Anthony J. Zagotta

Strategic Alliance Partner

Anthony (Tony) Zagotta is a seasoned issue advocacy professional with over three decades of experience in campaign politics, grassroots, grasstops, and advocacy campaigns representing fortune 500 companies and multiple national trade and industry associations. As a Strategic Alliance Partner with Strategic Elements, Zagotta will work with clients in the Washington, DC, and Miami, FL office locations.

Tony also serves as the CEO of Forza Strategic Partners, bringing together his decades of experience and his working relationships with a first-class bipartisan political professional network with a presence across all 50 states. As part of the alliance with Strategic Elements, Tony brings the best in class 50-state field network he has developed over 18 years. While there, he developed and executed issue advocacy campaigns for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies and major national industry associations.

His previous experience includes working for the national public affairs firm DCI Group, where he managed multi-state regional field campaigns for AT&T. He also managed a Congressional campaign in North Carolina in 1994. Tony has also served as the Chairman of an International Youth organization, for which Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher served as Honorary Chairwoman. He also served as Honorary Youth Chairman for the President of the United States re-election campaign and served as the National Chairman for a 250,000 member youth political organization.

Hometown

Naples via Chicago

Fun Facts

I am passionate about all things Italian.  Its culture, food, language, people, and, of course, Italy itself.
I once sat next to Margaret Thatcher for a three-hour dinner.  She was exactly the same in person as in public.
I began watching the nightly news in grade school.  I was fascinated with the 1980 Presidential campaign.
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