MY WORK EXPERIENCE
PERPETUAL FORTITUDE LLC
Operates as principle for start-up political consulting and digital management firm.
Specializes in social media strategy, content, and management for Democratic candidates.
DEMOCRATIC CONSULTING, POLLING AND ELECTION CALLS
Conducts political polling for Democratic candidates at the state, county, and local levels.
Responsible for client acquisition, project management, and political analysis.
Works closely with elected officials, candidates, and Democratic stakeholders.
BOB SOLOMON FOR CONGRESS
Initially hired as a consultant, promoted to Campaign Manager within weeks.
Oversaw hiring and staffing for all elements of the campaign, including field operations, media relations, and general operations.
Devised and implemented advanced targeted digital media program with high levels of engagement.
Designed nearly all visual elements of the campaign, including logo, website, social media, campaign literature, targeted email campaigns, and production of fifteen different digital video ads.
Served as primary liaison to the candidate, responsible for all areas of internal campaign organization and political strategy.
919 LAW, LLC
National Sales and Account Manager
Designed and implemented a national sales campaign for a legal-themed tech startup, with a focus on cultivating lawyers and law firms as clients.
Conducted independent prospecting research and contacted potential clients by phone, email, and social media (a minimum of sixty contacts per day).
Developed and applied sales pitches, drafted and negotiated contracts with clients.
Served as sole point of contact for clients after closing to cultivate long-term relationships.
Worked remotely with minimal corporate supervision required.
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT
Selected for a highly competitive position in an intensive three-week leadership course for Senior Officials in State and Local Government.
LAW OFFICES OF JESSE WHITE, LLC
ATTORNEY AT LAW / OWNER
Owned and managed a small law firm in the suburbs of Pittsburgh focusing on bankruptcy, civil litigation, estates and trusts, election law, real estate, contracts, criminal defense, family law and personal injury.
Managed all operations and advertising, including extensive use of social media.
Built practice from a solo operation to seven full-time employees.
DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctorate, actively involved in numerous pre-professional organizations.
Passed Pennsylvania Bar Exam in Summer 2003 (license currently not active).
PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
STATE LEGISLATOR, 46th DISTRICT OF PA
Represented 65,000 constituents as elected state legislator for the 46th District of Pennsylvania, writing over fifty pieces of legislation including several bills signed into law.
Served on Judiciary, Labor and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Aging and Policy Committees.
Extensive experience with the legislative process and policy analysis.
Economic development efforts generated hundreds of millions in funding for infrastructure improvements of varying size and scope.
Worked regularly with corporate executives/counsel on public-private partnership endeavors.
WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON COLLEGE
B.A. in Political Science; earned Dean’s List Honors multiple semesters.
Active leadership roles in numerous campus and pre-professional organizations- President, Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, General Manager, WXJX Radio Station, Vice-President, Pre-Law Society.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
1. LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING (INC. PARALEGAL)
2. SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT
3. POLITICAL CONSULTING
4. WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT AND CONTENT
5. PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS AND ADVOCACY
6. WHEN YOU NEED A TRAINED PROFESSIONAL TO GET SOMETHING DONE
SPECIALIZED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
- PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH
- OPPOSITION RESEARCH
- POLITICAL POLICY PAPERS
- POLITICAL CAMPAIGN DOCS
- EBOOK WRITING
- WORDPRESS / WEBSITE DESIGN
- CONTENT CREATION
- LEGAL RESEARCH MEMOS
- LEGAL BRIEFS AND PLEADINGS
- WHITE PAPERS
- BLOG CREATION AND POSTS
- EDITING AND REVISIONS
- CREATIVE WRITING
- SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY
- SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT
- BOOSTING ONLINE PRESENCE
- STRONGLY-WORDED LETTERS
- SEO OPTIMIZATION
- ONLINE MARKETING STRATEGY
- ONLINE REPUTATION MANAGEMENT
MEET THE TEAM
Husband. Father. Student of Law and Government. Sports Fan. Trying to Keep the Ship Afloat.
Wife and Mother Extraordinaire. Glue that holds the Family Together.
Enjoys Hot Wheels, Paw Patrol, and Telling His Brother What To Do.
AUGUSTUS (AKA "GOOSE")
Enjoys ice cream. Has the best belly laugh in the world. Way too sarcastic for a two-year-old.
AKA The Honey Badger. Probably the Most Interesting Dog in the World. Snores.
The Good Cat. Minds her own business. Expert Mouser.
Massive Jerk. Tortures Jesse and the other pets. #stupidwoodrow