Vanessa Tey Iosue, Vice Chair – Policy

Burges & Burges Strategists

December 12, 2022

Vanessa Tey Iosue headshot.

Vanessa Tey Iosue, of Painesville, Ohio, is President of Burges & Burges Strategists. Since joining Burges & Burges Strategists in 2000, she has led all types of community-based projects, from grassroots organizing to leading major campaigns for elected officials and long-range planning for large organizations. Tey Iosue has built a reputation for winning difficult ballot issues and creating strategies to achieve the most challenging goals. She uses her in-depth experience in designing and executing research to help shape communications campaigns and ballot requests throughout Ohio, securing hundreds of millions of local dollars for schools, libraries, colleges, municipalities, and other public service entities. 

A lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio, she is a graduate of Cleveland State University with both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in business administration and a certificate in diversity and inclusion from Cornell University. She and her husband Jeremy spend their time traveling the world with their son, Jude.