Chris Leist is the Deputy Director of Advertising at Mothership Strategies, where he helps political and advocacy clients design effective digital advertising programs. A Massachusetts native, Chris graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Political Science and Policy Studies. Chris got his start in politics in 2012 as a Field Organizer in Iowa for President Obama’s re-election campaign and went on to work for Massachusetts candidates at the federal, state, and local levels. He then turned his focus to digital advertising and spent the 2016 cycle at Rising Tide Interactive, working with statewide and federal campaigns, ballot initiatives, non-profits and advocacy organizations across the country. In his free time, Chris can be found obsessing over the Chicago Cubs.