Meet the Veracity Team

Veracity Media is a diverse team of talented specialists. Each of us brings our own unique set of expertise to the projects we work on. 

 

The Veracity Team:


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Ryan Morgan
CEO


Ryan, Veracity's CEO, is a political strategist and full-stack web developer. Ryan built the website for Hillary Clinton's book Hard Choices, and has consulted for Airbnb, the Aspen Institute, Malala Youszafi's non-profit, 350.org, Representatives Beyer, Lujan, Matsui, and Senator Cory Booker, among others. He has served as a senior advisor on several prominent campaigns, from Ro Khanna's disruptive run for Congress, to Sandra Fluke's campaign for State Senate, to Greg Orman's scrappy Senate campaign--where he both got the campaign national attention through polling strategy, and raised $250,000 online.

Ryan is fluent in front-end website design, full-stack website development, social media strategy (where he made the fourth most liked Facebook post in history), online advertising, voter modeling, and everything in between.

When not holding down the fort at Veracity, Ryan is probably running or making bad jokes. 

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Marne Pike
COO


Marne, Veracity's COO & Senior Digital Strategist, hails from New York's North Country. After working with international development agencies abroad and on political campaigns here in the U.S. Marne joined Veracity to lead the digital strategy for campaigns and non-profits that she’s passionate about. Beyond helping hold down the fort at Veracity, Marne’s focus is on getting more women elected to public office by advising and leading the digital campaign efforts of women candidates, PACs, and organizations fighting to get more women elected. 

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Mike Brophy
Creative Director


Mike Brophy joins Veracity Media as Creative Director after a short stint working as a freelance designer and videographer. In 2012 he worked on the Obama For America digital team in Ohio, which jump started his interest in the political and non-profit worlds. He recently received degrees in audio and video production from Indiana University, and in 2014 expanded his design, video, photography and political organizing skills on a senate race in Iowa. Mike loves the melding of all things technical and creative, and the challenge of applying these in aesthetically pleasing, and logical ways. Originally from outside of Philadelphia, he is excited to now call DC his home.

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Wyatt Larkin
Senior Digital Strategist


Wyatt Larkin joins Veracity Media from Capitol Hill, where he served as Digital Director for Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ). Wyatt also ran digital for Kyrsten Sinema for Congress, and has led digital trainings for organizations including the Alliance for Retired Americans and College Democrats of America. Previously, Wyatt served as Chief of Staff and Communications Director for Johns Hopkins economist Steve Hanke, where he worked to make @Steve_Hanke one of the top economists on Twitter. 

Wyatt is an Arizona native who has organized for the Young Democrats of America, the Young Democrats of Arizona, and various state and local campaigns. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Political Science.

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PJ Amartey
Digital Strategist


PJ first joined the Veraci-team as a Digital Strategy Assistant, and before that worked as a youth services program coordinator for the Army Reserve. PJ is an alum of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) fellowship program, and has volunteered on campaigns at both the Senate and Presidential levels. 

A Bronx, NY native and graduate of Syracuse University, PJ is interested in the ways political campaigns and advocacy initiatives engage target audiences in the digital space.

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Maïca Pichler
Digital Strategist


Maïca is happiest when she finds a way to make the complex causes that drive her accessible to anyone. She also loves puns. On great days these intersect. 

Maïca’s experience includes brand marketing, digital advertising, events management, copywriting, public relations, campaign organizing, and public policy. Prior to joining Veracity, Maïca was a Marketing Communications Assistant at EnerNOC, where she was able to bring many of these skills together to promote energy efficiency and savings. 

Maïca is a proud Bostonian who holds a BA in Political Science and Communication Studies from Northeastern University. At NU Maïca served as president of the Northeastern University College Democrats and was often found on the field with the Valkyries Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team.

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Sarah Kruberg
Web Developer


Sarah joins Veracity Media as the team’s Front End Developer, venturing into the political and non-profit space after several years in fashion and technology. A recent California transplant and a Loyola Marymount University graduate, Sarah began her career as a writer and PR professional, but soon merged her love for great design with code. She thrives on the daily challenges and problem solving involved in coding elegant and user-friendly websites.

On the weekends you may find her in a yoga studio, exploring new parts of the east coast or at the barn riding.

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Katy Hollyday
Digital Strategy Assistant


Katy is currently a junior at American University studying Public Relations and Strategic Communication. She is particularly interested in political and non-profit communication, and is passionate about using graphic design to communicate visually. Originally from Massachusetts, Katy loves to ski and has a Dunkin’ Donuts obsession. On campus, she is involved in the College Democrats and is the Social Media Manager for American University’s Dance Marathon. After spending the past semester studying in Copenhagen, Denmark, Katy is excited to be back in D.C. learning more about digital media campaigns with Veracity.

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