A nationally recognized electoral and media strategist, Jill Alper leads media and campaign practices in the Dewey Square Group’s Michigan office.
Recognized by The American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) as the nation’s “Best Democratic Campaign Manager” and named to Aristotle Inc’s Democratic Campaign Manager Dream Team, Jill has worked on six presidential campaigns and with corporate, non-profit, and trade association clients.
Jill first built her national reputation at the highest levels of national campaigns, including positions as the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) political director in 1998 and as the DNC’s national Coordinated Campaign Director from 1994-1998, running national voter contact and field operations for the entire democratic ticket during the Clinton/Gore re-election campaign. In 1997, she was the Director of the Presidential Inaugural Gala. In the 1992 election cycle, she ran candidate recruitment and incumbent protection efforts for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
Over the last 10 years, she has collaborated on over $50 million in media placements for campaigns resulting in victory. Jill also served as Michigan state director for Clinton/Gore in 1992 and as Michigan strategist for the Presidential campaigns of Clinton/Gore, Gore/Lieberman, Kerry/Edwards, and Hillary Clinton.
Jill lives in Grosse Pointe, Michigan with her family and bulldog, Botus.