RedRock Strategies Expands Political, Fundraising, and Public Affairs Practice

Las Vegas, Nevada – RedRock Strategies, a nationally respected political and public affairs firm, announced today that Ben Sparks is joining the firm as the Director of Political Affairs, and Julie Walburn has been promoted to lead a new joint Public Affairs and Finance operation. Sparks has a decade of experience working on top political and public affairs campaigns throughout the country, including work with the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Romney for President, Rob Portman for Senate and the effort to defeat the recall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Sparks also served as Campaign Manager for Dan Sullivan’s successful campaign for US Senate in Alaska. Most recently, he was Director for Political and Public Affairs at Arena, a digital advertising firm servicing political and public affairs clients. Walburn has more than decade of experience working on political and public affairs campaigns, including work on a diverse array of public affairs campaigns in more than ten states and political campaigns at all levels. Walburn, who has served as RedRock Strategies Director of Public Affairs, now assumes the responsibility of a growing public affairs and fundraising operation.

“We are thrilled Ben and Julie will be helping RedRock Strategies expand political, public affairs, and fundraising opportunities for our clients,” said RedRock Strategies CEO Dana Walch. “Their years of experience working on some of the top campaigns in the country will help our clients navigate the ever-changing political, financial and advocacy landscape throughout the country.

RedRock Strategies President Ryan Erwin added, “RedRock Strategies remains committed to providing results-oriented, data-driven campaigns for our clients. Ben and Julie are skilled operatives that allow us to provide an even wider range of services to help our clients succeed.” These new roles for Sparks and Walburn continue a company expansion that includes the recent addition of former Congressman Dr. Joe Heck. Heck serves as President of RedRock Government Relations, a growing division of RedRock Strategies focused on helping our clients achieve success with public policy goals.

About RedRock Strategies

RedRock Strategies has a strong record of leading winning political and public affairs campaigns throughout the country while offering a host of services including: campaign general consulting, fundraising, grassroots coalition building, public relations, crisis communications, and digital strategy. Together, we bring more than a century of experience helping candidates, businesses and organizations get from where they are to where they want to be. Our team has been successful in public affairs and political campaigns at all levels because we understand your mission and share your goals. What sets us apart is that we also have the vision, discipline and experience necessary to focus your limited resources on the things that matter most.

Perhaps no team in the country is similarly battle-tested, having won some of the toughest political, public affairs and issue battles in every part of the country. We have held leadership positions on political campaigns at all levels from successful Presidential and United States Senate races to winning campaigns for Congress and a host of Statewide, Legislative and local races. Recently, we were proud to lead successful campaigns amending state Constitutions in Illinois, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota for Marsy’s Law for All. These amendments now guarantee victims of crime the equal rights they deserve.