CHIP GATELY | Founder, Partner and President >>

With thirty years of national direct mail fund raising experience, Chip Gately is one of the leaders and innovators in the field.  He began his career working for Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) in 1985 and then Bob Dole for President (1988).  Since that time, Chip has served as national marketing director for RNC Victory 96, the NRSC and Americans for Hope, Growth and Opportunity.  As a consultant since 2000, Chip has applied his acumen on behalf of every national Republican campaign committee, dozens of Senatorial, gubernatorial and Congressional campaigns, and presidential candidates including Bob Dole, Steve Forbes, George W. Bush, John McCain and Rand Paul. Major clients have included Speaker John Boehner, Senator Marco Rubio, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Senator Elizabeth Dole, Congressman Joe Wilson, Congressman Brian Mast and Governor Bob Ehrlich.  His work has been cited by Time magazine, the Manchester Union Leader, and the American Association of Political Consultants.  A native of Des Moines, Iowa, he now resides in Alexandria, VA with his wife and three daughters.  He received his bachelor of arts from Yale University.

PATRICK MOONEY | Managing Director >>

With 20 years of direct response experience, Patrick Mooney brings a wealth of experience and industry-knowledge to Response America. Receiving formal training from The Leadership Institute, Pat began his career in the mid-1990s while working on campaigns in Texas, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. He continued his career path and served as an account executive for two well known DC-based conservative fundraising agencies, where he put his talents to use on behalf of conservative non-profits and political campaigns. As Managing Director, Pat serves as a top recruiter for new political clients and candidates. Since joining Response America in 2005, Pat’s expertise in creative design, copy writing, and list selection has helped to elevate the company’s standing. His recent clients include Senators David Vitter, Mike Crapo, Marco Rubio, and Governor Tom Corbett,  and U.S. Representatives Michele Bachmann and Allen West, among others. His 2014 electoral victories included Mia Love (UT), Steve Daines for Senate (MT), Jim Risch for Senate (ID), and Bruce Rauner for Governor (IL).  A native of Frederick, MD, Pat now resides in Daytona Beach, Florida.  He received his bachelor of science from Carnegie Mellon University.