New hire joins the PowerThru family! Welcome Laura Packard

New hire joins the PowerThru family! Welcome Laura Packard

We’re thrilled to announce that Laura Packard has joined PowerThru Consulting as Senior Digital Strategist.

Laura has consulted for and trained progressive non-profits, political campaigns, and small businesses around the country for the past several years, specializing in online strategy development, organizing and outreach, fundraising, messaging, internet advertising and social media. She is a veteran of numerous political campaigns and organizations, including serving as one of the first digital staffers for a U.S. Senate campaign, for Debbie Stabenow in 2006, ran the Coalition for Progress in 2007, was interim Executive Director of the New Organizing Institute in 2008, handled communications for the AFL-CIO in Arkansas in 2009, and was New Media Director for the Bill Halter for Senate primary campaign in 2010 – which used the Internet in innovative ways and raised over 3.5 million dollars online in 3 1/2 months. She served as the director of the Secretary of State Project national 527 in the remainder of the 2010 cycle.

According to Matt Holland, founding partner, “Laura’s a proven leader and innovator in online tools and strategy. Her campaign experience, technical skills and unmatched media savvy make her a perfect fit for PowerThru and our clients.”

PowerThru Consulting, founded in 2010, is a nimble team of progressive tech strategists with real-world experience building membership and activating people-power to serve the common good. Our services include helping organizations recruit more online supporters and turn them into activists and donors.

Hear more from Laura by following @lpackard on Twitter.