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Our Team

David Cohen — Founder & Co-CEO

Working at the intersection of politics and entrepreneurship, David has led winning political and advocacy campaigns for candidates, progressive organizations and Fortune 25 companies. One of Obama’s first hires in 2007, he led campaign efforts in NV, CT, and WI primaries, and managed the $50 million direct mail program. As a consultant, he built innovative programs that bridge data, tech, politics and advocacy.

Vicky Hausman — Founder & Co-CEO

A strategist and entrepreneur, Vicky has built her career at the intersection of business and social justice. Most recently, she was a Partner with Dalberg, where she led the firm’s Americas business and its global health practice. Vicky started her career as a Peace Corps Volunteer, and was previously a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.

Ethan Roeder — Chief Innovation Officer

A national leader in political data and strategy, Ethan served as the National Data Director for President Obama’s presidential campaigns in both 2008 and 2012. He has also managed civic data and research initiatives with Google, Pew Charitable Trusts, and Atlantic Philanthropies.

China Dickerson — National Political Director

China has almost two decades of experience in political campaigns, community development and government. Her career includes service with the Peace Corps in El Salvador and as manager of state engagement at EMILY's List. She served as campaign manager for Congresswoman Lauren Underwood’s first successful bid.

Trent Armitage — Campaigns Director

Trent is an experienced operative with a focus on down-ballot races. He was Executive Director of the Virginia House Democratic Caucus for multiple cycles, including leading the effort in the historic 15-seat pickup in 2017. Most recently, he served as Senior Political Desk at House Majority PAC in 2018 when Democrats re-took the majority in the U.S. House.

Jeff Rotkoff — Texas State Director

With experience in legislative policy-making, and state, local, and congressional campaigns across Texas, Jeff is an over-20 year veteran of Texas progressive politics and policy. Jeff helped build a modern campaigns and advocacy program at the Texas AFL-CIO, worked as political advisor to national progressive donors based in Houston, and as a key architect of dozens of winning Democratic campaigns across the state.

Toby Lacarra — Research Director

An Arizona native, Toby cut his teeth as a researcher on US Senate and congressional campaigns, eventually working as lead researcher on a DCCC IE pod. He has led Forward Majority’s multi-state research efforts since 2019.

Maddie Coats — Chief of Staff

After time on campaigns and Capitol Hill, Maddie started with Forward Majority in 2018. Her portfolio includes operations, communications, finance and supporting overall organizational priorities and special projects.

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