Craig Schoenfeld Heads Media and Political Consultancy Based in Iowa
With more than 20 years of experience in public and government relations, Craig Schoenfeld serves as CEO and president of Prairie Lawn Consulting, LLC, in Clive, Iowa. In this position, he leads a media relations and government affairs consultancy that maintains a network of political and media professionals across Iowa and the country. Under Craig Schoenfeld’s direction, Prairie Lawn Consulting provides clients with assistance in matters such as political campaign management, messaging, grassroots and grasstops outreach, and lobbying of state legislatures in various policy areas.
Mr. Schoenfeld possesses a BA in communications and political science with a minor in business administration from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. He previously served as director of government relations for Whitaker Strategy Group, where he delivered election strategy and issue management, as well as other public affairs services. As chief operating officer for the digital marketing firm Domiknow, Inc., he directed strategy for communications programs, oversaw the staff and budget, and helped the company turn public.
Over the course of his career, Craig Schoenfeld has played a key role in the electoral campaigns of several high-profile Republican politicians. While executive director of Americans for Rick Perry in 2011, he planned and executed political strategy statewide and served as a spokesperson to local and national media. He also served with Bush for President, Inc., during the 2000 presidential election cycle as a caucus planning director and a state political director.