Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Craig Grella

Marketing Director

Craig Grella has worked at the intersection of marketing and politics for nearly 20 years. Craig serves as Bonterra’s marketing director for the political segment helping to create and drive the marketing strategy for the industry-leading political software platforms NGP VAN, Mobilize, and ActionKit. In 2022, the NGP VAN platform was used by 100% of winning Democratic Senatorial and Gubernatorial campaigns, and 84% of down-ballot races using NGP VAN won their races too. Together, thousands of NGP VAN customers used our platform to make more than 1.4 billion canvass attempts including 300 million phone calls and 169 million doors knocked with 90% of them being logged through our mobile canvassing app, MiniVAN. Craig previously served as the digital director of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party and as a manager on the national distributed organizing team for the 2016 Bernie Sanders Presidential campaign. He has managed many successful campaigns at all levels of office in states nationwide. Craig is also serving his second term as a local elected official in his h of Mt Lebanon, Pennsylvania, where he lives with his wife and two children.

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