Matt Rodriguez is a highly regarded political strategist where he currently designs and leads grassroots and grasstops campaigns as a member of the Dewey Square Group’s California practice.
Prior to joining the firm, Matt worked for the Obama for America presidential campaign in 2008 as the New Hampshire State Director and the Western States Regional Director.
After getting a break in politics as a press aide to the former House Democratic Leader Richard Gephardt in 1997, he served as Congressman Gephardt’s Political Action Committee Director in 2002 and the Deputy Political Director on his 2004 presidential campaign. Matt also worked for Senator Bill Bradley’s presidential campaign in 2000, managed Senator Chris Dodd’s reelection campaign in 2004, and successfully guided California Assemblyman Kevin de Leon’s campaign in 2006.
Before entering the political arena over eleven years ago, Matt volunteered as a teacher at a small Jesuit school in Roxbury, MA. He lives with his wife Renée in Santa Monica, CA.