Tim Tagaris, the owner of Aisle 518 strategies, served as the Digital Fundraising Director for Senator Bernie Sanders’ historic 2016 presidential campaign that set records by raising $218 million online with an average contribution of just … $27.
Tim has also worked for Senator Chris Murphy for the better part of a decade, helping to guide his digital programs through a number of victories including his House win in 2010 and Senate campaigns in 2012 and 2018. Tim also counts Giffords: The Courage to End Gun Violence as a long-time client, helping the organization raise more than $20 million in online, small-dollar donations since its inception in 2013.
Before joining his previous firm, Tim helped build out the first New Media Department at the Service Employees International Union from 2008 to 2010 — striving to use technology as a tool to bypass the workplace door in union organizing campaigns. Prior to that, Tim served as the Digital Director for Ned Lamont’s Democratic primary victory over Joe Lieberman in 2006. Before that, he worked at the Democratic National Committee and for then Congressman Sherrod Brown.