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Our Innovative Team

Innovators Transforming the Ordinary into Extraordinary

David Washington

Co-Founder and CEO of J & Washington, CEO of Door To Door I-4, Inc

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Meet David Washington, a man with a wealth of political experience and a passion for making a difference. Hailing from Chicago, David has spent over 30 years immersed in the world of politics, starting as a state legislative aide and working his way up to become a respected community advocate, campaign manager, and political advisor.


With over 20 years of experience as a behavioral health specialist, David brings a unique perspective to his clients, offering valuable insights into voter behavior that other campaigns can't match. As the former Principal Partner at Meyers & Washington, LLC, David has a proven track record of success, having helped to elect members of the Orange County Commission and secure the passage of important legislative initiatives.


Now, as the Co-Founder and CEO of J & Washington LLC, David is dedicated to supporting the best people with the best ideas to represent their communities. With a focus on providing affordable and efficient public relations and campaign management services, David guides his team with a vision of excellence and integrity.


David is not only a successful CEO, but also a passionate individual with a love for reading, Chicago White Sox baseball, and Tottenham Hotspur football. He is a well-rounded leader that brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and a unique approach to his work. With David at the helm, J & Washington LLC is poised for continued success and is an excellent choice for anyone looking to make a real impact in their community.

Joel Hawksley

Co-Founder and Content Creator, J & Washington, Owner, Hawksley Media Group LLC 


Joel Hawksley brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table. With a remarkable 15-year career as a combat veteran in the US Army, Joel served in critical roles as a military policeman and communication specialist, honing his discipline, communication, and strategic thinking skills.


Transitioning into the professional business world, Joel has amassed an impressive 18 years of executive-level management experience. He has a keen eye for analyzing economic conditions, identifying business trends, and anticipating potential market shifts. Moreover, his expertise extends to working closely with government agencies and political leaders, providing invaluable analysis and campaign services.


Joel has built a solid reputation for delivering on corporate goals and objectives by exemplifying an unwavering commitment to upholding high ethical standards. Now, he is ready to assemble an exceptional team that consistently delivers outstanding results for clients and partners.


J & Washington are poised for continued success with Joel at the helm. His exceptional leadership, extensive experience, and unwavering dedication make him a trusted and valuable partner in driving results and achieving excellence in business.

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Stephanie Coueignoux

Stephanie Coueignoux Coaching

Stephanie Coueignoux (pronounced “QUINN-YOU”) is a 3-time Emmy Award winning TV news journalist who appreciates and understands the power of communication and its vital role in achieving success. She is the founder and CEO of Stephanie Coueignoux Coaching, a communication and media coaching firm.

Stephanie combines her psychology degree from Wellesley College with her 19 years of journalism experience to empower clients to communicate with confidence and immediately connect with an audience in person, on air, and online.


Her areas of expertise include public speaking, branding, messaging, storytelling, leadership communication, social media, and media training.

A believer in giving back and working together to create a stronger community, Stephanie is a board member and volunteers with several non-profit organizations.

John DeMaria

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President, 7th Legion Multimedia Inc.

John DeMaria is the accomplished President of 7th Legion Multimedia Inc., demonstrating his expertise and creativity that align perfectly with our organization. A graduate of the esteemed University of Central Florida, John brings his immense talent to J & Washington.

With a remarkable skill set and extensive knowledge in videography, John excels in capturing breathtaking visuals and employing exceptional lighting and camera techniques. As our services expand, his contributions have been invaluable. Additionally, John's exceptional editing skills have elevated the quality of our projects and beyond. He is our esteemed podcast producer for Morning Constitution, You Can’t Make This Shit Up, and The David Washington Show.

As the 7th Legion Multimedia Inc. president and a trusted business partner, John has established himself as a reliable and indispensable asset to our organization. We can always count on his unwavering dedication and expertise. Outside of work, John nurtures his passion for the outdoors, indulging in various outdoor activities. Get the picture?


Angelina Rahaman

Political Account Manager

Angelina Rahaman is an opinionated young lady who is passionate about improving her generation. She is currently a senior studying Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Central Florida. In addition, she proudly serves as president of Quotes, the Ad/PR club. 


She joins the J & Washington team with a background in nonprofit and agency work. Angelina is most excited to use our platform to make an impact on the community. As a political enthusiast, she also anticipates the unique experiences and perspectives she will gain from our Co-Founders, David Washington and Joel Hawksley. 


When Angelina is not catching up on the latest political news, she enjoys volunteering at her church, singing, and going to the beach. 


Dan DeCero

Account Manager, Researcher, Copy Writer, UCF Student, Associate

Dan DeCero is a Senior at the University of Central Florida, pursuing his Bachelor's in Advertising and Public Relations. With a passion for creating and building things, DeCero has been Interning with a non-profit as an Event Sponsorship Netcaster. He brings his talents to J & Washington in preparation for graduation.

As a trailblazer, DeCero is proud to be one of the Advertising and Public Relations interns from the prestigious internship program Intern Pursuit at the University of Central Florida. His experience and expertise make him a valuable asset to any organization, and he looks forward to making a meaningful impact in the industry.


Kendall Finley

Copy Writer, UCF Student, Associate

Kendall Finley is a senior at the University of Central Florida and is pursuing a degree in Advertising and Public Relations. With a passion for writing, Kendall has been a writer in UCF's chapter of Her Campus magazine for the past year. She has also been actively involved in other organizations on campus, such as the Campus Activities Board and the Marching Knights.


By joining the team at J & Washington, Kendall hopes to gain more meaningful real-world opportunities to perfect her writing and editing skills. She is excited to learn and to grow as a young professional in the world of public relations under the guidance of J & Washington.


Her strong work ethic and eagerness to learn set her up for a successful experience with the J & Washington team as well as for future endeavors.


Kellen Clark

Social Media Account Manager, UCF Student, Associate

Kellen Clark is a dedicated second-year student at the University of Central Florida, pursuing a degree in Advertising/Public Relations with a passion for law and politics. With his ambitious mindset and a strong foundation in writing and oratory skills, Kellen is poised to contribute significantly to the growth and expansion of J & Washington.


Driven by his desire to positively impact the nation and its people, Kellen aspires to become a lawyer and work in politics. He brings a unique perspective and a knack for big ideas that can shape the industry's future. Kellen's exceptional writing skills enable him to articulate his thoughts effectively and persuasively, making him a valuable asset when communicating key messages and strategies.


With his dedication, determination, and a strong foundation in advertising, public relations, and future aspirations in law and politics, Kellen Clark is well-positioned to excel in his pursuits at J & Washington and beyond.

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