Graves Spindler leads some of BPI's most complex corporate and political relationships, bringing over ten years of experience working on political campaigns, in the Obama Administration, and developing advertising and communications campaigns for a range of political, non-profit, advocacy, and Fortune 100 clients.
His corporate work includes digital and social strategy for the Exelon Corporation, a comprehensive branding and marketing program for the NCAA, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. In 2016, Graves worked with the DCCC and DSCC Independent Expenditure campaigns, expanding both organization’s digital advocacy efforts to elect democratic representatives to congress.
Graves joined BPI after over three years in the D.C. office of SS+K, a creative communications and advertising agency based in New York City. While at SS+K, Graves managed brand advertising programs for General Motors, lead the branding effort for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and helped Advance Publications transition their local newspaper companies to a digital first model. Graves previously served at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, where he developed digital communications strategies for DHS and coordinated digital efforts during national security incidents. In 2007 and 2008, Graves worked for Obama for America at the Western New Media desk in Chicago headquarters.