About Us

THE PTP TEAM

Harry Pascal

FOUNDER

Harry Pascal, Founder of Progressive Turnout Project, has served as Treasurer and Senior Advisor to some of the most high-profile congressional campaigns in the country. After spending more than 35 years as a practicing CPA, Harry began working in progressive politics, bringing his expertise to help campaigns strategically budget and fully support robust voter turnout programs. Harry received his B.B.A. from the University of Michigan and his M.S.T. from DePaul University.

Alex Morgan

Executive Director

For 20 years, Alex Morgan has been rallying Democrats to vote, leading grassroots efforts for presidential, state, and local campaigns. In 2015, he partnered with Harry Pascal to launch Progressive Turnout Project and invest in innovative voter turnout initiatives. Under Alex’s leadership, PTP has hired and trained more than 2,000 field staff who have made more than 59 million voter contact attempts. He won’t stop until every eligible Democrat is empowered to exercise their right to vote.

Anna McGreal

Chief Operating Officer

Anna McGreal manages the day-to-day efforts of Progressive Turnout Project’s various departments. Anna started in politics as a congressional fellow in 2014, quickly becoming a Field Organizer and later moving on to work in Chicago’s aldermanic races. In 2018, she joined PTP as a Regional Director, returning to politics after 3 years of learning project management at Epic Systems. Anna received her B.A. in Environmental Anthropology from North Central College.

Colleen Martin

Chief political Officer

Colleen Martin oversees all aspects of Progressive Turnout Project’s political programming, and is a co-founder of PTP’s Stop Republicans initiative. She got her start in Democratic politics as an intern for Senator Dick Durbin and has since worked her way up to managing and advising high profile campaigns and influencers across the country. Colleen received her B.A. in Political Science from Baylor University, winners of the 2021 Men’s NCAA Championship (Sic ‘Em Bears).

