As a principal at TargetPoint, Downs has worked with political and corporate clients across the country on strategic voter contact efforts that employ analytics to effectively and efficiently deploy their resources. Downs’ clients include over one hundred statewide and congressional races, five presidential campaigns, right to work, 2nd amendment, climate change and marriage equality efforts.
Prior to TargetPoint, Downs served at the Republican National Committee in numerous roles including, Regional Political Director, Director of the Presidential Coordinated Fund and Director of External Relations for the 2004 National Convention. Prior to joining the committee, Downs served as Associate Political Director in the White House. Downs joined the White House after serving on the 2000 Bush for President Campaign. Prior to the 2000 campaign, Downs worked for Governors Bill Weld and Paul Cellucci of Massachusetts.
Downs, named one of the top ten politicos to watch by Politico, is a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of Hamilton College with a dual concentration in Spanish and Government.