Daniel Ortiz is a Senior State Campaigns Manager on the State Fiscal Policy team. He is an advocate for progressive revenue, worker’s rights, voting rights, participatory democracy, and policies that build economic security and bring dignity to all communities. Ortiz brings 18 years of experience in campaign strategy, advocacy, and education. Most recently he worked as Outreach Director for Policy Matters, a State Priorities Partnership affiliate. He led their team’s usage of public opinion research and civic engagement strategies. Ortiz grew partnerships through cross coalition convenings and local campaigns for participatory budgeting, wage theft enforcement, and support for Ohio’s worker center network. Prior to his work with Policy Matters, he led campaigns and managed partnerships across the Midwest and the South working with the Democratic Party of Arkansas, MoveOn Political Action, and Ohio Youth Voices. He draws from experience as a teacher and work as a campaign professional to develop programs that connect research with community concerns and activate a base of support to build power for long term change. Ortiz has a B.A. from Oberlin College.
Senior State Campaigns Manager