Stephen D. Clouse is Founder and President of Stephen Clouse & Associates, Inc., a strategic communications and major gifts fundraising firm established in 1991 which has pioneered the use of a highly personalized, multiple media communication stream video fundraising technique, and provides consultation, message development, creative and television training to conservative causes, GOP candidates, Republican committees, and non-profits. Stephen Clouse & Associates has raised tens of millions of dollars for many non-profit organizations through capital campaigns, annual fund appeals, special projects and planned giving These campaigns are designed both to boost immediate net fundraising revenue and accelerate the rate at which major donors are identified and cultivated. The firm has played a key role in many successful fundraising campaigns including those for George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the Reagan Ranch, The Heritage Foundation, Media Research Center, Judicial Watch, State Policy Network, and the Leadership Institute.
Mr. Clouse personally produced and coached videos with Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Vice President Mike Pence, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Clarence Thomas, Speaker Newt Gingrich, Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Elizabeth Dole, Steve Forbes, Charles Koch and many other national and international figures. He has done extensive training with political figures from all over North America, South America, Africa, and Europe. He is a two-time Emmy Award-winning producer and has been recognized professionally for outstanding video production and is a recipient of the Telly Award and Campbell Awards.
Stephen and his wife, Ellen, live in Ashburn, Virginia. They have five grown children and two granddaughters.