Bobbie Jo Ballard,
Bobbie Jo comes aboard the Prime Advocacy team after working on Capitol Hill for Chairman Kevin Brady (TX-08). She brings comprehensive planning and client relations experience. During her service on Capitol Hill, she volunteered on the Coffman for Congress campaign canvassing the greater Denver area. Bobbie Jo is a native of Illinois and graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she majored in Political Science. Bobbie Jo currently resides in Washington, DC and enjoys getting involved with her alma mater's alumni association.
Director of sales and marketing
Lincoln Clapper comes from Gula Graham where he was part of Washington's premier consulting and fundraising firm. Through managing relationships with CEOs and various government affairs industries on a daily basis, Lincoln is known by these clients as a persistent and professional individual who puts the client's needs ahead of his own to ensure high-quality results. Lincoln hails from Turlock, CA and is a graduate of the University of Arizona where he received his MA in International Security Studies. Lincoln currently resides in Washington, DC where he enjoys playing golf, traveling, and is an active sports enthusiast.
DIRECTOr of operations
Noah Becker joined Prime Advocacy after working on Capitol Hill for Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08). He brings on a detailed understanding of how offices function and best methods to implement Congressional fly-ins. Noah was raised in Springfield, IL and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia where he studied Political Science and Sociology. He currently resides in Washington, DC where he enjoys staying involved with The Fund for American Studies Alumni Network.
Mary Elizabeth Stringer,
Executive Account Manager
Mary Elizabeth joins the Prime Advocacy team after working on Capitol Hill for U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (MS-R). She has extensive experience with event planning and first-hand involvement with the meeting procurement process on Capitol Hill. Mary Elizabeth is from Tylertown, Mississippi, where she graduated from Mississippi College with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. In DC, she serves on the executive board for the Mississippi State Society and volunteers with The Kennedy Center.
Executive aCCOUNT MANAGER
Grace’s addition to the Prime Advocacy team comes after working in the energy sector in DC. She has broad experience with government affairs, event planning and client relations. Grace is from Miami FL, and graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a BA in International Studies, and also has a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from George Washington University.
Gionelly Mills hailing from the “Empire State”, New York, is a proud graduate of Lincoln University of Pennsylvania where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English. He joins Prime Advocacy after his congressional tenure serving both Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) and Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24). His extensive work in public service, strong understanding of House procedure and scheduling, but also charisma and effervescence creates a convivial dynamic with clients as he strives to cultivate genuine relationships. Gionelly currently resides in Washington, DC, and in his free time enjoys playing tennis and singing classically.
Elizabeth Matamoros is from Southern California, with a background in political consulting and campaigns. She worked on Capitol Hill for Congressman Darrell Issa and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Marketing at the University of California, Riverside. She joins Prime Advocacy from Yelp, Inc. where she was part of the sales team. Elizabeth’s wide-ranging experience in building and sustaining client relations displays her passion to help others. On her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys exploring Washington, D.C. and playing tennis.
Paola Hernandez-Ortiz is our most recent addition to the Prime Advocacy team. A proud daughter of immigrants, Paola is a New York native raised in Orlando, FL, who recently graduated from the University of Central Florida with a dual degree in Political Science and Spanish. Paola joins Prime after having worked extensively with Florida state and federal officials, including former Senator Bill Nelson and Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy. In her spare time Paola loves to travel, explore Washington, D.C. and spend time with family.