Bobby Candelieri, Director of Sales
Bobby Candelieri is the Advertising Sales Executive at Campaigns and Elections where he is responsible for advertising across all platforms. Prior to joining C&E, he was an Account Executive at CQ Roll Call focused on retaining business, training clients on how to track legislation, educating clients on Advocacy tools, and building relationships focused primarily on Non-Profit organizations. Bobby graduated with a degree in Communications from Virginia Tech. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, golf, baseball, and Bocce.
Shane D'Aprile, President and Publisher
Shane D’Aprile is the President and Publisher of Campaigns & Elections magazine. D'Aprile led a redesign and overhaul of the editorial product, serving as C&E's Editor for just over three years before assuming the role of President and Publisher. Prior to C&E, he worked at The Hill newspaper where he covered Congress and the 2010 midterm elections. A New Jersey native, D'Aprile spent several years working in public radio covering city and state government in New York before coming to Washington, D.C. He received a B.A. from Fordham University, where he majored in political science and communications. He also holds an M.A. from Fordham’s Elections and Campaign Management program. His work has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, the New York State AP Association and Public Radio News Directors Inc.
Allyson McGrath, Sponsorship Executive
Allyson joined the C&E team as the Sponsorship Executive in 2013. She is currently responsible for matching clients with C&E events that will help meet their marketing objectives. She has over 14 years of sales experience most recently coming from Jane’s and CQ Roll Call. In her freetime, Allyson enjoys spending time with her son Colin, hanging by a pool and playing tennis.
Shereen Zaid, Director of Events
Shereen is the Director of Events at C&E. She previously worked at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, where she managed and executed more than 35 successful campaign events and dinners for members of the House and Senate. Previously, Shereen was an Events Associate for Center for American Progress, the Events Manager for the 911 Unity Walk in DC and finance assistant for the DCCC. Shereen brings to us her events expertise, keen attention to detail and passion for logistics that will ensure C&E’s events continue to grow and succeed.