Staff

Leadership Team

Jason StverakPresident
John Connors, Director of Special Projects
Will SwaimVice President of Journalism
Erik TelfordSenior Vice President
Paul OlivettVice President of Investor Relations

Development and Outreach

Alicia BarrettManager of Investor Relations
Shana Davidson, Direct Marketing Manager
Matt HauckDirector of Development
Christina PajakManager of Investor Relations
Megan RitterGrants Manager and Development Writer
John Courts, Development Coordinator
Kathy McDonald, Senior Director of External Affairs

Special Projects and Marketing

Kristen Hawley, Digital Marketing Manager
Scott Kocen, Technology Advisor
Andrew Collins, Digital Media Manager
Breyana FranklinMedia Relations Associate

Communications and Citizen Engagement

Mary Ellen BeattyDirector of Citizen Outreach
Chris McCoyTraining and Outreach Manager
Jackie MoreauManaging Editor, Watchdog Wire
Michael Moroney, Director of Public Affairs
Kevin Palmer, Communications Coordinator 
Rachel SwafferOutreach Associate, Citizen Watchdog
Lauren BoutonOnline Outreach Manager

Operations/Administration

Nicole StverakAdministrative Assistant and Special Events Coordinator
Becky WesselsDirector of Operations
Claire MilbrandtExecutive Assistant to the President

Watchdog.org Journalists

Will SwaimVice President of Journalism and Editor
Kelly CarsonManaging Editor
Mark LisheronSenior Content Editor
John TrumpContent Editor
Johnny KampisContent Editor
Marianela ToledoFlorida Watchdog – Reporter
Malia ZimmermanHawaii Reporter - Reporter
Ben YountIllinois Watchdog – Bureau Chief
Travis PerryKansas Watchdog – Reporter
Tom StewardWatchdog.org Minnesota Bureau – Reporter
Dustin HurstNew Media Editor
Mary C. TillotsonNational Reporter
Tori RichardsNational Reporter
Earl GlynnNational WatchdogLabs.org, Research
Joe JordanNebraska Watchdog – Managing Editor
Deena WinterNebraska Watchdog – Reporter
Mark LagerkvistNew Jersey Watchdog – Reporter
Rob NikolewskiNew Mexico Watchdog – Reporter
Shelby Sebens, Northwest Watchdog – Reporter
Jon Cassidy, Watchdog Texas Bureau – Bureau Chief and Reporter
Patrick McGuiganOklahoma Watchdog & Capitol Beat OK – Managing Editor and Capitol News Reporter
Eric BoehmNational Reporter
Maura PenningtonPennsylvania Independent – Reporter
Andrew StaubPennsylvania Independent – Reporter
Chris ButlerTennessee Watchdog – Reporter
Kenric WardNational Reporter
Kathryn WatsonWatchdog.org Virginia Bureau – Investigative Reporter
Matt KittleWisconsin Reporter – Bureau Chief and Reporter
Ryan EkvallWisconsin Reporter - Reporter
Adam TobiasWisconsin Reporter - Reporter