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JOE J. WILLIAMS
PRESIDENT
Joe J. Williams has almost two decades of experience advising and managing political and corporate campaigns at local,county, statewide and federal levels with clientele including National Committees, Senators, Governors, Congressmen, State Legislators, and regional/statewide PACs.

Joe first began his political career while at Texas A&M University, where he worked on a local race for Justice of Peace. Prior to starting his career in field operations, he worked at the Houston City Council and in the Texas Legislature. In 2006, Joe founded his own political consulting firm and later co-founded WWA, which he helped grow into a nationally recognized firm known for its exceptional direct voter contact and grassroots management operation.

In the last three years alone, Joe helped lead the ground effort for President Trump in Pennsylvania in 2016, Senators Toomey, Cruz, and Hyde-Smith in 2018 and numerous Congressional races, including the very competitive OH-12, OH-01, KY-06, and PA-01.

In 2017, WWA was the REED Award winner for 'Best Use of Paid Field' and again in 2019, the REED Award winner for 'Best Canvassing Program.' Joe and his wife Lindsey are both proud Aggies and they live in Brenham, Texas along with their two small children. They are active members in their church and the community.

Contact Joe via email

TOM GOODSON
NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF DATA & OPERATIONS
Tom started working in local politics at 17, eventually becoming a Field Representative for House Majority Tom DeLay’s congressional campaign. In 2006 Tom started working for the NRCC heading up field work for congressional special elections, after that Tom moved on to manage the grassroots efforts for Congressman Pete Olson’s campaign in Texas.

After 2008 decided to move to South Carolina and pursue a career in golf, to which he eventually ended up caddying for a number of years.

After a hiatus from politics and campaigning, Tom joined WWA (Wright Williams, and Associates) in 2017, where last cycle he either managed, or was involved in, over twelves different field programs, and over saw one million plus homes contacted in field services. Some of the clients he was able to work with include Congressional Leadership Fund, Congressman Troy Balderson - OH, Congressman Denver Riggleman - VA, Fmr Gov. Bruce Rauner - IL, as well as state and local races across the country. Tom went to LSU, and lives in Houston, TX with his wife and their two dogs. When not on the campaign trail Tom enjoys LSU Tiger Football, BBQ, and traveling

Contact Tom: 512.277.3337 or via email.

JAZMIN PEREZ
NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF RECRUITMENT & RETAINMENT
Jazmin Perez is a dynamic, young political operative with a diverse and impressive experience in both campaigns and public policy. Jazmin has developed and managed grassroots programs, communications, and day-to-day operations of numerous legislative and campaign efforts in the Texas Legislature, Capitol Hill, and political races across 20 states.

Her career in politics kicked off just before graduating from Sam Houston State University when she built student support coalitions for Congressman Kevin Brady’s campaign.

During the 2016 election cycle, she traveled to the battleground state of Pennsylvania where she was an integral part of the award-winning leadership team that managed 350 field team members to ensure victorious outcomes for Senator Pat Toomey and President Donald J. Trump.

After Pennsylvania, Jazmin was one of seven young women selected from across the country for the Star Fellowship Program with Running Start, a non-partisan organization that encourages young women to run for office. Through this program, she worked on major health care policy in the Office of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers. She also had the opportunity to work in the Office of Congressman Will Hurd.

In addition to managing campaigns and grassroots operations, Jazmin has served as Strategy Director for a digital and mail firm where she implemented communication strategies across print, mobile and digital platforms for over 60 campaigns across the nation. Most Recently, Jazmin served as the Communications Director for a state representative in the Texas Legislature.

Contact Jazmin: 512.522.7249 or via email.

ASHLEY KLEIN
NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Originally from the Kansas City Area, she now lives in the Northland with her boyfriend Justin. Outside of work, you can find her with friends and family, anywhere from the pool to local sporting events. She loves to cook, create DIY projects, and spend time with Justin and their two crazy dogs Spaz, and Mason.

Contact Ashley: 512.607.4087 or via email.