Damian Arias -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

Damian Arias is a graduate from the University of West Florida where he studied political science and communications. His first start in D.C. was as a social media intern with the Leadership Institute in the 2014 Fall Class.

After his internship, he was hired on as a Lead Digital Copywriter for the 2016 Election Cycle at the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC). In this role, he was responsible for writing all the digital copy with a focus on email fundraising copy.

After the 2016 election, Damian was promoted to Digital Strategist for the 2018 cycle. Together with the Deputy Digital Director, he helped develop and execute a national fundraising digital strategy that broke every fundraising record from previous cycles. In addition, he worked with multiple congressional campaigns to launch and organize their own email marketing program. In Damian’s spare time, he does digital consulting to help recreate the success from the NRCC for other non-profit entities.

Currently, he is the Ads Director for Olympic Media, a Republican digital vendor.

Damian Arias