Brad founded CHISM STRATEGIES in early 2013 after several years as senior partner at Zata|3 Consulting. Under Brad's leadership, the firm had grown to be America's most award-winning direct voter contact firm. Chism Strategies builds on this expertise in seamless integration of direct voter contact with other campaign messaging. Brad is at the forefront of political communications using research based solutions and behavioral science lessons in crafting both the wording and timing of message delivery.
Brad earned an honors degree in political science from Millsaps College and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. While at Oxford he focused his graduate studies on economics. He is an adjunct faculty member at his alma mater where he teaches courses in Campaigns & Elections and Politics & Technology. Brad is the author of the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) publication, Best Practices: A Guide to Selecting Telephone Voter Contact Firms. Additionally, he has been published in the three-volume Voting in America, a collection of essays used for upper-level college political science courses, with a chapter on the role of organized labor in the electoral process.