Chris Leavitt is an experienced political operative who’s managed multiple statewide and congressional campaigns and run varied political operations over the last nine years.
In 2009, Chris was a key member of Governor Bob McDonnell’s successful field operation, which led to a statewide sweep for Republicans in Virginia. Chris was then tapped to be a Regional Political Director for the Republican Party of Michigan in 2010 where he helped lead a statewide field team that successfully elected Governor Rick Snyder.
Chris went on in 2011 to manage Virginia State Senator Bryce Reeves campaign. This win was the first defeat of an incumbent in over 30 years and was the deciding seat that gave Republicans the majority in the Virginia State Senate.
Chris’s career skyrocketed from this point and he went on to manage many campaigns including Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s reelection in 2012, Senator Mark Obenshain’s Attorney General race in 2013, and Ed Gillespie’s U.S. Senate race in 2014 and Ed Gillespie’s Gubernatorial run in 2017.
Chris’s campaign experience and knowledge navigating tough races is a perfect complement to the Red Maverick Media team. With an emphasis on writing detailed campaign plans and an eye for strategic advantages through earned and paid media efforts, Chris has the experience and understanding from the top to the bottom of a campaign.
Chris received his B.A at the University of Maine and resides in Richmond, VA with his dog Reagan.
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