National Campaign Manager
Thanhdi graduated from University of California San Diego with bachelors in science and receiving her MBA in business administration shortly after. Her career in the entertainment industry began as an event planner, producing various events for sports teams, styling concerts, music showcases, expos, weddings and, fashion shows. Thanhdi’s heart has always been in giving back to others and her community. It was through her volunteering that she was inspired to explore ways to make more of an impact, especially with youth. She started her own non-profit organization, Xtreme Unity, where their mission is to create more opportunities for youth to live a healthier and active lifestyle, all while bringing awareness and fighting against childhoold obesity.
Marketing & Social Media Director
Joe Garcia III
Joe was born and raised in Southern California. He worked in the family business most of his life, growing and learning the food industry. While establishing his love for communication and marketing. He received his undergrad from University of La Verne, a master degree from USC Annenberg School of Communication. He is currently working on his second master degree from USC Marshall School of business, MBA program.
Donavan, a Chicago native, attended the University of Arizona to pursue a degree in marketing. After college, he moved back to his hometown to work corporate as marketing merchandiser for a grocery store chain; growing with the chain from seven stores to forty-three, in his four-year tenure. Donavan decided after years of working for a company, it was time to seek his own entrepreneurial opportunities. That’s when Donavan made his second move to the west coast, this time to California. Donavan’s creative touch and attention to detail makes him a perfect fit for this campaign team. He will work alongside colleagues Sarah Johnson and Joe Garcia III creating innovative concepts, developing artistic promotions, and managing social works and fundraising events.
Christian has been working in IT for the last 11 years fulfilling many roles. After graduating from Purdue University North Central he excelled in support, hardware administration, and all realms of software development (e.g. Analyst, QA, Dev, Agile Product Owner, etc.). Working in industries such as banking, medical, and most recently Homeowner Association Management (internal applications) have afforded opportunities to bring people together through applications. Technology is making communication easier and faster while producing a greater need for security. Working with software has allowed him to develop creative solutions to everyday problems for the employers and users of the systems. Now he is getting to use his analytical, problem solving, and development skills for the political arena.
Director of Legal Research & Development
Cassandria M. Anderson
Cassandria is a graduate of Valparaiso University School of law. She knew her path with the law would never quite be traditional so coming on as the head of Legal for the Meet Me in the Middle Campaign is not much of a surprise.
Cassandria has known Ronnie since their days in junior college. She always knew great things would be on the path Ronnie would create. She is excited and energized to be a part of the history making that the campaign will be.