About NSG

Kim Jessup

Kim Jessup leads New Strategies Group’s Houston office. An executive with extensive experience and proven ability in managing and leading teams, she specializes in developing, cultivating and building relationships to achieve success. 
 
Jessup served as Executive Director and Regional Vice President for the Arthritis Foundation South Texas where she established and managed all aspects of the regional office. She was responsible for developing the board of directors, creating and overseeing twelve annual fundraising events throughout south Texas, providing training, managing volunteers and staff and developing and monitoring the annual business plan and budget.
 
Prior to joining the Arthritis Foundation Jessup served as founder and principal of a broad-based agency specializing in fundraising, campaign management and strategy for non-profit organizations and political candidates.
 
Her resume also includes positions such as Director of Development for the Harris County Republican Party, appointee to the Governor’s Commission for Women under George W. Bush for two consecutive terms, Chair of the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame Gala for three consecutive years, Marshall and Team Captain for the Bush/Cheney for President Campaign and Chair of the Steering Committee for the Governor’s Conference for Volunteer Leadership.
Did You Know?

In the early stages of the 1984 general election major polls showed Ronald Reagan's re-election bid down double-digit points.  With Ed Rollins as Reagan's National Campaign Director the campaign recovered to win one of the most amazing election victories in American history, turning that 18-point deficit into an 18 percent advantage in the popular vote.  On Election Day the campaign won 49 out of 50 states and the highest number of electoral votes ever in the Electoral College.

Case Study

Case Study - Fairtax, Fairtax.org

New Strategies Group leadership, in conjunction with the dedicated FairTax team, built and executed a plan that put the nonprofit squarely in the national spotlight and was highlighted in the National Review as being "the biggest success story of the 2008 Republican primary season."

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