Mike is a longtime and trusted political professional who moved from life in the corporate world to work with the Bush campaign in 2000 in Ohio. Since returning home to Indiana in 2001, Gentry was the architect of the effort by Republicans to take back the Indiana Statehouse after years of Democrat rule. Building on his political success, Gentry pioneered his own consulting business in 2007. Mike is a leader in strategic planning and campaign implementation and serves as pollster and chief consultant for MiR.
Josh Kelley joined Mark It Red in 2011 after serving as Statewide Field Director for the Indiana House Republican Campaign Committee. Before his work with the Indiana HRCC, Josh served as Executive of Monroe County Republican Party in Bloomington. Josh’s work has focused on campaign strategy development and management, grassroots program development and execution, and helping our next generation of conservative leaders win elections. A lifelong Hoosier, Josh grew up in Bloomington and graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History. Josh is also a NCAA Division 1 and semi-professional league soccer official. Josh and his wife Abbie currently live on the north side of Indianapolis.
Matt Gentry graduated from Purdue University in 2012, but he has been working on campaigns professionally since 2010. After graduating with degrees in Political Science and Economics, Matt worked for the Indiana House of Representatives, Republican Caucus as a Legislative Assistant for two sessions. He joined Mark It Red in March of 2014.
Alex Johnson joined Mark It Red in 2015. Before that, he worked in Northwest Indiana as a Regional Field Director for the Indiana House Republican Campaign Committee during the 2014 election cycle during which three new seats were won. Alex graduated from Purdue in 2013 with a double major in History and Political Science and currently lives in Indianapolis.