We use the latest in technology to help solve political problems.
How Neptune Ops
IS DIFFERENT

The latest tools in political technology allow us to reach decision makers and voters in surgically targeted ways that were previously impossible. But technology is only as good as the inputs that go into it.

Our leaders are career-long political professionals with extensive training in all of the tools of political advocacy. Many digital firms offer technical experience without the political chops. Many political consultants have the political pedigree without the technical expertise.

We bring both skills to bear to drive superior outcomes for our clients.
Strategic Partnership
NeptunE OPS &
IVC Media

Neptune Ops and IVC Media bring Northern, Southern, and Baja California together with a team of political, digital, and creative talent that has executed award-winning campaigns at the highest levels.

who we
Represent

Organizations With
Public Affairs Challenges

We use the latest in political-tech to advocate for trade associations, non-profits, and businesses in Sacramento and other capitals across the country.

Candidates and Independent Expenditure Committees

We help candidates win elections for federal, state, and municipal offices throughout the country through the most surgical targeting tools available.

Businesses

We run B2B and other highly targeted digital campaigns for corporate clients where the stakes are high and key decision makers must be reached.

Ballot Initiative Campaigns

We work with ballot initiative committees to bring the highest-impact political technology to their campaigns.

OUR
LEADERSHIP
Bryan Miller

Bryan Miller

President

Bryan serves as President of Neptune Ops overseeing all client strategy and campaigns. He has served two U.S. Presidents and has over 25 twenty years of experience in campaigns and public affairs. Bryan started in politics as a fundraiser and grassroots organizer for Clinton/Gore ’96 where he was the campaign’s youngest employee. He went on to form a successful fundraising group that helped congressional and local candidates win competitive races. During this time, he practiced law for a full-service law firm, where he represented numerous Fortune 500 companies in regulatory and public affairs matters.

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Chad Peace

Chad Peace

Strategist

Chad oversees creative political ads and strategies for Neptune Ops that get attention and win campaigns. He has been recognized by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) as a 40 under 40 industry professional to watch. Chad is also a licensed attorney and partner at Peace & Shea LLP. He holds a BA in Economics and Philosophy from UCLA and a JD from the USD School of Law. He and his wife live in San Diego with their canine daughter and human son.

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Anthony Astolfi

Anthony Astolfi

Technician

Anthony is the mastermind of technology for Neptune Ops. He has built and overseen some of the most successful digital advertising campaigns in the country including California’s nonpartisan primary initiative, drafting a candidate to run and win for United States Senate, and a record-shattering fundraising hall for a third party presidential candidate. Anthony married his high-school sweetheart Ciara. They live in San Diego with their two young children.

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Juan Hernández

Juan Hernández

Producer

Juan is a bilingual border baby with a talent for getting things done. For Neptune Ops, he designs and directs a team of creative talent to produce engaging content that makes the competition play catch-up. Juan graduated from Suffolk University. He lives in San Diego and oversees a creative team in Mexico.

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Javier Inzunza

Javier Inzunza

Head of Design

Javier is a bilingual border baby who understands the art of implementation. For Neptune Ops, he pulls together the political, creative, and strategic parts of the campaign to deliver high-impact content. Javier graduated from San Diego State University and lives in Tijuana with his military-trained dog.

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Nora Miller

Nora Miller

Head of Finance

Nora has more than 20 years of experience in operations, benefits, compensation and total rewards, risk management, emergency and succession planning, recruiting and hiring, sales, and employee relations. She has held Vice President and Director level positions in companies in the real estate, clean energy, law, and education sectors. She was also a partner in an executive search agency. Nora received her B.A. from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation.

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Mathias Tucunduva

Mathias Tucunduva

Project Manager

Mathias is a trilingual, native Brazilian. He oversees project management for Neptune Ops. He has extensive political experience working in federal, state, and local campaigns. Mathias was born in São Paulo, Brazil and moved to San Diego to attend The University of California San Diego. He graduated in two years and continues to live on the beach.

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Tamara Benrey

Tamara Benrey

Digital Manager

Tamara manages implementation of Neptune’s digital campaigns. She was born in Mexico City and lives in San Diego. She graduated from The University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a specialization in Technology Management.

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Mariel Dozier

Mariel Dozier

Campaign Coordinator

Mariel is the Campaign Coordinator for Neptune Ops. Native to Sacramento she caught the political bug and has political experience working within federal, state, and local offices. Mariel graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations with a focus in Economics.

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Monthly
Podcast

On each episode of Nation State of Play, we explore the political stories that are driving public policy in California. We don’t just cover what politicians are doing—we cover how they’re doing it, and why they’re doing it. We explore these stories with political insiders, business leaders, journalists, and policy-makers themselves to get below the surface of the headlines, and show you the true forces shaping our nation state.

October 21, 2021
Jon Switalski - California Infrastructure and Supply Delays
Bryan is joined by Jon Switalski, Executive Director of Rebuild SoCal to talk infrastructure improvement and the problems that affect the supply chain delays in California. (Originally aired 22Oct21)
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September 27, 2021
Janell Smiley - Educational Challenges and Opportunities in California
Janell Smiley, author of As Long As They Don't Turn into Weirdos, joins Bryan to explore the educational opportunities in California. Her book recounts her family's journey through the process of starting public school plus the how and why she decided to take her kids out and find a different way to do education. (Originally aired 27Sept21)
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September 24, 2021
Jim Knox - Big Tobacco's Latest Mis-Information Campaign
Bryan speaks with Jim Knox, Vice President, Legislative Advocacy at American Cancer Society, on the misinformation used by Big Tobacco to target vulnerable consumers. (Originally aired 24Sept21)
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