Allison
Allison
Logistics Director
Allison oversees all aspects of PTP’s supply chain implementation and management. Her political career began on the 2010 Delaware Democratic campaigns for Sen. Coons and Rep. Carney. Back home in NJ, she has served as the elected Committeewoman for her district, Jersey City Deputy Chief of Staff and most recently the Director of Public Works. Allison received her B.A. from the University of Delaware.
Alyssa
Alyssa
Legislative Political Director
Alyssa leads PTP’s work to support and elect Democrats at the state level. She’s served in leadership roles at state parties, campaigns, and as the lobbyist for Planned Parenthood and NARAL. She believes in investing in every state, no matter how red. As a proud Arizona State University alumni, she looks forward to the annual defeat of U of A at the hands of her Sun Devils.
Anthony
Anthony
Device and Account Security Specialist
As our Device and Account Security Specialist, Anthony ensures all members of the team are up to date with the latest and greatest security and tech protocols. He has been committed to helping elect Democrats since 2015 by volunteering on campaigns, canvassing and phone banking. Anthony is an ASU alumni with a B.S. in Political Science.
Anusha
Anusha
Special Projects Manager
Anusha's background is in education and organizing, most recently working as a middle school math teacher and school board campaign manager. At Progressive Turnout Project, Anusha collaborates with the Political and Fellows teams on various projects. In addition to working at PTP, she is currently an MPP candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Belle
Belle
Digital Producer
Belle is a creative storyteller with a designer's eye, who helps showcase our work by producing content to tell the story of who we are and what we do. Prior to joining PTP, she worked as a freelance graphic designer for women of color in entrepreneurship. She graduated from Southern Methodist University with degrees in Fashion Media and Journalism.
Benno
Benno
Deputy Data Director of Experimentation
Benno applies his mathematical modeling and data analysis experience to assist the progressive field organizers at PTP.  Prior to working at PTP, he volunteered for many local and national progressive campaigns while also completing his PhD in applied mathematics at Princeton University and working as a data scientist for clinical trials.  Benno currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Brad
Brad
New Jersey Fellows Program Coordinator
Brad works in his beloved home state of New Jersey to recruit, train, and develop the emerging organizers who will shape the next generation of Democratic campaigns. A veteran of the 2018 NJ-11 Mikie Sherrill congressional campaign, and of the 2020 presidential race in Pennsylvania, Brad is excited to bring his experience as a trainer and mentor to the fight for a healthier democracy.
Caitlin
Caitlin
Postcard Program Organizer
Caitlin joined PTP in 2020 as part of the postcards program. She also works in Chicago's theatre scene as a costume, puppet, and scenic designer. The pandemic led Caitlin to pursue her interest in activism, and she is happy to continue her work with PTP. She earned her BFA in Theatre Design Technology at the University at Buffalo, and her MFA in Stage Design at Northwestern University.
Camilla
Camilla
Fellows Training & Curriculum Coordinator
Camilla oversees the development and implementation of training and curriculum materials for PTP's Fellows Program. Previously, Camilla served as the Program Director for Rep. Jamie Raskin's Democracy Summer Fellowship Program, and organized in states across the country. Camilla received her BA in International Relations and Modern History from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
Cindy
Cindy
Grassroots Engagement Director
Cindy coordinates messaging and content to mobilize our supporters and ensure a strong brand voice. After a long private-sector career in marketing and public relations for Nike and other brands and projects, she is honored to join the fight to restore our democracy. Cindy earned a degree from Northwestern University and along with her husband is raising three progressive activists in the Chicago suburbs.
Clare
Clare
Human Resources Assistant
Clare's love of community building and progressive politics brought her to PTP, where she supports the HR team in ensuring pay and benefits for PTP staff. She has lived in France and, most recently, Ireland, and is eager to delve back into American politics. Clare graduated from Notre Dame with a degree in the Program of Liberal Studies.
Dori
Dori
Compliance Manager
Dori returned home to the Midwest after completing her degree in sunny Florida. Before joining Progressive Turnout Project as our Compliance Manager — dealing with all things related to the FEC — she crunched numbers and built relationships in several respected, boutique environments. Dori's dogs are a welcome addition to any PTP video meetings they choose to attend.
Emily
Emily
Payroll and Benefits Manager
Emily ensures that Progressive Turnout Project staff from coast to coast are paid and supported with benefits. She joined PTP with prior HR experience in global and local non-profit organizations. Beyond work, she can be found enjoying Lake Michigan or learning how to grow things. Emily is an alumna of Kalamazoo College and Iliff School of Theology.
George
George
Digital Strategist
George manages PTP's online presence, showcasing and supporting our field work with things like voter portals, videos, and the occasional animated gif. He worked to turn out voters in Virginia’s 2017 elections and in Illinois’s most competitive Congressional races in 2018. George earned his B.A. from Brown University in Rhode Island, lives in Chicago, and misses the free art museums in DC.
India
India
Talent Manager
India's background includes administrative, executive, and office management support and recruiting in the private and nonprofit sectors. She is a trusted leader, managing efficient processes and practices through empowerment and belonging. India is thrilled to join PTP where she will support our talent initiatives. India holds a B.A. from Salisbury University and holds a MPA from the University of Baltimore.
Jason
Jason
Legislative Political Coordinator
Jason coordinates PTP's support for state legislatures and statewide officials in the West. He brings experience working at the federal, state, and local levels of campaigns, legislatures, and non-profit advocacy. Jason is originally from Boston, attended the University of Cincinnati, and received his Master's in Government from Johns Hopkins University.
Jessica
Jessica
Federal Political Coordinator
Jessica focuses on increasing turnout and support for progressive candidates in Federal races. Her passion for politics grew out of a necessity for changes. She worked in senior leadership roles in campaigns and grassroots initiatives at the state, federal and presidential levels. Jessica received degrees from Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina.
John
John
Data & Analytics Director
John first started working in politics in high school, serving as an organizing fellow for then-Senator Obama's presidential campaign in 2008. After attending Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, John transitioned to the data and analytics space in 2014 and has since worked on a number of progressive campaigns across the country, including Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton's presidential bids.
Julio
Julio
Virginia Fellows Program Coordinator
