Carlisle Sutton

Strategist, Sampling / Foster Dog Mom

Carlisle is originally from Kansas and graduated from Santa Clara University in northern California with a degree in Finance. She has always been intrigued by the interplay between media, advertising, and politics. Up until 2023, Carlisle worked in media and advertising, most recently at Roku in Santa Monica. Working with media and entertainment clients, she gained insights into how messages are crafted and targeted. This dovetailed perfectly with her role on Vivek Ramaswamy's presidential campaign, where Carlisle saw firsthand the impact of well-strategized political messaging.

Who is someone you admire?
Thomas Jefferson (he invented the swivel chair while writing the Declaration of Independence!)

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be…
To be able to talk to dogs!

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is

Default to empathy

What motivated you to select this career path?
Working at a political polling firm felt like a logical step next step for me, drawing on my media background and campaign expertise to decode public sentiment effectively.