Chase Kroll is Managing Director of Strategic Communications at Hogan Lovells, where he advises on communications, lobbying, and political strategy for an array of clients, including many fortune 500 companies, and foreign governments.
Chase Kroll brings years of diversified experience from the many communications roles he has previously held. Having run major political campaigns, legislative operations, and high-impact advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C. for U.S. and international clients, Chase is able to provide clients with impactful strategic communications advice.
Before joining Hogan Lovells, Chase founded and ran Kroll Global, LLC, a public affairs, government relations, and political consulting firm. Before Kroll Global, Chase was Vice President at Go BIG Media, an award-winning full-service media and consulting firm. In this role, he ran successful advocacy and PR campaigns for a wide variety of clients, including top-tier defense contractors, national trade associations, and nonprofits. He was also head of media relations, regularly booking and training clients for national media interviews.
Chase developed a notable track record in his time as senior associate and lobbyist at David Turch & Associates, where he oversaw an assorted portfolio of domestic and global clients. His background includes time on Capitol Hill as a legislative advisor for a high-profile member of Congress, and leadership positions on several federal campaigns, including campaign manager of (at that time) the most expensive winning House race in history.
Featured Winner Interview:
AAPC: What does being a 2018 AAPC 40 Under 40 Award winner mean to you?
Chase: It’s a humbling recognition by respected peers and mentors.
AAPC: What’s next for you this year?
Chase: This summer we are launching our newly expanded Government Relations and Public Affairs practice at Hogan Lovells, combining traditional lobbying with strategic communications and digital advocacy to offer a complete solution to clients. This fall our PAC is involved in House and Senate races across the country.
AAPC: Who do you look up to in the industry and why?
Chase: Mark Irion, the head of Strategic Communications at Hogan Lovells.
Michael McKinney, Founder and CEO of Capitol Core Group.
Both guys have built great practices, serve clients well every day, and are unflappable under pressure.
AAPC: Tell us about something you’re most proud of accomplishing in your professional career.
Chase: At 26 years old, I ran what was at that time the most expensive winning House race in the history of the US Congress.
AAPC: To what do you credit your success at such a young age?
Chase: Equal parts luck and pluck.
AAPC: What advice would you give to a young professional who has their eye on being a future 40 Under 40 Award winner?
Chase: Momento mori.