Jason Weingartner - Director of Finance
In 1996, Jason began his career at the New York political fundraising firm of Cathy Blaney and Associates. Moving up the ladder to become one of the top fundraisers of the firm and the country, he has worked directly with a wide array of Republican candidates, elected officials, and entities such as President Bush, Senator Dole, Governor Pataki, Governor Romney, Governor Schwarzenegger, Speaker Hastert, Congressman Blunt, Congressman Lazio for U.S. Senate, the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the New York Republican State Committee, the 2004 RNC Convention, along with many more.
While continuing as a fundraising consultant, Jason also took on the role of Executive Director for the New York Republican County Committee. His duties included the coordination of the petition process, candidate recruitment and support, and the day to day duties of the Committee. He has also organized many of the Committee’s recently successful Lincoln Day Dinners.
He is a former President of the New York Young Republican Club, Inc. having served from August 2001 – April 2004 and is a former Chairman of the New York State Young Republicans having served from July 2003 – June 2007. He is the current Treasurer of the New York State Young Republicans. He is also the current Vice Chairman at-Large for the Young Republican National Federation. Jason has become a force in grassroots politics across New York State and the country. Within his many roles, Jason has helped to grow Young Republican Clubs from Buffalo to Montauk. He has traveled the nation advising both clubs and candidates. In July 2009, Jason was elected Vice Chairman at-Large of the Young Republican National Federation. He has also taught multiple fundraising and membership recruitment seminars in New York and Nationally. He guests lectures twice a year at Fordham’s graduate program for campaigns and elections.
In 2007, Jason was nominated and voted as one of the top 40 Under 40 rising political stars in New York City by City Hall Newspaper.
Jason S. Weingartner grew up in working class New York City neighborhood in Queens and was an honor roll student at Archbishop Molloy High School. He is a graduate of Fordham University – Rose Hill - and Fordham Law School – Lincoln Center. Jason is an avid New York Mets and New York Jets fan.