Checkmate Strategies is a results-oriented strategic communications and campaign consulting firm, that advises political candidates and organizations, as well as corporate and grassroots organizations across the country.

Whether it’s winning a political campaign, advancing public policy initiatives, or managing crisis communications, we put our clients in the best position to succeed by identifying key constituencies and stakeholders, and then developing and delivering messages that move and motivate them into action.

Our scope of services includes, but aren’t limited to:

General Campaign Consulting

Cookie cutter strategies and lazy messaging doesn’t lead to a winning campaign. We believe in – and know how to implement – and customized strategic plan that maximizes your resources and improves your potential for success.


Direct Mail

As winners of 40+ Pollie & Reed Awards for our direct mail in 25 states (and growing) our copywriting, creative concepts, design, reliable print partners, and competitive pricing stands up against anyone in the country.


Online Advertising

Both in-house and with strong digital partners, we can service your needs for social media and online advertising on campaigns large and small – and ensure it complements the rest of your specific ad campaign.


Strategic and Crisis Communications

Whether it’s media training and debate prep, to rapid response and advocacy, we will help you build your brand and help it navigates any storms or choppy waters that may come its way.


Public Affairs / Government Affairs

Relationships matters, and so does the ability to make policy makers pay attention and listen. On issues like development, education, energy, gaming, infrastructure, and more, we know how advance your goals.