Meet Our CEO

Melissa Stone

Melissa Sellers Stone started Cavalry Strategies, LLC in 2016, after serving the Governors of Florida and Louisiana and working on several political campaigns.

  • Senior Florida Strategist for 2018 Super PAC supporting US Senator Rick Scott’s successful Senate race. Also served as General Consultant to Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis in his successful 2018 statewide election.
  • ​Florida strategist for Rebuilding America Now Super PAC in 2016.
  • Chief of Staff to Governor Rick Scott, Florida (December 2014-April 2016)
  • Campaign Manager for Governor Rick Scott’s reelection race, which made him only the second Republican Governor ever reelected in Florida history (January 2014-November 2014)
  • Communications Director for Governor Rick Scott, Florida (September 2012-January 2014)
  • Regional Media Director for the Republican National Convention (May 2012-August 2012)
  • Communications Director for Governor Bobbly Jindal, Louisiana (2007-2011)
  • Press Secretary for Michael Steele for US Senate, Maryland (2006)
  • Press Secretary for Congressman Jim Nussle (IA), Washington DC (2005)
  • Bush-Cheney 2004 Northeast Regional Media Coordinator, Washington DC (2004)