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Jennifer Frost

Founder and President

Jennifer Frost began her career with Senator Ted Kennedy’s 2000 re-election campaign. She then spent two cycles at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee where she raised both PAC and national money under Chairman Patrick Kennedy and Chairwoman Nita Lowey. Jennifer founded The Frost Group in 2003 and has grown her firm into a multi-talented national fundraising team. She has served as a consultant to six U.S. Senate campaigns, over fifty U.S. House campaigns, and numerous PACs and non-profits.

Jennifer earned her J.D. from Georgetown University and her B.A. with Honors from Washington & Lee University. She lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two daughters.

Audrey Abrell

Senior Vice President

Audrey Abrell joined The Frost Group in 2013. Her portfolio includes DCCC Frontline Members, House Ranking Members, Senators, and House and Senate candidates. Audrey focuses on both PAC and national fundraising and specializes in aggressive finance plan development and finance staff training.

Audrey began her political career at Berger Hirschberg Strategies. She earned her B.A. from Tufts University and is a proud Hoosier and graduate of Culver Academies.

Katie Phillips

Vice President

Katie Phillips joined The Frost Group in 2017. She began her career in the Communications Department at the Brunswick Group in Dallas, TX

Katie graduated cum laude from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Communication Studies and is originally from Pebble Beach, CA.

Karina Rigel

Associate and Operations Manager

Karina Rigel joined The Frost Group in 2019. She began her career in politics as a Finance Specialist for the Florida Democratic Party and was instrumental in managing the finance team during the 2017/2018 transition to a new administration. In 2018, she served as the Deputy Finance Director for the successful Donna Shalala for Congress campaign.

Karina earned her B.S. in Public Relations from the University of Florida. She has lived throughout the state of Florida but considers Jacksonville her hometown.

Nadine Zaky Kotb


Nadine Zaky Kotb joined The Frost Group in 2018. She previously interned in the Office of Congresswoman Grace Meng, the Office of Congressman Adriano Espaillat and the State University of New York’s Center for International Development.

Nadine graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Spanish Linguistics from SUNY Albany. She is originally from Cairo, Egypt and speaks six languages.

Laura Galanter


Laura Galanter joined The Frost Group in 2019. She began her career in fundraising as the Development Coordinator at The Fairness Project.

Laura graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor’s degree in Government. She is originally from Tappan, New York.

Victoria Houghtalen


Victoria Houghtalen joined The Frost Group in 2019. Previously, she worked on Hillary Clinton’s campaign for President in the Brooklyn headquarters, in Iowa before the caucus, and in Ohio for the General election. In 2018, she was on the finance team for Abby Finkenauer’s successful race for Congress in Dubuque, Iowa.

Victoria graduated summa cum laude from DePauw University with a B.A. in Political Science and is a native of Noblesville, Indiana.

Ben Arp


Ben Arp joined The Frost Group in 2019. He previously interned in the office of Minority Leader Eileen Filler-Corn in the Virginia House of Delegates, on the finance team of Congresswoman Elaine Luria’s 2018 campaign, at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, and on Ralph Northam’s 2017 gubernatorial campaign.

Ben graduated from the College of William and Mary with a Bachelor’s degree in Government and French and is originally from Alexandria, Virginia.