Adam Schafenberg

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? I came to PASS to broaden my campaign finance compliance experience. I also came for the work environment. The people I work with are like family, and we support each other in both completing our work and in professional development My Background: Adam moved to the Washington DC area from New York City…

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Alena Mazheika

IT Analyst / Software Developer

Why PASS? PASS is a leader in the PAC management industry, stable and growing company. I really enjoy being the part of the great professional team. My Background Prior to joining PASS Alena worked on different IT projects in DC area. Alena also worked as a database developer in Belarus. About Me B.S. Development Economics,…

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Allen Norfleet

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? Professionally, I wanted to expand my compliance experience beyond the federal level. I have learned a lot about state and local compliance. On a more personal note, the people at PASS are very warm and like family which makes it a great place to work. My Background Originally from eastern North Carolina, Allen…

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A. Dimitriev

Systems Developer

Why PASS? PASS is a company that is dedicated to giving personalized attention to each of its clients. I’m happy to work at a place where diversity does not impair teamwork but instead helps everyone achieve a common goal – meeting our clients’ needs. My Background Amelia was an assistant professor teaching computer science courses…

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Ami Patel

IT Analyst / Software Developer

Why PASS? I chose PASS because of the inspiring work environment and friendly staff. PASS is a growing company with a great learning environment among the professionals and developers. PASS provides customized solutions and services to each of its clients using the latest development tools. My Background Ami previously worked for a credit union, research…

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Amy Reynolds

Vice President, Client Services

Why PASS? I am fortunate to work in a team-oriented environment with professional people who I also consider friends. We are all anxious to please and provide high quality service. Having been away from campaign finance for a few years before coming back to the field, I would only have returned to work with this…

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Charity Match Manager

Why PASS? Much like many of my colleagues, I was drawn  to PASS by its team-player atmosphere and work place culture. I was searching for a company that would match my enthusiasm and desire to find a place to dedicate my career to; a company that takes care of its employees as well as it does…

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Charity Match Coordinator

Why PASS? PASS was recommended to me by one of my good friends from college. I was looking for a job in a rapidly growing field where I could learn a wide range of customer service and managing customer expectation skills. The PASS team is made up of a group of friendly and engaging individuals,…

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E. Hamlin

Office Manager

Why PASS? PASS provides an opportunity for me to explore a new career opportunity in the highly energized field of campaign finance. My Background Erika has over ten years of experience in the field of education and has launched a new career path in Campaign Finance. About Me B.S. Elementary Education, Florida A&M University. Erika…

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Gerrie Gray-Benedi

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? After researching PASS and interviewing with members of the team, I knew this was a great fit both professionally and personally deriving from my experience in managing political action committees, but by also having the opportunity to work with the outstanding, experienced PASS team members. My Background Gerrie managed the American Society of…

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Jill

Senior Compliance Manager

Why PASS? I have been able to expand my knowledge of the political compliance field here at PASS due to the wide variety of political giving programs we administer for our clients. Working at PASS is comparable to having a 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle dropped on your desk to solve by the end of the…

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Janice Clarke

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? PASS is on the cutting edge of campaign finance delivering value to their clients. I was excited about working on a team of professionals that are driven by their passion and creativity to help clients achieve tangible results. My Background Janice served as the Operations Manager for Macedonia Baptist Church handling the day-to-day…

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Jason McGonigle

Sales Manager

Why PASS? I chose to join the PASS team because of the positive attitude of the staff and the upbeat workplace environment. I was looking for a career, not just another job and PASS was a place I could see myself enjoying coming to work for the next 30 years! My favorite part about working…

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Jenna Visconte

Charity Match Manager

Why PASS? I chose to work at PASS because I wanted to be a part of something exciting and unique. The PAC Match industry is rapidly expanding and I look forward to working with some of the nation’s most successful companies as they continue to offer this benefit to their employees. My Background Jenna is…

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Jim “Mac” Makinen

Senior Compliance Manager

Why PASS? Since I was part of the original staff of five when PASS was created in 1983, I have enjoyed seeing the firm grow to now over 140 clients. PASS was an off-shoot of the David Vienna and Associates lobbying firm. A lobbying client inherited a PAC and needed help filing FEC reports and…

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Project Coordinator

Why PASS? One of the main reasons I chose PASS, was the friendly and professional environment. Everyone at PASS strives to help one another while working towards the same goal of providing excellent services for our clients. Working at PASS has also provided me with the opportunity to expand my knowledge and experience in project…

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Jose Cajayon

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? I joined PASS because it is the oldest and the most-reliable PAC outsourcing vendor in the industry. My Background Jose has worked in two major law firms for a total of 18 years, most recently as a Political Reports Analyst, assisting clients with campaign finance and lobbying compliance in the federal, state, and…

