COLUMBUS – Strategic Public Partners today announced John Campbell has been named president of the firm. For over 5 years, he has served as the executive vice president of SPP. In this new role, Campbell will direct the company’s financial goals, objectives and budgets. He will also manage staff, including organizational structure, professional development, personnel policies and procedures. This move formalizes the role Campbell has grown into during his tenure with the company.
Campbell is a veteran of several successful statewide candidate and ballot issue campaigns. He has extensive experience in campaign-style tactics, opinion leader mobilization, grassroots organization and issue campaign management.
Campbell has served on the executive leadership teams of the 2012 “No on Issue 2,” 2010 Portman for U.S. Senate and the 2009 “Yes on Issue 3” campaigns. Additionally, he has served as central Ohio district director for U.S. Senator Rob Portman, executive director of the Franklin County Republican Party and coordinated public policy and political events for former Ohio Governor Bob Taft.
Company owners Darrin Klinger and Brandon Lynaugh said they look forward to this new chapter for the firm.
“I first worked closely with John during the Bush/Cheney campaign in 2004 and have appreciated his approach to managing our company’s interests since he joined SPP,” Klinger said. “He has grown into this role and is well suited to assume the responsibilities that come with it.”
Lynaugh added, “John’s knowledge and experience in local, state and federal politics and grassroots efforts have been invaluable for our clients, and we’re excited that he is taking on this new leadership position with the firm. We’re glad that John will continue to play a large part in the future of SPP.”
“I’m honored to have the confidence of the company ownership to assume this new role. SPP has a great team of professionals with an excellent reputation.” Campbell said. “I look forward to being a part of the growth and success that the company will experience in the years to come.”
About Strategic Public Partners
For nearly two decades, Strategic Public Partners has built a reputation for producing winning results, both locally and nationally, in its four primary areas of expertise: Public Affairs and Grassroots, Public Relations, Government Relations, and Issue Campaign Management. Based in Columbus, Ohio, SPP offers a uniquely tailored portfolio of services that achieve success for our clients.