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.
A political campaign veteran, Brooke has extensive experience deploying effective public affairs campaigns at the local, national, and international level. Her projects span the political spectrum, including corporate reputation campaigns, digital activation initiatives, and issue awareness and advocacy campaigns. She's also led successful efforts to pass statewide ballot initiatives, achieve the goals of independent expenditures, and contributed to wins for Senate, mayoral, city council, and county executive races.
As an innovator in the public affairs field, Brooke’s strength lies in her ability to synthesize research and analytics to create campaigns that stand out in a crowd. And in an increasingly complex political climate, Brooke effectively guides client communications — protecting their reputation, achieving their political goals, and creating value for clients in the policy arena and beyond.
Under Brooke’s leadership, Mammoth has delivered measurable results for a diversity of clients representing a wide spectrum of issues, including protecting the Endangered Species Act, influencing tech policy, building public support for large infrastructure projects, elevating awareness about the importance of Tribal governments, and most recently, encouraging voter turnout in regional elections. In 2016, Brooke was a Senior Strategist on a political campaign that passed America’s first statewide Anti-Corruption Act.
Brooke was recently named one of the "40 under 40" by the American Association of Political Consultants. The award recognizes the best and brightest leaders and innovators in the political business who are making outstanding advances and contributing to the overall health of the industry. Mammoth has also won a number of awards for creative, media, and campaign strategy.
Prior to founding Mammoth, Brooke was Partner at Mercury, a Seattle-based public affairs firm. There she specialized in digital advocacy, online community building, and media strategy for political races and advocacy campaigns working to create change on energy policy, prison reform, environmental causes, and telecom policy. She was also a strategist on a number of high-stakes races, including work with Joe Biden, Beau Biden, former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, statewide ballot measures, and independent expenditures.
In 2011, Brooke cofounded the Seattle Interactive Conference, an annual event with speakers and panelists celebrating the convergence of tech and creativity in the media landscape.
A Pacific Northwest native, Brooke is an avid world traveler and an enthusiastic crabber and fisherperson. 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.
Public Affairs Director
Will joined Mammoth in 2017 as the Public Affairs Director. With a background in public policy and government affairs, Will brings regulatory, legislative, and advocacy expertise to Mammoth’s strategic public affairs advertising campaigns. He specializes in research, data analysis, content development, public policy analysis, program evaluation, and project management.
At Mammoth, Will works collaboratively with clients to identify legislative priorities, regulatory challenges, and emerging public affairs issues to execute impactful communications programs. Will has managed public affairs and marketing campaigns for a range of clients, including AT&T, BNSF Railway, Community Center for Educational Results, TOTE Maritime, and a number of coalition groups.
Will received his master’s degree from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington, where he focused on public policy analysis and evaluation. He also has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Wyoming.
Originally from Alaska, Will moved to Seattle in 2003. When not at work, Will enjoys going to live music shows, involved cooking, and fixing old junk.
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.
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, food & drink, video games, cats, and is dismayed that consuming five 5 Hour Energy drinks does not actually give one an extra hour in the day.
Digital Communications Manager
Andrew Lynch is Mammoth’s Digital Communications Manager. Andrew specializes in digital media, social listening, web analytics, and brand reputation analysis. With a background in statistics and technical writing, he excels at digging deep into swaths of complicated information to distill it into useful, understandable ideas. His deep understanding of current industry practices and tools provide thoughtful, actionable insights to Mammoth’s diverse clientele.
Andrew manages digital and social media campaigns, oversees website projects, and leads the team in understanding the digital communications playing field. Andrew is experienced in the planning and execution of digital campaigns at both the local and national level, running a number of successful campaigns for government agencies, coalition groups, corporations, and political campaigns. Andrew's digital media expertise includes programmatic, social media, display, lead generation, OTT, SEM, and everything in between. He has managed successful campaigns for AT&T Public Affairs, BNSF Railway, Washington Tribes, as well as state ballot measures and awareness campaigns.
A former professional Ultimate Frisbee player, the Seattle native can now be found hiking, cooking, and encouraging 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 Project Manager where she oversees local and national media campaigns, keeping projects running on time and on budget.
She manages all aspects of media for Mammoth, including the planning, placement, trafficking, and monitoring for corporate reputation, issue awareness, and political campaigns. Her research skills inform Mammoth's media campaigns with the latest voter behavior and trend analysis, ensuring Mammoth campaigns are effective and on-target.
Alyssa also supports the Mammoth team managing design, collateral, and video projects ranging from annual reports to TV campaigns.
Prior to joining Mammoth, Alyssa worked at a Seattle-based political consulting agency where she provided operational support and assisted on legislative, statewide, and presidential campaigns.
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 and farmers markets, collecting vinyl, and weekending in warmer weather.
Lex is a graphic designer at Mammoth. Her role includes developing brand identities, creating ad campaigns, and offering visual solutions for analytic reports and presentations. She also manage all print production ranging from mailers and brochures to t-shirts and massive driving billboards. Along with her skillset in graphic design and digital illustration, Lex brings to the table a keen interest in contributing to causes that change perspectives and make positive, lasting impacts.
Raised in a small rural town in Maryland, Lex moved to Seattle to attend the Art Institute of Seattle, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic and Web Design.
Lex dedicates much of her spare time to activism through visual arts. She also volunteers her design skills to non-profits encapsulating environmental preservation, human rights advocacy, and animal rescue efforts — such as a local pit bull rescue where she fell in love with and adopted her trusty sidekick, Kiddo.
Alison provides support to the Mammoth team with her top-notch administrative and research skills. She excels at visual and trend research, translating big data and policy positions, and making sure managers and directors have everything they need to get the job done.
A natural problem solver and policy wonk, Alison brings with her an acute attention to detail and the fortitude to work under pressure — two skills she honed in the legal field and during her time as a Microsoft Cybersecurity Research Fellow before she joined Mammoth.
Native to the Bay Area, Alison moved to Seattle to attend the University of Washington where she dived into International Studies with a focus on foreign policy and comparative law. When she’s not pouring over policy briefs and scouring Twitter, Alison enjoys making a mean Old Fashioned, backpacking through the Sierras, and playing guitar.