Matthew Gagnon is the Chief Executive Officer of the Maine Heritage Policy Center, Maine's premier free market policy think tank.Previously, he served as the Director of Digital Strategy for the Republican Governors Association, where he was recognized as one of the top campaign strategists in the country.
He has also spent time on Capitol Hill as Director of New Media Communications for United States Senator Susan Collins. In 2010, he was Deputy Director of Digital Strategy at the National Republican Senatorial Committee, helping to coordinate online campaigns for 37 U.S. Senate races across the country. Matthew has also spent time in the private sector, most recently as a Senior Project Manager in the Public Affairs practice at Arlington based digital firm New Media Strategies.
In addition to his work in politics, Matthew is an accomplished writer, photographer, graphic designer and jazz musician.