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Capen Consulting, LLC expands team with two new hires

RALEIGH, N.C. — Capen Consulting, LLC, a renowned political and public affairs consulting firm, is thrilled to announce the addition of two dynamic new members to its team – Cutler Bryant and Mark Killmeyer, both appointed as Senior Interns.


Introducing Cutler Bryant

Cutler Bryant, a rising political star and a proud member of the Lumbee Tribe, joins the team from Pembroke, North Carolina. Currently pursuing a degree in Political Science at Campbell University, Cutler has already made a significant impact in the political landscape. As the Chairman of the Campbell University College Republicans and Communications Director for the North Carolina Federation of College Republicans, he has shown an exceptional ability to influence and mobilize young conservative voices.


His political journey, which gained momentum during the 2020 election cycle, has seen him successfully manage a highly-competitive State House campaign and earn the title of a "Rising Star" by the Republican National Committee in 2023. With a history of effective leadership in the Robeson County Republican Party, Cutler's expertise in political strategy and voter outreach has been widely recognized, earning him features in notable publications like Spectrum News and The Robesonian.


Introducing Mark Killmeyer

Mark Killmeyer, an MBA candidate at Villanova University and recipient of the Villanova School of Business Fellowship, brings a rich blend of business acumen and political insight to the firm. A North Carolina native, Mark completed his undergraduate degree at North Carolina State University, majoring in Business Administration (Marketing) and Political Science. While at NC State, Mark co-founded the local chapter of 180 Degrees Consulting.


With experience spanning global business and policy, Mark cultivated his proficiency in strategic communication and crisis response during his internship at The Cohen Group in Washington, D.C. His marketing skills were further refined at Newell Brands, contributing significantly to product ideation and brand messaging. Mark's political savvy was honed at the North Carolina General Assembly, showcasing his capabilities in media and stakeholder management as an intern to state Senator Bobby Hanig.


Capen Consulting's president, David Capen, shares his excitement on this development:

“Our firm is currently engaged in several of the most competitive electoral races across North Carolina,” said Capen, “We are excited to welcome Cutler and Mark to our team. Both of these young men bring impressive backgrounds in political strategy and will be invaluable in our efforts to shape the political landscape at every level of government. We look forward to their contributions and are confident they will help our firm continue expanding its impact.”


About Capen Consulting, LLC

Founded in 2021, Capen Consulting is a political and public affairs consulting firm offering winning strategies to effectively influence voters and constituents. Their record speaks for itself. They have experience winning 'un-winnable' campaigns, advising corporations and successful candidates at every level of government. Over the last couple election cycles, the firm has established itself as a leader in the political consulting arena.


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