Matt Rhoades - Updated Feb 2024

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Matt Rhoades

Matt Rhoades is an American political and public affairs consultant from the United States of America. Matt Rhoades works as the co-CEO of a Washington DC-based public affairs firm called CGCN Group.

Early Life

Matt Rhoades was born on February 3, 1975, in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States. His zodiac sign is Aquarius and he is 48 years old as of 2023. Moreover, he holds American citizenship and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity.

Unfortunately, he has not revealed any information about his childhood days and his parent’s detail is not available on online resources. We may assume that he grew up with his family in Saratoga Springs and had a happy childhood.

Matt Rhoades – Education

Rhoades completed his graduation from Saratoga Springs High School in 1993. In 1997, he completed his BA at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.

After that, he completed his MA from the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University in 1999.

Professional Career

Matt Rhoades joined the Republican National Committee after his graduation from Syracuse University in 1997. He worked as a research analyst for the Republican National Committee in the 2000 presidential election. After that, he worked for the White House as an associate director for presidential personnel after the victory of George W Bush.

He became director of opposition research for the campaign to re-elect Bush in the 2014 presidential election. After that. he was director of communications in the 2008 presidential bid of Mitt Romney. Additionally, he was a vice president of the public affairs company DCI Group in Washington from 2007 to 2010.

However, he left the company in 2010 and served as the head of Romney’s political action committee. He served as the campaign manager for Mitt in his campaign for the presidency in 2012.

Matt Rhoades

Caption: Matt Rhoades taking in an interview (Source: C-SPAN)

In 2013, he launched the group called America Rising LLC with Tim Miller and Joe Pounder. His group helped derail the Iowa Democratic candidate Bruce Braley’s Senate bid by releasing a clip of the Democrat caught disparaging Iowa farmers in 2014.

After that, he and Joe Pounder launched a private-sector communications consulting firm Definers Public Affairs. He launched the Defending Digital Democracy Project at Harvard University with Eric Rosenbach, Robby Mook, and Ash Carter in 2017.

This project looks at the problem of political organizations and election infrastructure targeted by hackers. Moreover, Democrats and Republicans both supported this project to find solutions.

Later, he and Mook launched Defending Digital Campaigns a nonprofit organization in 2019 that provides cybersecurity services to congressional and presidential candidates. He joined CGCN Group in September 2019 and works as co-chief executive along with Sam Geduldig.

Net Worth 2023

As of 2023, Rhoades’s estimated net worth is around $1.5 million, and as a political consultant, he earns an average salary of $92,814. Throughout his professional career, he has lived a comfortable lifestyle.

Relationship Status

Since June 2012, Matt Rhoades has been happily married to Jamie Loftus. By profession, his wife is the GOP communications strategist. However, the couple has not yet disclosed about their kids and has kept a secret about their family information.

In addition, Matt has not disclosed his previous relationship and affairs. As of now, this man has not been a part of controversy or rumor and has kept a safe distance from such things.

Body Measurements

Caption: Mauricio Moura, Jude Meche, Matt Rhoades, and moderator Dr. Monique Chouraeshkenazi, with Christopher J. Deering, CPS interim dean (Source: George Washington University College of Professional Studies)

Looking at his appearance, he has a pair of brown eyes with black hair color. Meanwhile, he has an average height and weight, but the exact details about his body measurement are missing.

Matt Rhoades – Social Media

Unfortunately, this American political and public affairs consultant is not active on social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.