Brennan Ward -  Former Guest Speaker at the Leadership Institute

Brennan Ward was New Hampshire's GOP Victory Director during the 2012 presidential election. Brennan managed the largest voter contact operation in New Hampshire Republican history, moreover making it one the most successful statewide Victory operations among 2012 swing states.

Brennan was previously named the Delaware County Victory Director for the Pennsylvania State Republican Party. Brennan acted as the state party liaison between the Toomey for Senate, Corbett for Governor and Pat Meehan for Congress campaigns in one of the most important counties during the 2010 cycle. Working closely with each campaign, unique volunteers, and county party, Brennan’s volunteers made upwards of 80,000 calls and door-knocks during 72-hour and Election Day GOTV efforts in Delaware County; subsequently making it one of the largest Victory operations in the country.

Beyond Brennan’s extensive grassroots experience, he has worked for Public Opinion Strategies which is one of the top Republican polling firms in the country, where he focused on policy initiatives, organizing campaign messages, and tracking polls for Senate and U.S. Congress candidates across the country. Brennan has also worked in the Strategy Department within the Republican National Committee as a staff member in Political Polling. In addition to campaign experience, Brennan has previously worked for two United States Representatives.

Brennan originates from New Hampshire, which contains the first-in-the-nation primary, where he grew up in a political family with three generations of State Representatives. He received his undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of New Hampshire, and then continued on to receive a master’s degree from George Washington University’s School of Political Management. Brennan enjoys hunting, snowboarding and watching football.

Brennan Ward