In Field Strategies Welcomes Tom Dickens as National Senior Advisor

February 05, 2019


Washington, D.C. – In Field Strategies, the premier national canvassing and strategy firm, is proud to welcome and announce Tom Dickens as National Senior Advisor, a new position within In Field Strategies.

“We are excited to welcome Tom to the In Field Strategies team. Tom has a track record of delivering results in the way that matters most, winning.  He is strategically positioned to propel IFS to the next level,” said Brandon Vidrine, Partner and Co-Founder, IFS.

“I have tremendous confidence in Tom’s ability to connect In Field Strategies world-class grassroots engine to the companies and campaigns needing a face-to-face presence. He embodies the winning attitude we have across the company and will be an impactful force for us across the country,” stated Tommy Knepper, Partner and Co-Founder, IFS.

“In Field Strategies is the premier grassroots outreach firm in the nation. They have earned that designation by bringing an unparalleled commitment to their clients, delivering the most insightful data and reporting products in the canvassing arena, and hiring an incredibly talented staff who run the most efficient and effective grassroots efforts in the country,” said Dickens. “I am thrilled to work alongside In-Field Strategies as they continue to expand their national footprint and deliver impactful results for their clients.”

Tom Dickens has more than a decade of grassroots and targeting experience and has served in senior roles in government, political campaigns, and committee posts across the nation, most recently serving as Director of Political Strategy for the Republican National Committee.

Tom’s background includes work on Scott Brown’s successful 2010 campaign for U.S. Senate and managing the grassroots turnout and targeting efforts for Scott Walker’s historic recall election victory in 2012. Tom served as Political Director for Governor Chris Christie’s successful re-election campaign in 2013 where the Governor won more than 60% of the vote in deep-blue New Jersey and served as Deputy National Field Director of the Republican National Committee in 2014 when Republicans claimed sweeping victories across the nation winning back their majority in the U.S. Senate and expanding their majority in the U.S. House.

Tom also served as Political Advisor to the Trump-Pence 2016 campaign for the battleground state of Maine, turning the second congressional district’s electoral vote red for the first time since 1988.

Tom has also served in senior posts in federal and state government, working as Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Director of External Affairs for Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts.   

About In Field Strategies

In Field Strategies is the premier national canvassing firm. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of door-to-door services that includes public opinion and survey research, consumer research, petition and signature gathering, ballot access, A/B message testing, persuasion, absentee and early vote push, and GOTV (Get-Out-The-Vote) with a grassroots mobilization network in all 50 states. Our firm is focused on utilizing sophisticated data insight to measure and persuade public sentiment while employing cutting edge technologies to ensure we deliver the best actionable data to our clients. Not only is our firm led by top talent with over 25 years of grassroots experience — we distinguish ourselves by having senior staff deeply engaged in each project from start to finish, a promise we keep to clients.


Tommy Knepper

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