Lee Hirsch is a renowned filmmaker and is the visionary founder and Creative Director of Local Voices. He is known for his film BULLY, which is widely considered to be one of most impactful documentaries of all time. His outreach campaign, The Bully Project, has reached over 4 million middle and high school students with a companion curriculum aimed at students and educators that teaches kindness and empathy.
Houston King served as a fundraiser and organizer for Obama’s 2008 campaign and organized and ran offices in 5 states. In 2012, he helped form Local Voices and handles all day to day operations. Houston is also a prolific independent film producer, having recently produced films such as The Hero, Results, and Anesthesia. Before entering the film business, he worked in international corporate finance.
Rosemary Pritzker is an award winning political ad producer and consultant who co-founded the Local Voices Super PAC in 2012 with Lee Hirsch and Houston King. She produced many of the ads that year. She also co-created The BULLY Project with Lee and Houston. Rosemary is a professional photographer, a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach, and a musician. Catch her on her podcast, A Show of Hearts.
Gabriel London is partner at Found Object, a creative agency for the social impact space. He conceives of content and strategy for CSR and NGO clients. With a background in documentary filmmaking, Gabriel’s career focus has been on storytelling around major policy issues of the day. He has provided strategy and directed campaigns for organizations ranging from large multinational companies to small NGOs.
Allen Mattison of Trister, Ross, Schadler & Gold, PLLC serves as legal representation for Local Voices. He has helped nonprofit organizations to navigate the campaign finance and corporate laws in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Brian Foucart of PCMS is a founding partner of Political Compliance Management Services (PCMS, LLC) a leading Democratic compliance firm and handles accounting for Local Voices. He has over 20 years of experience in compliance, budgeting and financial operations of political campaigns and committees.