CHIP GATELY | Founder, Partner and President >>

With over 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, Rand Paul and Donald Trump. Major clients have included Speaker John Boehner, Senator Marco Rubio, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Senator Josh Hawely, Congressman Dan Crenshaw, 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 25+ 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, putting his talents to use on behalf of conservative non-profits and Republican 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 Martha McSally (AZ), Kelly Loeffler (GA), Jim Risch (ID), Governor Ron DeSantis (FL)  and U.S. Representatives Matt Gaetz, Dan Crenshaw, Brian Mast, Michael Waltz, and Hon. Byron Donalds, among others. Other clients, past and present, include Lt. Col. Allen West, Sen. Rick Scott, Sen. Dean Heller, Sen. Mike Crapo, Rep. Mia Love, and Rep. Duncan Hunter.  A native of Frederick, MD, Pat now resides in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.  He received his bachelor of science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1994.