About Chad

Chad Minnick is one of the most effective government affairs and political strategists in the Pacific Northwest with an impressive record of success.
He has 28 years of experience as a strategist and has helped elect dozens of state legislators. He is an expert at government affairs and helping companies and organizations reach their policy goals at the state and local level.
Chad is active with the American Association of Political Consultants and is a judge for the prestigious national Pollie Awards, the “Oscars for political advertising.”

About Julie

Julie Bragonier is our co-founder and Creative Director.
She has won multiple national awards for her television ads and political direct mail pieces.
Julie’s talents give a creative flair to our clients’ online, direct mail, television and radio advertising. Julie is an award-winning photographer and mixed-media artist, having sold more than 100 of her works in galleries and to collectors.

About Matthew

Matthew Desguin is our Political Affairs Manager. 
He brings his experience to the Northwest from Texas, where he worked as a campaign manager and director for several state house and Mayoral races. He also managed field operations for some of the biggest firms and campaigns in the state in 2016.
In 2018 Matthew helped re-elect a number of incumbents and three new freshman House members in Washington state.
Matthew provides support for Minnick Group clients with social media management, researching voting trends, and managing digital ad campaigns. With a background in field operations, Matthew provides critical guidance to our clients' campaign managers and field staff.

"We stay awake at night so you don't have to; think through every scenario so you don't have to. And when you win, and you probably will, we will be almost as happy as you will be."

-Chad Minnick