About our team

40+ years of combined experience
Meet The Team

Daniel McCarthy

Founding Principal

From 2004 to 2014, the Washington, D.C. veteran worked for Anheuser-Busch, the largest beer company in the world with over $39 billion in sales, most recently serving as its senior director of national affairs. A former White House aide to President George W. Bush, Dan began his career with the 2000 Republican National Convention Committee. Before joining the White House as an aide in 2001, he worked for Victory 2000 at the Republican National Committee and on the Bush/Cheney transition team. He brings significant and unique experience in public policy, strategic communications, legislative strategy, and relationship building to his clients.

Jennifer Johnson


Jennifer founded Bighorn Public Affairs Group in 2011, which has spearheaded government campaigns in areas ranging from real estate to campaign fundraising. A Washington native for nearly three decades, Jennifer has worked in numerous congressional offices. She began her career with U.S. Senate Assistant GOP Leader Al Simpson (R-WY) in 1991 before working in the office of Rep. Joel Hefley (R-CO) from 1995-1998. In 1994 she began her lobbying career for Pilkington Optronics, managing public relations for the UK based defense firm. Jennifer offers unparalleled experience in the fields of fundraising, crisis communication, marketing and public relations.

Our Mission

At DMM we are shapers of policy. Together we aim to empower our clients to make the positive change they seek in the world. We have a long history of government service and a feel for the rhythm of Washington that puts us ahead of the pack. This allows us to deliver sound, strategic advice to achieve results and surpass our client’s expectations.