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Our Team

Lee Hirsch

Creative Director

Lee is an accomplished filmmaker, recognized with Sundance and Emmy Awards, and serves as the founder and Creative Director of Local Voices. He is best known for his documentary “BULLY,” which is widely considered to be one of the most impactful documentaries of all time. Under his guidance, “The Bully Project” put each campaign reached over 10 million middle and high school students. In addition to his documentary work, Lee has directed commercial campaigns for well-known clients like Verizon and AT&T. His experience spans both the realms of impactful documentary storytelling and effective commercial campaigns.

Houston King

Campaign Director

In 2012, Houston helped form Local Voices and handled day to day operations in 2012 and 2016. Previously he served as a fundraiser and organizer for Obama’s 2008 campaign and organized and ran offices in 5 states. Houston is also a prolific independent film producer, having recently produced films such as The Hero, Support The Girls, and Hearts Beat Loud. Before entering the film business, he worked in international corporate finance for Lehman Brothers and ING Barings.

Allen Mattison

Legal Representative

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

Head Accountant

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.

Union Editorial


Union Editorial is an award-wining commerical post-production company with offices in Los Angeles, New York and Austin.