A respected grassroots innovator and NextWave co-founder, Tom Herrity brings his passion for constituent engagement to his leadership role with the company. NextWave also draws on the expertise Tom has honed as CEO of Global MORE



From legislative work for the U.S. Senate to co-founding a teleservices company, the theme that ties together Bill Colton’s career is broad-based outreach. In addition to his role as Partner with NextWave, Bill currently serves as MORE


Managing Partner 

With more than a decade of experience and over 200 grassroots and grasstops campaigns to his credit, Todd Benjamin has been a key driver in the inception of NextWave. He now serves as the company’s Managing Partner. MORE


Chief Financial Officer 

Riyad Abu-Sharr joined NextWave Advocacy in 2014, bringing to his role as chief financial officer more than 30 years of experience in finance and management. A CPA and Chartered Accountant, Riyad has a comprehensive MORE

Vice President, Business Development 

With two decades of advocacy experience across the spectrum in Washington, D.C., Andy Krakowski is a trusted source of information and advice to clients and prospects. As NextWave’s Vice President of Business Development MORE


Recruitment Manager

Jen Shedrick is a rare commodity in the public affairs industry—a recruiter who understands the staffing demands of grassroots outreach. Most recently, she provided recruitment services to DDC Public Affairs OnPoint@Home outreach. MORE


Want to learn more about NextWave Advocacy?