Chris Tolino MANAGING PARTNER
Chris began his career in politics in 2010, eventually working with candidates from town council to presidential. After multiple cycles in management and general consulting, Chris founded Connect Strategic in 2014 and has since helped clients nationwide improve their digital outreach.
Chris also serves in the United States Army Reserve as a signal officer. He graduated on the Commandant’s List (top 25%) from both Officer Candidate School and the Basic Officer Leader Course and has extensive knowledge in combat network radio, network operations, the Warfighter Information Network, and cyber security.
Chris earned an undergraduate degree in microbiology, a juris doctor degree, and holds a masters degree in campaign management.
Adam Levy PARTNER
Adam started his career in politics in 2012, coming up through field before managing and general consulting. At Connect Strategic, Adam specializes in digital and OTT media buying, as well as overseeing clients’ online fundraising operations.
Adam earned his undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering from ASU’s Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering. He also graduated from Barrett Honors College, writing his thesis on the topic of internet piracy.
When he’s not staying physically active in his spare time, Adam enjoys reading, watching podcasts, and studying free market economics.
John Patricio CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Joining the Connect Strategic team in 2021 as Creative Director, John Patricio specializes in graphic design and branding.
Prior to joining Connect Strategic, John was the Art Director and Production Manager at Exceptional Living AZ and the Art Director at Homes & Land Magazine for numerous franchises.
John’s passions include his Christian faith and family, as well as a little dabbling in tennis.