When you engage with Mida Associates, we promise that you will receive top-notch customer service. Our hands-on approach feels less like a consultancy and more like a partnership. We’re part of your team, one that delivers clear and tangible results on a daily basis.
Meet Our Team
Jason Mida serves as President & CEO at Mida Associates, which he founded in 2011. Previously, Jason served as Vice President of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, the largest LGBT political action committee in the United States. From 2005-2011 and during his time at the Victory Fund, Jason worked with LGBT candidates running for office at the local, state and national level, including trailblazing candidates who broke barriers by achieving electoral firsts for the LGBT community. As President & CEO, Jason works closely with all clients to ensure that each and every engagement is overseen to ensure daily success.
Jason has led roundtable discussions, fundraising trainings, and spoken in front of various audiences across the country, including the Democratic National Committee’s LGBT Caucus, The Eisenhower Institute, American University’s Campaign Management Institute, The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Out & Equal Annual Conference, The Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute’s Candidate & Campaign Training, The Robert J. Dole Leadership Series, and the New American Leaders Project’s Ready to Win Training. As a donor and activist, Jason is a proud member of the LGBT Equality Council at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Jason earned his Bachelor of Science in Human Communications from Abilene Christian University where he served as Executive President of the Students’ Association. Jason resides on Capitol Hill with his husband and their beloved French bulldog, Hugo.
Christine Chew serves as Director of Events & Programs at Mida Associates and is based in Washington, DC. Working directly with clients to ensure that events and programs of all sizes are handled with precision and care is a major priority for Christine. She has worked with vendors across the country to ensure the implementation and execution of programs that bring together top-level stakeholders, including: politicians, corporate leaders, and community advocates. Previously, Christine held an internship and assistant positions at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, George Mason University’s Center for the Arts, and the Kennedy Center.
Christine graduated from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance. As an internationally prize-winning classical pianist, Christine has been awarded opportunities to perform solo and concerto repertoire in venues such as The John F. Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and abroad in South Korea. Christine also runs a private lesson studio to keep in touch with her musical roots!
Emily Hanna is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Mida Associates. Emily brings experience in non-profit grant writing and administration, program management, human resources, and a mindset for advocacy to her role. Emily provides clients of Mida Associates across the country with support and guidance while ensuring they receive top-notch service. Most recently, Emily worked for a national disability rights organization in Washington, DC managing their program portfolio, including youth employment initiatives, leadership development programs, mentoring programs, scholarships, and corporate diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Emily earned her Master of Professional Studies degree in Human Resources Management with a concentration in Diversity and Inclusion from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and her Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Clemson University in Clemson, S.C.
Christopher Myers is an emerging leader in the field of social innovation within the nonprofit sector. His professional background pertains to philanthropy and funding, along with governance and leadership.
As a highly motivated and dedicated young professional with experience in developing major gift programs, fundraising through a donor-centered approach, and fundraising management of large and small scale events, he is adept at organizing, communicating, and strategizing complex various situations.
Outside of work, Christopher sits on the Board of Directors for the Clarion University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association and co-chairs the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) National Capital Region Young Professionals Affinity Group. He also speaks regularly to undergraduate students attending the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Services, a higher education nonprofit designed to encourage the next generation of leaders through engagement in their government and local communities.
His extensive leadership experience stems from his undergraduate experience at Clarion University. He was appointed by Former Governor Edward Rendell (D-PA) and passed Senate confirmation to serve two terms on the Clarion University Council of Trustees, the university’s governing body. He also held key leadership roles in college as president of the University Activities Board for the 2010-11 academic year and chaired for two years the Administrative Committee for the Clarion Student Association Board of Directors. In addition, he was an active member on the Clarion University Student Senate, Clarion University Web Advisory Committee, Clarion University Traditions Council, and helped establish the ‘Leaders In Action’ conference for Pennsylvania’s collegiate leaders.
Christopher received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business Economics from Clarion University in 2012. Originally from Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, Chris resides in the Shaw neighborhood of the District of Columbia and in his spare time he enjoys running, cycling, attempting to cook and embracing the District’s ever-changing food scene.