Meet the Team

Dauntless Communications is a digital communications and public affairs agency that operates in California and Nevada.

We have experience working with a diverse group of clients. We work with small businesses, churches, nonprofits and political campaigns and help them achieve their goals. We’re known for our work ethic, responsiveness and commitment to excellence.

Eric Eisenhammer - Founder & CEO

Eric is known for his dedication, work ethic, and responsiveness. He is talented in community outreach to diverse coalitions, web development and email and social network marketing and is knowledgeable on a number of public policy issues. Eric holds a Master’s in Public Policy and Administration from Sacramento State University and a Bachelor’s in Business from California State University, Northridge.

Favorite Quote: “I’m more afraid of being nothing than I am of being hurt” — Cole Trickle, Days of Thunder

Cari Dawson Bartley - Director of Business Development

After earning a degree in visual media technology, Cari started her career as a designer and photographer at a customer- owned electric utility. This path led to sales, marketing, and business development positions which included co-ownership of a newspaper company and being the Executive Editor and Marketing director of an international cartoon syndicate.

Her passions include travel, art/photography, and education. She is currently a volunteer with an educational project for orphans in Ethiopia as well as serving in her tenth year as a trustee on the board of a local college.

“As Director of Business Development it would be my pleasure to strategize and put into motion your business/organizational or campaign goals. Lets get together to discuss your project needs today!”

Favorite Quote: The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces. –
Will Rogers

Avi Vatsa - Director of Technology

Born in the matrix, loves all things tech. A techie ninja who can code anything that you can dream.

Favorite Quote: “If little dreaming is dangerous. The cure is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.”Marcel Proust

Nazar Maksymchuk - Web Developer

Nazar is highly skilled in web development and computer languages and began coding in childhood.  Skilled in not only in HTML and CSS, but also fluent in the programing the languages JavaScript, PHP and React JS, he is currently studying Computer Science at Sierra College with plans to transfer to Sacramento State University. Nazar has two years web development experience with the California Public Employee Retirement System(CalPERS) as student assistant on several internal and public applications.

Favorite Quote: Veni, Vidi, Vici. – Julius Caesar

Brice Adams - Policy Analyst

Brice is a native Californian from Santa Rosa and moved to the Sacramento area in January of 2018 to finish his undergraduate degree at CSU Sacramento, where he will graduate in 2020 with a degree in political science and a minor in history. He currently serves on the state board for the California College Republicans as Capital Region Vice Chair and is a delegate in the California Republican Party. He recently interned on the Kevin Kiley for State Senate campaign and remains involved in Northern California Politics.

Favorite Quote: The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill