Chuck Coughlin is CEO and President of HighGround, Inc. He founded the Company 25 years ago as a political consulting firm specializing in campaign management. Today, the firm has a full palate of public affairs professionals from lobbying, communication, public opinion polling, social media and campaign management.
Coughlin is a five-time winner as Arizona’s “Best Political Operative” awarded by the Arizona Capitol Times. He served as Governor Brewer’s transition Chairman for her 2009 Transition team and was the campaign manager for Governor Symington’s 1994 re-election campaign which overcame a post Labor Day double digit deficit to win re-election. Under his leadership, HighGround has won over 50 awards from Campaigns and Elections and the American Association of Political Consultants.