John has led Winning Connections to earn more Pollie Awards from the American Association of Political Consultants than any other firm in our field. Their research-driven approach has helped win some of the closest races in the country, including Jon Tester for Senate, Al Franken for Senate, and Dan Malloy for Governor. Their clients have ranged from Planned Parenthood, Mayors Against Illegal Guns and the Sierra Club to Obama for President, the American Cancer Association and the Human Rights Campaign.
Prior to starting Winning Connections, John garnered significant political and telecommunications experience. He managed four statewide campaigns, and served as a congressional chief-of-staff, and gained in-depth knowledge of telephone technology at American Mobile Satellite Corporation.
Jameson, who lives in Washington, DC, is a native of Eupora, Mississippi. He deepened his understanding of America in the two years he spent selling waterless cookware in 44 states. He has also travelled to more than 30 countries on five continents.
John earned a BA from Millsaps College, a JD from Duke Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. His writing has appeared in The New Republic, Playboy and Campaigns & Elections. He has served in leadership positions in organizations including Christ Episcopal Church, International Bridges to Justice, the Ballot Initiatives Strategy Center, and Harvard Business School DC Alumni Association.