Joe DiSano-Mainstreet Strategies

Joe Disano is a long-time veteran of Michigan politics and has experience in races across the United States. In January 2011, DiSano was named one of Michigan’s most influential Democrats by Campaigns and Elections, the journal of record for political professionals. DiSano served in various key staff positions for the Michigan House Democrats and Congressman John Dingell.

In 2002, DiSano was retained by the Michigan House Democratic Fund to create the direct mail program for the caucus. DiSano was active in Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s 2001 campaign where he co-authored the field plan and contributed to the direct mail program.

DiSano was the manager of Michigan State Representative George Mans’ 1996 campaign and was lead strategist on Doug Spade’s 1998 long shot race for the Michigan House of Representatives. Spade went on to become the first Democratic House member from Lenawee County since World War I.

DiSano founded Main Street Strategies 2007 alongside Kelly Johnston and Todd Cook. Main Street Strategies offers political candidates and advocacy group top-notch campaign advice and strategic communication plans. Clients of Main Street Strategies include Progress Michigan, Planned Parenthood of Michigan, Michigan AFL-CIO, Environmental Defense Fund, Operating Engineers Local 325, Warren Mayor Jim Fouts, Flint Mayor Dayne Walling, State Representative Andrew Kandrevas along with dozens of others.

DiSano is co-host of Two Guys Named Joe, Michigan’s most listened to political podcast. You find the podcast at