Decades of Experience. A Dedicated Team of Professionals to Help You Win.
The TDS team is comprised of veterans of Capitol Hill, congressional and presidential campaigns, think tanks, and media outlets. We leverage extensive experience in the media, policy, and campaign arenas to offer clients insightful strategies to help you build comprehensive, effective, and winning advocacy programs.
Jim Terry brings over 25 years of extensive experience in both the policy and campaign arenas offering a broad array of legislative, strategic, communications, and management skills that help clients build comprehensive, effective, and winning campaigns.
A long-time veteran of Capitol Hill, Mr. Terry has served as a campaign manager, political director, and advisor on some of the most high-profile races in the nation and at the National Republican Congressional Committee. He understands the legislative process literally in and out, having served as both a congressional Chief of Staff and Chief Executive at the Free Enterprise Fund, a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to advancing free-market policies.
Since founding TDS Public Affairs in 2007, Mr. Terry has provided strategic communications, public affairs, grassroots, and paid media services to Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, and non-profit organizations. He has appeared on Fox News, CNN, and countless talk radio outlets across the country and has testified before Congress numerous times.
Mr. Fitzgerald’s experience includes three decades of applying strategic communications, government relations, and operational innovation to craft solutions to complicated issues.
Having worked as a press secretary as well on the client and consultant side of multiple private-public partnerships and legislative efforts, Fitzgerald possesses a deep understanding of how the framing of issues impacts the range of potential outcomes. He has crafted innovative business models by matching private sector capabilities with government agency needs.
For the past six years, Mr. Fitzgerald has led strategic communications serving clients such as the California Rifle & Pistol Association (CRPA), Civic Publications, Cal State Fullerton, Discovery Science Foundation, Townsend Public Affairs, Moulton Niguel Water District, Muzeo, Rocket Launch Media, the Southern California Water Coalition, and the City of Santa Ana.
Paige Boogaard is a lifelong DMV native with a background in political communications on Capitol Hill.
A graduate of the University of Alabama, Ms. Boogaard earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Political Science and then took her talents back to Washington, D.C. In her three years as a press aide on Capitol Hill, Ms. Boogaard gained experience in political writing and legislative research, furthering her passion for communicating the inner workings of D.C. to the general public.
Outside of the office, Ms. Boogaard enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. On any given Saturday in the Fall, you can find her cheering on the Crimson Tide, America’s favorite football dynasty.
A Certified Public Accountant, Trisha brings nearly three decades of experience serving businesses large and small to her role at TDS. A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, she is married with two children.
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