Staff Directory - New Approach Missouri

Staff Directory

Jack Cardetti

Campaign Consultant

Bio: Jack Cardetti has served for a decade as a spokesman and communications advisor for public officials and political campaigns. He has worked on some of the most successful campaigns in Missouri in recent years including Senator Claire McCaskill and Governor Jay Nixon. Jack also served as Governor Nixon’s Communications Director for two years.

 

John Payne

john@newapproachmissouri.com
Political Director

Bio: John Payne is the political director of New Approach Missouri. Before the campaign, John worked as the executive director of Show-Me Cannabis. He has also worked as a research analyst for the Show-Me Institute and a high school studies teacher. His writing has been published in Reason, The American Conservative, The Week, and newspapers across Missouri.

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Kasra Shokat

kasra@newapproachmissouri.com
Digital Director

Bio: Kasra Shokat is the digital director of New Approach Missouri. As a digital campaign manager for the Oregon-based political consulting and advertising firm Winning Mark, he has worked on numerous campaigns across the country, including New Approach Oregon's successful 2014 ballot initiative campaign.

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