Groundswell Strategies is a full service firm that offers political, advocacy and media consulting for public and corporate clients at the local, state, and federal level. Our client base includes prominent political figures, fortune 500 companies and leading national organizations. With years of experience, our skilled team is committed to making your campaign a winner.
Lauren is the Vice President of Groundswell Strategies, a full service firm that offers political, advocacy and media consulting for public and corporate clients at the local, state, and federal level. As vice president of Groundswell Strategies, Ms. Pardo has assisted in the development of client relationships in the public and private sector.
Ms. Pardo has over 7 years of congressional and political experience. She worked on Capitol Hill as a staff member in the office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) as well as in his Florida District Office. Ms. Pardo has worked on local, state, and federal campaigns, beginning with Senator Rubio’s race for the U.S. Senate.
Lauren was born and raised in Miami where she lives with her family. Besides spearheading campaigns, Lauren enjoys spending time outdoors, fishing, and boating with her beagle.
Anthony is the President of Groundswell Strategies, a full service firm that offers political, advocacy and media consulting for public and corporate clients. As president of Groundswell Strategies, Mr. Bustamante has developed a strong network of clients and professional allies in the public and private sector.
Mr. Bustamante has nearly 10 years of experience in politics. He has worked on local, state and federal campaigns including Marco Rubio’s race for the U.S. Senate, for which he organized a statewide grassroots organization and voter-targeting plan. Mr. Bustamante also served as a leading Florida consultant for the 2012 and 2016 presidential cycle.
Anthony was born in Miami and attended Florida International University where he earned his Bachelor’s in Political Science. He later earned his Master’s in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University. He and his wife, Jeri, live in Miami and have been married for 12 years.
Media and Marketing Coordinator
Melina is a creative photographer, graphic designer, videographer, and self starter. As the owner of Photography and Design by Melina, she has started her own business and has succeeded in having various clients all over the nation including Fortune 500 companies. In addition to working for Groundswell Strategies, she is also currently contracted as a photographer by the City of Miami Beach.
Ms. Pardo has a bachelors degree from FIU in Digital Media, Photography and Art. She graduated with a 3.0 GPA while working and interning with multiple different media agencies. While in school, she was a film editor in the newly premiered documentary film.
Melina was born and raised in Miami where she lives with her family. She loves to travel and explore new places.