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John MacDonald

Account Executive

A winner of the “Pollie” Award from the American Association of Political Scientists (AAPC), the Direct Mail Association of Washington’s “MAXI” (Marking Award for eXcellence and Innovation) and the “Goldie” from the Peer Choice Awards, John joined the creative team at HSP in February in 2014. Since then, his fundraising strategies have helped his clients repeatedly smash through their fundraising goals.

Prior to joining HSP Direct, John worked actively with several political campaigns including Tom Smith for U.S. Senate, Chris Reilly for U.S. Congress, and Dave LaRock for Delegate. He also has a background as an educator, having taught writing seminars at the John S. Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines in Ithaca, NY.

John graduated summa cum laude from Millersville University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in History and also holds a M.A. from Cornell University in History.

He lives in Aldie, Virginia with his family and attends Saint Veronica Catholic Church.