Brooke Blue is the cofounder and Managing Director of Mammoth. She provides strategic counsel to a diverse portfolio of Fortune 500 clients, government agencies, private/public partnerships, coalition groups, tribal governments, non-profits, political campaigns, and advocacy groups.
Brooke has extensive experience with all aspects of running successful political and public affairs campaigns. She has served as strategic lead on successful candidate and issue races, as well as national public affairs campaigns. She helps drive results for clients in government affairs, strategic communications, public policy, and digital advocacy. At Mammoth, Brooke works on all project stages for her clients, including research and messaging, planning, design and communication materials, and media placement.
Prior to founding Mammoth, Brooke was a partner at a Seattle Public Affairs firm, Mercury, where she served as the strategic lead on multiple winning campaigns. With a background in digital advocacy, online community building, and media strategy, Brooke has helped dozens of clients move the needle and achieve their goals.
In 2017, Brooke was named one of the "40 under 40" by the American Association of Political Consultants. The award recognizes the best and brightest "40 Under 40" leaders and innovators in the political business community (including political media, political advertising, polling and public affairs) who are making outstanding advances and contributing to the overall health of the industry.
A Pacific Northwest native, Brooke is an avid world traveler, a enthusiastic fisher and crabber, and a decent chef. She has a degree in Philosophy from the University of Washington.
Matt Dresdner is partner and Creative Director of Mammoth. He brings with him more than 20 years experience in advertising and design with a deep background in message development, strategy, and the creation of innovative campaigns.
At Mammoth, Matt leads the creative process and engages in all aspects of campaigns, from research and strategy to the development of creative and media assets. He has led the creative direction for corporations, public agencies, non-profit organizations, Tribal organizations, and advocacy campaigns. His award-winning work includes Creative Direction for T. Boone Pickens' "The Pickens Plan” energy reform campaign. He has won numerous awards for his work on AT&T advocacy campaigns, independent expenditure campaigns for labor unions, and numerous political and public affairs initiatives.
Matt has developed message-driven creative work for dozens of political and public affairs campaigns, with expertise in branding and identity, design (including collateral and direct mail), strategic communications, and advertising including print, digital, web video, and TV.
Matt’s earlier years in the industry were spent as an editorial and advertising designer at The Stranger, Seattle's alternative weekly newspaper, and as an art director for commercial advertising agencies working on campaigns in industries including healthcare, banking, and real estate. Prior to founding Mammoth, Matt was a partner at Mercury, a public affairs agency in Seattle.
Matt lives in Seattle with his wife and two daughters. In a former life, he was a brewer, a potter and a bass player in a punk rock band called the Gits.
Brad Steinbacher is the Director of Content at Mammoth. He has nearly a decade of experience in developing print and online advertising, research, video conception, scripting and production, and both long and short form writing for an array of clients. Brad has written content including op-eds, blog posts, and even speeches — for major corporations, unions, campaigns, corporate executives, and former members of Congress. Clients Brad has worked with include AT&T, All Home King County (formerly the Committee to End Homelessness), the Internet Innovation Alliance, and Sonics Arena.
Brad’s life before public affairs advertising included 14 years as a journalist and editor for Seattle’s alternative weekly The Stranger. There, he wrote everything from feature stories to film criticism, and worked closely with then Editor-in-Chief Dan Savage to develop the tone and humor of the newspaper.
Interactive Developer & Multimedia Designer
Skye is an Interactive Developer and Multimedia Designer at Mammoth. Over the past 15 years, he’s been an integral part of award-winning projects involving websites, dynamic ad campaigns, web and broadcast video, and social media outreach. Skye has worked with clients ranging from major telecom companies and advocacy groups, to political campaigns and city government.
Skye enjoys international travel, fine dining, creating bizarre sounds on his synthesizers, and video games. His goal for 2016 is to spend time each week learning something new, and is dismayed that consuming five 5 Hour Energy drinks does not actually give one an extra hour in the day.
Interactive Designer & Developer
Michiko is an Interactive Designer and Developer at Mammoth. She has been working in design and web development since 1999, providing user-focused interactive design, user research, and front-end development for internet connected devices. With a broad and flexible set of skills, Michiko provides solutions that are elegant, look great, and accomplish business needs.
Michiko’s past and current projects include the City of Seattle, Businesses for Social Responsibility, Sub Pop Records, The Stranger, North Star Fund, AT&T, All Home, and various arts and non-profit organizations.
Digital Communications Manager
Andrew Lynch is a Digital Communications Manager at Mammoth. His forté is data mining, research, and analysis. With a background in statistics and writing, he excels at digging deep into swaths of complicated information to distill it into useful, understandable ideas. Andrew specializes in social media analysis, web analytics, online trend analysis, and brand reputation. He also manages social media campaigns.
Outside of Mammoth, Andrew is most often found working his second job as a professional Ultimate Frisbee player for the Seattle Rainmakers. He also enjoys dancing, hiking, and encouraging his coworkers to compost.
Operations Manager at Mammoth, Jackie Miskimin leads the team in internal communications, project management, and media coordination. In short, she makes the trains run on time.
For the past decade, Jackie has managed brand and website development, video production, marketing initiatives, and public affairs campaigns for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofits. Jackie has managed multiple multi-million dollar national print and digital campaigns, and coordinated processes for dozens of employees and subcontractors. She has also managed TV and radio campaigns, direct mail, and graphic design projects.
Jackie hails from eastern Washington and moved to Seattle in 2001 to attend the University of Washington where she earned a degree is Law, Society, and Justice. In her spare time, Jackie enjoys playing sports, cheering for local sports teams, and reading a good book.
Alyssa serves as Mammoth’s Political Research Assistant, supporting the team with trend and voter behavior research, social listening, and analysis. Alyssa thrives at distilling big data into consumable, actionable insights. At Mammoth, Alyssa supports the digital teams with social analytics and community engagement strategies for a wide array of clients including Fortune 500 corporations and community organizations. She keeps projects running smoothly, lending her organizational skills to project management, internal processes, and scheduling.
Prior to joining Mammoth, Alyssa worked at a Seattle-based political consulting agency where she provided operational support and assisted on legislative, statewide, and national campaigns including John Kasich’s 2016 presidential run.
A Seattle area native, Alyssa is a University of Washington graduate with a degree in Art History. She has an obsession with politics — both local and national — and is actively involved with the League of Women Voters. Outside of the office, she enjoys going to museums, farmers markets, and collecting vinyl.
Ryan has worked in design for more than 20 years, with experience in interactive design, creative direction, illustration, video editing, and film directing. With an expansive and flexible skill-set, Ryan brings fresh, modern solutions that maintain client brand integrity that look great and accomplish client goals.
Ryan’s past and current clients include Amazon, IMDb, LA Times, Cisco, Target, and various non-profits and coalitions.