Anil Mammen


One of the Democratic Party’s leading authorities on direct mail strategy, Anil Mammen has spent the past 25 years creating targeted communications for candidates, Party committees, initiative campaigns, labor unions and progressive causes.  Prior to becoming a direct mail consultant in 1993, Mammen was Director of Direct Mail Programs at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC). He served there for three years under Chairman Vic Fazio (CA-03). Before that, he worked on a number of campaigns at the local, state and federal levels.

He serves on the Board of the New American Leaders Project, a nonprofit promoting political participation by first and second generation Americans. He is a Fellow at the Center for National Policy where he focuses on American Politics. Mammen was raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, graduated from the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey, and Kenyon College in Ohio.


See the Monuments at Night

Anil's Tip for Visiting Washington

The memorials are never more powerful then when they’re lit up after dark.

You can take your time because there aren’t long lines at night. Even after 15 years in Washington, I can still be inspired by a walk through the Jefferson or Lincoln memorials.