer and campus organizer for Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign for President. He went on to work on competitive House campaigns in California and Illinois and on Capitol Hill.

Originally from Maine, Jordan graduated from Calvin College in Michigan with degrees in Political Science and Philosophy. When he’s not electing reform champions to Congress, he enjoys tennis, skiing, and spending time in Maine with his husband and two Goldendoodles.

Joe Radosevich, Political Director

As Political Director at End Citizens United, Joe works with campaigns to beat Big Money and win elections for Democrats who will reform our broken system. The first time Joe went door knocking was on his dad’s shoulders during the Minnesota winter for Paul Wellstone (who didn’t take Corporate PAC money in 1990).

Since then, Joe has managed winning statewide campaigns in Pennsylvania and Minnesota, including U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar’s commanding 2018 reelection and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s 2016 victory, where Josh earned 86,277 more votes than Donald Trump to be the top vote getter on the ballot. Joe’s work in government includes serving as Chief of Staff to Josh Shapiro and Senior Advisor to Senator Klobuchar. Earlier in his career, Joe produced direct mail; ran field programs; got a lot of press for the crushing weight of student debt with a paper mache “debt rock;” and directed the first-ever Democratic sweep of local offices in Montgomery County, PA.

Joe graduated from the George Washington University with a degree in Political Communications. His thesis, on activating regional political identities for progressive goals, was presented at the Midwest Political Science Association conference.

Evan Brown, Deputy Political Director

Evan Brown is the Deputy Political Director at End Citizens United. Prior to joining ECU, Evan served as a campaign manager and in senior communications roles on targeted Senate, House, and Gubernatorial races across the country. He has managed seven-figure budgets, overseen large teams of consultants, and coached candidates, most recently working on campaigns in Alaska, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and New Mexico.

When not doing campaign work, Evan can usually be found poring over baseball statistics, getting lost while backpacking overseas, or trying to convince anyone who will listen that New Haven has the best pizza in the country.

Evan is a native of Guilford, CT. He graduated from American University in Washington, DC with a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in Economics.

Amanda Hills, Political Assistant

Amanda is the Political Assistant at End Citizens United. Prior to joining ECU, she was a Field Organizer for Brendan Kelly’s congressional campaign and interned for Representative Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) on Capitol Hill. A Boston native, Amanda grew up surrounded by politics — the first campaign she volunteered for was a local school committee race.

Amanda attended McGill University in Montréal, Québec, where she graduated in June 2018 as the School of Arts valedictorian with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy.

Non-Federal:

Rajan Narang, Director of Policy and Non-Federal Strategy

Rajan is the Director of Policy and Non-Federal Strategy at End Citizens United. Rajan manages ECU’s Fight for Reform project, which focuses on electing state-level reform champions and passing reform ballot initiatives. Before joining ECU, Rajan worked in strategic communications at Gumbinner & Davies, managed a state legislative campaign in Northern Virginia, and worked on President Obama’s reelection campaign. He holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Georgetown University.

Rajan is a native Californian, proudly of both Indian and Mexican heritage, and a passionate fan of Oakland sports.

Research:

Dorothy Scheeline, Research Director

Dorothy Scheeline is the Research Director at End Citizens United. Her background is in both political research and nonpartisan advocacy. After starting her career in progressive politics in Massachusetts, Dorothy traveled to Washington, D.C. where she gained extensive experience in political research. In her previous roles at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and American Bridge, she provided research for the nation’s most competitive senate races. Before her career as a researcher, she was part of the electoral reform movement, advocating for changes in our elections systems from coast-to-coast.

Dorothy graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a B.S. in Political Science and originally hails from Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.

Sam Jones, Deputy Research Director and Policy Analyst

Sam Jones is the Deputy Research Director and Policy Analyst at End Citizens United. Prior to joining ECU, Sam worked at the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, assisting with the development of new programs, internal processes, and products. Sam previously performed political and campaign research at both the national and local levels, including working at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and on Bruce Baley’s 2014 campaign for U.S. Senate.

Originally from Los Angeles, Sam received an M.P.A. and Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and continues to be a diehard Trojans fan.

 

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