Robert Burkes, COO

Robert BurkesRob joined Brad Chism as a post-grad intern in January 2008, and after completing his graduate studies five months later, he came aboard full time. In his first three years, Rob was involved in every facet of telephone voter contact - from running calling programs out of a Congressional campaign war room and integrating results into field planning, to allaying the fears of nervous clients when last-minute needs arose. As the firm's COO, Rob manages the firm's database and oversees all areas of CHISM STRATEGIES' operations, ensuring every calling program runs as planned. Rob uses his vast range of experience in telephone voter contact to help set the strategic direction of the firm and is involved in regular tactical decisions from his base in our DC office. Rob's accomplishments in the field have been well recognized, being named a Rising Star in American political consulting by Campaigns & Elections Magazine. 

Rob graduated with a BS in Psychology and an MBA from Millsaps College.

Telephone: 202-430-5963