The Campaign Group
Electing Underdogs

Neil Oxman

One of The Campaign Group's founders, Neil has been the principal media architect of two Presidential primary campaigns and has elected dozens of candidates to federal and statewide office. Neil has lectured extensively on media and political strategy at Oxford University, the University of Pennsylvania, and various other colleges.

Doc Sweitzer

One of The Campaign Group’s founders, Doc is a veteran of two Presidential campaigns and has successfully elected more than 30 members of Congress and statewide elected officials. He brings a special expertise in media targeting and is a regular guest lecturer across the country on political strategy and media planning.

Bill Wachob

Bill, who leads The Campaign Group’s West Coast office, has helped elect ten members of Congress and various state/municipal officials throughout the West and Southwest.  Prior to becoming a media consultant, Bill served 3 terms in the Pennsylvania General Assembly and was a candidate for Congress.  Two of his clients, Loretta Sanchez and Linda Sanchez, are the first sisters ever to serve in the U.S. Congress.  In 2010, Bill's clients won 8 out of 10 campaigns, protecting 5 out of 6 U.S. House incumbents.

J.J. Balaban

J.J., Partner in The Campaign Group's Philadelphia office, has helped create television and radio ads for campaigns in 34 states and 60 congressional districts. J.J. -- a graduate of Princeton University -- served as a congressional Press Secretary and worked on various political campaigns prior to joining The Campaign Group in 2002. J.J.’s work for Admiral Joe Sestak’s U.S. Senate campaign was hailed by the Washington Post and MSNBC's Hardball as the best ad of 2010 and by Time Magazine as the second best ad of 2010.

Pia Carusone

Pia heads up The Campaign Group’s Washington, DC office. After years of winning tough campaigns, Pia served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and was recognized on the floor of Congress for her leadership after the Tucson shooting. The former Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security and the first Executive Director of Giffords' gun violence prevention organization Americans for Responsible Solutions, Pia has given hundreds of TV, radio and print interviews. She was recently named one of Politico’s “50 Politicos to Watch."


Mark Moskowitz

Mark has been The Campaign Group's chief creative director since the founding of the firm. His commercials have been called "a model of the medium" by Adweek magazine. In addition to hands-on producing and directing The Campaign Group's work, Mark also has consulted on communication strategy and directed films and commercials for Blue Cross, DuPont, Haverford College, and the NBA Players Association. As a motion picture director, he wrote and directed the 2003 documentary Stone Reader, which played theatrically worldwide, and was critically acclaimed as one of the Ten Best films of 2003. 

Lisa Cabanel

Lisa is the SVP, Media Director of The Campaign Group and has been the firm’s media buyer since 1983. Lisa has planned and placed media in nearly every market in the nation and has handled total media budgets in excess of $500 million. Her lengthy experience enables clients to obtain premium placement for their spots at a reduced cost.




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