Chad Horrell is a director at DCI Group where he manages multi-faceted issue advocacy campaigns focused on federal and state legislative affairs. Building on his experience managing political and advocacy campaigns across the country, Chad develops and executes strategic, broad-based programs designed to help DCI Group’s clients successfully navigate their most challenging public affairs and communications challenges. Utilizing traditional and digital strategies, Horrell works with clients to ensure that they are communicating with their targeted audience through platforms where they can best be reached.
Prior to joining DCI Group in 2014, Chad spent three years working in AARP’s headquarters developing and implementing far-reaching advocacy campaigns on a variety of issues, including energy, Medicare, and Social Security.
Prior to that, Chad spent a decade working on nearly every type of campaign — presidential, senate, gubernatorial, and congressional. He worked on the successful election of Tim Kaine as Governor in Virginia; Brad Ellsworth’s 22-point victory over a 12-year incumbent in 2006; and a cycle at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2008 where he helped Democrats expand their congressional majority.
Chad is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana where he played golf and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife Abby and son Daniel.