Ore A. Jacinto, Partner

Ore A. Jacinto serves as a Partner and co-founder of J&W Strategies. He is the former Director of Finance for the Republican Party of New York State where he served the Party for nearly a decade. As a native of Miami & the son of Cuban immigrants, Ore understands the significance and struggle of the American dream.  After years of working for his parents’ wholesale furniture business in Atlanta, Georgia–Ore left for New York to enter the political arena.

Mr. Jacinto has worked directly with or on behalf of The President of the United States, The Senate Majority Leader, NRSC, NRCC, RNC, and numerous other organizations advising them on fundraising strategies, events and donor contact.

After graduating with his MA from Fordham University Ore joined Cathy Blaney and Associates, a nationally recognized political fundraising firm. During his tenure, he conceived, managed, and implemented comprehensive fundraising strategies tailored to specific clients and their needs.  Working with notables such as House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Governor George Pataki, among many others.

Mr. Jacinto holds an M.A from Fordham University as well as a B.A. from Georgia State University. Ore is a member of the Union League Club of New York and serves on the club’s Membership Development Committee. He also serves on the board of UA3, a not for profit which equips underprivileged students with the technology to remain competitive in low-income areas throughout New York City.

Jason Weingartner , Partner

In 1996, Jason began his career at the New York political fundraising firm of Cathy Blaney and Associates. Moving up the ladder to become one of the top fundraisers of the firm, he has worked directly with a wide array of Republican candidates, elected officials, and entities such as President Bush, Senator Dole, Governor Pataki, Congressman Lazio for U.S. Senate, the New York Republican State Committee, and the 2004 RNC Convention, along with many more.

While continuing as a fundraising consultant, Jason also took on the role of Executive Director for the New York Republican County Committee. His duties included the coordination of the petition process, candidate recruitment and support, and the day to day duties of the Committee. He had also organized many of the Committee’s successful Lincoln Day Dinners.

In October of 2009, Jason accepted the position as Finance Director of the New York Republican State Committee. And in February of 2014 Jason accepted the position as Executive Director of the New York Republican State Committee.

He is a former President of the New York Young Republican Club, Inc. having served from August 2001 – April 2004 and is a former Chairman of the New York State Young Republicans having served from July 2003 – June 2007. He served as Treasurer of the New York State Young Republicans from June 2001 to July 2003 and again from November 2007 to June 2013. He served as Vice Chairman at-Large for the Young Republican National Federation from July 2009 to July 2013. He served as Young Republican National Federation Chairman from July 2013 to August 2015. Jason has become a force in grassroots politics across New York State and the country.

Within his many roles, Jason has traveled the nation to teach fundraising and membership recruitment seminars.

In 2007, Jason was nominated and voted as one of the top 40 Under 40 rising political stars in New York City by City Hall Newspaper. In the Spring semester of 2011, Jason began teaching “Fundraising, Campaign Finance Law, and Ethics” as an adjunct professor at Fordham University’s Graduate School for Campaigns and Elections.

Jason S. Weingartner grew up in a working class New York City neighborhood in Queens. He is a graduate of Archbishop Molloy High School, Fordham University – Rose Hill – and Fordham Law School – Lincoln Center. He lives in Astoria, Queens with his wife Nicole, son Alexander, daughter Victoria, his dog Lady and two turtles, Timothy and Crimea. Jason is a long suffering New York Mets and New York Jets fan and known as Gos to his friends.