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Keith Andrews

Senior Systems Developer

Why PASS? Through database administration and web development, I enjoy the daily challenges and creative outlet associated with working on the PASS team. My Background Keith brings twelve years of applications and database development/management to his current position. About Me B.S. Marketing, Virginia Tech. Keith is originally from Reston, Virginia. Keith has been with PASS…

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Ken Davis

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? There are two main reasons why I continue to work at PASS. I think responsibility motivates me the most. Responsibility is very important for all of us. Since I am a member of this company, I should do my job well. That’s my responsibility. Then, loyalty is another factor. I keep telling myself…

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Keyarna Watts

Receipt Analyst

Why PASS? I love the fact that PASS is like a second family. Close knit people with down to earth personalities, makes coming to work more enjoyable. My Background Keyarna previously worked at the Department of Treasury as a Human Resource Assistant. About Me Diploma, Bladensburg High School. Keyarna is originally from Washington, DC. Keyarna…

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Kim Jacobson

Systems Developer

Why PASS? I was excited to join a top quality team of in-house IT professionals who use the latest design tools to create and maintain secure web applications. These tools give PASS’ clients the ability to access, analyze, and manage their PAC data through the internet. My Background Prior to joining PASS, she worked for…

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Kyle Folsom

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? I have always enjoyed being a part of politics and campaign finance. This is a big field in America and very important. My Background Kyle came from the American Psychiatric Association where he worked in the Government Relations Department. About Me B.A. Political Science, Miami (OH) University. Kyle is originally from Arlington, Virginia.…

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Mark Zen

Systems Developer

Why PASS? What I like most about the PASS is the friendly atmosphere and amiable management style. My Background Before joining PASS, he worked in health care industry for fourteen years as software developer. About Me MS in Computer Science, University of Mississippi. Originally from China. He has been with PASS since 2012.

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Mary O’Reilly

Vice President, Marketing, Planning, and Communications

Why PASS? I originally chose PASS because of the company’s excellent reputation in the PAC industry. I wanted to work for a firm that was respected and would offer their clients the quality of service I could be proud to sell to prospective clients. I have never doubted for a minute my decision to work…

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Mindy Anderson

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? I sought a job at PASS to expand my knowledge of campaign finance. My Background Mindy worked for the Republican Governors Association as Chief Financial Officer, providing budgeting, compliance and administrative expertise. Prior to the RGA, Mindy served as Director of Accounting and Administration for the National Republican Senatorial Committee. About Me B.A.…

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Patty Young

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? PASS plays an important role in protecting the integrity of our electoral process. Through my work as a Compliance Manager at PASS, I have the opportunity to assist clients in navigating complex legal and regulatory requirements in their advocacy for candidates for Federal, State and local public offices – important work through which…

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Rich Sylvester

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? The thing I like best about working at PASS is the camaraderie with my colleagues and clients and generally pleasant working environment. The main reason, though, is our awesome kitchen! My Background Rich previously spent four years with the FEC Public Records Division. Rich grew up in Buffalo, NY a frustrated Bills fan…

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Shannon Witcher

Compliance Manager

Why PASS? PASS allows me the opportunity to gain more knowledge in the world of campaign finance and compliance. My Background She served as an assistant to a former Member of Congress and PAC Secretary for Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates prior to joining PASS. About Me B.S. Mass Communication, Norfolk State University M.A.…

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Stephanie Landon

Charity Match Coordinator

Why PASS? PASS came recommended to me by a former co-worker.  I was looking for a job with room for growth and knowledge where I could thrive and grow my career.  I wanted a career, somewhere I can stay long term.  The PASS team is unlike any other; very friendly, helpful and hardworking.  I love…

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Compliance Manager

Why PASS?  The first thing that struck me after being introduced to the PASS office was the sense of family. The support and teamwork from the entire office makes for a great work atmosphere. My back ground  I spent over 15 years working in the PAC/grassroots/advocacy arena for two national trade associations and before joining…

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Vincent Tallman

President and Chief Executive Officer

Why PASS? After my first few weeks, I knew that I had a joined great company and that our goal was to provide our clients with excellent service. We have continued to strive to provide our clients with excellent service over the many years that I have been part of the PASS family. During my…

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Yvette Grays

Receipts Analyst

Why PASS? I like working at PASS for a lot reasons. The primary reason is that PASS performs a variety of services for our Clients and I like the challenge of working with a team to solve Clients issues and help our clients with their PAC needs. My Background Yvette previously worked in the banking…

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