We have a simple formula…

Doing right by our clients.

The Yorkville Group was founded upon the bedrock of our core belief – Do right by our clients. A full service political consulting and public affairs firm dedicated to making informed decisions based on customized client-centric strategies.

With a team guided by experience and committed to your success through innovative, dynamic and modern methods.

We have a simple motto…

Bold & committed to success.

We understand that it’s principle that informs policy and it’s a prudent policy, a compelling vision and a bold strategy that provide the elements to your success.

Our diverse team is here to guide you through the high stakes environment of politics. This is how we can speak with confidence when we say the Yorkville Group is bold and committed to success.

Meet The Team...

Gavin
Wax

Partner

Gavin Wax is a founding partner of The Yorkville Group. Gavin served as the New York State Director for the Ted Cruz presidential campaign, the Deputy Political Director for the Nicole Malliotakis mayoral campaign, and has served as a campaign manager for multiple federal, state, and local races. In addition, Gavin has been published as an opinion contributor in multiple outlets such as The Hill, Townhall, The Washington Examiner, The Federalist, Newsmax, American Thinker, Western Journal and The Daily Caller. He is also the publisher of his own online publication, The Schpiel.

Ian
Reilly

Partner

Ian Walsh Reilly is a founding partner at The Yorkville Group. Ian is currently serving in his second term as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Manhattan based Metropolitan Republican Club. Ian is actively involved in the Manhattan Republican Party, where he has served as a campaign manager and speechwriter for various New York Congressional, New York State Assembly, and New York City Council campaigns.

Brian
Dugan

Associate

Brian Dugan is an associate with The Yorkville Group specializing in research, strategy, and foreign affairs. Brian got his start in politics as a member of the strike force team on Ted Cruz’ presidential campaign in Iowa. After achieving victory in Iowa, Brian was made a campaign chair for the 6th Congressional District of New York. Following the campaign, Brian co-founded the American Kurdish Alliance Organization, a registered NGO headquartered in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Brian also has lobbying experience as a former government relations associate for Gotham Government Relations and experience on Capitol Hill as a former legislative aide for Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA 48) and as a foreign affairs aide for Congressman Paul Cook (R-CA 08).

Board of Advisors...

Bob
Turner

Chairman

Bob Turner is chairman of the board of advisors for The Yorkville Group. Bob is an American businessman and politician who served as the United States Representative for New York's 9th congressional district, in the United States' 112th Congress, from 2011 to 2013. Prior to that Bob Turner worked in the advertising and television industries for more than four decades. In 1984, he co-founded and ran Orbis Communications, a distributor of advertiser funded programming. He then headed the North American operations of Pearson LLC, where he exported the television talk show format to Europe, launching six shows in two years. In addition, Bob reorganized and redirected the successful program Baywatch and launched new versions of the game shows Family Feud and To Tell the Truth. One of Bob's most notable positions was president of Multimedia Entertainment, a division of media conglomerate Multimedia, Inc., from 1991 to 1995. He created The Jerry Springer Show., he oversaw the production of The Phil Donahue Show and The Sally Jesse Raphael Show, and launched the Rush Limbaugh show on television.

Deroy Murdock

Senior Advisor

Deroy Murdock serves as a senior advisor for The Yorkville Group. Deroy is a Fox News Contributor, a Contributing Editor with National Review Online, a former Media Fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University; and a Senior Fellow with the Atlas Network. Deroy’s weekly column — “This Opinion Just In…” — appears in the New York Post, the Dallas Morning News, the Boston Herald, and other newspapers across America. He has been a frequent guest on CNBC, CNN, C-Span, MSNBC, and other TV and radio outlets.

As a popular public speaker, he has lectured or debated at the Cato Institute, the Council on Foreign Relations; Harvard Medical School, the Heritage Foundation; the National Academy of Sciences; Dartmouth, Stanford, and Tulane universities; and various fora, from Bogotá to Buenos Aires to Budapest. He is a native of Los Angeles, a graduate of Georgetown University, and a resident of Manhattan, where he earned an MBA from New York University.

Elizabeth Ames

Senior Advisor

Elizabeth Ames is a senior advisor for The Yorkville Group. She is the founder of BOLDE Communications and has also co-authored four books with Steve Forbes. The most recent is Reviving America: How Repealing Obamacare, Replacing the Tax Code and Reforming the Fed will Restore Hope and Prosperity (McGraw Hill 2016). She previously co-authored MONEY: How The Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy—And What We Can Do About It (McGraw Hill, 2014); Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets Are Moral and Big Government Isn’t (Crown Business, 2012); in addition to the Wall Street Journal bestseller, How Capitalism Will Save Us: Why Free People and Free Markets Are the Best Answer in Today’s Economy (Crown Business, 2009).

How Capitalism Will Save Us was selected as one of the “best books that make sense of the financial crisis” by USA Today. The National Chamber Foundation of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce featured it on the organization’s 2010 list of “Books That Drive the Free Enterprise Debate.”