Rachel Pearson draws on her extensive experience of elective politics to provide corporations, associations, and non-profit organizations with strategic planning and counsel. Pearson’s multifaceted work in politics and policy is informed by a deep understanding of how Washington works — on the Hill and in the diplomatic and business communities.

Rachel is currently Managing Partner and co-founder of Principal to Principal. She founded Pearson & Associates in 1996 and has tremendous experience in numerous Senate campaigns and three Presidential elections. Her success has allowed her to form deep and extensive relationships with Members of both houses of Congress. Committed to reaching across the aisle, Pearson often convenes bipartisan Congressional staff in an effort to foster relationships that will result in legislative solutions.

Pearson has served as an advisor to several governments in Africa with a focus on strengthening bi-lateral relationships and fostering U.S. investment in Africa.

An Ohio native, Rachel is a collector of works on paper and an avid supporter of the arts.

Kristi M. Rogers has over 23 years’ experience in executive-level problem solving and leadership, business development and crisis communications. Her strategic advice and counsel are regularly sought on issues relating to security and disaster response, federal government contracting, the role of business in complex and challenging environments, public-private partnerships, and strategic and crisis communications.

Kristi is presently the co-founder and Managing Partner of Principal to Principal. She is co-founder of Aspen Healthcare Services/Aspen Medical International LLC and was previously its Managing Director and CEO.

Ms. Rogers also served as President and CEO of Aegis LLC, a leading risk management and security company. Aegis LLC provided government and corporate clients with a full spectrum of risk management and culturally sensitive security solutions around the world.

Kristi currently serves on the Board of Directors of Qualys Inc. and the Advisory Council for Trident Capital’s Cyber Security fund. She is the founder and chair of the Women in National Security group within BENS (Business Executives for National Security). Ms. Rogers’ is a frequent speaker on business and security issues.