Julio works with Virginia campaigns to identify and train the next generation of political organizers to hold the Democratic trifecta. He worked with PTP as a Field Representative in 2016, and as a Regional Director in 2018. Julio holds a B.A. in Environmental Geography from Colgate University and is currently pursuing an MPA from University of West Georgia.
Kevin
Kevin
National Training Manager
Kevin got his start in politics as a volunteer on President Obama's reelection campaign and an intern for Dan Kildee in 2012. At PTP, Kevin is responsible for planning and implementing training programs across the field department. He received a B.S. in Philosophy and English Literature from the University of Michigan.
Kevin
Kevin
ATS Administrator
Kevin's background includes being an educator in the non-profit sector and working in operations with tech-focused companies. He now works with PTP's HR team and Hiring Managers to help make the recruiting experience the best it can be. Kevin is an alum of SUNY Binghamton and is a long-time (suffering) Mets fan.
Kristen
Kristen
Alumni Engagement Manager
Two years of service with AmeriCorps, 11 years of teaching and counseling, and organizing with PTP in WI-01 have instilled in Kristen a love of helping others access resources that will empower them and their communities. As Alumni Engagement Manager, she aims to similarly support former PTP employees. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Lily
Lily
Legislative Political Coordinator
Lily is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied Political Science and Journalism. She has worked with the Minnesota-Biden Coordinated Campaign, where she was in charge of faith-based organizing, and for Rep. Angie Craig's office, speaking with a diverse array of people and showing them how government can improve their lives.
Liz
Liz
Language Accessibility Director
Liz spearheads PTP's work to turn out non-English speaking, Democratic voters. Community outreach has been central to her communications work in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. Most recently, she served as the voter outreach manager for Pinellas County, FL, where she led the transition from in-person to virtual voter engagement during the 2020 election cycle. Liz is originally from Humacao, Puerto Rico.
Maryli
Maryli
National Field Director
Maryli began her organizing career working on issue-based campaigns before pivoting to political campaigns in 2010. Since then, she has worked with Democrats at the federal, state and local levels. Now, Maryli oversees PTP's field program, hiring and developing all staff who are engaged with direct voter contact. She received a B.A. in Political Science from Alma College in Michigan.
Mason
Mason
Supporter Engagement Specialist
Mason has worked as an organizer on progressive campaigns in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Iowa, and Utah since they graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2018. Now, Mason is thrilled to be back home in Chicago working with PTP on anything and everything related to communicating with our supporters, donors, and volunteers.
Melissa
Melissa
Relational Organizing Director
Melissa began organizing on President Obama's reelection campaign. Since then, she has worked on over a dozen campaigns in various leadership roles. Melissa is excited to launch an innovative PTP pilot program in her beloved Commonwealth of Virginia. She received her B.A. in Political Science from St. Mary's College of Maryland.
Mike
Mike
Federal Political Director
Mike manages PTP's outreach to federal campaigns. He fell in love with campaign work after joining President Obama's campaign in St. Louis, MO. He’s worked in senior leadership roles for state, federal, and presidential campaigns. Mike received degrees from Auburn University, the University of Colorado in Boulder, and Saint Louis University.
Rebecca
Rebecca
Human Resources Director
Rebecca's background includes corporate HR and nonprofit leadership roles.  Most recently, she put those two skill sets together helping newly arrived immigrants and refugees enter the U.S. professional workforce. After years of volunteering as a canvasser for democratic campaigns, Rebecca is thrilled to join PTP.  She received her B.S. in Human Resources from Ohio State University.
Reid
Reid
Postcard Program Director
Reid co-founded Postcards to Swing States as a volunteer in 2019. With the help of PTP, the program's volunteers wrote 21 million postcards to voters in 2020. Postcards to Swing States became part of PTP in 2021, and Reid left a career in corporate operations management to direct the program full time. Reid earned a BA in English and Economics from Washington University in St. Louis.
Rena
Rena
Compliance Assistant
Rena assists the Compliance Manager in performing various finance and compliance administrative duties. Prior to this role, Rena started out as a Political Intern and Executive Assistant at PTP. Outside of PTP, she is involved in grassroots organizing efforts in her community and is completing her Bachelor's degree in Business.
Sabrina
Sabrina
Deputy Data Director
Sabrina got started in progressive politics as a volunteer for Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign. Before coming to PTP, they served as the Data and Content Manager at BallotReady. Sabrina enjoys biking around Chicago, shooting film photography, and listening to shoegaze. Sabrina received their B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Chicago.
Sam
Sam
Federal Political Coordinator
Sam focuses on increasing turnout and supporting progressive candidates in Federal races across the country. Prior to joining PTP, Sam worked for political campaigns and organizations at the state, local, and federal levels in Arizona, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Sam holds both an M.A. and a B.A. from the University of Arizona.
Sammantha
Sammantha
Legislative Political Coordinator
Sammantha began her career in politics as an intern for her hometown Congressman, Rep. James Oberstar (MN-08). Since graduating from American University, she has worked at the DCCC, the Texas Democratic Party, NextGen America, and eStreet Consulting Group. She oversees PTP’s support for state committees and legislators in the Midwest.
Sophia
Sophia
Federal Political Coordinator
Sophia received her B.S. in Law & Public Policy from Indiana University Bloomington. She has since worked on campaigns at the state, federal, and presidential levels, including Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign in Iowa. At PTP, Sophia serves as the bridge between our organization and federal campaigns. She is excited to help elect candidates who exemplify our mission.
Tamina
Tamina
Federal Political Coordinator
Tamina oversees PTP's endorsement and support for progressive candidates in Federal races. Since starting out as a canvasser, she's gained experience in leadership roles on Democratic campaigns for everything from State Senate to President. Tamina is an alumna of Sewanee, London School of Economics (LSE), Warwick and Cambridge Universities.
TaQuilla
TaQuilla
Human Resources Assistant
TaQuilla became involved in community work as a teen, providing safe modern playgrounds to underfunded CPS schools with Chicago Cares and Playground Pilots. She is passionate about continuing to do meaningful work, and having earned a B.S. in Human Resources Management, her goal is to support the PTP team as they set out for progressive change.
Will
Will
Office Manager
Will learned the value of face-to-face conversations and direct voter contact in 2014, while working as an organizer for Brad Schneider's re-election campaign in IL-10. After honing his customer service and writing skills the past few years, he’s energized to manage all aspects of PTP’s national headquarters in beautiful Chicago.

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