National communications and political strategist joins Resolute.

Matt Saidel, former Deputy Press Secretary to New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, has joined Resolute Public Affairs as a Vice President. Matt brings a wealth of experience in state government and national politics to our client engagements. Throughout his career, he has built a reputation for navigating complex issues and tough policy challenges.

In his role with Governor Murphy, he served as both spokesperson and communications lead for transportation, infrastructure, economic development and healthcare policy issues.

Prior to his work in the Governor’s office, he held a fund-raising position with Gillibrand for Senate and Off the Sidelines PAC in New York. For three years he coordinated fundraising efforts for multiple U.S. Senate campaign committees to broaden women’s participation in the United States Congress.

His work contributed to the campaigns of some of the biggest names in national Democratic politics, including Maggie Hassan for Senate, Kamala Harris for Senate, and Tammy Duckworth for Senate. In 2017, he joined Murphy for Governor as Deputy Finance Director.