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Our Innovative Team

Innovators Transforming the Ordinary into Extraordinary

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David Washington

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

David Washington is a political innovator and passionate leader with over 30 years of experience. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of J & Washington LLC, which provides affordable and efficient public relations and campaign management services.

With a unique perspective in behavioral health and voter behavior, 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.

David is committed to supporting the best people with the best ideas to represent their communities. He is a well-rounded leader with a wealth of experience, knowledge, and a unique approach to his work.


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. His extensive experience makes him a trusted and valuable partner in driving results and achieving excellence in business.

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John DeMaria

President, 7th Legion Multimedia Inc.

John DeMaria is the accomplished Founder & CEO of 7th Legion Multimedia Inc., demonstrating his expertise and creativity that align perfectly with our organization. A graduate of the 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 Founder/CEO of 7th Legion Multimedia Inc 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?


Danielle Carvella

Account manager, UCF student, Associate

Danielle Carvella is a senior at the University of Central Florida, pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Business with a minor in International Business and certification in Strategic Communication. With a passion for strategizing and innovation, she brings with her a history of marketing, market analysis and public relations experience and proudly contributes as a member of the Quotes Ad/PR club at UCF. 

Passionate about refining brand strategy and enhancing campaign efficacy, Danielle is dedicated to using her skills to positively impact both the local political landscape and business outcomes, all while actively contributing to community betterment. Through thoughtful communication strategies and a strong commitment to social responsibility, she aspires to develop meaningful connections and drive positive change across diverse sectors.

Danielle is eager to learn more about the political realm and excited to cultivate her skills as an account manager associate, guided by J & Washington.


Kellen Clark

Social Media Account Manager, UCF Student, Associate

Kellen is an up-and-coming Senior at the University of Central Florida studying Advertising and Public Relations. Kellen is passionate about all things government and politics and is always looking for better ways to govern. Kellen is working with J&W to expand public resources, improve outreach efforts for officeholders and candidates, and reconnect the public to their government.

Kellen has already taken tremendous strides to improve the quality of the J&Washington network and its flagship podcast, “You Can’t Make This Shit Up.” Kellen will continue to elevate the social media and outreach efforts of J&Washington, its clients, and business partners. He is never fully satisfied with the work done today and always has more coming just around the corner.

With a wealth of passion and knowledge, Kellen has much to offer the governmental world far into the future.


Lexi Tehrani

Social Media Account Manager, UCF Student, Associate

Lexi is a graduating senior at the University of Central Florida, where she is pursuing a degree in Advertising and Public Relations. As an active member of the field, Lexi has honed her skills in content creation, social media management and analytics.

In her role as a Social Media Intern, Lexi is responsible for developing and enhancing existing content, expanding the company's reach to new audiences and engaging with followers. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for creativity, she excels in photo and video editing, bringing fresh perspectives to the company's online presence.

Lexi is driven by her enthusiasm for creating fun and meaningful content that not only showcases the company's abilities but also reflects its fun, unique personality. She is dedicated to elevating the company's social media presence and is excited to collaborate with team members to make a positive impact.

Eager to immerse herself in her position, Lexi is committed to contributing to the team's success and helping to achieve its goals. With her strong work ethic, creativity and collaborative spirit, she is ready to make valuable contributions to the company's social media efforts.


Sidrah Tufail

Associate Political Advisor, UCF Student, Associate

Sidrah is a dedicated graduate student at the University of Central Florida, where she is pursuing a Master's degree in Political Science. In her professional journey, she has actively engaged with J & Washington as an associate political advisor. In this role, Sidrah is committed to contributing to the firm's success, leveraging her academic insights and passion for politics to drive impactful initiatives and strategies to help with the innovative initiatives of J & Washington. She aims to ensure that J & Washington thrives and makes a significant mark in the political landscape.

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