An experienced grassroots organizer and lobbyist with over 10 years of experience in New England, Erik Balsbaugh has earned a reputation as a tireless advocate and coalition builder with many successes under his belt.
Before his Senior Associate position at the Dewey Square Group’s Boston practice, Erik served as Executive and Political Director of the League of Environmental Voters. Erik built winning statehouse and electoral strategies for the environmental community, amassing an 82% win percentage in elections and leading successful efforts to fight for environmental funding in the state budget.
In 2010, he managed Get Out the Vote (GOTV) operations for Western MA in the Democratic Party’s historic turnout effort. In 2008, he served as a regional field Director for Hillary Clinton’s Campaign in New England, and in the general election managed Senator John Kerry’s Western and Central MA field operations.
In 2004, Erik started an innovative internet radio company, Pyramid, which provided low cost, customized radio and in store advertising for retailers. He worked on business development and government relations for the company.