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About

Meet The Team

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Amy Strathdee

Jonathan Bronstein

Jonathan Bronstein

Amy Strathdee is the founding Principal 

of The Strathdee Group


Prior to starting The Strathdee Group, Amy was the Candidate Services Director at the Democratic Campaign Committee (DCCC) where she led a department that worked directly with all targeted Democratic Incumbents and candidates across the country, assisting them in building strong campaign structures and successful fundraising operations. Amy was responsible for raising $7.8 million for Democratic House candidates and oversaw a battle field of 92 candidates. Amy joined the DCCC in 2009 as the Western Regional Candidate Services Director, advising congressional campaigns in AZ, CA, CO, ID, NM, NV, MT, UT, and WA. 


Before joining the DCCC, Amy led the PAC fundraising efforts for the NY-20 Special Election to elect Scott Murphy. In the 2008 election cycle, Amy worked on fundraising effots for Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and led the out-of-state fundraising efforts for Judy Baker for Congress (MO-09). During the 2006 election cycle Amy was the finance director for Ellen Simon for Congress (AZ-01) and the Francine Busby for Congress (CA-50) Special Election.

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Jonathan Bronstein

Jonathan Bronstein

Jonathan Bronstein

Jonathan Bronstein is a Principal 

at The Strathdee Group 


Prior to joining The Strathdee Group, Jonathan served as the Western Finance Advisor for EMILY’s List where he provided tactical fundraising advice to all Gubernatorial, Senatorial and House campaigns west of the Rocky Mountains. The campaigns that Jonathan oversaw raised in excess of $50 million during the 2016 cycle. He worked with 10 races and played a critical role in the election of one governor, two senators and four congresswomen.


Before joining EMILY’s List, Jonathan worked as the Finance Director for Congresswoman Julia Brownley’s (CA-26) 2014 reelection campaign. He built a robust finance operation that raised nearly $4 million in one of the nation’s most competitive races. He also played a major role in Congresswoman Brownley’s election in 2012 where she made history as the first Democrat to represent the district in over 70 years. 

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Esteban Tapetillo

Jonathan Bronstein

Esteban Tapetillo

Esteban Tapetillo is a Senior Associate 

at The Strathdee Group 


Esteban Tapetillo joined the Strathdee Group in 2016, where he serves as a political consultant to CHC BOLD PAC, the political arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Additionally, he oversees the political fundraising program for Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), who sits on the House Financial Services Committee. 


Esteban started his political career by working on federal House and Senate races in the great state of Arizona. Esteban holds a degree in Political Science from Yale College. 


Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his dog Nala, planning trips to art museums and historic homes, and brewing a good batch of coffee.

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Zach Sener

Sebastian Suarez

Esteban Tapetillo

Zach Sener is an Associate 

at The Strathdee Group


Prior to joining the Strathdee Group, Zach served as a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Finance team, where he worked as part of a three person team to raise over $12 million from the Midwest, South and Tribal Engagement and Active Members (TEAM) program to help take back the House in 2018. In the final months leading up to the election, Zach travelled to Utah and Nevada to provide on-the-ground finance and field support to Reps. Ben McAdams and Steven Horsford, helping secure Democratic victories in two of the most competitive races in the country. 


Before joining the DCCC, Zach served as an intern for progressive organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign, People For the American Way, and the LGBTQ Victory Fund. He is an alumnus of the University of Maryland, where he earned his B.A. in History with a minor in Music Performance.

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Sebastian Suarez

Sebastian Suarez

Sebastian Suarez

Sebastian Suarez is an Associate 

at The Strathdee Group 


He previously served as an Intern in the Strathdee Group’s office, where he supported the team by crafting memos, performing donor research and assisting during events. His first political experience came in 2016 when he volunteered for Joel Rubin’s Congressional campaign in Maryland’s 8thdistrict. Sebastian graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Biochemistry. During his time at UMD, he worked as a Research Assistant in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Science department and an Orientation Advisor.


In addition, Sebastian is a guitarist with a passion for classic rock and roll and has recently picked up the bass guitar. He is also an avid fan of soccer and all D.C. sports teams (except the Redskins).

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Allie Trent

Sebastian Suarez

Sebastian Suarez

Allie Trent is an Associate 

at The Strathdee Group


Allie began her political career as a Finance Assistant on the 2018 Laura Kelly for Kansas Gubernatorial Campaign. Allie played a critical role in defeating Republican Kris Kobach to turn Kansas blue, which shocked the nation on election night. Serving on the “small but mighty” all-female finance team, Allie helped to raise a record-breaking $3.4 million. Following Kelly’s victory, Allie served as Finance Assistant and Project Manager on the 2019 Kelly Rogers Inauguration Committee. 


Before her move to Washington, DC, Allie worked as an Associate Lobbyist at Capitol Strategies in Topeka, Kansas where she assisted with daily reports on committee hearings and legislative relations.


As a Missouri native, Allie is a diehard St. Louis Blues Hockey fan. Allie spends her free time with her dog, Wally, who is a Strathdee Group office regular. An avid rider, Allie enjoys showing her American Saddlebred show horse, Ralf, who still resides in Missouri. Allie is an alumnus of Washburn University, where she earned her B.A. in Political Communication. 

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Emily Yee

Emily Yee

Emily Yee

Emily Yee is an Associate 

at The Strathdee Group


Before joining the Strathdee Group, Emily served as Finance Director for first-time incumbent Delegate Chris Hurst on his successful re-election campaign to the Virginia House of Delegates. She was previously on the finance team for Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton, helping to raise over $6 million and flip one of the most competitive districts blue in 2018. 


Prior to working on campaigns, she interned for the Democratic National Committee, Alliance for Gun Responsibility, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, and Washington State Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson. 


Emily graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in English. 

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