Dante Vitagliano
Dante Vitagliano

Dante Vitagliano


Current Obsession: Using frameworks and best practices from different disciplines to solve problems. For example - how can Lean Startup methodologies improve a non-profit organization's advocacy efforts? Or, how can UX processes inform digital marketing strategies? How about Agile communications?


Trailmapper - Founder/Chief Political Officer
  • Built a team to bring a Trailmapper's data tools and resources from concept to MVP to fully functioning web app serving campaign users in the 2020 campaign cycle.
  • ๐Ÿ”— 2020 Highlights
Pinnacle Strategies - Co-founder
  • Developed and executed fundraising, communications, and operations strategies for clients at the National, State, and local level.
  • Managed over $15MM in total budgets for client's organizations.
  • Client services also included web design, brand development and design, email copywriting, team workflow design and automation, project management, staff recruiting and training, and media relations.

Recent Projects


Video testimonial collection and transformation pipeline for entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, and small businesses.


Effortless video endorsement collection and supporter engagement tool for candidates and campaigns.

Shifty App & Call Time App


Lightweight and lighting-fast volunteer shift scheduling and fundraising "call time" tools that increase productivity and accountability.

Brand kit and unique designs for a new golf lifestyle brand and apparel company merchandise and digital media content

Featured Publications

๐Ÿš€ Featured in Lean Startup Co.

"Using Lean Startup To Launch And Scale Political Campaigns"

๐Ÿ’ก Featured in smerconish.com

"Communicate Effectively, or Not at All"

๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ Featured in Campaigns & Elections

"Why โ€˜Operationsโ€™ is the Most Underrated Position on Campaigns"

๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ Featured in Campaigns & Elections

"It's Time to Rethink What Makes a Great Campaign Office"

"It's Time to Rethink What Makes a Great Campaign Office"

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email: dante@trailmapper.io | cell: 603-361-6419 | web: https://bit.ly/about-dante