Charles specializes in national security, cybersecurity, and counterterrorism policy as well as political fundraising and political campaign management.
Prior to joining LS2group, Charles worked as a senior account executive with Wildfire Contact. While there, he developed and coordinated direct mail communications for political campaigns and other organizations, provided insight to multiple campaigns on fundraising strategies and email programs, and analyzed polls and policy memos for his clients.
Charles additionally has served as finance director for the Andy McGuire for Governor campaign in Iowa, campaign manager for the Elizabeth Jones for Delegate campaign in Virginia, and a variety of other roles on numerous political campaigns. Charles has built and oversaw political campaign departments, developed and executed campaign media plans, organized grassroots field efforts, managed campaign budgets and fundraising, and worked closely with federal, state and local politicians.
Charles is a graduate of Syracuse University’s College of Law where he received a Juris Doctorate and a Certificate of Advanced Study in National Security and Counterterrorism Law in 2017. He earned his undergraduate degree in 2013 at Radford University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and history, with a minor in economics.
Des Moines, IA