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Senior Associate Aaron Trost featured on The Wheels Down Politics Show

Yesterday, Senior Associate Aaron Trost was interviewed on The Wheels Down Politics Show, a podcast featuring politics in Nebraska and Iowa. During the interview, he discussed his political background and the campaign of Singularis client Don Bacon in NE-02, which will be one of the hottest congressional races in the country. Listen to the interview here.

Kansas City’s Jared Suhn Named to National Top 40 List

AAPC recognizes Suhn as one of the best campaign pros in America, only winner from Missouri and Kansas OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Singularis Group principal and creative director Jared Suhn is the only person from Missouri and Kansas to be honored by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) as one of the nation’s best and brightest campaign professionals. “This is a major honor,” said AAPC President Art Hackney. “The AAPC is proud to recognize leaders and innovators such as Jared who have already positively impacted our industry.” The AAPC announced the winners of the first...

Jessica White Joins The Singularis Group

KANSAS CITY – The Singularis Group, LLC announced today that Jessica White will join the firm as a Senior Project Director. White, who has extensive experience in public relations and marketing, most recently served as Chief of Staff for Speaker Pro Tempore Peggy Mast in the Kansas House of Representatives. Prior to returning to Kansas, White held key private sector marketing and management positions in Ohio. She brings years of design and project management experience to the table and an excellent working knowledge of Kansas politics. A Singularis Group Principal, Jared Suhn, said the hire...

Bettes Joins The Singularis Group

Public relations professional will add new talent, services to company portfolio KANSAS CITY – The Singularis Group announced today that seasoned public relations and marketing professional Chad Bettes has joined the company as a senior associate. Bettes most recently served as chief of staff at the Kansas Department of Revenue in the administration of Governor Sam Brownback. He previously held key public relations jobs in both the private and public sector, including two appointed posts at the U.S. Department of State in the administration of President George W. Bush under Secretaries...

Singularis Senior Associate Receives National “Rising Star” Award

Campaigns and Elections Magazine has announced that Aaron Trost, a Senior Associate with The Singularis Group, has been selected to receive its annual “Rising Star” Award. The Rising Star Award is a coveted honor for campaign professionals 35 and under. Each year, the magazine grants the award to 25 political operatives, hailing from both parties, who have made significant contributions to the political campaign industry. Past Rising Star award winners include such notables as James Carville, Alex Castellanos, David Axelrod, Ed Gillespie, Laura Ingraham and George Stephanopoulos. Trost...

Missouri Campaign Veteran Joining The Singularis Group

Kansas City – The Singularis Group announced today that Nathan Adams, a veteran political consultant who in 2010 engineered Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler’s historic victory over long-time Congressman Ike Skelton, has joined the firm as a Senior Associate. Kris Van Meteren, a TSG Principal said, “We’ve been pleased to work with Nathan the past few cycles and have been very impressed with him.  With our firm’s growth regionally and nationally, Nathan will help us ensure that our clients receive top notch service and advice and, most importantly, win their races.  He’s a skilled campaign...

2012 Pollie Winners

Interested in seeing which direct mail pieces we produced in 2012 won Pollie awards?  Here they are...                                              

Singularis Group Wins Top National Prize

American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) awards Kansas City firm 13 “Pollies,” including “Best of the Best” for Direct Mail SHAWNEE MISSION, KS – The Singularis Group was recently awarded a total of 13 highly prized Pollie Awards from the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC).  Dubbed “…the Oscars of political advertising,” by Esquire magazine, the Pollies are the industry’s highest honor bestowed upon political consultants at the national and international level. Among the 13 awards and honors received April 5th by The Singularis Group in Washington,...

Direct Mail – A Powerful Tool in the Political Process

It’s all about digital these days, right? That’s the mantra in many media articles following the 2012 presidential election. And, as per usual, the media got it only half right. While the spotlight has been on the digital efforts of the Obama camp, and the failings of the Romney digital efforts, overlooked is the vast outreach both campaigns engaged via direct mail. Social media and electronic outreach are a vital part of modern campaigns. But, consider the following – a Pew Research study conducted in February of 2013 found that 95% of coveted high turnout 55+ age voters are not on Facebook...

DSCC Attacking Balanced Budget – Mar 19, 2013

Big surprise – the Democrats in Congress who have failed to produce a budget since the election of Barack Obama are attacking Republican North Carolina Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, a leader who has repeatedly passed balanced budgets and kept his state on a firm financial footing.  Washington could learn a lot from Speaker Tillis….and may soon, as he is rumored to be considering a run for election to the U.S. Senate and will help restore fiscal sanity to the DC budget process.