Red River

Enhancing Executive Capacity



Red River is led by Stephen Goodin, a professional with 25 years of experience building, leading, and changing organizations in the private, public, and civil society sectors. 



Most recently, Goodin served as the Campaign Manager for Fix the Debt; a $40 million, bipartisan national advocacy campaign, promoting comprehensive fiscal reform in the United States.  In this role, he oversaw integrated strategic planning, and the operations of seventy-five people in various campaign teams, with responsibility for media and communications, field strategy, grassroots and digital activism, legislative affairs, and constituency outreach.  Fix the Debt won numerous awards for its work, including several “Pollie” awards from the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC), as well as being named one of 2012’s “Top 10 Lobbying Campaigns ” by The Hill.

Goodin began his career in the public sector.  He worked for a United States Congressman, and in senior positions within the 1992 Clinton-Gore presidential campaign, and the Democratic National Committee (DNC).  Goodin served on the White House staff as President Bill Clinton’s Personal Aide, accompanying the president on visits to more than 150 domestic cities, and over 30 foreign countries, while managing his daily schedule. 

His private sector experience commenced as Vice President at USA Networks, Inc. (today IAC/InterActive Corp.), where he reported to Chairman Barry Diller.  During his tenure, Goodin oversaw a number of cross-company business initiatives, corporate communications, and philanthropy for the $5 billion start-up.  He also headed a new media business initiative for the children's media company, Scholastic.  In the civil society sector, Goodin served as Chief Operating Officer of NetAid, a public-private partnership of Cisco and the United Nations, during a period of rapid transition. 

Goodin graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin, with a degree in psychology.  He completed Harvard Business School’s Executive Program in Nonprofit Management and studied finance at CUNY-Baruch College.


Please contact Stephen Goodin via e-mail or telephone to learn more:
917.509.9628 p ~ 801.340.7880 f
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