Mark Warren is a veteran campaign manager and fundraising consultant with over 17 years experience winning close, hard fought campaigns. In the 2010 cycle, Mark served as the DCCC’s Director of Candidate Services, where he worked closely with the committee’s 42 Frontline campaigns, 29 Red to Blue campaigns and 33 other incumbents on the development and execution of their fundraising programs. The Candidate Services Department worked with candidates on all aspects of their finance operation and trained dozens of finance directors, call-time managers and finance assistants in fundraising best practices and placed them on top campaigns. The Candidate Services Department’s efforts helped the Frontline and Red to Blue campaigns raise over $125 million in the 2010 cycle.
Prior to his work at the DCCC Mark managed highly competitive campaigns and directed sophisticated finance operations in eleven states. In 2008, he managed John Adler’s razor-thin victory in NJ’s 3rd CD, turning the seat blue for the first time since the 1880’s. In 2002, he managed Joe DiVincenzo’s come-from-behind victory in the Democratic Primary for Essex County Executive against an entrenched and better-funded opponent. Mark has run successful campaigns for Rep. David Wu of Portland, OR; Mayor Bernie Platt of Cherry Hill, NJ; and Delegate Don Williams of Norfolk, VA and he has extensive experience managing highly efficient fundraising operations. Some of his past fundraising clients include Rep. John Adler, the NJ Assembly Democrats, Senator Frank Lautenberg and several NJ state legislators. Mark served on Senator Bill Bradley’s Iowa campaign staff in his 2000 run for President and was twice named Runner-Up Operative of the Year by Politickernj.com.
Mark spends his free time rooting for the NY Jets and shopping for vinyl in his favorite record stores. He received his Masters of Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing and Entrepreneurship & Innovation from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Rutgers University. Mark lives on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.