Our Team

Jamie FontaineFounder & President

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When she launched Fontaine & Company in 2008, Jamie identified three core tenets to represent the principles and practices she would provide every client. Coupling her well-honed political organizing skills with 21st century media savvy, Fontaine put her 15 years experience successfully managing electoral campaigns to fill the critical – yet often neglected – role of grassroots advocacy in public policy making. (Read More)

Sloane WhelanSenior Campaign Director

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Sloane worked as the South Carolina Director of Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood Health Systems for five years prior to joining Fontaine & Company. In her role at Planned Parenthood, she served as their chief lobbyist to the SC statehouse working on issues ranging from healthcare, education and the state budget. (Read More)

Mike CherryCampaign Director

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Prior to joining Fontaine & Company, Mike spent six years working at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, most recently as the Deputy Director of Direct Marketing. In that role, he was responsible for managing the DSCC’s Grassroots Telemarketing and Direct Mail fundraising programs. In 2012 election cycle, the two programs raised a combined $42.9 million for the DSCC. (Read More)

Erica ReardonCampaign Coordinator

Before joining Fontaine & Company, Erica spent the 2014 election cycle with the political team at Victory Fund, the nation’s largest LGBT political action committee. Prior to that she worked with the American Hospice Foundation to plan and implement an online educational library as well as national press and communications outreach surrounding the Affordable Care Act hospice guidelines and consumer reporting. She also coordinated seminars nationwide on pain management for dementia patients.

Erica started in policy education and outreach working with the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN). During her tenure she assisted in communications, outreach and education efforts on federal legislation to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” assuring equality for over 65,000 service members. Later, she worked with SLDN on the defeat of the so-called “Defense of Marriage Act,” securing military spousal benefits for same sex couples.

Ryan PhilbrickCampaign Coordinator

Ryan comes to Fontaine & Company after working on a number of electoral campaigns, most recently as Volunteer Coordinator for the Don Beyer for Congress campaign in Northern Virginia. Prior to that, he worked with CParker Consulting alongside the United States Marine Corps’ System Command as a Data Analyst.

Ryan studied International Affairs at James Madison University, where he lead successful student organizations focusing on a range of issues including environmental stewardship, sexual assault prevention and higher education lobbying. He can usually be found hiking along the Application Trail, sipping a hoppy microbrew, playing soccer and watching the Washington Capitals.