Christian Curto joined CDI Ads in 2008 and serves as Vice President of Advertising and Political Director.
Christian has been an advisor to over 300 campaigns, PACs, Super PACs, public affairs organizations, and non-profits. Christian’s experience includes roles on three presidential campaigns and his clients have included notable national figures such as John McCain, John Bolton, and Stephen Colbert.
In 2014, Campaigns and Elections magazine named Christian a Rising Star, and in 2015, he was selected by the American Association of Political Consultants to their inaugural ’40 Under 40′ class.
Previously, Christian served on the Mid-Atlantic campaign staff and eCampaign team for John McCain for President, as political director of the Republican Party of Virginia, and managed and advised dozens of campaigns for local, state and federal office. He’s also worked in both the House and the Senate as legislative aide to Sen. John McCain (AZ), Congressman Tom Davis (VA) and Congressman Peter King (NY) and ran operations and direct mail services for the general consulting firm Donatelli Avella. Christian served as director of projects for the Winston Group, a Republic strategic communications and public opinion research firm.
Christian is a graduate of American University and is a frequent guest lecturer at AU’s Campaign Management Institute and at Georgetown University.
He currently lives in Alexandria, VA with his incredible wife Nicole and two awesome children. He is originally from Upper Nyack, New York.
Fun Fact: Christian is a graduate of the FBI Citizen’s Academy.