Our Team

Walter Swett

Walter Swett grew up in Rochester, NY and has worked as a political professional since 1998.  He has been involved with successful campaign initiatives on behalf of former Governors Eliot Spitzer & David Paterson; former Congress Members Maurice Hinchey, Kathy Hochul & Dan Maffei; and Congress Members Joe Crowley, Hakeem Jeffries & Carolyn Maloney.

For the past five years Walter led Congressman Crowley’s efforts in New York to position himself for future leadership opportunities.  He tripled Congressman Crowley’s New York City fundraising in the first year and worked to get key New Yorkers vested in the Congressman’s success. He worked with Team Crowley to ensure that a consistent message regarding the opportunities ahead for New York in Crowley’s rise was delivered.   In addition, he led the Congressman’s “Better Days” fundraising events which raised over $1.3 million for 14 of the top 2018 House races.


Prior to co-founding Dynamic SRG, he served as Executive Director of the Rangel campaign.  Walter led Congressman Rangel’s efforts to flip the House to Democratic control in 2006 and subsequently expand the majority. Walter pioneered the use of joint fundraising committees to raise millions of dollars to assist other Democratic Candidates and drove Congressman Rangel’s efforts to be consistently among the top fundraisers in the House of Representatives.  Walter provided strategic consulting to a number of candidates, worked closely with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to allocate funds to targeted races, managed Congressman Rangel’s political schedule, and coordinated all political fundraising initiatives. Walter coordinated all of the Congressman’s activities on behalf of charitable initiatives, with the only exception being the Rangel Center at City College.

Walter was recognized by City Hall News as one of the 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in New York Politics. He served two terms as the President of the Bard College Alumni Association and is a Member of the Alumni Board of Governors. He completed the Coro Leadership New York XIII program, an intensive year-long civic leadership program for mid-career professionals and has led political entrepreneurship training seminars for the New Leaders Council. He co-founded the Junior’s Forum, a bi-monthly breakfast discussion group focusing on policies and politics affecting New York City. He currently Chairs the Board of the Union Congregational Weekday Nursey School.

Darren Rigger

Since graduating from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Darren Rigger has worked on more than 100 races for over 16 years with Democratic elected officials including: Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Dick Gephardt, Carolyn Maloney and Charlie Rangel. As a staffer and a consultant Darren has experience working in every level of government; local, state and federal. He has raised millions of dollars for Democratic candidates and has extensive contacts with business leaders and major donors across the country.

Darren is a former Councilman of the City of Peekskill, NY.  He is the NYS Democratic Committee member from the 90th AD, the former Chair of the City of Peekskill Democratic Committee and former member of the executive committee of the Westchester County Democratic Committee. In 2008, he was the recipient of the Westchester County Democratic Party’s Distinguished Service Award. In 2005, Darren was a candidate for US Congress in New York and traveled to Afghanistan to see firsthand the redevelopment of the country.

After helping to defeat a 12-year incumbent, Darren was invited to participate in ‘Freshman Orientation’ with the newly elected Rep. John Hall.  Darren was appointed to the Westchester County Environment Management Council. He was the host of a cable access political talk show called ‘On Point, On Peekskill’.  Since 2007, he is a mentor and seminar leader for the New Leaders Council.  In 2014, he was inducted into his High School Outstanding Alumni Hall of Fame.

In 2009, Darren was chosen by the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) to participate in a State Department delegation to South Korea.  In 2010, he was the NYS Host for the ACYPL delegation from Indonesia. In 2016, Darren participated in an American Israel Education Foundation special Northeast Progressive Leaders delegation to Israel.

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Lisa Rossi Amor joined the Dynamic SRG team in November 2011, shortly after the company was founded, and has been instrumental in the company’s growth in representing a wide variety of elected officials on the federal, state, and city levels of government. Her background is in both political fundraising and non-profit development.

Immediately prior to joining Dynamic SRG, Lisa worked as a Development Associate at the Allentown, Pennsylvania branch of the American Red Cross, where she was responsible for maintaining a robust major gift portfolio, grant writing, and event planning.

Lisa got her start in politics by working as the Deputy Finance Director on John Callahan’s Congressional Campaign in Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District, where she was instrumental in raising more than $2 million over the course of 15 months. She simultaneously served as the campaign’s scheduler. Lisa also participated in Finance Director training through the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2010.

A native of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Lisa is a 2009 graduate of Penn State University, where she received a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising/Public Relations and Music.

In the fall of 2016, Lisa was recognized by City & State as one of New York City’s “40 Under 40 Rising Stars”. She currently resides in Astoria, Queens where she is an active member of the Taminent Democratic Club.


Brian Grandelli

Born on Long Island and raised in Arizona, Brian began his career in politics as an intern on Terry Goddard’s campaign for Arizona Governor in 2010. Following that race he served as an integral part of several campaigns across the South West including Greg Stanton for Mayor of Phoenix, Kyrsten Sinema for Congress, Ed Perlmutter for Congress, and Mark Udall for US Senate among others.

In 2017 Brian relocated to his home state of New York, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge in political field organizing and fundraising. After working on campaigns across NY in all five boroughs, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley Brian joined Dynamic SRG in 2019 as an Associate.

Brian is a graduate of Arizona State University, holding dual Bachelors of Arts degrees in History and Political Science.



Jared Goerke

Jared Goerke joined Dynamic SRG in April of 2022 after beginning his political career as an intern for Laura Curran’s successful 2017 campaign for Nassau County Executive. From 2018-2022 Jared served in multiple roles with Assemblymember Charles D. Lavine.

As a member of the Nassau County Young Democrats, Jared served as Treasurer of the in 2021 and was elected Vice-President of the organization in 2022. 

Jared is a graduate of SUNY Purchase with a Bachelors of Arts in Modern History and Arts Management and has earned a Master’s Degree in Government and Politics from St. John’s University. Jared is currently a member of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Board of Education having been elected in May of 2022.