Stephen Clouse   -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

Stephen Clouse

Stephen is the founder and president of Stephen Clouse & Associates, Inc., a strategic communications/fundraising firm established in 1991. His firm provides consultation, message development and television training to conservative causes, GOP candidates, Republican committees, trade associations and global leaders from six continents. 

Stephen wrote and produced a one-day seminar entitled “Effective Television Techniques” which is now called “How to be a Great Communicator!”  The course emphasizes the practical visual, verbal and vocal dynamics needed for powerful on-camera presentations.  Within the last 17 years, over 1,500 individuals benefited from Stephen’s video training strategies.

Stephen personally produced/and or coached videotapings with President George H. Bush, Vice President Dan Quayle, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Speaker Newt Gingrich, Honorable Jack Kemp, Congressman J.C. Watts, Jr., Honorable Bill Bennett, Honorable Ed Meese, Honorable Jeanne Kirkpatrick, Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Tim Scott, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Pat Toomey, Dr. Ben Carson, Senator Bob Dole, Senator Fred Thompson, Senator George Allen, Senator Rick Santorum, Senator Tom Coburn, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Mark Levin, Cal Thomas, Charleton Hesston, Michael Reagan, Steve Allen, Dean Jones, Pat Boone, Ben Stein, Steve Forbes, CEO Forbes Magazine, Jim Kilts, CEO Gillette, Larry Kudlow, Charles Koch, CEO Koch Industries, Herman Cain, Walter Williams, David McCullough, Milton Friedman, and many other national figures.

Stephen Clouse & Associates has been recognized professionally for outstanding video production and has been a recipient of the prestigious Telly, Addy and Campbell Awards. CBS This Morning, Lehrer News Hour, Hannity and Colmes, and “20/20” have also used his footage for special programs. Stephen studied Communications and Political Science at the University of Wisconsin.  Originally from Wisconsin, Stephen and his wife, Ellen, have five children and live in Ashburn, Virginia