President of Strategic Advantage International, a political consulting firm based in New York State, Daniel Odescalchi began consulting for the new democratic parties in Eastern Europe in 1992. He consulted for the Prime Minster of Hungary and the Hungarian Democratic Forum, the Democratic Convention in Romania, the Party of Coexistence in Slovakia, and the Alternative Council of Ministers in Bosnia Herzegovina. Having become an expert on post-communist voter trends, he has spoken extensively on the topic. Speaking engagements have included Atlantic Council Meetings in Budapest and the European Democrat Union Conference in Berlin. In late 1995 Odescalchi returned to the Untied States to become Deputy National Political Director for the presidential bid of Republican Steve Forbes. Odescalchi has recently been a contributing author to the Handbook of Political Marketing. He continues to assist candidates in the U.S. and abroad as well as overseeing political communications for a number of interest groups.