Saxman: Today at 4pm Hear From the Youngkin Consultants How They Won Virginia
Today at 4pm you are invited to hear from the consultants how Glenn Youngkin won the Virginia gubernatorial election.
Here is the link : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89974997976
Kristin Davison and Amanda Iovino are our very special guests.
Amanda Iovino is a Vice President at WPA Intelligence working with federal and state campaigns, as well as national organizations and independent expenditure efforts. Most recently she served as the Polling Director and led the data efforts for Governor-Elect Glenn Youngkin’s winning 2021 Virginia gubernatorial campaign.?
Amanda is also the Executive Director of the Virginia Conservative Women’s Coalition, has significant experience working with women candidates up and down the ballot, and is attuned to the particular challenges they face during a campaign.
She previously served as the Director of Research and Analytics for Winning For Women, where she provided leadership to all facets of Winning For Women’s data efforts. Prior to joining Winning For Women, she served as Deputy Director of The Women’s Initiative, a large-scale research effort into the attitudes and perspectives of Independent women voters to help political candidates and organizations understand and reach them.
Originally from Long Island, Amanda graduated from Vanderbilt University and received her Master’s Degree in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University.
Kristin Davison is known to push candidates and campaigns to work harder, grow outside their comfort zones, and advance to the next level. She has over a decade of campaign and policy experience, from local mayoral races to national presidential campaigns, from the White House to the British House of Commons.
A recipient of the 2019 American Association of Political Consultants’ “40 Under 40” Award, Davison joined Axiom Strategies as a Vice President and General Consultant in March of 2019. During the 2020 election cycle, Davison worked with over two dozen candidates and campaigns. She helped recruit more Republican women to run for office, from school board to Congress, which resulted in the election of two new Republican female members of Congress. Most recently, Davison served as Senior Strategist and General Consultant to Governor-Elect Glenn Youngkin’s winning 2021 Virginia gubernatorial campaign.?
Prior to joining Axiom, Davison was the campaign manager on a number of statewide campaigns and issue initiatives across the country. She was the Director of Surrogates on Senator Marco Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Senior Advisor to Senator Roy Blunt’s (R-MO) winning 2016 reelection campaign, where she also spearheaded the 2016 Missouri Victory program that resulted in a sweep of all statewide Republican candidates on the ballot.
Davison studied political science, but the foundation of her education came during her time as Chief of Staff for former Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush, Karl Rove. At Karl Rove and Company, she worked with statewide, national, and international campaigns, political groups, Fox News, and the Wall Street Journal. She also led the research, editing, and marketing of the two national best-selling books, “Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight” and “The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters.”
A Catholic University of America graduate, Davison currently resides in Alexandria, VA.