What Others are Saying

  • "Highly respected by senior executives for providing effective strategic counsel and innovative solutions."
    Bob Johnson, Honeywell Aerospace, President/CEO (Retired)
  • "One of the best in the business and a track record to prove it."
    Edward Munoz, Raytheon, Director Government Relations and Business Development
  • "Highly accomplished at integrating public affairs and strategic communications for maximum results."
    Shelly Esque, Intel, Vice President/Director Corporate Affairs Group
  • "…impressive record of creating exceptional C-Level public affairs strategies in alignment with corporate goals."
    Kevin Moran, Vice President, Human Resources, Cox Communications
  • "Steve has an uncommon ability to accurately and articulately communicate complex issues and advance his clients goals…"
    Senator John McCain
  • "…gets results, fast and with integrity."
    Kyle Hultquist, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, StandardAero
  • "Expert integrators of comprehensive, multi-dimensional public affairs programs."
    Ken Cole, Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Pfizer Corporation
  • "Steve has done a tremendous job of building powerful, diverse coalitions and creating messages that are clear, concise and compelling." 
    Mayor Anthony Smith, City of Maricopa 
  • "Innovative and strategic, with the skill and discipline to consistently deliver top results."
    The Honorable Mark Killian, former Speaker, Arizona House of Representatives


Capitol Strategies specializes in providing customer-focused, strategically aligned and fully integrated, multi-disciplinary programs designed to drive results, earn acceptance, and coordinate all internal and external resources in the following service areas:    

Public Affairs

  • Public affairs strategies that integrate the full range of tools and techniques, including stakeholder analysis, coalition building, outreach campaigns, message development and political involvement programs.
  • Complete public affairs/communications programs that assess, develop, implement and integrate strategies in all relevant areas. 
  • Community relations that advances community-level understanding and support of organizational initiatives.
  • Trade association management that informs and promotes policies and industries with all key stakeholders.


  • Federal government relations targeted at gaining appropriate support from Congress and the Executive Branch.
  • Government incentives that are researched, targeted and negotiated to provide optimal support for client competitiveness and performance. 
  • Multi-state government relations programs that drive consistent messaging and results across multiple jurisdictions.


  • Performance improvement initiatives, including Six Sigma and Lean process adaptations. 
  • Media relations covering the full-range of electronic and print media at the national, local and trade level.
  • Marketing/customer communications that drives measurable results for the client. 
  • Executive communications that act as a “force multiplier” engendering the understanding, endorsement and cooperation of audiences through well-defined and crafted written and spoken messages. 
  • Employee/internal communications that explain organizational policies and programs and spark employee enthusiasm for achieving the desired results.
  • Government marketing that defines suitable messages to address the needs of this unique marketplace.


"Tug on anything at all and you’ll find it connected to 
everything else in the universe."
John Muir – 1911