Who We Are
A co-founder and partner at STG, Julianna Smoot is widely regarded as one of the country’s top political operatives and the most successful fundraiser in political history.
Paul Tewes is well known as one the foremost political operatives in the country, having spent two decades developing and implementing successful candidate and issue campaigns across the country.
Sarah serves as executive assistant to Julianna Smoot and Paul Tewes and is STG’s office manager.
Dan Kanninen has spent more than a decade in influential positions at all levels of government and politics, playing key roles in policy making, campaigns, and political management.
Sabrina Neal is a bookkeeper and operations analyst with more than 25 years of experience providing accounting and administrative support.
Lauren has developed her media and communications portfolio, serving in a variety of roles across the District’s public and private sectors.
Aaron Wells is a political professional with senior communications and management experience on campaigns from Florida to Minnesota.