Causeway Solutions Expands Into Washington, D.C.

Causeway Solutions has expanded its Washington D.C. presence with the opening of a new office in the nation’s capital and the addition of James Garcia as President of Public Affairs and Communications.

James Garcia has worked at the highest levels of national politics for more than a decade. Throughout his career, James has worked with public officials and candidates at the presidential, gubernatorial, congressional, and state legislative level. He has played a prominent role during the last three presidential election cycles and has extensive experience managing efforts in over 20 states.

Prior to joining Causeway Solutions, James served as President of GPS Public Affairs where he worked extensively with corporate clients, non-profits, and national and state political party committees. He also oversaw the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s efforts on behalf of Senator Rob Portman (OH), Senator Roy Blunt (MO), and Senator Todd Young (IN). He was undefeated, winning three of the most closely watched races in the country in 2016.

Already a leader in data strategies for political campaigns, Causeway Solutions will empower public affairs and issue-based organizations to utilize robust consumer-centric data-sets and deploy state-of-the-art marketing techniques to reach highly targeted audiences.

“James has been dedicated to running data-driven campaigns throughout his career. He is one of the most highly respected political professionals in the industry and his extensive experience and relationships expand our ability to provide our clients with actionable, data-driven strategies for targeted communications,” said Causeway Solutions founding partner Bill Skelly.

About Causeway Solutions

Causeway Solutions is the premier decision science firm driving political and public policy campaigns with state-of-the-art predictive modeling and strategic analyses. We are political professionals with over five decades of experience in the industry. Through our machine learning algorithms, we are able to provide highly targeted insights to measure public sentiment and deliver strategic data to our clients. Our experienced team works together with our clients to understand their needs and to produce customized analytics that provide solutions suited to their real-world requirements. By simplifying and integrating complex information into actionable intelligence, we empower our clients to build a roadmap for success.

Causeway Solutions was awarded the Gold Pollie Award from the American Association of Political Consultants for “Best Use of Analytics” in 2016. It was also awarded a Reed Award from Campaigns and Elections magazine for its role in the 2016 election cycle – powering the RNC’s field program with robust, precise analytics and data-driven strategy.

About James Garcia

James Garcia has worked at the highest levels of national politics for more than a decade. Throughout his career, James has worked with public officials and candidates at the presidential, gubernatorial, congressional, and state legislative level. He has played a prominent role during the last three presidential election cycles and has extensive experience managing efforts in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Virginia.

Prior to joining Causeway Solutions, James served as President of GPS Public Affairs. James worked extensively with corporate clients, non-profits, and national and state political party committees. He oversaw the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s efforts on behalf of Senator Rob Portman (OH), Senator Roy Blunt (MO), and Senator Todd Young (IN). He was undefeated, winning three of the most closely watched races in the country in 2016. Prior to his tenure at GPS Public Affairs, James served as National Political Director for Chris Christie’s presidential campaign. He managed the campaign’s national political organization and directed the polling, analytics, voter contact, and ballot access programs. Previously, he served as National Political Director for the Leadership Matters for America PAC in 2015.

James served as Regional Political Director for the Republican National Committee in 2014 and as National Field Director for Mitt Romney’s Presidential campaign in 2012.
James graduated summa cum laude, earning his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Houston. He has been a guest lecturer at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University and has taught at the Republican National Committee’s Campaign Management College.