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Party Time!


It’s the biggest weekend of the year for the GAGOP as thousands of delegates head to Augusta for the annual convention. While it remains unclear who they’ll elect as the new party chairman, one thing is certain: the party will look a lot better than it did the last time...

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As much as we would like it to be, it’s not always campaign season. One of the jobs in which we take great pride is helping non-profits, corporations, and even film studios promote their brand or their project. And this week was a big one for one of our clients....

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When it comes to running a successful campaign today, blending in is not an option. Quite frankly, it is harder and harder to get voters attention. And they can tell when you are simply “mailing” it in or pushing the envelope on cutting-edge design and messaging. That is why your...

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Building Better Brands


It’s simple. Type out a name. Make it red, white, and blue. Add a waving flag or maybe an elephant. And you have a brand new logo for 90% of all campaigns. It’s the way it’s been done for all too long, so it has to to work, right? Well,...

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And the nerd wins!


Winner alert: we were honored to help Commissioner and resident Winter Park "nerd" Greg Seidel get re-elected by working with Push Digital. Our opponent was on the attack with a war chest double the size of ours, but we battled back with a simple, tried and true message: our candidate...

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Meet the Team

At The Stoneridge Group, we’re obsessed with creating a bright future by solidifying yours.

Jay Williams

Founder & CCO

Jay Williams

Founder & CCO

Jay Williams is the Founder and Managing Principal of the Stoneridge Group (SRG), a multi-channel marketing and communications agency that has served premiere officeholders and candidates on every level, from President to Governor to Congress to State House. Founded in 2000, over 80% of SRG clients have claimed victory on election day. Jay has been named by Campaigns & Elections “Influencer 500” list of the nation’s top campaign operatives.

Raised in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest,  Jay now lives in very suburban Cumming, GA. A former foster child, Jay is actively involved several non-profit orphan care and adoption organizations including Illuminate India, Bethany Christian Services, and the Georgia Life Alliance. He and his wife Lindsey are the proud (and very tired) parents of Knox (4) and Nora (2). When not chasing Knox or kissing on Nora, Jay enjoys playing ice hockey and following the Seattle Seahawks. 

Trip Radtke

Principal

Trip Radtke

Principal

Trip Radtke is a proven voter contact expert, whose strategic consultation has helped elect conservatives at all levels of government.  As Principal, Trip guides the Stoneridge Group (SRG) in the areas of franked mail, advocacy groups, and statewide races.

Trip joined the SRG in 2003 after serving on the legislative staffs of Congressman Paul Ryan and Mike Pence. Trip’s unique background in policy, speech-writing, and research make him a valuable member of our clients’ campaign teams.

In 2010, Trip played an important role in the election of Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, helping drive the campaign’s direct mail strategy and message.

Trip and his family live in Suwanee, Georgia.

Michael Clingaman

Principal

Michael Clingaman

Principal

With more than 16 years of experience working on political campaigns, Michael’s advice is aggressive, straightforward, and direct—resulting in a unique standard for political messaging. At the Stoneridge Group, Michael has worked with numerous state parties, as well as federal and state candidates.

Michael has also worked for the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), where he recruited candidates and served as a Regional Political Director, and the Republican Party of Kentucky, where he served as the Executive Director. He also spent many years in the trenches of political campaigns, managing highly competitive gubernatorial and congressional campaigns and advising hundreds of candidates in over 20 states. Michael also logged time at the highly respected Washington, DC-based polling firm, Voter/Consumer Research.

Michael and his wife, Beth, live in Louisville, Kentucky, where he spends his time chasing around his two kids, Madeline and Charlie.

Nathanael Yellis

Vice President of Accounts and Client Strategy

Nathanael Yellis

Vice President of Accounts and Client Strategy

Nathanael joined the Stoneridge Group after spending 5 years overseeing development of the data and digital advertising programs at Heritage Action for America, the political group affiliated with The Heritage Foundation.

While there, Nathanael implemented the use of issue specific voter data and state-of-the-art software programs to power Heritage Action’s issue advocacy and fundraising campaigns. During his time at Heritage Action, Nathanael built the email list from 0 to over 500,000 subscribers.

As Vice President of Accounts and Client Strategy, Nathanael uses his expertise in voter-targeted digital campaigns to lead SRG clients through the increasingly competitive digital world.

Nathanael and his wife Rebekah live in Johns Creek with their three children, Rosie, Edward, and Arthur.

 

Josh Bailey

Vice President of Strategy and Messaging

Josh Bailey

Vice President of Strategy and Messaging

A seasoned political operative who brings a decade of campaign and Capitol Hill experience to the Stoneridge Group, Josh has been involved in every aspect of campaigns—from management to messaging to grassroots—and has helped lead them to victory throughout the country.

Prior to joining the Stoneridge Group, Josh got his start as a Field Director for Congressman Ric Keller’s initial campaign. He then worked in the Congressman’s Washington office before returning to Florida to successfully manage his reelection campaign. He most recently led voter contact efforts for the North Carolina and Mississippi Republican takeovers of their respective House of Representatives, and assisted in Philip Gunn’s successful campaign for Speaker of the Mississippi House.

When he’s not running winning campaigns, Josh enjoys spending time with his fiancé Ann, their two kittens and 125-pound dog in Atlanta’s Virginia Highlands. Together they love exploring the city’s food and live music, and watching Florida Gator football.

Paul Radich

Vice President of Operations

Paul Radich

Vice President of Operations

The Stoneridge Group’s resident expert in web and all things technological, Paul mastered website development while working for a Fortune 500 company and SRG after four years in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Paul has developed websites for a wide variety of clients including Georgia Secretary of State, Heritage Action Scorecard, Tim Tebow Foundation, Governor Deal re-election campaign, and Freud and Diablo Tools tablet applications.

When he’s not building awesomely unique websites, Paul enjoys playing golf, watching football, and spending time with his wife and their three children.

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