Gloria Johnston is the owner and President of Unleashed Consulting Services, Inc., a political consulting firm, and co-owner of Swing Vote Media, Inc.

As Editor and Managing Editor of Swing Vote and Varsity magazines, she thoroughly enjoys meeting so many wonderful people and sharing their stories. She tries to bring a good variety and fair balance of subjects to light.

Gloria graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Northeast Missouri State University, and strongly believes in continuing education. Since her Bachelorís Degree, she has taken classes in Computer Information Systems and Environmental Science. She also earned a Masterís Degree in Public Administration with a Certificate in Local Government from the University of Colorado at Denver.

In her professional endeavors, Gloria is a member of the American Society for Public Administration, the Association for Public Policy and Management, the National Association of Female Executives, the American Academy of Political and Social Science, the American Association of Political Consultants, the Metro North Chamber of Commerce of Denver, the Denver Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists, Coloradoís Club 20, the Society of Government Meeting Professionals, and the American Numismatic Association.

Active in the community, Gloria is a City of Westminster Volunteer, Excelsior Youth Center volunteer, and supports the Denver Rescue Mission, 9 Cares Colorado Shares, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Denver Zoo, and the Colorado and Phoenix Symphonies.

In 2006, in a departure from her normal political work, Gloria served as the political subject matter expert advisor on a movie script. Gloria has worked every level of campaign from city council to the U.S. Senate. She is especially proud of a statewide campaign where she helped win sixty-one Colorado counties in a Primary Election. She has created extensive databases on cities and towns in certain states in order to enhance her ability to help candidates and elected officials communicate with their voters and constituents. As a political consultant, she strives to offer the much-needed services for candidates and elected officials to be successful.

Gloria has done very comprehensive research, writing, and presentations on redistricting. State Senator Peter Groff used her thesis, Congressional Redistricting and Minority Representation on the senate floor before Colorado's redistricting went to the State Supreme Court. During that time, she was quoted in Reuter's News as a local redistricting expert. She stays current on the statesí redistricting efforts, and redistricting Supreme Court cases.

Early in 2001, Gloria launched Unleashed Consulting Services, Inc. In 2004, she helped establish Swing Vote Magazine.

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