Dan Centinello is an accomplished political strategist and expert in presidential politics with more than a decade of experience spanning 10 countries, 38 states and the Northern Mariana Islands.
Centinello’s professional achievements include leadership positions in two presidential campaigns, three international campaigns, two gubernatorial campaigns, a senatorial campaign, several local campaigns, and roles with national and state parties.
Dan Centinello has worked under highly visible household political names like Governor Mitt Romney, Governor Chris Christie, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as Senator Roy Blunt, and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer.
Campaign Manager; United Kingdom Nationwide Campaign
Regional Director – Southern United States & Silicon Valley; FWD.us
Deputy National Political Director; Romney for President
National Director of Voter Contact; Romney for President
Deputy Campaign Manager & Political Director; Roy Blunt for U.S. Senate
Executive Director; New Jersey Republican State Committee
Statewide Field Director; Chris Christie for Governor
State Director – California Victory; Republican National Committee
Regional Political Director & Deputy Director of Voter Contact; Romney for President
Deputy Field Director; Arnold Schwarzenegger for Governor
Campaign Manager; Kevin Jeffries for Assembly
Regional Political Director; The Republican Party of San Diego County
Centinello has also managed state party apparatuses, including tenures as the State Director for the Republican National Committee in California and as the Executive Director of the New Jersey Republican Party. Dan stepped into these roles at impressively young ages - twenty-three and twenty-four, respectively.
Dan Centinello served as the Deputy National Political Director for Governor Mitt Romney’s more recent presidential campaign. Afterwards, he accepted an invitation to join the leadership team at FWD.us, a political action committee co-founded by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Dan came on board as FWD.us’ Regional Director for the Southern United States and Silicon Valley before being asked to become the Campaign Manager for a nationwide effort in the United Kingdom.
Dan Centinello currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Lincoln Strategy Group, a full-service political strategy firm.