Meet Our Team

The Triumph Communications team brings together years of experience in communications from professionals who provide insightful, strategic and goal-oriented direction and implementation tailored to meet your specific needs. 

Antoinette F. Wilson
President / CEO

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Antoinette F. Wilson is CEO and co-founder of Triumph Communications, Inc. Established in 1999, Triumph Communications, Inc. is a full-service strategic communications firm offering services in the areas of Public Affairs, Community Relations, Political Campaigns and Media Buying.

For over two decades, Wilson has represented numerous public and private sector clients, with an established record of accomplishment in community, government and public affairs.

In 2008, Wilson was appointed Assistant Secretary of State, serving as the first woman in Ohio to be appointed to this position.

Wilson has served as a general consultant/campaign manager for over 100 campaigns at the local, state and national levels. As the former director of Training and Talent for the Democratic National Committee in Washington DC and as development/political director of the Ohio Democratic Party, Wilson strategized and shaped efforts to foster, promote and develop hundreds of elected officials at the local, county and state levels.

Wilson currently serves on the boards of the Community Shelter Board-Co-Chair Women’s Leadership, John Glenn College of Public Affairs – POWER Commission, Ohio Sustainable Business Council, Somali Education Resource Center, and a member with the Matriots, American Sustainable Business Council and National Association of Women Business Owners. Wilson is a former chair for “She Should Run National Leader” – Womens Campaign Fund and a former board member for the American Association of Political Consultants Midwest Chapter, Hope Chest and the International Institute for Democracy. Wilson was a Women of Achievement Nominee for the Women’s Information Network and was named a “Rising Star” by Campaigns & Elections.

Brian Rothenberg

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Brian Rothenberg is an Ohio native who is the Senior Communication’s professional with over 35 years of experience in strategic, planned and crisis communications. He is currently a Partner at Triumph Communications in Columbus, Ohio.

Prior to joining Triumph Communications Brian was Senior Communications Advisor and Director of Public Relations for the UAW International Union. He has worked as Press Secretary of the Mayor of Cleveland; Communications Director of the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus; The Ohio Democratic Party and for numerous elected officials in the State of Ohio.

While at the UAW, Brian was the principal spokesperson and communications lead for the union with over one million active and retiree members. He steered the union through crises including a DOJ investigation; the largest U.S. strike at General Motors in the last 40 years; three rounds of Detroit-3 bargaining, COVID response including the shutdown of plants and development and communication of safety protocols, Striketober and national media strategies.

In 2006, Brian founded ProgressOhio, then the second of the national ProgressNow affiliates. In that capacity he grew PO membership to over 400,000 active members serving as a spokesperson for the progressive movement and labor including weekly TV debates and regular news coverage. PO became the largest state-based progressive membership group in the country.

Brian hails from Aurora, Ohio. He has been honored with awards including the Irvine Medal as the Outstanding Graduate of Marietta College and the Key to the City of Cleveland and commendations from the Governor and Legislature in Ohio.

Bishop Lord
VP of Digital Marketing

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Bishop Lord manages Triumph Communication’s Digital Marketing division after a 15-year career in Enterprise Technology and Business Development.

Mr. Lord has counted Fortune 500 companies across the United States as clients and has in-depth experience working with Public Sector clientele including school districts, County governments, Quasi- Governmental agencies.

Recently, Mr. Lord held the role of Director leading a 3-state Enterprise and Public Sector Business Development team for a Fortune 500 technology company. In that time, he became adept at understanding the needs of key internal and external stakeholders, consensus building, and on-time delivery of projects. This role frequently involved serving as the primary vendor-side point of contact for software and network implementations, and directing teams from concept design, implementation, testing, and “go live”.

Bishop attended San Diego State University, where he studied Political Science and International Relations. He later earned his MBA from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, where his emphasis of study was Marketing, along with Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM), Agile Project Management, and Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodologies. A hobby photographer, Bishop can often be found on various pool decks across the United States photographing synchronized swimming meets.

Calvin Teich
Program Coordinator

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Calvin Teich is responsible for database maintenance including assisting in marketing, fundraising and voter file administration. In his capacity Calvin does extensive work in client/donor relations, event building, research, and communications outreach.

Teich has been a legislative intern in the Ohio House of Representatives; a finance intern on a statewide campaign; and a public affairs intern for a statewide government affairs/public advocacy organization. He also brings extensive lobbying experience and relationship building with elected officials at all levels of government, having been political director for a prominent bi partisan student organization at Ohio State.

Calvin lives in Granville and attended The Ohio State University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Political Science.