Meet Our Team

Winning strategies. Proven experience.

MDW is made up of a passionate team of designers and strategists who specialize in winning votes, raising money, and influencing public opinion.

Michael Worley

Senior Partner & CEO

Michael Worley is a nationally recognized political strategist with over a decade of experience helping campaigns and causes win.

Since founding MDW in his college apartment, Michael has grown the firm to become one of the most sought after political advertising agencies in the Southeast.

He has successfully advised some of Florida’s top democrats in some of their toughest races: Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson and Congressman Jared Moskowitz, and State Senators Lauren Book and Shevrin Jones.

Landon St. Gordon

Partner & Chief Creative Officer

Landon has a passion for getting progressive and LGBTQ candidates elected up and down the ballot through strategic branding and design. 

Since joining MDW Communications, Landon has been a part of over 100 winning campaigns and has designed hundreds of pieces of mail. He is the recipient of four American Association of Political Consultants Pollie Awards, three Campaign and Elections Reed Awards, and was recognized as Orlando Business Journal’s 40 under 40 in 2021.

Martin Page

Partner & Chief Operating Officer

Originally from Massachusetts, Martin Page has worked as a digital strategist, speechwriter, and organizer for campaigns across the United States.

At MDW, Martin has led email fundraising efforts for Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava’s historic victory, Nikki Fried’s campaign for governor, and numerous high-profile state legislative and municipal races. In addition to winning national recognition for Levine Cava’s email program, he was named to Florida Politics’ “30 Under 30 Rising Stars” and recognized by InsiderNJ for his work in New Jersey’s LGBTQ+ community. 

Shannen Bazzi

Vice President

Shannen Bazzi is a native Orlandoan and has had a passion for politics since her teen years. She is committed to helping promote progress in the state of Florida.

Prior to joining MDW, she spent the three years working in Washington, DC as Chief of Staff for a domestic economic policy consulting and advocacy firm. She directed the legislative agenda for the firm and coordinated their endorsement program for Federal House and Senate candidates during the 2018 and 2020 election cycles.

Scott Kosanovich

Vice President

With more than a decade of experience, Scott Kosanovich has emerged as a go-to member for political campaigns and causes.

His tenure has been marked by significant leadership roles, from Presidential all the way down ballot, demonstrating his expertise in managing high-stakes political campaigns. His strategic insights and deep understanding of political dynamics have consistently yielded impactful results.

Aaron Monse

Director of Web Development

A native New Yorker and long-time Floridian, Aaron Monse is a web developer and graphic designer with a passion for progressive politics.

Since joining MDW in 2017, Aaron has led web development on dozens of campaigns for offices at every level of government. He has been recognized for excellence in campaign web development by both the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) and Campaigns & Elections a combined total of 12 times since 2019.

Caitlin Lang

Director of Digital

Caitlin is a born-and-raised Central Florida native, an experienced digital communications operative, and a writer.

Prior to joining MDW, Caitlin worked for several progressive organizations and on competitive political campaigns in crucial swing states where she worked to generate earned media coverage and cultivated extensive experience in producing impactful digital content.

Maureen Pearsall

Director of Operations

Originally from New Jersey, Maureen Pearsall is now proud to call Florida her home and serve on the MDW team.

Prior to joining MDW, Maureen spent over 20 years working as a linguist in multiple fields ranging from translation to foreign language education. She is excited to contribute her language abilities to handling Spanish edits at MDW, a leader in Spanish language media for Democratic campaigns.

Maliha Kareem

Digital Strategist

Maliha is a first-generation American raised in Florida and a Digital Strategist with MDW Communications.

Before joining MDW, she had experience working in communications with organizations like the Florida Democratic Party, Biden for President, Center for Community Change Action, and For Our Future, focusing on creating communications plans, content strategy, and storytelling.

Maria Rodriguez

Digital Strategist

Originally from Colombia, Maria currently lives in Broward County. She is an experienced communications strategist and serves as a Pembroke Pines City Commissioner.

Before joining MDW, Maria worked in communications for local elected officials in Broward and Miami-Dade counties, specializing in digital communications and constituent services. She has also worked on multiple campaigns for young candidates in Broward County, developing digital communications, content strategies, and paid ad campaigns.

Guerds Jean

Digital Strategist

Guerds Jean is a policy consultant with a degree in Peace and Social Justice Studies as well as Spanish Studies from Berea College.

Guerds has a passion for serving disadvantaged communities with their education policies, business development, immigration reform, and criminal justice needs. She has developed her public policy, public speaking, and communication skills through meetings at the White House with the Vice President Kamala Harris and various other political leaders.