Chuck Coolidge, Principal and Business Development Director for Lincoln has 15 years of political and corporate campaign experience, both internationally and in almost every U.S. state.
Since 2008, he’s worked for every republican presidential nominee’s campaign as well as other prominent and corporate campaigns including but not limited to the following: Republican National Committee, Donald J. Trump for President Inc., Americans for Prosperity, Wynn Las Vegas, Lafayette General Health, American Action Network, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Governor Pete Ricketts, Governor Scott Walker, Rep. Buck McKeon, and Rep. Mike Coffman.
As a goal-oriented, creative problem-solver, Chuck thrives under pressure and with complex challenges. As Lincoln’s Business Development Director, he seamlessly analyzes the data, thinks strategically and tackles the problem turning chaos into solutions and a path forward.
Chuck has cultivated a deep understanding of Lincoln’s customers and products proactively guiding Lincoln’s clientele to capitalize on the unique value and logistical propositions Lincoln offers. He also actively nurtures relationships with prospective clients by being well-informed of industry news and market trends creating a pipeline of business opportunities.
He leads across the organization by working with product teams and business disciplines (sales, marketing, finance, legal, operations and PR) to develop, implement, and evaluate Lincoln’s new products and offerings.
Chuck spent two years as US Senator John McCain’s Press Aide and Southern Arizona Outreach Correspondent before transitioning to Lincoln Strategy Group in 2006 to manage several get-out-the vote (GOTV) projects. He then moved into the public affairs field, developing strategic initiatives for corporate clients, grassroots, operation management, corporate social responsibility campaigns, brand marketing and initiative efforts.
Chuck serves as the Phoenix Men’s Art Council Board Member & PMAC Chairman, Board Member for the Tempe Boys & Girls Club, and President for the 1820 Investment Group. He also volunteers his time for a non-profit foundation for secondary education in Turkmenistan.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from The University of Arizona. He’s also a Leadership Institute Graduate and an alum of Valley Leadership Class 37.