Sunday, April 26, 2009

McIntosh Joins TruBlu Politics

Following is the press release from TruBlu Politics.

For More Information Contact:
David Goodman

For Immediate Release
April 23, 2009

McIntosh Joins TruBlu Politics to Form Powerhouse Political Consulting Firm

Baltimore, MD—Baltimore Delegate Maggie McIntosh joins TruBlu Politics as full partner, creating a powerhouse political consulting and direct mail firm in Maryland.

McIntosh, Chair of the House of Delegates Environmental Matters Committee, has served in the House of Delegates since 1992 and began her own direct mail firm, McIntosh Files, in 2004.

“I am extremely excited to join TruBlu Politics. This partnership will allow us to provide the very best client service and quality direct mail to Democratic candidates throughout the country,” says McIntosh.

McIntosh’s list of clients includes Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown and Baltimore City Council President Stephanie Rawlings Blake. In 2008, she collaborated with TruBlu Politics on direct mail for Frank Kratovil’s successful campaign for Congress.

McIntosh brings over 20 years experience in Maryland politics to the partnership. In 2001, she became the first woman to serve as House Majority Leader and has been named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. Prior to her election in the House of Delegates, she served as State Director and Campaign Manager for U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski.

“Michael and I worked with Maggie last year and there was just a great synergy,” says David Goodman, a founding partner of TruBlu Politics. “We are looking forward to forging a great partnership.”

Tapper, with a combined 25 years of message development and political consulting experience established TruBlu Politics in 2006 with partner and co-founder David Goodman. Winning political strategist, Goodman, has been active in Democratic politics since 1994 and has been producing direct mail for the past 8 years.

In 2008, TruBlu managed successful direct mail campaigns on behalf of Rep. Donna Edwards (District 4) and Rep. Frank Kratovil (District 1). Previous successes include wins for Progressive Majority Colorado and numerous legislative campaigns in Maryland.

Tapper has received recognition by the American Association of Political Consultants and the NAACP for his message and design for the controversial NAACP National Voter Fund campaign that mobilized a million new African American voters in the 2000 election. Tapper and Goodman have collaborated on other notable campaigns including D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams’ historic write-in campaign in 2002 and Mayor Douglas Palmer’s victory in Trenton, NJ in 2006.

TruBlu Politics is a national direct mail and political consulting firm based in Ellicott City, Maryland.