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The Summit Consulting Group is a full service public affairs firm that provides management consulting services to political campaigns, public relations and corporate clients. From government relations, to message development, fundraising to coalitions, Summit Group can deliver on whatever you need to win.

Summit Consulting Group has represented clients at all levels of government. From school boards to city councils to members of Congress, Summit has delivered an overwhelming success rate.

We have over 76 years of Arizona and National experience – providing you the information, the answers and the recommendations to make informed decisions. Call us – WE KNOW HOW TO WIN!


Summit Consulting Group Managing Partner Chad Willems manages day-to-day operations. Chad has been a political and public relations consultant and professional fundraiser for over twenty years, working extensively in the area of campaign finance, campaign management, non-profit development, strategy, and marketing. In 2005, Chad took the helm at Summit and has managed hundreds of public opinion surveys, polling projects, and corporate affairs campaigns both locally and nationally. Moreover, he has used his management experience in ensuring efficiency in operations and accuracy in outcomes for client projects.

Before moving to Arizona in 1998 to work on congressional campaigns, Chad was very active in California politics as a grassroots organizer and political fundraiser for state and local elective offices. He also served as the Executive Director for the Adam Smith Institute, a conservative/libertarian think tank and political action committee in San Diego, before starting his own business as a political consultant and professional fundraiser.

Chad resides in North Scottsdale with his wife Kim and their three young children.