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The Prosper Group’s Kristen Luidhardt Wins “40 Under 40” Award

AAPC recognizes Kristen Luidhardt as one of the 40 best and brightest campaign professionals under 40 years old

(Nashville, TN) The Prosper Group is proud to announce that agency co-founder and President Kristen Luidhardt has been honored by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) as one of the 40 best and brightest campaign professionals under 40 years old.

“AAPC is honored to recognize these standout young achievers such as Kristen, who have already proven their immense talent in the political and public affairs industries,” said AAPC President Tom Shepard. “We cannot wait to welcome these winners to Nashville in order to celebrate their great achievements and feature them as this year’s stellar 2018 40 Under 40 class.”

The AAPC recognized the winners of the 40 Under 40 Awards tonight at the 2018 Annual Pollie Awards & Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The Conference brings the leading political professionals in the world together to network and hear from top technology innovators, pollsters, pundits and service providers.  

AAPC Vice President Rose Kapolczynski also noted: “The competition for this year’s winners was intense as we received over 190 nominations. Our bipartisan team of judges reviewed the materials of these highly qualified individuals from across the political spectrum to determine this year’s remarkable class. We are proud of each and every one of these astonishing young professionals.”

Only 18 Republicans, 18 Democrats, and 4 nonpartisan operatives were named to this exclusive “40 Under 40” winners list. Award winners were graded on a 40-point scale and selected for extraordinary achievements in politics and public affairs. Contributions to the health of the political business community through volunteer work and other forms of philanthropy were also considered.  

Click here to view the full list of the 2018 “40 Under 40” winners.

About AAPC
Founded in 1969, the AAPC is a multi-partisan organization of political and public affairs professionals dedicated to improving democracy. The AAPC has over 1,350 members hailing from all corners of the globe. It is the largest association of political and public affairs professionals in the world. For more information, see


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