Meet Our Leadership

Each member of our team is dedicated to serving our clients by delivering results which propel them to achieve their strategic goals.

Alexandra V. Preate

Chief Executive Officer

apreate@capitalhq.com

Alexandra Preate

Alexandra V. Preate is founder and Chief Executive Officer of CapitalHQ. She specializes in advising industry leaders, Fortune 500 companies, authors, think tanks, and non-profit organizations on media relations, crisis communications, strategic partnerships, development, business strategy, and more.

Preate has extensive relationships at every major national media outlet, and her clients are regularly featured on FOX News, FOX Business Network, ABC, NBC, CNBC, CBS, CNN, Breitbart, The Hill, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

Prior to founding CapitalHQ, Preate was a Director at the American Swiss Foundation, assisting the organization’s President Faith Whittlesey, two-time U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Assistant to the President for Public Liaison on the Reagan White House Senior Staff. She was a founding member of the Monday Meeting and is a member of the Columbus Citizens’ Foundation and The Pennsylvania Society.

Preate has been featured on FOX News, MSNBC, POLITICO, and The Wall Street Journal.


Carey Dunn Sirianni

Development and Philanthrophy Director

csirianni@capitalhq.com

Carey Dunn SirianniCarey Dunn Sirianni is Development and Philanthrophy Director at CapitalHQ. Carey offers an unparalleled breadth of experience and extensive contacts with a proven track record of success of fundraising and development. She has served as the lead fund-raiser for dozens of candidates, helping to raise close to $200,000,000 for clients campaigning for offices ranging from the White House to local magistrate as well as charitable entities.

Sought out by highest level business, political and thought leaders, Carey is recognized for her sharp understanding of the fundraising world and environment, for her keen insight and strategic development plans, and her tireless and unrelenting commitment to achieving each goal for each client.

For every client, her intense focus and goal is to build the relationships that are critical not only to mounting an effective development campaign but also to shaping the public perception of important issues and to governing effectively. The same strategies and coalitions that lead to successful campaigns can shape legislative battles, public debate on the issues and raise brands from crowded fields to the top.


Ben Shapiro

Technology and Digital Media Director

bshapiro@capitalhq.com

Ben ShapiroBen Shapiro leads the CapitalHQ Technology team, specializing in photography and videography, web development, technical support services and social media.

With over a decade of professional video production experience with nationally televised live broadcasts, scripted corporate messaging, television commercials and training videos, Ben is able to craft and deliver exceptional imagery for any client.

As a former professional software and web developer, Ben offers an attention to detail and customer service that ideally position him to provide custom web solutions, software, hardware and help desk support for clients of any size.

Ben has forged contacts at every major broadcast network in the country. His award-winning work has taken him around the United States and the world on behalf of private and corporate clients. Some of these include CBS, NBC, Fox, ESPN, Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, and the National Basketball Association. He has also worked with national political campaigns.