Senior Vice President
is recognized in Washington, D.C. and by his
peers as a seasoned political strategist and communicator with the unique combination of savvy political and business instincts.
Hardin's effective skill set has been developed over a 20 year professional career in politics, campaigns, government, communications, and strategic consulting.
Calling on those skills and experience, Hardin
provides solutions to clients who face challenges from political, legislative, and regulatory outcomes.
Hardin started his professional career in the White House under President George H.W. Bush, and his political career took off from there.
Hardin was then called to Capitol Hill by Congressman Davis, serving as Davis' Communications Director, managing Davis's successful race for Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), and serving Davis in his new capacity as a member of the Congressional Leadership.
Hardin went on to serve as Chief of Staff to Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham, a senior member of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee.
In 2000, Hardin
was tasked by the Republican Leadership to play an active role in successful efforts to expand the Majority through two election cycles.
participated in national redistricting efforts, was instrumental in fundraising for targeted races, organized war veterans in Congress to campaign in targeted races, and served in many senior-level strategy meetings at the NRCC.
Hardin then joined the private sector at the consulting firm NorthPoint Strategies as a Principal Partner.
At NorthPoint, Hardin
represented and counseled corporate and association clients on legislative, regulatory, and communications challenges as well as prepared their executives for appearances in front of the media and Congressional committees.
Be it political or grassroots campaigns, government service, or strategic consulting, Hardin
has been instrumental in many victories on behalf of candidates, policymakers, and clients.
is a regular contributor on FOX News
To see his
take on hot political topics, read his
posts on The Arena.
Hardin graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.